Invest in the Highlands
The Highlands offer a wealth of opportunities to individuals and businesses alike. The area is home to many forward thinking and innovative businesses as well as to a highly skilled and motivated workforce, all set in one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty on the planet.
Enterprising Highland acts as a portal for information on enterprise activity in the Highlands of Scotland. It has been developed as part of the activities of the Highland Economic Forum which is a collaboration between public and private sector organisations in the area.
Highland region comprises several distinct sub regions, each of which has distinctive communities, landscapes, transport connections and opportunities. The sub-regions share an outstanding quality of life based on their communities and their distinctive histories and culture.
The Inverness City Region Deal has unlocked many key infrastructure projects across the Highlands. In addition to City Region Deal projects other key investments have been made to improve connectivity, both physical and digital, across Highland
The Scottish Government has identified key Growth sectors that will be the drivers of the future economy. Strategies to develop these sectors in the Highlands have been adopted by both the Local Authority and Regional Development Agency with great success, with the investment in the Inverness Campus.
A wide range of commercial property is available throughout the region, to meet retail, office, warehousing, and industrial requirements.
Transport infrastructure and services are vital in keeping the region connected to nationwide and global markets. Significant investment is being made in developing international air links as well as improving road and rail connections to and within the area. An extensive public transport network serves rural areas, connecting them with urban towns and cities.