A Great European City

Glasgow is the powerhouse of the Scottish economy – the cultural, sporting and academic heart of Scotland and one of Europe’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities.

Scotland’s largest city and only metropolitan region generated £43 billion (€48 billion) GVA in 2016. It is a diverse and resilient economy; more than 54,000 companies (28% of Scottish companies) make their home in the Glasgow city region, supporting 844,000 jobs (34% of the Scottish total).

Glasgow is one of the UK’s and Scotland’s top cities for foreign direct investment and has been named in Europe’s top ten large cites of the future. Noted for business friendliness and connectivity, Glasgow is fDi Magazine’s runner up for FDI strategy (2018/19).

If you are looking to invest in Glasgow, you will find a city that has taken a very proactive and innovative approach to support the development industry in its bid to build on the exciting projects underway in the city. With over £15 billion (€16.9 billion) capital investment since 2011, Glasgow embraces new investment and works with partners to deliver a compelling offer.

The city boasts a number of investment ready options for hotel, residential and office development. Choose Glasgow and you’ll be in excellent company.

EXPO REAL 2018

Invest Glasgow is delighted to be attending Expo Real for the sixth consecutive year 8-10 October at the Messe Munchen, Munich. Make sure to visit us at our new stand location in Hall A2 on Stand 011.

Our knowledgeable and experienced team will be on hand to speak to you about the opportunities available in Glasgow. If you’d like to arrange a one-to-one meeting with a member of the Glasgow team please email invest@glasgow.gov.uk with your availability.

In addition to our exhibition stand located at A2.011 we are planning a programme of activity that will allow you to network with our team and explore the investment options in Glasgow. Details will be published soon.

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