Highlands & Islands Enterprise



Wills Bros awarded £1.96m Inverness Campus bridge contract

Wills Bros Civil Engineering has been awarded a £1.96 million contract to design and construct a new public transport bridge linking the north end of Inverness Campus with the Inverness Retail and Business Park.

Published 10 September 2018

Work starts to deliver new plots for industrial development in Oban

Construction work has started at the site of four new industrial development plots in Oban.

Published 3 September 2018

Finance secretary kicks off construction at North’s largest new industrial park

Cabinet secretary for finance Derek Mackay MSP yesterday marked the official start of construction at Elgin Business Park, the largest new industrial park in North of Scotland.

Published 18 July 2018

Sutherland site to host UK's first spaceport

A remote peninsula in Sutherland has been chosen as the home of the UK's first spaceport.

Published 16 July 2018

Bidding opens for new bridge linking Inverness Campus and retail park

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is inviting tenders to design and build a new bridge linking the north end of Inverness Campus with the Inverness retail and business park.

Published 16 May 2018

Main contractor appointed for Orkney research campus

A £5.39 million construction contract has been awarded for the development of a new Research and Innovation Campus in Orkney.

Published 21 March 2018

Robertson selected for £4.5m Inverness life sciences building

Robertson Northern has been appointed to construct a new £4.5 million building on Inverness Campus to support growth in life sciences and technology sectors.

Published 5 March 2018

Work starts on £5.7m Highlands creative hub

Work is underway on a “game-changing” transformation of former Inverness school buildings to give the Highlands its first creative hub.

Published 3 January 2018

Report highlights importance of housing to Highlands and Islands development

Housing has a crucial role in supporting sustainable and inclusive economic and community development and population growth in all parts of the Highlands and Islands, according to a new report.

Published 12 October 2017

Hotel development opportunity arises at Inverness Campus

Developers are being invited to register their interest in developing a hotel at Inverness Campus.

Published 2 October 2017

Funding announced for Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum revamp

Work on a major renovation of the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum in Lyness looks set to start in spring next year after the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) approved a grant of up to £1.155 million.

Published 25 July 2017

Threesixty Architecture appointed to deliver Orkney Research and Innovation Campus

Threesixty Architecture has been appointed for the redevelopment of the Old Academy and former primary school of Stromness.

Published 5 May 2017

Construction consortium wins Scottish Enterprise collaboration prize

A new consortium of firms involved in offsite construction is celebrating after winning a share of the £60,000 Collaboration Prize, delivered by Co-operative Development Scotland on behalf of Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

Published 29 March 2017

Funding agreed for £6.5m Orkney research and innovation campus

Plans for a £6.5 million research and innovation campus in Stromness in Orkney are set to go ahead after the two organisations behind the venture agreed funding for the project.

Published 9 January 2017

Sheppard Robson announces completion of Inverness enterprise centre

Architectural practice Sheppard Robson has announced the completion of an office, academic, business and research hub in Inverness for the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).

Published 9 September 2016