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In Pictures: Three Hillcrest commercial properties given new lease of life

Three Dundee commercial premises have been given a new lease of life, undergoing significant renovations to modernise them into properties ready to welcome brand new tenants.

Published 3 June 2021

New figures reveal extent of Scotland's renewable energy jobs and investment

New figures which show the economic reach of Scotland’s renewable energy sector for the first time are have been released by the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute.

Published 3 June 2021

Edinburgh to take 'long term fabric-first' approach to tackle excessive moisture-related issues in council homes

The City of Edinburgh Council said today it will put the health and wellbeing of tenants at the forefront of an improved process to deal with issues related to excessive dampness, mould and condensation.

Published 3 June 2021

SELECT president salutes ‘collaboration and cooperation’ as Annual Review highlights trade association’s achievements

The president of SELECT has praised the “spirit of collaboration and co-operation” shown by the campaigning trade association and its members during the pandemic.

Published 3 June 2021

Report outlines benefits of Campbeltown’s £60m transformation

A £60 million regeneration programme has transformed Campbeltown town centre into a more vibrant, attractive place to live, work and visit, a new report has found.

Published 3 June 2021

Building Briefs - June 3rd

Mactaggart & Mickel is helping people find their feet, and their green fingers as the popularity of gardening and growing vegetables has exploded, thanks to a partnership with Goody Foody Gardens. The idea of owning a thriving veg patch and just nipping out the back door to pick some

Published 3 June 2021

And finally... 'World’s first' plant for environmentally responsible asbestos disposal opens

Wolverhampton-based Thermal Recycling has opened the world’s first plant of its type providing a socially and environmentally responsible alternative for asbestos disposal.

Published 3 June 2021

Drum gets long-awaited green light for Leith Walk proposals

A long-running planning saga regarding the redevelopment of a key development site on Leith Walk looks set for a successful conclusion for Drum Property Group.

Published 2 June 2021

Green light for £500m Perth West development

A mixed-use sustainable expansion to the city of Perth including around 1,500 new homes has been approved by Perth & Kinross Council.

Published 2 June 2021

Mosaic unveils £18m hotel plan for Oswald House and vacant Broomielaw site

Mosaic Architecture + Design has submitted plans on behalf of HMH One Clyde for an £18 million bespoke hotel development on the site currently occupied by Oswald House and the adjacent vacant site on Glasgow’s Broomielaw.

Published 2 June 2021

£20m waste plastic to hydrogen facility planned for Rothesay Dock

Peel Land and Property's Peel NRE division is planning to develop its second waste plastic to hydrogen facility at Rothesay Dock on the north bank of the River Clyde.

Published 2 June 2021

McLaughlin & Harvey launches new fit-out division with £12.7m project pipeline

McLaughlin & Harvey has launched a new, dedicated, fit-out led division to enable the construction firm to cater for "full spectrum of projects" throughout the UK and Ireland.

Published 2 June 2021

Flamingo Land promises 'break from tradition' with resurrected Loch Lomond plan

Theme park operator Flamingo Land is to return to its proposed leisure development at the southern end of Loch Lomond with a pledge to dramatically alter its previous plans.

Published 2 June 2021

Liz Leech and Neil Bancroft join senior design team at HarrisonStevens

Landscape architect and urban designer firm HarrisonStevens has made two key promotions at the Edinburgh-based studio.

Published 2 June 2021

Councillors approve Wallyford Learning Campus plan

East Lothian Council’s planning committee met remotely yesterday to consider a number of applications including a new secondary school at Wallyford and 105 new houses as part of the greater Wallyford development.

Published 2 June 2021