Neilcott starts work on £6m Enterprise Centre to boost the local economy in Chichester

Neilcott is delighted to have commenced work on a new £6m Enterprise Centre which will provide 35,000 square feet of high quality workspace, including services and managed offices, workshops and shared workspace in a new purpose-built development for local businesses.  It is forecast that the project, based in Terminus Road, Chichester, could create around 275 new jobs every three years and contribute to an improvement in business survival rates.  Completion of scheduled for the end of the year.  The project offers businesses flexible accommodation, with the ability to rent space for just two weeks.  The aim is to help businesses access the support that they need and will also include working with local education providers and business support groups to offer support and mentoring schemes.  Pat Hughes, Neilcott’s Regional Director says “Neilcott is delighted to be working in partnership with Chichester District Council on this important project.  It will bring dedicated, modern facilities that will enable businesses to grow and flourish, helping to create new, high quality jobs for local people.  We are also keen to ensure that the construction process provides opportunities for local employment and skills development.”  Eighty-two business units ranging from 150 to 700 square feet will be offered across three buildings, with the unique space offering flexible rental terms.  The development will offer office suites, workshop units and shared workspaces, along with dedicated car parking on a 1.75 acre site.  Flexible work spaces encourage new talent and job growth, as well as significantly contributing to the local economy.

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