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JLL Scotland chairman Andy Irvine to retire

Andy Irvine is to retire as chairman of JLL Scotland at the end of the year following a 42-year career with the firm.

Published 3 December 2020

Scottish Enterprise unveils £0.5 billion investment plans

Scottish Enterprise (SE) has announced plans to approve large grant funding of up to £0.5 billion for up to 160 new company projects before the end of the financial year.

Published 3 December 2020

Dundee to adopt new developer guidance on heat networks

New guidance for developers on connecting to or creating district heating systems could be adopted by Dundee City Council.

Published 3 December 2020

Glasgow to release more plots for self-build housing

A programme to facilitate more self-build housing developments across Glasgow is to be launched following the success of a pilot initiative.

Published 3 December 2020

hub Club shares advice on improving skills and productivity

hub South West has held its final highly successful online event of 2020.

Published 3 December 2020

In Pictures: Site progress at housing development site in Ayton

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has shared images of the progress at the first phase of its new build housing development in Beanburn, Ayton.

Published 3 December 2020

Redpath supports local families at Christmas

For the third year running, Redpath Construction has supported the Jimmy Dunnachie Family Learning Centre in Darnley with a Christmas toy donation.

Published 3 December 2020

Building Briefs - December 3rd

Construction of a new temporary bund along a section of the Old Military Road (OMR) is to begin immediately to help increase protection on the route which acts as a local diversion to the A83 Rest and Be Thankful, transport secretary Michael Matheson has revealed.

Published 3 December 2020

And finally... Turf times

Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland has launched one of its more unusual ‘appeals’ as it seeks landowners to donate turf to help reconstruct a traditional turf-walled ‘creel’ house in Glencoe.

Published 3 December 2020

Chinese investors back £800m renewable energy park earmarked for Peterhead

Plans have been unveiled to construct a large-scale renewable energy park designed to deliver between 150 – 200 megawatts of green energy to supply to the Scottish grid, with the capacity to power tens of thousands of homes across the north-east of Scotland.

Published 2 December 2020

Green light for new innovation centre on Inverness Campus

Planning consent has been granted for a new life sciences innovation centre on Inverness Campus.

Published 2 December 2020

Bertha Park Village to host first PRS homes from Springfield Properties

Springfield Properties will shortly enter the private rental sector (PRS) market after being granted planning approval for 75 homes at its Bertha Park Village in Perth.

Published 2 December 2020

Views sought for Connecting Dumbarton project consultation

Residents and visitors are being invited to give their views on proposals to improve connections between key locations in Dumbarton.

Published 2 December 2020

Orkney Builders press forward with plans for new Walliwall homes

Orkney Builders (Contractors) Ltd is pressing forward with plans to create almost 100 new homes at Walliwall, on the outskirts of Kirkwall.

Published 2 December 2020

Scottish Government announces £25m of support for apprenticeships

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced two new incentives to increase apprenticeships and create opportunities for young people, including a £25 million support package.

Published 2 December 2020