Business community

North Ayrshire is an outstanding location for business, with a readily available, skilled work force and strong links with local universities and colleges.

The Irvine Bay area also offers a high quality of life with sandy beaches, fabulous Scottish scenery, new homes and refurbished town centres.

Supporting businesses

Irvine Bay Rengeneration Company completes its work in 2017 and responsibility for economic development and regeneration is handed back to North Ayrshire Council. We aim to maximise the legacy of the regeneration company with a concentrated period of focussed economic activity. Our strategy has been shaped to achieve this. We will be working to ensure that local businesses benefit fully from the investments that have already been made in the area.

Encouraging growth

We aim to provide excellent facilities for expanding businesses, supporting them to stay in the North Ayrshire area. Across Irvine Bay there is currently a range of commercial property available for sale or let

Networking opportunities

Our Talks Business programme provides a place for local businesses to keep in touch and discover more about the regeneration of Irvine Bay.

Small Business Property Fund

The Small Business Property Fund provides small grants to support local businesses.