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Homes for Scotland to explore offsite manufacturing opportunities

The Scottish Government has commissioned Homes for Scotland to research how alternative constructi ...

Published 8 January 2015

Construction worker average salary increases reported

Figures showing the annual increase of advertised salaries have indicated that most sectors are ex ...

Published 8 January 2015

Building Briefs – January 8th

Wilton Lodge Park regeneration project all set for 2015 Wilton Lodge Park in the Scottish Borders ...

Published 8 January 2015

New homes on the rise as Scotland edges towards affordable housing target

The number of new homes built in Scotland has risen by nine per cent in the last year, according t ...

Published 8 January 2015

North East contractor ditches Clydesdale in Santander switch

Aberdeenshire construction firm Chap Group has ended its business with Clydesdale after signing a ...

Published 8 January 2015

Construction workloads remain steady despite rise in skills shortages in Scotland

Private construction workloads have continued to increase despite a further rise in skill shortage ...

Published 8 January 2015

Persimmon hails strong year as sales hit £2.6bn

Persimmon has reported a 17 per cent increase in completions of house sales in 2014 despite heighten ...

Published 7 January 2015

Aberdeen planning department rakes in more than £1m in fees

A booming north-east economy led to Aberdeen City Council’s planning department taking in more t ...

Published 7 January 2015

Home Reports providing help for both buyers and sellers, review finds

The Home Report has cut the number of surveys which buyers have to commission and helped stop arti ...

Published 7 January 2015

Work starts on £1.5m Aberdeen mosque

Work has started on a £1.5 million mosque and community centre in Aberdeen after contractors move ...

Published 7 January 2015

Jack Rodin 1926 – 2014

Jack Rodin, who played a leading role in BDP in the 1970s and 80s, has died aged 88. His funeral t ...

Published 7 January 2015

Roads maintenance firm appoints new contract director

Scotland TranServ, the Mouchel / Balfour Beatty Joint Venture which manages and maintains south w ...

Published 7 January 2015

Morgan Sindall Group creates new property services division

Construction and regeneration group Morgan Sindall Group has launched a new business division to d ...

Published 7 January 2015

Building Briefs – January 7th

Graham completes Silverburn extension Graham Construction has completed work on a £20m extension ...

Published 7 January 2015

Mixed performances at Fife timber firm

The trading companies which make up Fife timber specialist James Donaldson & Son Ltd produced a ...

Published 6 January 2015