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Revised Land and Buildings Transaction Tax rates ‘will help first-time buyers’

First-time buyers have been handed a tax boost after finance secretary John Swinney announced sweepi ...

Published 22 January 2015

Skills shortage ‘will hold back construction recovery’

Activity in the construction sector continues its upward trend but the skills shortage that has be ...

Published 21 January 2015

Greenock set for horticultural training and community centre

Inverclyde Council has given planning approval for a horticultural training and community centre a ...

Published 21 January 2015

Aberdeen students exhibit mountain biking centre plans

Aberdeen architecture students will unveil their ideas for a new mountain bike trail centre in Kirkh ...

Published 21 January 2015

Building Briefs – January 21st

Rothesay Pavilion has 750,000 reasons to be cheerful Highlands and Islands Enterprise is to make ...

Published 21 January 2015

Councillors to explore funding options for future of Meadowbank Stadium

Meadowbank Stadium could still be demolished and rebuilt under £43 million plans after the City of ...

Published 21 January 2015

Three Scottish photos shortlisted in RICS Infrastructure Competition

A view of the Forth Bridge, a snap of the Grangemouth oil refinery and a scene from the ongoing work ...

Published 21 January 2015

John Laing hopes to raise £130m on stock market

Infrastructure investment business John Laing has unveiled plans to raise £130 million by listing o ...

Published 21 January 2015

Homes plan for former Dundee jute mill given green light

A derelict Dundee jute mill is to be turned into 100 homes after councillors gave planning proposa ...

Published 20 January 2015

Hat trick of good news for BAM’s Connect110NS

BAM Properties and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) have announced more good ...

Published 20 January 2015

Building Briefs – January 20th

Aberdeenshire Council to proceed with mid-market rented housing plans Aberdeenshire Council is to p ...

Published 20 January 2015

New managing director for growing Scottish regeneration company

Urban Union has appointed Graeme Nicol to the newly created role of managing director. Graeme mov ...

Published 20 January 2015

Balfour Beatty appoints new chief finance officer

Balfour Beatty has appointed former finance boss of travel agency Hogg Robinson as new chief finan ...

Published 20 January 2015

Blog: Ten propositions to support planning for housing

Craig McLaren, national director for Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Scotland, outlines work ...

Published 20 January 2015

100th Scottish employer signs up to Living Wage Accreditation

An East Renfrewshire joinery and construction company has become Scotland’s 100th Living Wage ac ...

Published 20 January 2015