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Aldi submits plans for fourth Aberdeen store

Supermarket chain Aldi has lodged plans for its fourth store in Aberdeen.

Published 3 March 2021

Green light for new homes in Oldmeldrum

Councillors have approved plans for 37 new homes to be built in the Aberdeenshire town of Oldmeldrum, with land to be set aside for 12 affordable homes as part of the application.

Published 3 March 2021

138 new Patna homes approved in principle

Developer Modern Spec Ltd has been given the green light to build 138 new homes at the site of the former Carskeoch caravan park in Patna.

Published 3 March 2021

£9m Broughty Ferry to Monifieth active travel project set for approval

A continuous off-road route between Dundee and Monifieth could come a step closer next week as councillors are asked to approve a number of elements of the plan.

Published 3 March 2021

Scottish Government commits further funding for Govanhill regeneration

Work to improve housing in Govanhill is to continue with an additional £7.66 million of funding from the Scottish Government.

Published 3 March 2021

Knight Frank names Edinburgh as future global urban hotspot

Edinburgh’s growing status as a hub of innovation and the quality of life it has to offer places the city among the world’s most aspirational future urban hotspots, according to Knight Frank’s latest Wealth Report.

Published 3 March 2021

RSM: Pandemic and Brexit to trigger ‘return on investment’ shifts in Scottish real estate

New research published by audit firm RSM has revealed that the pandemic and Brexit could both be acting as catalysts for rebalancing the traditional order of returns in real estate, with Scotland being cited by over three-fifths of respondents to achieve the greatest residential yields in the next five years.

Published 3 March 2021

MSP salutes commitment to apprenticeship training during pandemic

Minister for business, fair work and skills Jamie Hepburn has joined training providers the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) and the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) in saluting Scotland’s employers for continuing to support young talent during COVID-19.

Published 3 March 2021

Terra Firma Chambers launches Spring webinar series

Terra Firma Chambers is launching a spring webinars series with two events looking at the ways in which communities can now use the law to require the transfer of land and other property to them.

Published 3 March 2021

BEAR Scotland launches new civil engineering scholarship in honour of former chairman

Road maintenance giant BEAR Scotland has launched a scholarship for civil engineering students at Edinburgh Napier University in memory of former chairman Bill Taylor.

Published 3 March 2021

Building Briefs - March 3rd

Squarestone Asset Management has sold a prime industrial investment at Glasgow Airport Business Park to Tilstone, on behalf of Warehouse REIT, for £5.3 million.

Published 3 March 2021

And finally... Plans for Scotland’s first hazardous soil treatment centre announced 

Heriot-Watt University has joined forces with Brewster Bros to create new materials from the residual waste left over during the recycling process.  

Published 3 March 2021

Lee Marley Brickwork opens new scaffolding division in Glasgow

Lee Marley Brickwork Ltd (LMB) has taken another step in its national expansion plan with the launch of a new Scottish scaffolding division in Glasgow and the appointment of Billy Dolan as operations manager.

Published 2 March 2021

Plans for 239 flats in Glasgow city centre submitted

Structured House (Merchant Residential) Ltd has submitted new plans to build an 11-storey build-to-rent apartment block with commercial space in Glasgow city centre following a change of architect from previous proposals.

Published 2 March 2021

Phoenix Utilities adds new executive director to senior management team

Independent multi-utility infrastructure provider Phoenix Utilities Ltd has appointed John McLuskey as its new executive director.

Published 2 March 2021