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15

Mar

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City Centre Task Force to help reopen Glasgow

City Centre Task Force to help reopen economy in Glasgow Glasgow’s City Centre Task Force (CCTF) will play a key role in reopening the economy as the city emerges from lockdown. The CCTF, co-chaired by Councillor Angus Millar, Depute Convener for Inclusive Economic Growth at Glasgow City Council, and...


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01

Dec

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Glasgow Named UK University of the Year

The University of Glasgow has been named Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year. Glasgow’s work to redress its historic links to slavery through a significant programme of reparative justice helped it to secure the prestigious title of University of the Year at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards...


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26

Nov

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Glasgow City Region Launches Innovative Site Selection Data Portal

We have launched online data tools to put the city firmly on the map for business relocation, investment and expansion. Market research shows that more than 98% of corporate site selectors research location data online, often before contacting economic development organisations or investment promotion agencies. Using the ZoomProspector™ web...


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26

Oct

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City Centre Development Framework Approved

Glasgow City Council has approved the Strategic Development Framework (SDF) for Glasgow city centre: to guide the development of the city centre – the economic heart of Glasgow and the surrounding city-region – over the next 30 years. The framework’s vision for Glasgow city centre in 2050 is that...


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06

Aug

Funding approved for refurbishment of High Street Station

City Deal Backed Transformation of High Street Station Remains on Track Councillors have today (6 August 2020) approved an award of up to £10m City Deal funding to Transport Scotland, for the planned refurbishment of High Street train station. The funding, part of £27m committed to the Collegelands, Calton...


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06

Aug

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Glasgow is open

After the challenges of the last few months, life is returning to the city centre as the bars, restaurants, and shops are re-opening. As the economy recovers at a phased sector level, businesses continue to be the engine room of our jobs and growth prospects. Successful and thriving businesses,...


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03

Mar

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University of Strathclyde collects Queen’s Anniversary Prize

The University of Strathclyde collected a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace. Strathclyde was selected as a winner for its excellence in energy innovation. Strathclyde’s Principal & Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Jim McDonald said: “This award is a tremendous honour and an...


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10

Feb

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Glasgow named European city of the future

Glasgow – in competition with over 300 cities across the continent – has been ranked as the top large city in Europe for foreign direct investment strategy, according to a report published today by fDi Intelligence (part of the Financial Times portfolio). The European Cities and Regions of the...


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11

Nov

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Award Winning City

Glasgow has received a number of accolades which demonstrate its world class standing as a dynamic, 21st-century city.


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14

Oct

Glasgow office rent growth set for 13-year high

Glasgow’s office market is heading for its strongest year of rent growth since before the recession, with average rents expected to rise 6% by the end of 2019. This rate of growth marks a quick turnaround from 2018 when gains appeared to be ebbing – in spite of improving...


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Glasgow City Region Launches Innovative Site Selection Data Portal

We have launched online data tools to put the city firmly on the map for business relocation, investment and...Read More

City Centre Task Force to help reopen Glasgow

City Centre Task Force to help reopen economy in Glasgow Glasgow’s City Centre Task Force (CCTF) will play a...Read More

Studio Plans Announced for Kelvin Hall

A major new television and film studio is set to be created in the centre of Glasgow. Glasgow City...Read More

Planning permission granted to transform Met Tower

Property development and investment firm Osborne+Co has achieved planning consent from Glasgow City Council to deliver a £100 million mixed-use transformation of the...Read More

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