Glasgow City Council

Inward Investment

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What is it?

Inward investment attracts both jobs and businesses to the local economy. We have a dedicated team - Invest Glasgow - that actively promotes Glasgow as a world class business location and works to attract investment to the city.

Why Glasgow?

Glasgow is one of Europe's great cities and is a city where business, trade and investment flourish. Scotland's largest city and only metropolitan region, Glasgow generates a whopping £19.25 billion GVA for the national economy per annum - the largest of any Scottish city. Glasgow has a modern mixed economy with strengths in a variety of sectors and sub-sectors including:

  • engineering design and manufacturing
  • financial and business services
  • higher and further education
  • low carbon and renewables
  • life sciences
  • tourism and events

Glasgow is one of the UK and Europe's most business-friendly locations. fDi's Large European City of the Future for FDI Strategy 2014/15 and European Entrepreneurial Region 2016, Glasgow is an economic powerhouse offering investors top quality, competitively-priced workspaces and a highly qualified, flexible workforce.

Support Available

Invest Glasgow is our inward investment team dedicated to attracting and retaining investors to the city.  Promising a first rate service, the team will work with you from initial enquiry to dedicated aftercare.

  • A single, first point of contact
  • A rapid response to all enquiries
  • Comprehensive business support and guidance on recruitment, premises and market intelligence
  • Fast-track planning support
  • Professional, bespoke property searches
  • Assistance to access training grants, loans and funding including Regional Selective Assistance
  • Dedicated aftercare

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