Why Launching Your Venture in Newcastle Makes Business Sense

By Wizu Staff | 06 February 2024

Newcastle has emerged as a stand out choice for businesses looking to establish and flourish. As the proud home of our 10th workspace location, we’re excited to shed light on what makes this city such a brilliant destination to do business from. Let’s go!

1. Dynamic infrastructure 

Newcastle proudly showcases a sophisticated infrastructure tailored to meet the diverse requirements of businesses. The city’s contemporary amenities, cutting-edge transportation networks, and state-of-the-art facilities provide a robust foundation for entrepreneurs to flourish. From technology parks to flexible workspaces like our Portland House location, Newcastle’s infrastructure accommodates businesses of every scale.

2. Access to top-tier talent

A key strength of the city lies in its proximity to a reservoir of talented individuals. Home to esteemed universities and a student talent pool numbering 50,000, not to mention a labour market of over one million, Newcastle provides a continuous influx of skilled professionals spanning various industries.

3. Collaborative community

Newcastle is renowned for its close-knit and collaborative community spirit, and businesses can tap into this supportive ecosystem. You’re truly spoilt for choice when it comes to networking events, meetups, and industry gatherings. Entrepreneurs also have access to mentoring programs, funding initiatives, and government support, providing the necessary resources to transform visions into successful ventures.

4. Economic fortitude

The city’s economic resilience has been evident over the years. Newcastle has adeptly weathered economic challenges, evolving into a robust business hub. This resilience, coupled with a diverse economic foundation, establishes a stable environment for businesses to thrive amidst market fluctuations.

5. Enviable quality of life

Beyond its business-friendly allure, Newcastle also promises an exceptional quality of life. The city’s cultural vibrancy, after-work amenities, and picturesque surroundings contribute to a well-rounded and gratifying lifestyle for entrepreneurs and their teams. A happy team is a successful team! 

6. Location Location Location

Nestled strategically in the heart of the North East in England, with a major airport and robust public transport systems, Newcastle enjoys excellent connectivity to major urban hubs and global markets. This facilitates seamless trade and collaboration, establishing it as the perfect hub for businesses nurturing global ambitions.

Looking for Newcastle serviced offices, uplifting co-working or vibrant meeting rooms? Wizu’s got you covered. Check out our new Portland House workspace and book a tour today.

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Portland House

New Bridge St W,
Newcastle, NE1 8AL Explore this location

Leeming Building

Ludgate Hill,
Leeds, LS2 7HZ Explore this location

Number 32

32 Park Cross Street,
Leeds, LS1 2QH Explore this location

Park Place

46 Park Place,
Leeds LS1 2RY Explore this location

Park Court

1 Park Court,
Leeds LS1 2QH Explore this location

Richmond House

Lawnswood Business Park,
Leeds LS16 6QY Explore this location

Eyre Street

32 Eyre St,
Sheffield, S1 4QZ Explore this location

Royal House

110 Station Parade,
Harrogate, HG1 1EP Explore this location

Beck Mill

Reva Syke Road,
Bradford, BD14 6QY Explore this location

W Regent Street

2 West Regent St,
Glasgow, G2 1RW Explore this location

55 St Paul's

55 St Paul’s St,
Leeds, LS1 2TE Explore this location