Inverness Airport Business Park Limited is a planning approved and master planned mixed-use commercial property development of 275-acres with 36-acres of serviced land currently available for occupation. Inverness Airport Business Park is a joint venture between:
Inverness Airport Business Park aims to be a world class business location and sustainable development with a holistic design that sensitively integrates the buildings into the landscape. The designs reflect the stakeholders’ commitment to promoting Inverness Airport Business Park to enhance the long term social, economic and environmental sustainability of the area, as well as providing a vibrant commercial hub that will build on the established and continued success of Inverness and the Highlands.
Situated only 9-miles east of Inverness, Inverness Airport Business Park is located beside the region’s main hub airport, alongside the A96 Inverness-Aberdeen Corridor and only a few miles from the key A9 which happens to be Scotland’s longest trunk road. The new Inverness Airport (Dalcross) Station is to be built on the main Inverness-to-Aberdeen train line and is scheduled to open in 2021.
For businesses currently located in/around Inverness, or potential inward investors looking to make a move into the area, there are a number of key common features attracting companies to Inverness Airport Business Park:
Bespoke Development Packages (Plots For Sale / Property To Let)
Inverness Airport Business Park offers a range of development options to meet individual business requirements. Whether you are looking to enter a design & build leasehold agreement (annual rent) or purchase land on a long leasehold (capital sum), Inverness Airport Business Park can provide tailored packages to accommodate the needs of owner-occupiers and property developers. Plots are available on long leasehold agreements (e.g. a 125-year term) for self-build or third-party development projects and are subject to IABP design guidelines.
Central Highland Location
Inverness is an important centre for trade and commerce and a vital transport hub for the North of Scotland. Inverness Airport Business Park is the main strategic business growth allocation for Inverness and the Highlands with excellent transport links and connectivity via air, road and rail. Furthermore, Inverness Airport Business Park is in close proximity to a number of key destinations which include; Inverness City Centre, A96 Corridor, Castle Stuart Golf Links, University of Highlands & Islands and the Port of Inverness.
Tornagrain New Town
Situated 1-mile south of Inverness Airport Business Park, this new mixed-use residential development aims to provide 4,960 new housing units with associated facilities, amenities and services. The land owner Moray Estates started major site infrastructure works in 2015 and the house builders arrived in 2016 to begin construction on the first phase of 190 homes. The first residents moved into their new homes in March 2017 and within 2-years over 100 units had been sold. For more information visit the Tornagrain, ZeroC and A&J Stephen websites.
Inverness Airport offers a range of daily flights to and from a number of key destinations including; London (Heathrow, Gatwick & Luton), Amsterdam (Schiphol), Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast City, Stornoway (Isle of Lewis), Kirkwall (Orkney) and Sumburgh (Shetland). Flights to Bergen (Norway) started in 2018 and East Midlands in 2019. The Airport Terminal provides a valuable service to customers and businesses with a variety of cafes, restaurants, shops and facilities available and extended opening hours 7-days a week.
Tier 1 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA)
This is the main investment grant scheme for businesses and assists projects that create or safeguard jobs in Scotland. Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) is available on the same basis whether companies are indigenous or foreign-owned but the project must take place in Scotland. Different levels of support are available depending on the size and location of your business. RSA is a discretionary grant scheme and in the case of Inverness Airport Business Park, would be managed by our Inner Moray Firth colleagues at Highland & Islands Enterprise. For more information please visit Regional Selective Assistance on the Highland & Islands Enterprise website.