Archive for August, 2018

30

Aug

New ibis Styles opens in Glasgow

ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West has opened in Glasgow’s International Financial Services District (IFSD) following an £11.25 million investment led by the UK-based private equity and property manager Maven Capital Partners. Previously an empty 40,000 sq ft 1960s office block, Maven purchased the building in 2017 and it has since...


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24

Aug

Funding secured for new advanced engineering facility

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has secured £16.5 million to establish a major new advanced engineering facility that will put Scotland at the forefront of the movement to transform one of the manufacturing sector’s most traditional and important supply chains. FutureForge, funded by the UK...


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21

Aug

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Motel One completes

Motel One has opened its newest hotel in Glasgow which is also now Scotland’s largest The new Motel One Hotel on the corner of Argyle and Oswald Streets combines high quality product design with an excellent location and attractive pricing. Inspired by nearby Glasgow Central Station the £22 million...


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20

Aug

Silicon Valley Consultancy to Create High-Value Tech Jobs in Glasgow

Silicon Valley technology and data consultancy Transiris Corporation has selected Glasgow for the next stage of its international expansion and is set to create 26 jobs. Transiris Corporation, a US-based technology and data consultancy headquartered in Silicon Valley, has selected Scotland for the next stage of its international expansion and is...


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17

Aug

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Scottish Event Campus celebrates recent wins

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) is celebrating a recent run of successes in its Conference Sales division. Over the past few weeks, the team has won a number of major conferences, many as a result of strong partnerships with key local academics and Glasgow Convention Bureau. Wins include the...


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13

Aug

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European Championships hailed an outstanding success

Eleven days of sensational sporting action drew to a close today (Sunday, 12 August) at the inaugural multi-sport 2018 European Championships in Scotland and Germany, with Russia topping the overall medal table, closely followed by joint hosts Great Britain and Italy in third. The trophy was presented to Russian...


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02

Aug

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Record year for international visitors to Glasgow

Visits and spending by international tourists in Glasgow rose to its highest level on record in 2017. The Travel Trends 2017 data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the number of international visitors travelling to Scotland’s largest city rose by nearly a fifth (19%) to 787,000, while...


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Planning permission granted for new 7.5-acre city centre neighbourhood

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State-of-the-art visualisation suite opens at the AFRC

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