National and international work

Newcastle is a European Regional Capital city. It is home to world leading businesses in the industries of health care, medical research and digital, and has a strong professional services sector. It has a catchment area of 2.5million people and the highest growth rate of millionaires in the UK.

Only by ensuring that these strengths are understood as widely as possible by investors can the future economic growth of the city be secured. NE1 is therefore increasingly working with property owners and investment funds to progress development sites. More specifically NE1 is working with BID Nikolai Quartier in Hamburg and the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce on a number of projects.

As well as working to promote Newcastle, NE1 also seeks to highlight effectiveness of the BID model. As such we have worked with Tony Travers at LSE, Centre for Cities, Centre for Policy Studies and the RSA and we continue to lobby the Treasury, Cabinet Office, DCLG and BIS.

  • NE1 has been awarded the prestigious 2016 EU BID Award.
  • NE1 is a founding member of the European BIDs Network
  • NE1 is a founding member of the Northern BIDs Group.
  • NE1 is formally twinned with BID Nikolai Quartier in Hamburg.

I work with NE1 Can because they do things for the right reasons, they’re not just a tick-box organisation. They really make a difference for young people and businesses within the city

Robin Greenwell, Manager, Leeds Building Society

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