of projects which promote sustainable economic growth.
In 2023, this included the socio-economic impact assessment of the £250m investment by Sumitomo Electric to develop a high voltage cable manufacturing plant at Nigg in the Highlands.
We are retained on SSE's Socio-Economic Framework for all their renewable investments and developments, covering the period to 2025.
Development & Regen
MKA Economics was re-commissioned by Storas Uibhist to assess the economic effects of the loss of the CalMac ferry service to the Uists during April to June 2023. We recently supported the economic impact assessment of BlackRock's relocation in Edinburgh.
MKA Economics has led a range of public policy studies, including the review of shared services in Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire, option appraisal of employability initiatives and business cases for various City Deal and Levelling Up funding bids.