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Greater Manchester is a world-class city region that offers a fantastic environment for businesses to grow and prosper. Home to a £80 billion economy, global transport connectivity, incredible talent and high-quality business properties, it is a first-choice investment destination for leading international brands.  

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Greater Manchester’s economic growth has been driven by its diverse industry base. Find out more on our specialisms below.

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Manchester offers access to world-leading research facilities, state-of-the-art…

Manchester was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, with the first factories and industrial estates. Since then it has continued to be a driving force of innovation through the realisation of atomic theory, In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and graphene. Today it is a city of pioneers that…

Since developing the world’s first stored-programme and commercial computers, Manchester has been creating and shaping the future for more than 250 years. Home to a thriving £5 billion digital ecosystem, and home to a wide range of tech and its reputation for the radical has seen it taking a leading…

Recognised as the UK’s most entrepreneurial city in the Business Cloud report 2021 and home to six unicorn companies, Manchester has established a strong reputation as an economic powerhouse and a competitive place to do business.

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Salford approves Peel’s Halo West

A former waste recycling centre next to Junction 11 of the M60 will be turned into a 108,500 sq ft multi-let industrial park by Peel Waters. Salford City Council approved the plans on Thursday…