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Possilpark community hub clears planning stage

Planning permission has been granted for the development of a £2.9m community hub in Possilpark.

Published 15 September 2021

Clark Contracts to deliver next phase at speculative East Kilbride commercial development

Knight Property Group has appointed Clark Contracts as the main contractor on the second phase of speculative development at Langlands Commercial Park in East Kilbride.

Published 15 September 2021

Stirling firm rebrands and moves to larger premises

Construction firm Kevin Wilson Joiners & Building Contractors has rebranded its business and moved to new premises. 

Published 15 September 2021

Stefanie O’Gorman: What we really need to be doing to address climate change

Ramboll's Stefanie O’Gorman, who sits on the Scottish Government's Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG), provides her analysis of the group’s 12 immediate actions for the new government to accelerate its response to the climate emergency.

Published 15 September 2021

Tenderer shortlists unveiled for Coire Glas pumped hydro storage scheme

The development of SSE Renewables’ proposed up to 1.5GW pumped hydro storage scheme at Coire Glas in the Great Glen has reached another landmark with the confirmation of the tenderer shortlists of contractors for the civil engineering and mechanical and electrical works.

Published 15 September 2021

Home completions fall by 28% as lockdown measures take toll

The number of homes completed across all sectors in Scotland in the year to end September 2020 decreased by 28% on the previous year, with activity levels being affected by the introduction of lockdown measures in mid-March to late June 2020, according to the latest quarterly housing statistics from the Scottish Government.

Published 15 September 2021

BAM Nuttall names replacement as MD departs

Ian Parish has been appointed named interim managing director of BAM Nuttall following the decision by current MD Adrian Savory to step down at the end of the month.

Published 15 September 2021

Kevin Reid: Building for a greener future

Kevin Reid, chief executive of the Cruden Group, gives a commentary on the Housing and Climate Emergency theme of Scottish Housing Day.

Published 15 September 2021

CCG starts work on 43 new homes in Kilmarnock

A new build housing development in Kilmarnock is now underway with 43 socially inclusive homes for older ambulant disabled residents set to be delivered by CCG on behalf of East Ayrshire Council.

Published 15 September 2021

England: Multi-million pound property scheme director banned for nine years

A property boss has been disqualified by the courts after two companies took more than £4.7 million from investors in Gloucestershire redevelopment scheme.

Published 15 September 2021

'Perfect storm’ hits supply of industrial space

Demand for industrial and logistics space in Scotland is outstripping supply, leading to ongoing upward pressure on rents, according to new analysis.

Published 15 September 2021

Completion of 104 new affordable homes for Granton celebrated

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary Persevere Developments Ltd (PDL) are marking Scottish Housing Day 2021 by celebrating the opening of 104 affordable homes on Edinburgh’s waterfront.

Published 15 September 2021

Taylor Wimpey hails progress on new Dunfermline affordable homes

In recognition of Scottish Housing Day today, Taylor Wimpey East Scotland and Kingdom Housing Association have confirmed that work has started and is progressing well to deliver 29 affordable homes and apartments for social rent on land off Aberdour Road in Dunfermline.

Published 15 September 2021

DM Hall moves Dumfries office amid increasing client demand

With a steadily increasing client base and consistent demand for Home Reports and professional property advice, the Dumfries office of chartered surveyors DM Hall has just moved to substantially bigger offices in the town.

Published 15 September 2021

Building Briefs - September 15th

Drum Property Group, developers of Buchanan Wharf in Glasgow, has agreed a 20-year lease with the Student Loans Company (SLC) for a 75,000 square foot headquarter office housing up to 1100 staff at the Clydeside development.

Published 15 September 2021