Chris Thompson: Scottish Government support for SME housebuilders

The Scottish Government has announced a new £100 million Emergency Loan Fund for Scottish SME housebuilders with liquidity issues due to the temporary closure of the housebuilding sector. The fund’s aim is to safeguard jobs and protect suppliers, ensure a continued supply of homes, support post-COVID-19 economic recovery and retain diversity within the housebuilding sector.

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ESPC: How the Scottish property market might move forward after lockdown

ESPC has highlighted how the Scottish property market might move forward after the coronavirus lockdown measures have been eased.

Published 26 May 2020

Affordable homes plan for old Aberdeen school approved

Grampian Housing Association has received planning permission for its redevelopment of the former Victoria Road School in Aberdeen.

Published 26 May 2020

Hew Edgar: Scottish route map good for construction but housing market fears remain

RICS head of UK government relations and city strategy Hew Edgar urges the Scottish Government to raise more awareness of the six-phase return plan for construction and issue clearer guidance with regard to the housing market.

Published 26 May 2020

Housing associations to complete ‘missing corner’ of former Larkfield bus depot

Link Group has teamed up with Govanhill Housing Association on new proposals to complete its redevelopment of the former Larkfield bus depot site.

Published 26 May 2020

Redevelopment opportunity as buyer sought for historic building in heart of Glasgow’s business and retail district

A rare Grade ‘A’ listed building on one of Glasgow’s most prominent street corners has been put up for sale with a price tag of offers over £3 million.

Published 22 May 2020

Norman Jamieson Ltd secures six-figure CBILS loan from Bank of Scotland

Dundee-based lorry hire firm Norman Jamieson Ltd has secured a six-figure loan from Bank of Scotland to help buffer against a decrease in demand amid the construction industry shutdown.

Published 22 May 2020

Moray’s 15-year development plan approved by Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has approved Moray Council’s vision for local development in the area over the next 15 years.

Published 22 May 2020

New technology launched to help care for Scotland’s traditional buildings

Innovative new technology which could transform how Scotland’s historic buildings are managed, maintained and repaired has been launched.

Published 22 May 2020

North Lanarkshire continues tower demolition planning

Plans to identify and improve future housing options for people living in high-rise homes in North Lanarkshire are continuing during the current pandemic as the council pushed on with high-rise demolition plans.

Published 22 May 2020

Building Briefs – May 22nd

Kier Group has announced that Kirsty Bashforth has informed the board of directors that she will not seek re-election as a non-executive director of the company at its AGM in November. Ms Bashforth will stand down from the board with effect from the conclusion of that m

Published 22 May 2020

Creative life during lockdown

Glasgow creative agency, Cole AD, has been moving with the times since opening in 1986. Surviving numerous economic downturns over the last 30 years, the COVID-19 crisis has given them their biggest challenge to date.

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