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Building Briefs – Sept 17

Pentland Firth turbine firm MeyGen signs 10-year power deal

Published 17 September 2014

Refurbished Gleneagles Station opens in time for Ryder Cup

Balfour Beatty is celebrating the official opening of the newly refurbished Gleneagles Station in Auchterarder following a £7.4 million investment.

Published 17 September 2014

Glasgow firm reaps rewards of recruiting young people

A Glasgow multi discipline construction business has been awarded with Investors in Young People (IIYP) accreditation.

Published 17 September 2014

MPs urge Government to revive failing Green Deal scheme

The Green Deal pay-as-you-save scheme has failed to drive the scale of energy saving home improvements needed to cut carbon emissions and insulate consumers from high energy bills, an MPs committee has concluded.

Published 17 September 2014

Start date revealed £9m St Andrews development

Construction work on a £9 million development at Largo Road in St Andrews is due to begin next month.

Published 17 September 2014

Scottish house prices at record high

Scotland is the first region of the United Kingdom to see its house prices pass their pre-financial crisis peak.

Published 17 September 2014

More work needed to attract workers into Scottish construction

The Scottish Building Federation has called for more action to encourage people to work in Scottish construction after new figures revealed a drop in employment within the sector.

Published 17 September 2014

Edinburgh consultant engineers sold to staff

Scottish consultant structural and civil engineering firm David Narro Associates (DNA) has become the country’s latest employee-owned business.

Published 16 September 2014

Galliford Try boss unveils exit plans amid records profits

Greg Fitzgerald has announced that he will step down next year after 33 years at Galliford Try.

Published 16 September 2014

Springfield awarded business of the year accolade

Moray and Larbert-based Springfield Properties added a further trophy to its awards cabinet with the presentation of Scottish Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year award.

Published 16 September 2014

Keepmoat secures new £9m regeneration contract win in Renfrewshire

Hundreds of residents are set to benefit after Keepmoat was appointed to carry out improvement works to over 600 homes in Renfrewshire.

Published 16 September 2014

Work starts on St Enoch Subway station revamp

Work on the latest phase of the £288 million upgrade of the Glasgow Subway is now underway with the installation of a lift and stunning new glass canopy work at St Enoch Subway station.

Published 16 September 2014

RICS report sets out bold new vision for property market

A new report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has proposed a new solution to solve the UK’s chronic housing shortage.

Published 16 September 2014

LHC members benefit from £20m efficiency saving

Public sector procurement consortium LHC has helped its members save over £20m in terms of hours worked.

Published 16 September 2014

Building Briefs Sept 16

Civic square plan for heart of Shawlands heart

Published 16 September 2014