Office Space To Rent In Glasgow
Glasgow is known as Scotland’s Commercial Capital with 13,000 businesses and key sectors such as utilities, business support, defence, professional services and construction. Glasgow also boasts an International Financial Services District which has so far attracted £1bn of private investment. If you are looking for a new office to rent, CBRE can work with you to find the office space you need.
Sitting on the banks of the River Clyde, Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and a vibrant, welcoming hub bursting with character, personality and an exemplary arts and culture scene. With a vast array of vibrant and varied retail and leisure establishments the city is renowned for its award-winning restaurants and also considered the UK’s largest retail centre outside of London’s West End.
Despite being the third largest financial centre in the UK, and the largest economic region in Scotland, Glasgow commercial and residential property prices offer great value for money and a favourable cost of living.
Industry Profile in Glasgow
Digital and Technology are set to become the fastest growing sector in Scotland by the middle of the decade, and in 2019 CBRE ranked Glasgow as the 2nd most prominent Tech City in the UK. The city is ranked the third largest financial centre in the UK and, with its technology affinity, finance and associated FinTech are important contributors to the economy of the area.
Glasgow has a thriving arts and culture industry. It is home to BBC Scotland - centred at Pacific Quay – and has a highly creative talent pool due to its large number of arts and media focussed institutes of higher education, most notably The Glasgow School of Art which is ranked in the top-10 in the world.
With over 50 years’ experience in Glasgow’s real estate market, we have advised on many of the city’s most prominent developments. In 2019, we were directly involved in 60% of all deals over 30,000 sqft and our team is involved in 40% of all space currently under construction across Glasgow. CBRE are therefore expertly positioned to support your company in this vibrant, evolving city. Whether looking to right-size your existing presence or create a new footprint, get in touch to find out how our range of occupier services can help you.
Transport in Glasgow
- Glasgow has two international airports – Glasgow and Prestwick – serving domestic and international flights and flying to over 100 destinations in Europe and the USA.
- The city itself is served by two overground stations in the city centre. Glasgow Central for services to London, Manchester, Birmingham, and other destinations to the south of Glasgow and England, and Queen’s Street which runs services to Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, and Inverness.
- Glasgow has a cheap and efficient underground metro system – the subway – which makes it easy to travel quickly around the city centre and west end.
- There is an extensive bus network across the city and the Clyde Fastlink bus transit system. Edinburgh is just 45 minutes along the M8.