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:
£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.