North East Business

airshow
Last year saw Sunderland host a range of prestigious events, from the thrilling Sunderland Airshow to the majestic Tall Ships Races.This led to a boom in both visitor numbers and visitor spend, as well as more jobs being created in the city’s tourism sector.The latest statistics obtained by Sunderland...
It has been a long time coming but the former Vaux Brewery site is set to get its first tenant. Online shopping giant Ocada will be the first to move in and is now poised to be responsible for the creation of hundreds of jobs in the North East. The news...
Tall Ships
Sunderland-based firms are being encouraged to take advantage of the boost in business opportunities that The Tall Ships Race 2018 will bring.The city has been chosen as the start port for the race and – during a four-day event – Sunderland will be welcoming around 1,500 international crew members...
Sunderland IAMP
An auto park planned for the outskirts of Sunderland – set to bring in £300 million in investment and create 5,000 jobs – was given the green light last week.The International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) is a joint project between Sunderland City Council and South Tyneside Council.It is...
Sunderland IAMP
A plan to deliver more than 5,000 jobs and attract over £300 million in investment could soon be put into action on Wearside.The International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) – proposed for an area to the north of Nissan’s existing plant and close to the A19 – is a joint...
Wearmouth rail and road Bridges
Some of the north east’s leading politicians and industry figures have expressed concerns about the impact of Brexit on the north east’s economy if the right deal can’t be struck.Major north east manufacturers Nissan and Hitachi have been saying that they can’t guarantee their operations would continue as expected...
Siglion – a regeneration company formed by Sunderland City Council and developers Carillion – is set to hold a series of public consultations over its plans to remodel Sunderland’s seafront at Seaburn.Siglion plans a development that would blend housing with leisure facilities and be focused around a broad central...
A helicopter flying over the sea towards a lighthouse, above a crowd of people.
200 people from over 150 local businesses have attended an event to learn more about how they can work alongside Sunderland City Council. The council’s Meet the Buyer event, held at the National Glass Centre earlier this month, showcased opportunities for local businesses to get involved with some of the...

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