- Why invest in Kent?
Kent is the prime location for business
With some of the best-known brands and the brightest start-ups calling Kent their home, the business case for choosing the county has never been stronger. Offering a number of benefits to suit any business needs, Kent presents huge opportunities for growth across multiple sectors and offers incredible value for money without compromising on quality.
Perfectly connected for business
Kent’s location between London and Europe makes it stand out. With easy transport links to one of the most famous cities in the world and as a key UK gateway to trading in Europe, Kent sits in the perfect position. Boasting Europe’s busiest ferry port, an impressive 107 miles of motorway and the High Speed 1 rail network, Kent is undeniably one of the UK’s leading business locations for connectivity and trade.
Ready to support ambitious businesses
Housing various key business and innovation hubs, first-class facilities and fun creative spaces that attract talent from all over the world, Kent offers an inspirational environment to help businesses grow. There is a large choice of diverse and extremely cost-effective commercial property across Kent and Medway, so it is easy to see why over 70,000 businesses call the county home.
Kent makes business sense
Businesses demand the best and Kent offers the advantage of a strong, highly-skilled and international workforce including a stream of ambitious graduates and trained specialist workers, skilled in many key growth sectors. Employees living and working in Kent, benefit from the perfect work/life balance. The county has a rich heritage, areas of outstanding natural beauty and its diversity offers an unrivalled lifestyle to suit everyone.
There is huge potential to grow your business in Kent. Talk to our business experts for free, impartial advice.