Why Dundee?

Dundee is embracing a huge transformation and has been firmly propelled to a city of global renown. Perceptions are changing and with significant investment, has come significant return. The city has excellent prospects for business investment and a highly advantageous environment for enterprise to grow. The city is embracing its enormous potential and is undergoing an ambitious period of change - with the Waterfront regeneration as a catalyst, Dundee's future has never looked more positive.

  • The Third-Largest Regeneration Project in the UK

    The £1bn, 30-year Dundee Waterfront Development

  • UK's First Unesco City of Design

    Joining their Creative Cities Network of Global Cities including Seoul, Kobe, Montréal, Singapore, Shenzen, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Helsinki, Bilbao and others

  • V&A, Dundee

    The only design museum in the UK outside London

  • UK's Highest Average Broadband Speeds

    99% access to super-fast broadband (www.speedtest.net)

  • Direct Flights to London Stansted

    from Dundee Airport (daily exc. Saturday), a 5 minute drive from the city centre (Dundee Airport/Logainair)

  • Recognised Excellence in Academia & Research

    University of Dundee and Abertay University within the city

  • A globally recognised reputation for teaching & research

    In areas as diverse as biotechnology and computer games

  • City Population of 148,270

    With approximately 306,300 people living within a 30 minute drive time of the city (Ordnance Survey)

  • 90% of Scotland's population live within a 90 minute drive time from Dundee

     

  • One of the highest student:population ratios in the UK

    At 1:5, with 50,000 people studying within 30 minutes of the city

  • House prices are more affordable in Dundee than in any other Scottish City

    House prices are 42% lower than Edinburgh and 20% below the Scottish average