Key Business Benefits

Northern Ireland has developed an international reputation for being a high quality, cost competitive location.

Underpinning this reputation is the fact that the region can provide a culturally compatible, highly educated, skilled workforce. Our city region offers a value proposition due to competitive cost costs, low employee attrition rates and a pro-business environment with a local government committed to growing the economy.  Taking only 24 hours to register a company, there has never been a better time to invest in Derry~Strabane.

Corporation tax is lowest

in Western Europe

Operating costs among most competitive in Western Europe

Labour turnover rates are

amongst lowest in Europe


Digital & Creative



Business, Finance and

Professional Services (BFPS)


Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME)


Life and Health Sciences (LHS)