Our report, We Have a Great Story To Tell highlighted the millions of pounds that has already been invested by businesses into the region.

Investment in premises, plant, machinery and people demonstrate a commitment to the area as a location for growth and development.

Recent investments include:

£36m investment in a new pool and leisure complex at Butlin’s, Bognor Regis by Bourne Leisure.

£70m investment in a new technology and logistics hub for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars on the Oldlands Farm Business Park just outside Bognor Regis.

Over £100m by GlaxoSmithKline to construct a new bulk sterile building and firing line for the company’s leading antibiotic medicine, Augmentin.

£1.3bn investment in the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm.

£38m investment by Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club in a new state-of-the-art training facility in Lancing.

“Recent business investments in the region show a long-term commitment from businesses,” Director of the Coastal West Sussex Partnership, Caroline Wood explains. “These investments add value to the local economy in many ways; by creating jobs – through initial construction and then by offering ongoing employment.

“It also helps build confidence, to businesses and residents, who see the potential of the region – for growth and further development.”

Read more from our report here.