City’s hotbed of talent is heating up the property market

November 19th, 2019

As a commercial property developer, my natural instinct whenever I go into a city is to look up – you really can tell a lot about its economic health by counting the cranes in the skyline. Glasgow is one city that is witnessing a significant ‘purple patch’ with large occupiers, including Barclays, Morgan Stanley, HMRC… Read More »

Putting down roots to secure a bright global business

August 19th, 2019

Setting up your own business requires a huge leap of faith. Deciding the best place to locate your business to allow it to grow and attract the right talent requires careful consideration. I launched my digital technology business, Raven Controls back in 2017. I had previously worked in Glasgow’s East End as a police officer… Read More »

Moving out of the city centre was the right step at the right time

June 19th, 2019

My eyes were first opened to the possibility of moving my 68 strong workforce from our traditional city centre offices during a tour of Glasgow’s East End with Clyde Gateway’s Chief Executive, Ian Manson. I left feeling astonished at the transformation of the east end, and it really got me thinking, especially as the lease… Read More »

Clyde Gateway officially opens flagship office building

June 19th, 2019

Councillor John Ross, the leader of South Lanarkshire Council, has opened the latest in a long line of successful new-build office developments delivered by Clyde Gateway.   Red Tree Magenta, a Grade A modern premises of 40,000 sq ft, has been built at a cost of £9m and is the first building at Magenta, a new 27-acre… Read More »

With city centre offices in short supply, being forced to look elsewhere might be a blessing in disguise

January 22nd, 2018

Ask any commercial property agent about the current market for Grade A office space in Glasgow city centre, and they’ll tell you that there’s high demand, low supply and no speculative new-build development. This already low supply has been further diminished recently, thanks to a cluster of major deals taking place as businesses look to… Read More »

Magenta Park aims to brighten Glasgow prime office market

November 24th, 2017

One of the UK’s largest business parks, Magenta, is springing out of the ground two miles from the heart of Glasgow city centre. When built, it will offer up to 1m sq ft of space for occupiers looking for an alternative to the city centre, where grade-A space is severely lacking – only around 60,000… Read More »


November 15th, 2017

The first building at Glasgow’s new urban business location, Magenta @ Clyde Gateway, has been “topped out” – the term used to describe the installation of the final piece of a building’s structure. The £9m Red Tree Magenta building is currently under construction by contractors Robertson, and is due for completion in summer 2018. Investment… Read More »

Magenta @ Clyde Gateway is the only scottish investment opportunity to be promoted by the Department Of International Trade at MIPIM UK

November 15th, 2017

Glasgow’s new urban business location, Magenta @ Clyde Gateway, will be the only Scottish investment opportunity to be promoted by the UK Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) at MIPIM UK this week. MIPIM UK is the largest property event in the UK for professionals looking to close deals across all major sectors of the… Read More »