Blogs



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

Blog: 40 years under the floorboards - the life and times of a dedicated Chartered Surveyor

Eric Curran at DM Hall on the changes in the surveyor sector which he has witnessed firsthand over t ...

Published 26 October 2018

Blog: LBTT has worked – but a Brexit break might be due

By Rodney Whyte, partner and property and planning specialist at legal firm Pinsent Masons As a spe ...

Published 26 October 2018

Blog: Stage 2 scrutiny of the Planning Bill continues

Planning minister Kevin Stewart blogs about the Planning (Scotland) Bill and what’s next for S ...

Published 23 October 2018

Blog: BIM can boost your bottom line – interested now?

Colin Hastie, BIM consultant at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) reveals how BIM can ...

Published 16 October 2018

Blog: Building a model career in construction

Laura Closs reveals her pathway towards a career with Kier Construction. I always loved art and d ...

Published 2 October 2018

Blog: Construction and EU Procurement in No-Deal Brexit – has the government provided clarity?

Lawyers Kathrine Eddon and Michelle Essen focus on the impact of a no-deal Brexit and how leaving ...

Published 1 October 2018

Blog: Can you drug test your employees?

After a damning report claimed workers at Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium had early-morning booze ...

Published 28 September 2018

Blog: Simple change to LBTT could produce wide benefits

David Alexander, managing director of Edinburgh-based property management firm DJ Alexander m ...

Published 28 September 2018

Blog: Housebuilders who embrace ‘fabric first’ will reap the benefits

By Malcolm Thomson, sales director at Scotframe The rising cost of running a home set against a b ...

Published 25 September 2018

Blog: Off-site manufacturing - a ‘smart’ move

The construction industry needs change. Solutions need to be embraced. Off-site manufacturing is a ...

Published 24 September 2018

Blog: How digital engineering excellence spurred construction in Glasgow’s financial district

By Dave Holland, engineering director at Mabey Hire Rapid population growth and an increasingly den ...

Published 21 September 2018

Blog: We must bridge the gap this Scottish Housing Day for a brighter future

Avant Homes’ David Knight on the issues facing young and first-time buyers in Scotland and the h ...

Published 20 September 2018