Internationally we have advised on the economic rationale, potential development mix, and opportunities for foreign direct investment in a major Special Economic Zone in the Persian Gulf for a private sector client; and the master-planning of a strategic logistics ‘dry port’ to improve the business infrastructure of Qatar in advance of the 2022 Football World Cup, with CH2M Hill for the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee.
Client: with CBRE for a Private Developer
Socio-economic impact assessment and topic chapter of the Environmental Statement of a fully master-planned residential led mixed use scheme comprising 2,600 dwellings, together with extensive commercial, and healthcare related floor-space, and local community, retail, education, and support facilities, in North Lanarkshire on the eastern edge of Glasgow City.
Client: with Ramboll (UK) for Scottish Enterprise, HIE, and Decom North Sea
Baseline assessment, operator consultation, analysis, and scenario mapping providing a detailed assessment of the requirements and development programme of the offshore decom industry and the identification of onshore facilities required to ensure that Scotland secures an appropriate share of offshore decommissioning contracts to 2040.
Client: Heriot Watt University
Assessment of the contribution that the University makes towards regional economic growth. In 2015-2016 it is estimate that the University overall supported 10,250 full time equivalent jobs across its campuses and through the wider related economies in Scotland, the UK. Dubai, and Malaysia, and generated a total economic impact of approximately £988 million.