Invest in York & North Yorkshire

Attracting new businesses to our region, whether foreign-owned or UK-based, is a key priority. We work hard to ensure your business is welcomed and supported in our region.

Invest in York & North Yorkshire partnership

The Invest in York & North Yorkshire partnership supports organisations looking to our region as a place to do business and grow. We are a partnership between the City of York Council, North Yorkshire Council and the York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority (YNYCA).

Our team includes inward investment specialists for each of our key growth sectors (see below) as well as business support experts.

Why York & North Yorkshire?

Our central position in the UK and our excellent transport connections make doing business easy.

With London under two hours by direct rail, our businesses and people are well connected and have a competitive edge.

We boast strategically important assets, including world-leading universities and research centres. These support innovation, scale-ups and solutions to global challenges such as healthy ageing, food security, harnessing AI, and clean energy.

We also have easy access to major infrastructure and facilities neighbouring regions such as Tees Valley, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and the Humber.

People waiting for a train on a platform

Sectoral strengths

As we look to achieve our ambitions for sustainable economic growth, we have identified a number of sectors we believe present fantastic opportunities for investors.

Investment colleagues

Get in touch now

Our investment experts and sector managers are ready to discuss your future in York and North Yorkshire. Get in touch with us today.