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Law society 28.01

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Law society 28.01

  1. 1. BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY 28 JANUARY 2015
  2. 2. VISITOR ECONOMY INTERNATIONAL VISITORS UP 32% 34 MILLION VISITORS UP 12% SINCE 2006 BEST UK DESTINATION GROUP L E I S U R E A W A R D S 2 0 1 4 30,000 BED SPACES AND GROWING 32 PLACES H I G H E R ICCA RANKING HIGHEST HOTEL OCCUPANCY RATE O N R E C O R D S E P T E M B E R 82% MOST POPULAR CONFERENCE AND EVENT D E S T I N AT I O N O U T S I D E L O N D O N £11 MILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT F R O M B C B EVENT WINS
  3. 3. INVESTING IN THE FUTURE Key developments
  4. 4. INWARD INVESTMENT MORE JOBS AND PROJECTS FROM FDI THAN ANY OTHER REGION UK’S MOST ENTREPRENEURIAL TOP MERCER U K C I T Y F O R QUALITY OF LIFE B I R M I N G H A M P R O V I D E D O V E R 50% OF REGIONAL J O B S 2 0 1 3 / 1 4 £2.6 BILLION CAPITAL 2013 & 2014 6000 G B S L E P NEW BUSINESSES BORN IN THE 18000 INVESTMENT S E C U R E D C I T Y J O B S 2 0 1 3 / 1 4 W E S T MIDLANDS ONLY REGION TO HAVE A TRADE SURPLUS WITH C H I N A 2013/14 GBSLEP 2014
  5. 5.  The top of the grid represents higher job-creating sectors  The right of the grid represents sectors driven relatively more strongly by inward investment. SECTOR STRATEGYSourceofinvestmentopportunities Economic impact (short to medium term) BPFS Financial Services Advanced Engineering Automotive supply chain ICTFood & Drink Logistics Digital media Med tech Low carbon industry Bio pharma research Built to last Creating the buzz Global powerhouse Quality over quantity
  6. 6. BPFS Advanced Engineering Life Sciences EnvironmentalITECFood & Drink
  7. 7. Advanced Engineering Food and Drink  The Food & Drinks Hub  City Centre Enterprise Zone  Tyseley Environmental Enterprise • District  Life Sciences Campus  Longbridge ITEC Park  Advanced Manufacturing Hub ECONOMIC ZONE DEVELOPMENT
  8. 8. “We needed a location that would work with us and help us to grow. Birmingham offered all of this” Geoff Childs Managing Director - Extraenergy “We are delighted to be establishing the centre in Birmingham which has a significant and high-quality legal community” Susan Bright Regional Managing Partner – Hogan Lovells “Birmingham’s mix of professional tenants and companies has created a natural micro-hub for the financial services sector” Richard McCarthy Managing Director – Deutsche Bank Birmingham “We are very confident we will find the right people in Birmingham area. We are also looking to develop talent and create a graduate scheme” Chris Tolley HR Director - Hydraforce
  9. 9. MARKETING BIRMINGHAM INDICATORS & COMMENT
  10. 10. INTERNATIONAL LOCATION OF CHOICE Core City GVA growth 2013 0.00% 0.50% 1.00% 1.50% 2.00% 2.50% 3.00% 3.50% 4.00% 4.50% Birmingham Greater Manchester South Leeds London Core cities UK Glasgow Source: ONS
  11. 11. INTERNATIONAL LOCATION OF CHOICE FDI attracted to regions 2013/14 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 Jobs Projects Source: UKTI #1FOR FDI 13/14
  12. 12. INTERNATIONAL LOCATION OF CHOICE Emerging trends in Real Estate Rank European City Investment Score Development Score 2014 + / - 1 Berlin 3.91 3.73 4 + 3 2 Dublin 3.83 3.65 2 0 3 Madrid 3.75 3.09 19 + 15 4 Hamburg 3.73 3.56 3 + 1 5 Athens 3.71 3.07 28 + 23 6 Birmingham 3.36 3.45 20 + 14 7 Copenhagen 3.36 3.43 8 -1 8 Amsterdam 3.60 3.00 25 + 17 9 Lisbon 3.55 3.04 26 + 17 10 London 3.54 3.58 5 - 5 Source PwC – Emerging Trends Europe Survey JAN 2015
  13. 13. Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit Voted #43 TOP 120 MOST COMPETITIVE GLOBAL CITIES INTERNATIONAL LOCATION OF CHOICE
  14. 14. 2015 LOOKING FORWARD
  15. 15. THE TIME IS RIGHT THE CITY IS READY 4 N E W H O T E L S 4 D E V E L O P E R L A U N C H E S 2CONFERENCE N E W V E N U E S 7 B U S I N E S S E X P A N S I O N S 3 0 N E W B U S I N E S S E S L O C A T I N G 2 0CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS 2 INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENTS 2 N E W R E T A I L C E N T R E S 2 E N T E R T A I N M E N T V E N U E S 2 B I R T H D A Y C E L E B R AT I O N S 2 S P O R T I N G C E L E B R AT I O N S 2015
  16. 16. BIRMINGHAM LAW SOCIETY 28 JANUARY 2015

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