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Blog: Challenger banks create opportunities for commercial property, but the sector must keep its eyes open

Alan Gordon at DM Hall Chartered Surveyors considers the opportunities that challenger banks provide ...

Published 11 December 2018

Scottish street-lighting engineer honoured for services to UK highways

A leading Scottish streetlighting engineer has been recognised for his services to the UK’s hi ...

Published 11 December 2018

Building Briefs – December 11th

Perthshire holiday resort expands following £1m HSBC backing A husband and wife team ar ...

Published 11 December 2018

And finally... Can full-body exoskeletons increase safety and productivity?

A US-based robotics firm has introduced an all-electric, battery-powered, full-body industrial exosk ...

Published 11 December 2018

40 jobs lost as construction firm Carbon Dynamic enters administration

Sustainable modular buildings manufacturer Carbon Dynamic has fallen into administration with t ...

Published 10 December 2018

Former McCann Electrical accountant embezzled £125,000 from two companies

An accountant has pled guilty of embezzling more than £125,000 from two companies including fr ...

Published 10 December 2018

Green light for £200m proposal for 700 rental homes in central Glasgow

Planning permission has been granted for a new 7.5-acre city centre neighbourhood in central Glasgow ...

Published 10 December 2018

Interserve plans debt-to-equity deal amid £650m debt

Shares in Interserve more than halved this morning after the outsourcer revealed it was in nego ...

Published 10 December 2018

Sector issues warning as construction output flat-lines

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has blamed rising costs and continued uncertainty over Brexi ...

Published 10 December 2018

Wheatley’s £76m investment deal paves way for 700 new affordable homes

Housing, care and property management group Wheatley has secured a ground-breaking investment of &po ...

Published 10 December 2018

Kier unveils £9m transformation of Aberdeen Music Hall

The £9 million transformation of one of Scotland’s oldest and most historic concert hall ...

Published 10 December 2018

Jewson and Frazer appointed road materials supplier in Scottish framework

Saint-Gobain businesses Jewson and Frazer have been appointed as suppliers of road maintenance mater ...

Published 10 December 2018

Wates appointed to guide new corporate governance standards

New principles to improve the corporate governance of large private companies have been developed by ...

Published 10 December 2018

IFT wins prestigious award for Macallan Distillery work

Specialist flooring company Integrated Flooring Technologies (IFT) was presented with a prestigious ...

Published 10 December 2018

Community campaigners showcase alternative plans to ‘save’ Leith Walk

A grassroots campaign working to save the two storey sandstone block on Leith Walk has unveiled its ...

Published 10 December 2018