About Business Durham

Business Durham is the economic development arm of Durham County Council.

It is a knowledgeable and trusted guide, which connects businesses with the right funding, advice, and networks they need to grow and thrive.

Business Durham works closely with partners to encourage an enterprise culture, helping entrepreneurs to turn bright ideas into successful reality and students to develop enterprise skills to become our future business leaders.

The organisation manages a portfolio of business property and excels in finding the right space for businesses to grow – commercial office space, modern laboratories and industrial property units.

Business Durham attracts capital and inward investment to the county, and develops an innovative economy that enables companies to grow and flourish.

Business Durham builds long-term relationships to foster sustainable growth in businesses, raising economic aspirations and making Durham a place where business is done.



Meet the team

Business Durham's experienced team is well respected and a trusted guide for companies already based in the County and those looking to locate here. We aim to take the stress out of the many issues businesses face, providing tailored support to meet those unique challenges.

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Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board oversees the work Business Durham undertakes ensuring we deliver for the business community of County Durham.

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