The Regenerate South Action Group focuses on the opportunities, challenges and delivery of promoting the Central South as a global gateway to innovation, technology and the marine and maritime economy.

Regenerate South supports and promotes the major development schemes and potential investment sites across the Central South.

Our Goal

Regenerate South aims to generate innovative and challenging proposals for regeneration to help change the dynamics of development, to gain public and private sector support for key economic developments

We regularly engage with key stakeholders in the private and public sectors to maintain an up-to-date ‘knowledge base’ of market-ready sites and investment potential sites in the region

Attracting Investment


MIPIM is the world’s leading and most influential property event. Each year a business led consortium pulled together by Business South promotes the Central South UK region. 

Through MIPIM, we engage in crucial dialogues with international investors that contribute to shaping a more prosperous future for the Central South.

Ocean Village Southampton
Research and Forecasting

Analysing the Central South

In partnership with Savills, Business South presents the Central South as a burgeoning economic powerhouse, home to a major export port and a range of global employers and top-tier universities. This dynamic region offers a high quality of life and a young, skilled workforce, while collaborative efforts are underway to tackle challenges such as elevated housing costs.

Key People

Gavin Hall


Head of Office, Planning

Kate Pearce

Head of Strategy

Business South

Involved Champions

SLR Consulting Limited
Ward Williams Associates
Cavendish Ships Stores Ltd
Isle of Wight Council
Gillings Planning
Test Valley Borough Council
East Hampshire District Council
Southampton City Council
Stepnell Ltd

Contact Us

We’re dedicated to boosting the Central South through economic growth, investment, and strong networks.

Reach out to us to grow your business, explore resources, or become a Champion.

  • 02380 518223
  • 0844 332 0131
  • Solent Business Centre,
    343 Millbrook Road West,
    SO15 0HW

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