The Moray Economic Strategy

In 2012 the Moray Economic Strategy was produced by the Moray Community Planning Partnership to provide a long term economic strategy for Moray.

Moray Economic Strategy 2019-2029: Towards Future Prosperity and Inclusive Growth

The strategy was reviewed and in December 2018 a refreshed strategy was published. The strategy takes account of changes in the economic landscape since 2012 not least cuts to public funding; it also reflects the work undertaken for the emerging Moray Growth Deal. The strategy is for the period 2019-2029.  It maintains the overall objective to grow and diversify the economy and focuses on achieving four outcomes:
Outcome 1      Qualification Levels - An increase across all ages and genders in qualifications relevant to growth sectors.
Outcome 2     Small Business Growth - More small and medium-sized businesses employing between 10 and 100 people.
Outcome 3      Talent Attraction, Retention and Return - More skilled, higher paid jobs that deliver net in-migration in the 16-29 age range.
Outcome 4      Business Competitiveness - An increase in capital investment and focused workforce development to strengthen competitiveness.

The strategy was also developed in conjunction with the Moray Skills Investment Plan.

Skills Investment Plan

SIP Delivery Plan

Historic documents relating to the Moray Economic Strategy 2012, and Elgin City for the Future can be found through the links below:

The Moray Economic Strategy and Elgin City for the Future 2012

Elgin City Centre Regeneration Masterplan: Mini Charrette 2014 (PDF) (and Appendix (PDF))
In March 2014 a consultant team facilitated a two day mini-charrette for the Moray Council, on behalf of the Moray Economic Partnership. The event, part funded by the Scottish Government, focussed on the future vision for Lossie Green, Cooper Park and their relationship to other parts of the City Centre.

Central Elgin Regeneration: Public Design Charrette 2015
A team of consultants has been appointed to undertake a public charrette. The charrette aims to involve local residents, business and stakeholders in planning the future of Central Elgin.

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