A highly skilled workforce, competitive cost base and hard to beat quality of life make Edinburgh an attractive destination for investors. The city offers a supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem in which businesses, from start-ups to established organisations can thrive. A leading financial and technology centre, Edinburgh enjoys one of the highest rates of successful business start-ups in the UK.
Consistently one of the most prosperous parts of the country, Edinburgh and has the strongest economy of any city in the UK outside London.
Perhaps the biggest factor that attracts investors to Edinburgh and the city region is our highly skilled and productive workforce.
A vibrant and supportive start-up ecosystem, with a number of business incubators, accelerators and a highly active investor community.
New philosophies, scientific discoveries, and technologies have helped shape and improve our understanding of the world around us.
Benefiting from a sophisticated integrated transport and communications network, making it one of Europe’s best connected cities.
Businesses in the UK are subject to a wide variety of costs including labour, property, taxation and energy.
A listing of some of the prestigious accolades that Scotland's capital city has picked up in recent years.
A listing of confirmed and announced business openings and expansions across Scotland's capital city.