£2.5m land deal sealed
The largest plot at the Rutherglen Links business site has been bought in a multimillion pound deal.
Harris Finance have snapped up the 12- acre plot C at Rutherglen Links Business Park from Clyde Gateway.
The deal, which will see 30,000 sq ft of industrial/ hybrid units being built, is worth around £2.5million.
It is hoped the development could eventually support 55 jobs once businesses move in.
Harris Finance have purchased the land for “speculative build purposes.”
Based in Bridgeton, the company hav e already brought 50 jobs to the Clyde Gateway area through speculatively built commercial properties.
Fionna Kell, inward investment manager at Clyde Gateway, said: “We are delighted by the exciting prospect of triggering new speculative development at Rutherglen Links Business Park and all the associated benefits this will bring to the area in stimulating further new business and employment opportunities.
“Clyde Gateway is fast becoming the destination to do business in Scotland across a variety of sectors. The site offers premier, energy- efficient and low cost investment and development opportunities. Businesses moving here will also benefit from excellent connectivity through road and public transport links, fantastic business support and superfast broadband.”
Ross Harris, speaking on behalf of the developer, said: “We are excited at the prospect of encouraging further regeneration and job creation in the area through our own speculative investment in high quality industrial units at Rutherglen Links.”