Blogs



Blog: Home Reports have worked well for 10 years, but surveyors must always be open to opportunities for improvement

Marking a decade since the introduction of Home Reports, Eric Curran highlights issues such as lengt ...

Published 14 December 2018

Blog: Collaboration is key to boosting efficiency, innovation and profit

Lucy Black from the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre on the importance of collaboration in co ...

Published 11 December 2018

Blog: Challenger banks create opportunities for commercial property, but the sector must keep its eyes open

Alan Gordon at DM Hall Chartered Surveyors considers the opportunities that challenger banks provide ...

Published 11 December 2018

Blog: How we are influencing the Scottish Planning Bill

Craig McLaren outlines how RTPI Scotland is influencing the Planning Bill. In July I blogged on t ...

Published 4 December 2018

Blog: A career that lets you reach for the sky

Berratt Wong, a graduate quantity surveyor at Kier, explains how the company’s graduate progra ...

Published 27 November 2018

Blog: SEPA’S new licensing requirements: Is your construction site compliant?

Are you involved in a construction project?  If so, are you fully aware of the changes to SEPA& ...

Published 23 November 2018

Blog: Time to manufacture a stronger construction sector in Scotland

Hew Edgar calls for dedicated legislation to help tackle the growing obstacles which hinder the sust ...

Published 22 November 2018

Blog: Why the fragmented approach to construction has to evolve

Offsite construction specialist Innovaré outlines why the construction industry needs to ...

Published 16 November 2018

Blog: Steady as she goes - Scotland’s residential property market enters calmer waters

By Eric Curran at DM Hall Chartered Surveyors While it remains prudent to be careful what you wis ...

Published 15 November 2018

Blog: Flexible office space isn’t just for start-ups

Highbridge Properties director Guy Marsden on the rise of flexible offices. By now, almost everyo ...

Published 13 November 2018

Blog: ‘Smash and Grab’: The Appeal

Rebecca Barrass provides an insight on a Court of Appeal ruling into a ‘smash and grab’ ...

Published 12 November 2018

Blog: Constructions contracts are already featuring Brexit clauses

Commercial real estate specialist Jonathan Seddon discusses the Brexit concerns that now regularly f ...

Published 9 November 2018

Blog: The V&A Effect pushes Dundee’s residential property market back into positive territory

By DM Hall’s Bob Fraser Dundee is abuzz. The city on the Silvery Tay is booming with more t ...

Published 8 November 2018

Blog: AI is revolutionising the construction industry

By Professor Peter Debney at engineering software specialist Oasys With technology constantly evo ...

Published 7 November 2018

Blog: Collaboration over conflict – the only way for a modern Scottish planning system

Housing minister Kevin Stewart blogs about rights of appeal in planning, ahead of Stage 2 of the Pla ...

Published 31 October 2018