GLASGOW, UK. January 8th, 2023 - JACK RYAN, one of the UK’s leading advertising agencies, proudly announces the opening of its new headquarters in Glasgow's Golden Z, situated within the innovative Glasgow Avenues project. The company has strategically chosen the historic and beautifully restored McClellan Galleries for its state-of-the-art office, occupying the first floor of this iconic building.
This significant move not only marks a new chapter in JACK RYAN's story but also demonstrates its commitment to innovation, sustainability, and community. The new headquarters is a fusion of creativity and history, joining esteemed neighbours such as Experian, CALA Homes, and the Glasgow School of Art in this renovated landmark building dating back to 1855.
The office space, designed by the acclaimed architect firm Stallan-Brand and developed by Bywater, is a testament to JACK RYAN's dedication to creating a workspace that is both inspiring and responsible. It features a range of modern workspaces including Collaboration work zones, meeting pods, informal seating areas, and facilities for town hall presentations, all designed to foster creativity and teamwork.
In line with Glasgow's transformative Avenues Project in Sauchiehall Street, the new headquarters is at the forefront of promoting sustainable urban living. It includes an integrated network of cycle priority routes, bespoke bike storage, lockers, and showers, encouraging employees and visitors to embrace eco-friendly commuting options.
JACK RYAN's investment in Glasgow goes beyond physical space. The agency is deeply invested in the city's economic and social growth. This is evident in its commitment to job creation and skills development, particularly through partnerships with key Universities. A highlight of this commitment is the launch of JACK RYAN's PathwaysXYZ Programme, which aims to nurture the next generation of advertising and technology professionals, with a particular focus on championing diversity and social mobility in the advertising industry.
"We are thrilled to open our new headquarters in the heart of Glasgow's Golden Z," said Ryan Dunlop, Strategy Partner at JACK RYAN. "This move is not just about a new office space; it's about embracing the city's rich history and its dynamic future. Our new home is a symbol of our commitment to innovation, sustainability, and the community. We are excited to contribute to the vibrant tapestry of Glasgow and to continue driving creativity and excellence in the advertising industry."
JACK RYAN's new Glasgow HQ is more than just a workplace; it's a beacon of innovation, sustainability, and community engagement. The agency looks forward to it's continued presence as part of the Glasgow community, driving forward-thinking initiatives in the advertising sector across the UK and on the international stage.
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About JACK RYAN:
Award winning full service agency based in Glasgow. To be at the forefront of tomorrow's business landscape, you require a partner that not only comprehends your vision but also dares to defy the status quo, enabling your business to evolve and adapt swiftly.
Our people boast over a century of collective media innovation experience spanning numerous sectors. Our journey with clients ranges from strategy development to comprehensive media reinvention. We take pride in facilitating transformational shifts that are durable, quantifiable, and in harmony with our clients' strategic goals.
Our methodology is distinctive, merging a knowledge of the latest media technologies with a client-first mindset. We join forces with clients as a partner to comprehend their unique difficulties and co-develop answers. This collaborative approach ultimately yields heightened performance, expedited growth, and genuine additional value.