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£1.78m funding boost for Peter Pan House

Published 15 December 2014

Deal for ‘signature’ hotel complex reached for Aberdeen’s Marischal Square

A deal has been reached between Aberdeen City Council and the Marriott International hotel group to deliver a "signature" hotel as part of the Marischal Square development. 

Published 15 December 2014

Key figures ‘refused to cooperate’ in Edinburgh trams inquiry

The judge leading the public inquiry into the Edinburgh trams debacle has said key individuals have refused “point blank” to cooperate.

Published 15 December 2014

Building Briefs – December 15th

Field Studies Centre redevelopment begins

Published 15 December 2014

Council set to take over Irvine Bay development area as urban regeneration company winds down

Development of the Irvine Bay area is to transfer to North Ayrshire Council as Irvine Bay Regeneration Company (IBRC) gets set to wind down its operation.

Published 15 December 2014

Aberdeen bypass lifetime costs cut by nearly £220m

The cost of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route / Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR / B-T) contract has been driven down by almost £220 million over the life of the contract, the cabinet secretary for infrastructure, investment and cities, Keith Brown has revealed.

Published 15 December 2014

Building Briefs – December 12th

Constructing Excellence names Turner & Townsend’s Murray Rowden as new chairman

Published 12 December 2014

Glasgow carpenter named Scotland’s top building apprentice of 2014

A 19-year-old carpentry and joinery apprentice from Glasgow has been named this year’s SBATC Apprentice of the Year, receiving the coveted James Birnie award for Craft Excellence at a special ceremony at the Scottish Parliament.

Published 12 December 2014

Airport junctions of Aberdeen bypass to open early

Key junctions of the Aberdeen bypass are due to open by autumn 2016, more than a year before the road is fully completed.

Published 12 December 2014

New site agreed for Edinburgh primary school

Edinburgh’s new £11 million St John’s RC Primary School will be built on part of the existing Portobello High School site, councillors have agreed.

Published 12 December 2014

Construction output grows for 17th consecutive month

Output in the construction industry increased by 0.7 per cent in October 2014 compared to the same period last year, continuing its year-on-year growth for the 17th consecutive month.

Published 12 December 2014

Scottish Government given power to pay for capital projects

Holyrood will be able to pay for capital projects such as roads, hospitals or schools by issuing bonds for the first time, following an announcement today from the UK Treasury.

Published 12 December 2014

Homes for Scotland appoints Jim Mather as chair-elect

Former politician and Scottish Government minister Jim Mather has appointed as chair-elect at trade body Homes for Scotland (HFS).

Published 11 December 2014