Investment opportunities in Scotland

If you’re looking for returns that outperform most of the UK and business-friendly policies, there’s never been a better time to be in Scotland. Learn more about our commercial property opportunities, our low carbon ambitions and how we support investors.

Solid returns for investors

Capital return outperforms the rest of UK

*8.2% total return from capital and rental growth in Scotland compared with 5.9% in 2017.

£2.1bn FDI in real estate

**£2.1bn investment in Scottish property in 2019.

We're open to global investors

**56% share of spend on commercial property comes from overseas investors.

Source: *CBRE and **Knight Frank

Top location for real estate investment

Our market-ready green portfolio and commercial real estate projects cement Scotland’s ambition and commitment to green innovation on the global stage.

Scotland offers remarkable development sites and co-ordinated government action to unlock them. Get unmatched access to local government, city leadership, national decision-makers, CEOs, and strategic partners for investment support.

You’ll enjoy demand for your spaces, a world-class workforce for your occupiers, and a strong pipeline for years to come.

V&A Dundee, Dundee Waterfront

Building a better future

Armadillo Clyde Auditorium and SSE Hydro, Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow

Project investment opportunities

Looking for investment projects that will deliver a sustainable future and strong commercial returns? There's never been a better time to invest in Scotland.

Company investment opportunities

Looking for fast-growing ambitious technology companies to invest in? Scotland's clean tech and low carbon technologies are helping shape a greener future for all.

Get the support you need

Our clear planning, reliable regulation, market-leading rates means Scotland's opportunities are open to you.

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Did you know?

River Clyde, Glasgow at dawn
Scotland is the UK's most successful location for FDI outside London
View of Glasgow Clyde Auditorium "Aramdillo" and SSE Hydro (right) and Bells Bridge and Crowne Plaza Hotel (left)
Scotland is the perfect place to host COP26 in November which will bring together heads of state, climate experts and campaigners.

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