Ferguson Marine (Port Glasgow) has announced it has entered into a four-year lease at one of the largest commercial properties in Greenock, providing the company with over 77,000 sq. ft of industrial and manufacturing space.
Transformation of the former IBM complex in Greenock is expected to take around 10 years to complete.
Plans for a major mixed-use development on the site of the former IBM facility at Spango Valley, Greenock, have been submitted to Inverclyde Council.
A merger has been agreed by two Inverclyde-based property agents to create a new bespoke commercial property business, Bowman Rebecchi Limited.
Glasgow-based recruitment specialist MM Search makes Mike Lees its latest high-profile appointment as new non-executive Chair.
An application to demolish the final building at the former IBM complex in Greenock has been lodged with Inverclyde Council by the Easdale Family.
Inverclyde businessmen, Sandy and James Easdale have added the prominent fomer Port Glasgow Jobcentre to its growing property portfolio.
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed a national executive recruitment firm, MM Search to its membership as the newest organisation to join Inverclyde’s largest business network.
Arc Fleet Services is celebrating several new national business accounts, taking the investment into its vehicle hire fleet to over £4m in 2019. The thriving vehicle business, which has locations in Hillington as well as its Greenock headquarters, was established in 2016 and the latest account wins help to firmly establish Arc as one of the country's leading fleet service providers.
Morton Club Together (MCT) is the latest organisation to join the Chamber, following its recent success in seeing over 400 supporters pledge over £165,000 to Greenock Morton Football Club.
Arc Vehicle Services Managing Director and Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Director, Ian Moffat has been appointed to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Business Advisory Group.
Victims of domestic abuse are being helped towards a merrier Christmas thanks to a generous donation from McGill's Buses owners, Sandy and James Easdale.
Greenock businessmen Sandy and James Easdale have donated £13,000 to fund state-of-the-art equipment to help premature and sick babies.
McGill's Buses has become the first company in the UK to test drive a new £275,000 state-of-the-art hybrid bus aimed at dramatically reducing emissions.
Succession Wealth (Gourock) is celebrating the success of the launch of its new seminar series after attracting a global asset management firm, Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) to an event at Gourock Golf Club.
Compassionate Inverclyde has picked up the Voluntary Organisation of the Year title for the second year in a row at Reach for the Stars 2019, the annual Inverclyde Community Awards initiative, organised by CVS Inverclyde.
The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) was delighted to support the 2019 Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce business awards, The ROCCO’s in Renfrew on Friday 15 November 2019.
nverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is celebrating the hugely successful launch of its latest networking series - An Audience with Robin Barr. W Robin G Barr, the former Chair of Irn-Bru parent company A.G. Barr, shared the secrets of his and his family’s success at a special evening held in The Albany in Greenock.
An Inverclyde business is leading the fight to help protect businesses from cyber-attacks through additional support from Scottish Enterprise. Port Glasgow-based Software Training Scotland (STS) is a Cyber Essential’s practitioning body, with the organisation already carrying out fifteen certifications for local businesses to help protect them from 85% of all cyber attacks
VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead visited Inverclyde as part of his 2019 Listening Tour.
The Inverclyde Inspirational Awards take place this Saturday 2 November at The Chartroom at Kip Marina. The awards ceremony, which is sponsored by EE/BT (Greenock), Amazon Gourock, Marion Morrison Coaching and McGills Buses, will recognise ten Inverclyde Citizens and Organisations for their achievements.
A £250 million development of the former Tullis Russell paper factory between Glenrothes and Markinch has been given the green light by Fife Council. The residential-led mixed-use development of the 130-acre site will deliver up to 850 new homes (85 of which will be affordable homes), a care home and retirement village, as well as new commercial, retail and leisure space.
A major £100m housing and commercial development on the former IBM site in Greenock could create up to 400 new homes and 500 jobs. McGill's Buses owners, Sandy and James Easdale have spoken about their plans for the sprawling 70-acre Spango Valley site ahead of the public consultation events which started on 23 October 2019.
