High quality commercial and industrial property

What is there for businesses in the Scottish Borders?

As befits one of Scotland’s most enterprising areas, the Scottish Borders is an ideal location for new or expanding businesses:

  • High quality industrial and office accomodation
  • Prime development land
  • Cost effective location - in terms of properties cost (on average prices are one third of the UK average) and competitive salaries
  • Companies relocating to the Scottish Borders have identified significant savings on overall operating costs.


Financial and Practical Support

Businesses locating in the Scottish Borders can obtain a  range of financial and/or  practical support from a number of local agencies, including:

  • Scottish Enterprise
  • Scottish Borders Council
  • Business Gateway


Both agencies have leveraged substantial investment in quality business infrastructure throughout the region, from new purpose-built pavilions to impressively restored mill buildings. Companies of any size, from start-ups to established businesses looking to expand, can be confident of finding premises exactly right for their current and future needs.

Cost Competitive Location

Locating in the Scottish Borders makes great business sense.

Key benefits of establishing your business base in the Borders include:

  • Extensive range of serviced modern office and industrial premises
  • Flexible leases with extremely attractive terms 
  • Low occupational costs
  • Support for hi-tech, high-growth companies
  • Wide choice of development sites


For comprehensive details of premises and development land available throughout the Borders, contact Scottish Borders Council Economic Development on 01835 826528 or by email business@scotborders.gov.uk