HMRC To Open Regional Office In Belfast

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have announced that it will open a new regional office in Belfast.

The announcement was made today at MIPIM, the world's largest international property investment conference in Cannes, where a 70-strong delegation is highlighting Belfast's growth and success, and the wealth of investment and development opportunities on offer in the city to inward investors.

It is anticipated that the new HMRC hub will be based in new, purpose-built offices to accommodate 1,400 to 1,700 people, bringing hundreds of jobs to the city during and after development.

Welcoming HRMC's plans, Councillor Aileen Graham, Chair of Belfast City Council's City Growth and Regeneration Committee, said: "The Belfast delegation at MIPIM has been highlighting the wealth of opportunities that our city can offer international investors, developers and occupiers just like HMRC.
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"This new HMRC hub is good news for Belfast, bringing hundreds of additional jobs to the city and helping drive more commercial spins offs right in the heart of the city centre. Furthermore, HMRC's investment in the city is yet another demonstration of confidence in the city as an outstanding place in which to live, work, learn, visit and invest."

MIPIM, which brings together the most influential players from all international property sectors, is at the centre of Belfast City Council's 'Go To Market' strategy, which also includes inward and outward trade delegations to and from Nashville, Boston and China in the coming months.

The largest ever trade delegation from Belfast has travelled to MIPIM to host over 20 unique events across the three days of the conference, with each event centred around a range of key strengths that underpin the city's strong investment proposition, including: Talent, Tax, Technology & Innovation, Location, Fast Growth Sectors, Track Record for FDI, and Quality of Life.


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