2.25 million people of working age live within an hour’s drive of Queensferry One. Many local residents work in engineering, technical, administrative, skilled trade and service jobs
73% of local residents are economically active, compared to the average for Scotland (69%).
Currently home to world leading marine, energy, defence, engineering and manufacturing businesses, Queensferry One will complement an already thriving commercial hub and a cutting edge working environment.
Fife is one of six local authorities that make up the Edinburgh and South Scotland City Region Deal - a mechanism for accelerating growth via government investment with an ambition to secure £1.1bn of funding over the next 5 years. The deal will generate over £5bn worth of Gross Value Add over the same period.
Fife is home to The University of St Andrews which delivers over 1000 educational and training courses with over 26,000 students. Eight other leading universities are within an hour’s drive of Fife, offering a wide skill base across all disciplines.
Rosyth is already home to many major commercial businesses: