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FIFE RENEWABLES INNOVATION CENTRE The natural home for Scotland’s Renewable Energy Sector

www.fiferenewablesinnovationcentre.co.uk


An Excellent Opportunity A hotbed for innovation and creativity in Scotland’s dynamic Renewables Sector, the Innovation Centre is perfectly placed to position your business at the very heart of the action Situated at the heart of Scotland’s East Coast, the Renewables Innovation Centre is part of the internationally-acclaimed Energy Park Fife. Combining state-ofthe-art business facilities and the latest in sustainable design, this landmark development is the ideal home for any business involved in the renewables industry. A fantastic, inspirational working environment, flexible, affordable office space, and excellent in-house business support – the Innovation Centre provides everything your company needs to grow and prosper in the fast-moving Renewables Sector. With a “Renewables Champion” and access to dedicated business support on-site, our tenants also enjoy easy access to an effective network of specialist business advisors and key industry players.


Excellent Support Extending to approximately 2,000 sqm over two floors, this BREEAM Excellent rated business centre is designed to enable technology and knowledge transfer, with a combination of individual incubation units and shared research facilities.

A Centre of Excellence

Excellent Location

• Inspirational landmark development

• Located at the epicentre of Scotland’s renewable energy sector

• Comprehensive business support on-site

• Flexible space from 16 sqm to 205 sqm

• State-of-the-art business facilities

• Stepped rental agreements

• Access to shared innovation space

• Flexible leasing terms

• 2,000 sqm sustainably designed accommodation

• Reception services

• BREEAM Excellent rated building

• Excellent meeting and conference room facilities

• Powered by low carbon & renewable technologies

• 24/7 security

• Constructed from responsibly produced materials

• Car parking • Latest broadband connectivity • Communal networking area with stunning sea views

Regular networking events and topical industry seminars help to keep you up to date with the latest developments, make valuable business contacts and meet many of the sector’s key players. And with the region’s “Renewables Champion” and dedicated Business Gateway and University of St Andrews experts available on-site, you have a wealth of in-depth industry and academic knowledge and support at your fingertips. They can provide practical advice and expertise on a range of important areas such as; grant and funding programmes, financial planning, training programmes, R&D, product development and marketing to support and grow your business. The centre is also widely promoted at home and abroad and enjoys close working relationships with many of Scotland’s top universities.

www.fiferenewablesinnovationcentre.co.uk


An Excellent location The Renewables Innovation Centre is ideally situated in Methil, Fife - at the heart of Scotland’s East Coast. This is the perfect location for any business looking to support, supply and service the Scottish Renewables Industry. It is also well connected, with excellent transport links and convenient access to the motorway system, rail networks and the international freight terminal at Rosyth. Edinburgh City and airport is only 45 minutes away, while Glasgow and Aberdeen are also within easy reach. We think the Centre is an excellent choice for any business involved in renewable energy. But don’t just take our word for it – come and see it for yourself.

Perth

FIFE

Invest in Fife has a proven track record of helping potential investors make their projects happen. We have also assisted a number of Fife-based companies with their local expansion plans. For general enquiries, contact: Barbara Whiting Renewables Lead Officer, Fife Council Tel: 08451 55 55 55 ext 492184 (direct line) Email: barbara.whiting@fife.gov.uk

Dundee

Stirling

The Invest in Fife team offer a free and confidential bespoke service. Whatever your requirement, we have the skills and experience to make your move to Fife as easy as possible.

Edinburgh Airport

Methil

For tenancy/building enquiries, contact: Derek Bayne Property Management Lead Officer, Fife Council Tel: 08451 55 55 55 ext 492183 (direct line) Email: derek.bayne@fife.gov.uk

FIFE A702

Forth Rail Bridge

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Edinburgh International Airport 30 miles – 45 minutes Edinburgh

Fife Renewables Innovation Centre Ajax Way Methil Docks Business Park Methil, Fife KY8 3RS

32 miles – 45 minutes

Glasgow

62 miles – 80 minutes

Glasgow International Airport

72 miles – 90 minutes

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Accommodation

The natural home for Scotland’s Renewable Energy Sector

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FIFE RENEWABLES INNOVATION CENTRE


Workspace 1.06 55 sqm

Workspace 1.07 38 sqm

Workspace G.4 205 sqm

FIRST FLOOR

GROUND FLOOR Flexible office/workspace 430sqm Innovation space 235sqm

Workspace 1.05 42 sqm

Workspace 1.08 42 sqm

Flexible office/workspace 686sqm Workspace G.3 33 sqm

Workspace G.5 43 sqm

Workspace 1.04 43 sqm

Meeting/conference rooms 68sqm

Workspace G.2 19 sqm

Workspace G.1 19 sqm

Workspace 1.09 60 sqm

Workspace 1.03 20 sqm Workspace G.6 49 sqm Workspace 1.02 17 sqm Workspace 1.10 93 sqm

Mechanical Services Plant Room

Workspace G.7 45 sqm

Workspace 1.01 17 sqm

Electrical Switchroom

WC’s

Mailboxes

Innovation Space 3 26 sqm

Workspace 1.14 43 sqm

Innovation Space 2 166 sqm

Workspace 1.15 34 sqm

WC’s

Meeting Room 1 49 sqm

Workspace 1.16 35 sqm

WC’s

WC’s

Café Break Out Space 1 50 sqm Innovation Space 1 43 sqm

Flexible Office G 17 sqm

For general enquiries, contact: Barbara Whiting Renewables Lead Officer, Fife Council Tel: 08451 55 55 55 ext 492184 (direct line) Email: barbara.whiting@fife.gov.uk

External Docking

Workspace 1.13 27 sqm

For tenancy/building enquiries, contact: Derek Bayne Property Management Lead Officer, Fife Council Tel: 08451 55 55 55 ext 492183 (direct line) Email: derek.bayne@fife.gov.uk

Workspace 1.12 34 sqm

Workspace 1.11 35 sqm

Flexible Office 1 16 sqm

Flexible Office 2 16 sqm

Fife Renewables Innovation Centre Ajax Way Methil Docks Business Park Methil, Fife KY8 3RS

Meeting Room 2 19 sqm

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Rental Terms

The natural home for Scotland’s Renewable Energy Sector

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FIFE RENEWABLES INNOVATION CENTRE


Base rental £15/sq.ft Stepped Rental within year 1 - 1st 6 months - £9/sq.ft                                              2nd 6 months - £12/sq.ft Year 2 onwards £15/sq.ft The above rental figures are inclusive of the following: • Building Insurance (not contents)

• Car parking

• Building Maintenance

• Fire / Intruder alarm maintenance

• Grounds Maintenance

• Heating, Lighting & Power

• Refuse / Recycling Collection • Building Cleaning (excluding offices)

• Water Rates (excluding surface water drainage)

For general enquiries, contact: Barbara Whiting Renewables Lead Officer, Fife Council Tel: 08451 55 55 55 ext 492184 (direct line) Email: barbara.whiting@fife.gov.uk

For tenancy/building enquiries, contact: Derek Bayne Property Management Lead Officer, Fife Council Tel: 08451 55 55 55 ext 492183 (direct line) Email: derek.bayne@fife.gov.uk

Additional costs relating to the offices as follows: • Non Domestic Rates (Rateable value for each office is still to be provided, however, if the rateable value is below £10,000 there will be 100% rates relief through the small business bonus scheme. • Surface Water Drainage charge between £100 - £400 per annum depending on the size of office. N.B. this is a charge made directly by Business Stream (Scottish Water) for all surface water drainage run off from the building/car park. • Telecoms; BT/Virgin lines are installed to the building which will allow a direct connection to each office. Each tenant will require to establish a telecom package with their preferred supplier directly. • Contents Insurance (building insurance is included within the rental figure.)

Fife Renewables Innovation Centre Ajax Way Methil Docks Business Park Methil, Fife KY8 3RS

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