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Dec

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Glasgow a Top 10 city in the fDi Global Cities of the Future rankings

Glasgow has received recognition in the face of competition from across the world for its achievements in attracting business and investment in the latest fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 rankings. The city is ranked in the Top 10 overall in the Large City category that features Seattle,...


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02

Nov

Council approves strategy to regenerate Glasgow’s historic heart

Glasgow City Council has  approved a new High Street Area Strategy (HSAS), to breathe new life into the historic heart of the city around the High Street and Saltmarket. Following a public consultation earlier this year, with the council hearing about the priorities of local residents, businesses and other...


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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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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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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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18

Jul

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Another successful year for the Scottish Event Campus

2017/18 has been another very successful year for Scottish Event Campus Limited. Turnover increased by 1% to £29.1m, EBITDA* increased by 11% to £3.8m and Operating Profit increased by 19% to £1.3m. Peter Duthie, Chief Executive, SEC commented: “This has been a really encouraging year with solid performances across...


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11

Jun

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Glasgow celebrates busiest May on record for Business Tourism

More than 22,000 delegates came to Glasgow over the last month, making it the city’s busiest May on record for business tourism, providing an estimated £25.5 million boost to the local economy. Conferences in May started with the arrival of 7,000 attendees at the All Energy Conference and Exhibition,...


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17

May

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority sign MOU

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two cities work together to jointly petition China’s main airlines to establish a direct air link in the future between the West of Scotland and the Chinese powerhouse city of Shanghai. Glasgow Airport and...


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Glasgow a Top 10 city in the fDi Global Cities of the Future rankings

Glasgow has received recognition in the face of competition from across the world for its achievements in attracting business...Read More

Planning permission granted for new 7.5-acre city centre neighbourhood

The investment partnership behind Get Living PLC has secured planning consent for Scotland’s largest build-to-rent (BTR) scheme to-date. The...Read More

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

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has opened a state-of-the-art digital visualisation suite at its premises...Read More

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