England 'should follow Scotland's lead' on regulation of property agents

A report by the working group on the regulation of property agents’ (ROPA) which proposes increased regulation, minimum qualifications, and the formal licensing of agents should be welcomed, according to a property management firm.

Published 15 July 2019

Construction companies most likely to have public disputes with their insurers

New research reveals that companies who take their insurers to court or public arbitration over non-payment of a claim win in around one in three cases.

Published 15 July 2019

Shepherd and JLL to market former Dundee college building

A former Dundee college building has been put up for sale after plans for a build to rent and serviced apartments development fell through.

Published 15 July 2019

New building standards published to improve fire safety and facilities for people with disabilities

Fire safety is to be strengthened in new high rise buildings and facilities for people with disabilities improved in larger new buildings.

Published 15 July 2019

Cater Group and McGill Homes lodge plans for 38 new flats in Dundee city centre

McGill Homes’ plan to convert a Grade B listed building on Dundee’s waterfront into residential properties has moved forward with the submission of a formal application.

Published 15 July 2019

City Building pledges to support victims of domestic violence

Glasgow construction firm City Building has given its backing to a nationwide initiative to help victims of domestic violence.

Published 15 July 2019

ESALA and Collective Architecture named on Housing to 2040 exhibition team

Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) and award-winning practice Collective Architecture will deliver a travelling exhibition to support the Scottish Government’s consultation on the future for housing in Scotland.

Published 15 July 2019

Cube Glass adds sparkle to Edinburgh’s new Moxy Hotel

Scottish glass and aluminium specialist Cube Glass has made its first inroads into the lucrative leisure and hospitality sector with a project for one of the market’s brightest new chains.

Published 15 July 2019

Nominations open for Association for Project Safety Member of the Year

The Association for Project Safety (APS) is inviting nominations for the new award of APM Member of the Year.

Published 15 July 2019

Building Briefs - July 15th

Aberdeen City Council has today revealed a new image and  information on the new community hub for Torry.

Published 15 July 2019