78-90 Buchanan Street

Lothbury Investment Management, on behalf of Lothbury Property Trust, has sold its retail and office holding at 78-90 Buchanan Street and 9-17 Exchange Place, Glasgow to Pontegadea for £31 million. The 35,000 sq ft property…

Co-founders of Origin Fitness, Jonny Curley and Paul Bodger

Edinburgh company announces plans to create 50 new jobs as it celebrates 10 years in the fitness industry

Scottish gym and fitness equipment supplier Origin Fitness plans on creating more than 50 new jobs across Edinburgh over the next three to five years to support ambitious plans for growth and expansion, including more…

The top 5 high-tech bathroom accessories

Whilst many of us wonder what the homes of the future will look like, you only need to take a glance at the latest gadgets and accessories to get a flavour of where domestic technology…

James Bernard, Director of Sales, DMCC and Russell Dalgleish

DMCC Welcomes the Scottish Business Network Representative Office to its Free Zone District

DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, has announced that the Scottish Business Network (SBN), an international membership organisation for Scottish entrepreneurs and business leaders, will…

Abdul Mann

Founders Series – Abdul Mann, founder and CEO of Morgan Goodwin and EdgeCTP

Abdul Mann, founder and CEO of Morgan Goodwin and EdgeCTP formerly worked in IT in the investment banking, stock market and derivative trading platform sectors before specialising in helping businesses grow and develop, especially internationally. What does…

38 Cadogan Street, Glasgow

APAM acquires Glasgow office building from LaSalle Investment Management

UK real estate investment manager, APAM, has acquired 38 Cadogan Street, a 40,000 sq ft office building in Glasgow’s central business district, from LaSalle Investment Management for £7.3m. The building is majority let to Westcot…

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Over £2 billion invested in Scotland’s commercial property to date

Investment into Scotland’s commercial real estate in 2018 is expected to top last year’s total of £2 billion, according to the latest data from Savills, with investment volumes of £1.74 billion already transacted, and £265…

(Left to right) Tarryn Gore, founder and CEO of Kafoodle, winner of the Startup Summit Competition 2017; Ed Craig, Head of Innovation & Enterprise, ECCI; Calum Forsyth, CEO, SeedHaus; Jackie Waring, CEO, Investing Women; Cameron Graham, Founder of StoriiCare and winner of the Startup Summit Competition 2016.

Finalists announced for Startup Summit Competition 2018

Following an intense semi-final in Edinburgh, three UK-based technology entrepreneurs have been selected to pitch for a top prize worth over £200,000 at this year’s Startup Summit. Chris Hughes (Present Pal by Estendio), Scott Weir…

Gregor Warren - Director at Allen Associates

Scottish distillery designer expands down under

A Scottish distillery designer has ramped up its international presence with a contract to create the largest malt whisky distillery in Australia. Stirling based Allen Associates started work on Archie Rose Distilling Company’s new Botany…

Christian Arno

Lingo24 combines the best of AI and human translations as it launches latest service

Artificial intelligence (AI) is saving companies hundreds of thousands of pounds by cutting the cost of translation services in half, according to a senior figure in the industry. Christian Arno, founder and president of Edinburgh-based…

Paul Skipworth

Private equity firm close of Inverleith Limited Partnership at its hard cap.

Private equity firm, Inverleith, has closed its Inverleith Limited Partnership, its first institutional fund. The Fund closed at its hard cap of €60 million, following strong support from European investors. Inverleith was founded by former…

The Gin award winners

Winners revealed in 2nd annual Scottish Gin Awards

Over 600 guests gathered to celebrate the second annual Scottish Gin Awards in Glasgow recently to see the ultimate award, Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year, presented to Isle of Harris Distillers. St Andrews-based Eden Mill…

Allied Mobility to Attend Independent Living Scotland

The highly anticipated Independent Living Scotland (ILS) event will be taking place at SEC Glasgow on the 26th and 27th of September with many big names scheduled to exhibit over the two days. ILS is…

Colin Robertson

New Entrepreneurial Scotland Chair appointed

Colin Robertson, Chief Executive Officer of one of the world’s leading bus and coach manufacturing companies Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), has been appointed as the new Chair of Entrepreneurial Scotland (ES). Colin takes over from…

From left - Carbogenic’s Jan Mumme and Lidia Krzynowek with the Converge Challenge trophy

Newly revealed Converge Challenge winners share £160,000 worth of prizes

Carbogenics, a spin out from the University of Edinburgh, has secured the coveted first prize at the 2018 Converge Challenge awards with their innovative waste solution. Turning low value paper waste products into a carbon-rich material,…

Colin Hewitt

Floating along on the fintech wave – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

There’s a certain kudos from being there when… The Cavern in Liverpool, the iPod unveiling, Andy Murray’s primary class… they all marked the start of something that changed the world for all of us. He…

Gillian Docherty

The Data Lab secures £13.5m Scottish Government Funding

Scotland’s data innovation centre, The Data Lab, has secured up to £13.5m in new Scottish Government funding. The announcement follows the data innovation centre’s success during its first phase of activity, in which it established…

Axiom Soccer - Single Player View

Dundee games firm secures £750,000 in equity funding

Dundee-based indie game developer Earthbound Games has secured £750,000 in equity funding. The finance will support the development and distribution of its flagship PC game, Axiom Soccer, which launches early next year. The investment has been led…

Henderson Loggie Corporate Finance team L-R Ian McDonald - Jamie Beal - Rod Mathers - Alisdair McNaughton

Henderson Loggie expands Corporate Finance team

Henderson Loggie has appointed Ian McDonald as Senior Manager in the firm’s Corporate Finance team following a strong performance which has seen the firm close a number of deals in recent months. Jamie Beal has been promoted…

Liz Hall

Glasgow hotel sector fastest growing in UK but Edinburgh sees decline

The hotel sector in Glasgow is growing faster than in any other city in the UK, with the average cost for an overnight stay in Scotland’s largest city climbing 7.5% in the first half of 2018 with…

Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Derek Mackay addressing Data Summit in Edinburgh

Scottish growth pulls ahead of the UK

The Scottish economy grew by 0.5% during the second quarter of 2018, according to statistics announced today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician. In the first half of this year, Scottish GDP grew by 0.8% compared to…

Matthew Elson, CEO of SHE Software

SHE Software expand into new office as headcount increases

Scottish technology company SHE Software continues its ongoing expansion, doubling the size of its international team and moving into new custom-designed premises. The company has seen its headcount across its UK, US and New Zealand offices increase significantly over the past 12…

Amanda Murphy

HSBC UK commits £650 million to support Scottish SMEs

HSBC UK has launched a £650 million lending fund to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Scotland, as part of its broader commitment to helping British businesses realise their ambitions for growth. The Scotland…

Modulr expands into Edinburgh fintech scene to fuel business growth

High-growth UK payments fintech, Modulr, has opened a new office in Edinburgh to take advantage of the city’s burgeoning fintech scene and grow its software engineering, customer support, risk and compliance, and finance teams. Modulr recently…

Make your afternoon tea sparkle with Popaball’s new range of glitter jam’s

UK drinks accessory company, Popaball, who ‘mixed up’ the drinks industry with their prosecco shimmers and bubbles, are back to add some glamour to your preserves this summer. Popaball’s new range of glitter jams and…