Blogs



Peter Begbie: Legally binding contracts – more than meets the eye

Agreements between businesses and individuals occur on a daily basis, but what does it take to make ...

Published 31 May 2019

Cockburn Association: Edinburgh – The Connected City

Edinburgh heritage body the Cockburn Association has launched a series of thought-pieces under the h ...

Published 31 May 2019

Michael Matheson: The role of infrastructure in a sustainable economy

Infrastructure secretary Michael Matheson discusses the ongoing work of the Infrastructure Commissio ...

Published 30 May 2019

Cockburn Association: Edinburgh – The Prosperous City

Edinburgh heritage body the Cockburn Association has launched a series of thought-pieces under the h ...

Published 30 May 2019

Tammy Swift-Adams: Beyond the Planning Bill – planning for housing delivery

Tammy Swift-Adams, director of planning at Homes for Scotland, outlines why Scotland’s housing ...

Published 29 May 2019

Cockburn Association: Edinburgh – The Residential City

Edinburgh heritage body the Cockburn Association has launched a series of thought-pieces under the h ...

Published 29 May 2019

Shona Glenn: Let’s talk more about land value sharing and less about land value capture

Shona Glenn, head of policy & research at the Scottish Land Commission, offers some thoughts on ...

Published 28 May 2019

Kevin Stewart MSP: Putting people and places at the heart of future planning

As the Planning (Scotland) Bill reaches the final phase of the Parliamentary process, local governme ...

Published 28 May 2019

Jim MacDonald: Can design help save the planet?

Jim MacDonald, chief executive of Architecture and Design Scotland, explains why a design-based appr ...

Published 27 May 2019

Beyond the Planning Bill: How can we deliver more, well-designed homes in the right places?

Craig McLaren summarises the recent UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) roundtable ...

Published 24 May 2019

Blog: CSR – Not just a tick in the box

Corporate social responsibility is easy to dismiss as one of those bureaucratic boxes that need tick ...

Published 22 May 2019

Katie Craig: The crucial need for objective medical centre property valuations

As medical centres become increasingly complex, DM Hall's Katie Craig argues that the need for objec ...

Published 17 May 2019

Kirsti Olson: Could Scotland lead the way in improving the UK construction industry payment process?

Kirsti Olson, a construction partner in Dentons' Edinburgh office, has been following the Scottish G ...

Published 15 May 2019

Harry C Smith: Laying the foundations for new-build homes legislation

With less than two months to respond to Graham Simpson MSP’s Proposed New-Build Homes (Buyer P ...

Published 13 May 2019

Brian McQuade: Opening site doors can open young minds

Kier's MD Brian McQuade on how initiatives like Open Doors can give young people an insight into the ...

Published 30 April 2019