Glasgow awarded Host City for the 2014 Commonwealth
European City of the Year 2011 - Academy of
Glasgow beat strong competition to win this title which recognises
the best, most enduring or most improved urban
fDi "European Cities & Regions of the Future
Glasgow achieved 2nd place in the category for "Foreign Direct
Investment Strategy" and 7th place in the category for
"Large European Cities," alongside Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Oslo,
Helsinki, Rotterdam and Gothenburg.
Glasgow Climbs in the Global Financial Centres Index
Glasgow climbed up six places to number 46 in the world's top 75
financial centres. Glasgow and Madrid were the only cities
from the Top 20 in Europe to have improved their ratings from last
Study Confirms Glasgow as Top Retail Destination
Glasgow is the UK's top shopping destination, outside London, in
recent the Retail Footprint 2010 study, compiled by
Centre for Cities Annual Report 2010
Glasgow amongst the UK's top 10 cities for job creation and a
highly qualified workforce.
Totaljobs.com Study 2010
Glasgow one of the UK's most attractive destinations for
international job seekers.
Glasgow Airport Scoops Top Award
Glasgow Airport was voted the UK's Best Airport 2010 by
major UK airlines.
Glasgow's Buchanan Street - Winner 2008 - Academy of
Urbanism "Great Street Award"
Glasgow - European City with Best IT &
Telecommunications 2006/07 (fDi)
World's Top Intelligent Community 2004
2009 Regeneration & Renewal Awards
Highly commended for "Regeneration Partnership of the Year" and
"Boosting the Local Economy".
2008 APSE (Association for Public Sector Excellence)
Best Public/Private Sector Partnership Working
Winner 2008 Glasgow City Council Flourish Team
2005 Regeneration Awards - Best Commercial Led
UK Regeneration Project
2005 RICS Regeneration Awards - Highly
IEDC Chicago - Partnership Excellence 2004