Location

Belfast’s most
connected
location

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

01

Maldron Hotel

02

Clayton Hotel

03

Europa Hotel

04

Fitzwilliam Hotel

05

Jurys Inn

06

Ten Square Hotel

07

The Perch Bar

08

Panama

09

Crown Bar

10

Starbucks

11

Edo

12

Cafe Perisien

13

Cafe Nero

14

Margot

15

Starbucks

16

Coco

17

Zen

18

Nandos

19

Ginger Bistro

20

Harlem Cafe

21

Flame

22

Howard Street

23

Deanes

24

Home

25

Stix & Stones

26

Made In Belfast

27

Revolución De Cuba.

28

Pug Uglys

29

The Jailhouse

30

Henry's

31

9 Round Fitness Gym

32

Ulster Hall

33

Puregym

34

Belfast Grand Opera House

35

Hotel Chocolat

36

Welcome Centre

37

Linen Hall Library

38

Boots

39

M&S

40

Primark

41

Victoria Square

42

Odeon Cinema

43

Better Gym

44

Invest NI

45

Deloitte

46

BBC Building

47

CBRE

48

Bank of Ireland

49

EY

50

Ulster Bank

51

Scottish Provident Building

52

Danske Bank

53

PWC

54

Progressive Building Society

55

HOTELS

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01Grand Central Hotel
02Maldron Hotel
03Clayton Hotel
04Europa Hotel
05Fitzwilliam Hotel
06Jurys Inn
07Ten Square Hotel

CAFES / RESTAURANTS / BARS

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08THE PERCH BAR
09PANAMA
10CROWN BAR
11STARBUCKS
12EDO
13CAFE PERISIEN
14CAFE NERO
15MARGOT
16STARBUCKS
17COCO
18ZEN
19NANDOS
20GINGER BISTRO
21HARLEM CAFE
22FLAME
23HOWARD STREET
24DEANES
25HOME
26STIX & STONES
27MADE IN BELFAST
28REVOLUCIÓN DE CUBA
29PUG UGLYS
30THE JAILHOUSE
31HENRY'S

SHOPS / LEISURE / RECREATIONAL

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32GYM
33ULSTER HALL
34GYM
35BELFAST GRAND OPERA HOUSE
36LINENHALL LIBRARY
37WELCOME CENTRE
38BOOTS
39M&S
40PRIMARK
41VICTORIA SQUARE SHOPPING
42ODEON CINEMA
43GYM

BANKS / BUSINESS

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44INVEST NI
45DELOITTE
46BBC BUILDING
47CBRE
48BANK OF IRELAND
49EY
50ULSTER BANK
51SCOTTISH PROVIDENT BUILDING
52DANSKE BANK
53PWC
54PROGRESSIVE BUILDING SOCIETY
Belfast To
 
George Best
City Airport
10 Minutes
Belfast International
Airport
27 Minutes
Dublin
Airport
1½ Hours
Belfast To
 
EDINBURGH
1½ Hours
Manchester
1 Hours
London
1 Hours
Paris
1½ Hours
Barcelona
2½ Hours
Berlin
2½ Hours
Milan
2½ Hours
New York
7½ Hours
Hong Kong
14½ Hours

The Best
Belfast has
To Offer

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.

Discovery
Around Every
Corner

A Dynamic
New Belfast

Education
& Talent

Talented People

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.

Advanced Infrastructure

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.

OVER
4,000

People graduate each year with business qualifications in Northern Ireland.

85%

Access to ultrafast broadband

Up to
30%

Lower operating costs than other locations in the uk and europe.

Business
Environment

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.

Track Record

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).

1110

International companies have invested in Northern Ireland operations.

75%

Of new investors have reinvested

Top 3

Fintech locations of the future after london and singapore.

Global
Professional
Services

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.

Software Development

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.

Tech Talent

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.

Cyber Security

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.

Europe's

Leading location for new software development projects.

70%

Of our it and telecoms professionals hold a higher education qualification