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Discover the host of benefits that makes Kent and Medway the optimum destination for business and how we can help you set up or expand in the county.

HOW WE HELP

Make the most of all the benefits of moving or expanding a business in Kent by utilising our many years of experience, commercial property knowledge and network of partners.

ABOUT KENT

Perfectly connected for international business, Kent combines competitively priced commercial property close to London with a skilled labour force, & is a great place to live.

PARTNERS

Locate in Kent works in partnership with other organisations to achieve our shared goals of bringing economic prosperity to our county.

FUNDING

From job creation and expansion, 0% loans to rate relief, there are a number of financial benefits to be enjoyed by businesses based in the county.

News

The state of Industrial and Distribution property in Kent

Recently released data (Jones Lang LaSalle) demonstrates that an increased demand from manufacturers and logistics companies has pushed national industrial rents up 15% since the end of 2013 while the vacancy rate has plummeted to 6% - half of that in 2011.

Chapel Down announces £18.53m fundraising

Chapel Down has announced its initial £18.53m fundraising through the issue of new shares and intends to launch an Open Offer for existing shareholders to raise a further £1.47m.

District update - Maidstone

It has been a busy year for the team at Maidstone Borough Council. The district is working on a number or large developments which are hoped to have a significant impact to the district.

District update – Ashford

It's has been a dynamic year for Ashford’s Growth with many of our Big 8 projects well underway or completed. Here’s a snapshot of great 2017 for the Ashford Borough.

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OUR PART OF THE SOUTH EAST

Ideally located between London and the continent, the county’s range of transport options, with train links across Britain and into Europe, six ports, a strong road network and easy access to a number of international airports, is perfect for business.

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