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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.

Scrabo Tower

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.

Groomsport harbour

Investment opportunities

There are many opportunities for investment within Ards and North Down. The agri-food sector plays a significant role and the borough is at the forefront of innovation in renewable energies. 

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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.

Donaghadee seafront

Economic overview

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

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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

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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.