Belfast

Titanic Quarter is located in central Belfast – one of the Top 20 Sustainable Destinations in the world.

Titanic Quarter is in the heart of Belfast city which is recognised by the Global Destination Sustainability Index as a city committed to sustainable development and growth and is ranked as one of the top 20 sustainable destination in the world.

Belfast’s resilience strategy, the city’s first climate plan, outlines 30 transformational programmes to transition Belfast to an inclusive, zero-emissions, climate -resilient economy within a generation.

Belfast is the capital and the economic and cultural heart of Northern Ireland. With first class universities and world leading financial services, creative industries and technology centres, Belfast has one of the lowest occupational and operational costs in the UIK with access to best in class ICT infrastructures.

Northern Ireland has more Foreign Direct Investment jobs than any other region of the UK and over 70% of new investors choose to reinvest in the region. Belfast was awarded the best city in the UK to start a new business according to Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance in 2021.

  • Over 1,100 international operate in Northern Ireland
  • Top four accounting firms have substantial presence in Belfast
  • Highest percentage of qualified professionals in the UK
Over 16,000 graduates annually from Queens University and Ulster University
World’s top destination for financial technology investment projects
NI 1.8m population, one of the youngest and fastest growing in Europe
Belfast is one of the FT FDI Intelligence’s Top 10 Digital Economies of the Future
Lowest cost of living for UK city in Mercer Survey 2019
Operating costs lower than the rest of the UK
World’s most business-friendly city of its size
100 miles north of Dublin/70 miles south east of Derry/Londonderry
Direct connection to the M1 motorway which provides access to the south and west, and the M2 motorway which provides access to the north
Direct rail connection to Dublin in less than 2 hours
Belfast has two airports providing access to all major UK cities and many international cities.Dublin airport, with its access to worldwide destinations, is less than two hours away
Travel time from suburbs to Belfast City Centre is 20 minutes