THE Ewart is perfectly located at the heart of Belfast. Situated on the vibrant Bedford Street between the multitude of theatres and restaurants, it is within walking distance of Belfast City Hall and various first class hotels. Easily connected to main transport hubs and conference centres, it offers a perfect office space.
Grand Central Hotel
Ten Square Hotel
The Perch Bar
Stix & Stones
Made In Belfast
Revolución De Cuba.
9 Round Fitness Gym
Belfast Grand Opera House
Linen Hall Library
Bank of Ireland
Scottish Provident Building
Progressive Building Society
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Central working in the heart of Belfast’s business district. Belfast City Hall is within 300 metres from the building entrance, as are the headquarters of three major retail banks, Danske Bank, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank. Adjacent to the site on Bedford Street is the iconic Grand Central Hotel.
The building enjoys excellent amenities, being located less than 70 metres from the historic Ulster Hall, within 500 metres of Belfast’s main retail hub at Donegall Place, and within 400 metres of the regional transport hub at Great Victoria Street.
Students consistently outperform candidates from other UK regions at GCSE and A-Level. According to a major survey, Northern Ireland has the best performing education system for primary maths in Europe, and the sixth best in the world. Low labour turnover rates.
A resilient, digital network provides high-speed voice and data connections throughout the world. A high capacity, low-latency transatlantic cable system, providing direct connectivity between Northern Ireland and North America, as well as onward connectivity to Europe and beyond. 85% access to ultrafast broadband.
Competitive Operating Costs
Operating costs are up to 30% lower than other locations in the UK and Europe. Northern Ireland has some of the lowest prime office rental costs in Europe and the world. 62% lower than Dublin and 77% lower than London.
People graduate each year with business qualifications in Northern Ireland.
Access to ultrafast broadband
Lower operating costs than other locations in the uk and europe.
Northern ireland is easily accessible location. London is only an hour away by air, with Dublin only two hours by rail and road from belfast.
A Supportive Business Environment
Invest Northern Ireland is the region’s economic development agency. It helps new and existing businesses to compete internationally and attract new investment to Northern Ireland and can offer Financial, technical and advisory support.
Northern Ireland is a highly successful region for attracting inward investment projects. Key investors include multi-national companies such as Allen & Overy, Seagate Technology, Fujitsu, Bombardier Aerospace, Microsoft, Citi, Liberty Mutual, the Allstate Corporation and Baker McKenzie. 1100 international companies have invested in Northern Ireland operations.
Financial Services Sector
Belfast, the region’s capital, is ranked as the world’s top destination for financial technology investment projects and has been ranked in the top 3 Fintech locations of the future after London & Singapore.
(Source FT FDI Markets 2019).
International companies have invested in Northern Ireland operations.
Of new investors have reinvested
Fintech locations of the future after london and singapore.
Northern Ireland has a depth of skills available for human resources, finance, auditing, supply chain management, customer support, marketing, consultancy and legal services. Education company, Pearson set up its Finance Services Centre in Belfast to support its global finance function. Consultancy houses EY, PwC and Deloitte have all announced major expansions in Northern Ireland.
Belfast is Europe’s leading location for new software development projects. Investors include - Allstate, CyberSource (a Visa company), Fujitsu, Cayan, BT,Arris and WANdisco.
Financial Services Technology
Northern Ireland supplies sophisticated software for the world’s major financial institutions. Our cluster includes multinationals such as Citi, Vela Systems, CME Group, FinTrU and Fidessa as well as local companies such as First Derivatives.
70% of our IT and telecoms professionals hold a higher education qualification – the highest in the UK. We have pools of talent in the fast growing areas of animation, AI, mobile apps and immersive technology.
Belfast is the leading destination cityglobally for US FDI cyber security development projects. Leading US cyber security companies including Rapid7, WhiteHat Security, Anomali and Proofpoint have opened operations in Northern Ireland. CSIT, the Centre for Secure IT at Queen’s University Belfast is the UK Innovation Knowledge Centre (KC) for secure information technologies.
Leading location for new software development projects.
Of our it and telecoms professionals hold a higher education qualification