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Locate in Ards and North Down

Thinking about growing and expanding your business? Ards and North Down is a great place to invest and grow.

Watch the following Mash Direct video to display why you might want to invest in Ards and North Down. 


About Ards and North Down

Well developed business infrastructure. A robust culture of achievement and entrepreneurship. A young, mobile and well educated workforce. And a quality of life that’s second to none.

Investment opportunities

Ards and North Down is home to exceptional talent, significant retail centres and a rich tourism offering. The Borough is renowned as a leading region for Agri-food businesses, Advanced Manufacturing and a hub for creative technology businesses.


With a network of public roads and transport links, Ards and North Down is easily accessible. The borough is well connected and has a regeneration vision for its towns. Commercial premises and business parks provide various growth and investment opportunities.

Economic overview

Ards and North Down boasts a skilled workforce, thriving economy and is home to a number of successful companies.

Living in Ards and North Down

The borough has a wealth of education, sports and leisure facilities and is home to one of the largest concentrations of artists and craft people living in Northern Ireland. Food tourism and hospitality in the area are second to none with an abundance of local food producers, re

Development and Opportunity

Find out more about what makes Ards and North Down a compelling proposition for those choosing to live, work, visit and critically do business here.