Archive for the ‘Creative Industries’ Category

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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07

Nov

Glasgow named cultural and creative ‘centre’ of UK

Glasgow has been listed as the top cultural and creative centre in the UK in a report from the European Commission. Following in the top five were London, Bristol, Brighton and Manchester, with Edinburgh just missing out in sixth place. Dundee was the next Scottish city to be ranked,...


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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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18

Sep

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Place Commission to design a better Glasgow

A Place Commission for Glasgow – an independent look at how Glasgow can design its places to put people first, make the city a better place for all to live in, and prepare for future changes as best it can – was launched in September. The Place Commission, to...


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06

Jun

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New skills plan to boost Glasgow city region economy

Ambitious plans unveiled to grow a “workforce for the future” in Scotland’s economic powerhouse. A new Regional Skills Investment Plan for the Glasgow City Region was launched at South Lanarkshire College in East Kilbride, with the backing of eight local authorities, the business sector, universities and colleges and the...


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11

Apr

Glasgow rated as leading UK location for tech sector

CBRE’S ‘Tech Cities’ report ranks the top UK locations for tech businesses with Glasgow ranking an impressive second. The report highlights various shifts in the cities’ tech and creative industries profiles over the last two years, with Glasgow climbing three places to become the UK’s second top tech destination...


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01

Mar

Glasgow Film Office helped direct £19 million to Glasgow in 2018

Glasgow City Council’s Glasgow Film Office (GFO) has unveiled the latest economic impact figures from the film, broadcast and advertising productions it plays a key role in attracting to the city. In 2018, such productions brought over £19.1million to Glasgow’s economy – a 26% increase on 2017. Since its...


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24

Jan

First City Urbanist appointed

Glasgow City Council has appointed Professor Brian Evans as its first City Urbanist. This new role will see Professor Evans – a professor in Urbanism and Landscape at The Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh School of Architecture, and one of the UK’s leading urbanists – work with councillors, officers,...


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13

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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01

Nov

Channel 4 to locate Creative Hub in Glasgow

Channel 4 has announced they are opening a “Creative Hub” in Glasgow as part of their national relocation plans. Channel 4’s decision to create regional hub in Glasgow is welcomed as a major boost for Scotland’s creative sector, bringing about 50 jobs will be based in the city, including...


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