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Commercial property sales surge in post-Referendum Scotland

Commercial property sales in Scotland almost doubled in 2014’s third quarter, rising from £592m in Q2 to £962m in Q3.

Published 5 November 2014

Building Briefs – November 5th

Trapped Borders Railway worker cut free

Published 5 November 2014

Green light for new £500m Kirkcaldy neighbourhood

Fife Council has approved plans for a new £500 million neighbourhood at Kingslaw in Kirkcaldy.

Published 5 November 2014

Men in court over alleged 'bribes' for Edinburgh council building contracts

Eight men appeared in court yesterday charged in connection with alleged bribes to City of Edinburgh Council officials for building repair contracts.

Published 5 November 2014

Tesco fails in challenge to new Sainsbury’s store

A supermarket which challenged a decision of Perth and Kinross Council to alter an agreement with a rival company and allow it to open a new superstore nearby before completing necessary road improvement works has had its petition for judicial review dismissed.

Published 5 November 2014

Work starts on new entrance canopies at St Enoch Subway Station

Work has commenced on the eye-catching new entrance canopies for St Enoch Subway Station in Glasgow which are set to transform St Enoch Square.

Published 4 November 2014

Persimmon ‘encouraged’ by confidence in UK housing market

Persimmon remains confident of delivering further growth in Group operating profits after encouraging levels of customer confidence in the UK housing market, it said today.

Published 4 November 2014

Scottish construction ‘freed from the constraints of referendum uncertainty’

Commercial activity continues to ramp up at a marked pace, driving construction growth into the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the latest figures from industry analysts Glenigan.

Published 4 November 2014

Help to Buy pushes Dawn Group back into profit

Dawn Group has swung back into profit in its latest financial year, as its homes division reaped the benefits of the Scottish Government’s Help to Buy scheme.

Published 4 November 2014

Interserve secures hotel agreement for Edinburgh’s West End

International support services and construction group Interserve has announced a major hotel deal with Whitbread PLC for  a new Premier Inn hotel in the West End of Edinburgh.

Published 4 November 2014

Work commences on Uddingston housing development

Glasgow based construction company and manufacturing specialist CCG has commenced building 20 new residential properties at Sixth Street in Uddingston.

Published 4 November 2014

Building Briefs – November 4th

Balfour Beatty announces forthcoming board change

Published 4 November 2014

New website boost for Scottish Construction

Over 200 new subscribers have signed up for the free daily Scottish Construction Now newsletter since the launch of its new website and revamped newsletter last month. There has also been a sharp rise in website visitors and twitter followers.

Published 4 November 2014