Peterhead has dedicated teams for investment and regeneration, providing advice and working with investors and the community to identify development opportunities.

Aberdeenshire Council provides a range of support and advice for local businesses from those starting out to social enterprises and successful international organisations.  This support can be provided by our partner organisations such as:

partner organisations

Financial Support

Peterhead town centre is currently exempt from developer obligations as part of the regeneration programme. Financial grant/loan support to unlock developments in the town centre via the Property Investment Fund. Economic Development team can sign post and advise business and communities on funding to bring forward new developments.

Other support

Library Innovation Network Aberdeenshire (LINA) Project led by Robert Gordon University (RGU), will provide workspace for freelancers and entrepreneurs in Peterhead library, connecting local businesses to RGU’s network of mentors and alumni whilst offering training and support. This is open to any business whether it is pre start, early stages or existing businesses.

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Peterhead forms the northern gateway to the Energetica Corridor, a strategic growth area for high quality, low carbon development and investment all set within a high quality natural environment.  Within a 50-minute drive time of further specialised support and good transport links:

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