45 mins to Aberdeen
Quality of Life
Business Angus offer flexible and competitive opportunities for new build industrial and commercial developments with land for sale on the edges of the communities of Forfar, Brechin and Montrose. Plots are available to meet the requirements of new enterprises, expanding Angus businesses or inward investment companies with plans to locate in Angus.
Why you should invest in Angus
In Angus we have lower property and land costs than surrounding areas, meaning that businesses are able to get more for their money. We work closely with investors to find the property or land which meets their needs and provide a complete solution with a range of available business support programmes and network of contacts.
Energy sector businesses find Angus a cost effective solution within a strong manufacturing base in the area, with the added benefit of port access at Montrose and the availability of skilled staff.
Angus is less than an hour by car or rail to Aberdeen City and home to a number of oil and energy sector businesses, based in Brechin and Montrose.
The Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (EAM) sector is a large and important component of the Angus economy, accounting for almost a third of all economic output from the area.
Almost 9% more school leavers in Angus go into further education than the Scottish average. Almost three quarters of school leavers in Angus go into Higher Education, Further Education or other training.
There are five universities located within easy travelling distance – Dundee, Abertay, St Andrews, Aberdeen and Robert Gordon’s. Dundee & Angus College is one of the most highly respected education colleges in Scotland. Based in Arbroath, with four satellite learning centres in surrounding towns.
The Business Angus team can provide tailored recruitment drives and selection for both local and inward investment businesses.
Businesses can benefit from funding advice and support aimed at assisting their development needs. This support is available to companies in Angus, from sole trader business start-ups to long established local businesses, as well as to inward investors looking to relocate in Angus.
Angus is well connected by road, rail, sea and air with convenient transportation links and infrastructure available to support the business needs of our diverse region.
There is a wide range of business advice and support available to Angus companies from 1 to 1 sessions with experienced business counsellors to business support initiatives, such as the Supplier Development Programme.
Angus has a rich heritage, a stunning landscape and a strong sense of community. People enjoy living in Angus with its low crime rates, a wide choice of leisure activities, high standards of education, lower cost of housing and a mouth-watering larder of local produce on their doorstep.