Invest Glasgow produces a number of core documents that will help you familiarise yourself with Glasgow and includes key business, economic and investment information. If you still need further information or have specific questions please contact us.
Glasgow City Prospectus
The City Prospectus provides an introduction to Glasgow’s investment potential. Packed with information this document outlines Glasgow’s position as the powerhouse of the Scottish economy and reasons why Glasgow is a prime investment location.
Download the Glasgow City Prospectus (PDF 3MB)
Glasgow Hotel Prospectus
Glasgow is the cultural, sporting and academic heart of Scotland and offers excellent investment opportunity. The Hotel Prospectus is your guide to Glasgow’s buoyant hotel market.
Download the Glasgow Hotel Prospectus (PDF 3MB)
Glasgow Retail Prospectus
Glasgow offers some of the best retail in the UK, along with a compelling investment opportunity. The Retail Prospectus provides a narrative of the shopping and retail sector in Glasgow for developers and retailers alike.
Download the Glasgow Retail Prospectus (PDF 2MB)
Glasgow Investment Guide
Produced for MIPIM 2018, this guide offers insight into four key investment opportunities in the Glasgow City Region: the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS), the University of Glasgow campus re-development, Custom House Quay and Clyde Gateway.
Download the Glasgow Investment Guide (PDF 2MB)
Glasgow’s Innovation Districts
Launched at MIPIM 2018, Glasgow’s three innovation districts – the first in Scotland – demonstrate the city’s prowess. The three districts profiled in this report are ripe for investment with a growing business base of leading edge firms situated alongside world-class universities.
Download the Glasgow Innovation Prospectus (PDF 732kB)
Glasgow Development Map
Glasgow city centre is compact, built on a grid system and easy to navigate. Public transport options are plentiful. The development map illustrates Glasgow city centre locations and essential infrastructure alongside prime development locations.
Download the Glasgow Development Map (PDF 1.3MB)
Glasgow is one of the largest economies in the UK and the key to this success is the diversity of its business base and industry. Economic productivity and growth is focused around a number of key sectors.
Financial and Business Services
Glasgow is the UK’s 3rd Largest Financial Centre and home to some of the biggest names in global business and finance and there is a clear advantage to locating in the city.
The £1bn Queen Elizabeth University Hospital is the largest critical care complex in Western Europe and puts Glasgow at the
forefront of healthcare and innovation across the UK and Europe.
Download the Life Sciences sector proposition (PDF 415kB)
Our partners in Glasgow City Council and across the city also publish reports and documents which you mind find useful. A selection of these can be found below.
- Glasgow Economic Strategy 2016-23 (PDF 2MB)
- Digital Glasgow Strategy (PDF 3MB)
- Glasgow City Centre Strategy and Action Plan 2014-2019 (PDF 11.3MB)
- Glasgow City Centre Economic Health Check (October 2018) (PDF 1MB)
- Glasgow City Centre Economic Health Check (April 2018) (PDF 979kB)
- Glasgow City Centre: Economic Health Check (October 2017) (PDF 2MB)
- Glasgow City Centre: Economic Health Check (April 2017) (PDF 2.23MB)