Morton's youth teams are in top gear thanks to a bumper £18,000 sponsorship deal. Blairs Windows and Saveheat have signed up to support the Cappielow Academy and provided smart new kit for training, travelling to and from games and on match day itself.
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed a new company to its membership to support its continued growth. Dales Marine Services is the latest business to join the Chamber, following the ongoing expansion of its Greenock yard.
Major plans for a mixed-use development of the former IBM site at Spango Valley in Greenock will go on display to the public later this month.
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has met with senior officials at Transport Scotland and Transerv to highlight a variety of issues raised by local businesses regarding the A78 and A8 roads into and throughout Inverclyde.
Creative Inverclyde welcomed another inspiring creative with MadeBrave founder, Andrew Dobbie the headline speaker at the recent Assembly#02 event at The Albany in Greenock.
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has revealed its new five-year strategy and fresh branding to its members and the Inverclyde business community.
ARB Growth will be looking to make its mark in London this October after being chosen as one of ten Scottish businesses for an entrepreneurial launchpad event. The Inverclyde-based start-up was selected by Entrepreneurial Scotland (ES), who have joined forces with Scottish Business Network (SBN), to offer an exciting opportunity for 10 of Scotland’s Growing Businesses.
Four Inverclyde school pupils who have blazed a trail in a national motor racing contest were congratulated by Scotland's deputy first minister. The Inver Racers from Inverclyde Academy learned engineering skills and built their racing car as part of the Greenpower initiative between West College Scotland and Developing the Young Workforce (DYW).
Greenock-based entrepreneurs Sandy and James Easdale have added to their property portfolio with the acquisition of a single-storey warehouse in the town. The 10,135 sq ft property on the A8 Port Glasgow Road has been purchased for £685,000 plus VAT.
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced a further two new Director appointments to support the ongoing Chambers activities. Ian Moffat, Managing Director of ARC Fleet Services in Greenock, and Alistair Rodgers, Head of Engineering at West College Scotland (WCS) have both joined the Board in a move that was ratified at the Chamber's AGM recently.
Nine young people secured jobs with at the final of Inverclyde Council’s innovative ‘The Recruit’ programme, which celebrated its thirteenth year. Young people from S5/6 years in Inverclyde’s secondary schools devoted their summer holidays to participate in the award-winning personal development programme.
Succession Wealth (Gourock) has celebrated its tenth annual customer day, as well as celebrating the organisation's tenth anniversary. The event, which brings together employees, associates, clients and friends took place on Friday 9 August at Gourock Golf Club (GGC). Founded in 2009, Succession Wealth is the UK’s leading independent wealth management and financial planning business with its Inverclyde office at Kempock Place in Gourock.
Life in Scotland’s towns and cities is forecast to change significantly in the coming decades. Cities are set to continue to grow, facing the challenge of providing housing and services for new populations, while the role and place of towns in Scotland remain uncertain as traditional high streets disappear and services are increasingly centralised.
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has called upon the Scottish Government to exhaust all potential avenues before any public ownership bid for the Port Glasgow yard. […]
Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced two appointments, with a new Senior Executive Officer (SEO) and an additional Director to support the ongoing Chambers activities. Rachel Burns has joined the Chamber, replacing long-term SEO Margaret Moran, with local businesswoman Lizzy Todd joining the Board of Directors.
Creative Inverclyde's has released details of its next Assembly event in September, with the social enterprise securing MadeBrave founder, Andrew Dobbie as its principal speaker. Assembly#02 will take place on Thursday 5 September 2019 at The Albany in Greenock.
A teenage Charity champion, who has battled anxiety and lifelong health problems, now has her sights set on recognising local heroes. Leah Canning has launched the 'Inverclyde Inspirational Awards' in a bid to give back to her community with ARB Growth helping to judge the awards.
Andrew Bowman, the former Head of Business Investment and Operations for Riverside Inverclyde (Ri), has launched a new company, ARB Growth Ltd, offering a bespoke service to businesses with specific aims to grow.