Investing in Glasgow
With an urban population of over 600,000 Glasgow is the driving force of the Scottish economy. Renowned for its culture, academic stature and sporting prowess it is one of Europe’s most vibrant, diverse and characteristic cities.
Approximately 19,000 businesses operate in Glasgow.
Generating an annual turnover of £38 billion across a wide variety of industries such as Digital Technology, Financial Services, Creative Industries, Health & Life Sciences, Engineering, Manufacturing, Tourism and Education.
Glasgow is home to three of Scotland’s largest and most prestigious universities.
University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University as well as the world-renowned Glasgow School of Art and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Some 130,000 talented individuals choose to study in the city – a large number of whom are international students – before many of them go on to make Glasgow their home.