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Albyn to build over 700 affordable homes in the Highlands

A Highland housing association has confirmed its intention to build over 700 affordable homes over t ...

Published 23 October 2015

Tata Steel pledges £1.5m to support creation of new Scottish jobs

Communities and employees affected by the closure of Tata Steel plants in Scotland have been promi ...

Published 23 October 2015

Moray councillors to discuss major retail proposals

A long-awaited report on proposals for a major retail development on Common Good land at Forres will ...

Published 23 October 2015

‘Green’ energy park planned for former nuclear plant site

An environmentally-friendly energy firm has unveiled plans to build an experimental green energy par ...

Published 23 October 2015

CIOB launches global search for photographic talent

The renowned built environment photography prize run by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) ...

Published 23 October 2015

Building Briefs – October 23rd

Leith Walk student accommodation unveiled A student accommodation development in Edinburgh has be ...

Published 23 October 2015

And finally... (Infographic) The world’s most expensive buildings

Did you know that the most expensive building in the world is the Abraj Al Bait in Saudi Arabia, cos ...

Published 23 October 2015

Philip Hogg to leave Homes for Scotland for Bancon Group

Homes for Scotland has announced that chief executive Philip Hogg is to leave the organisation in ...

Published 22 October 2015

Scottish construction skills shortage ‘reaching crisis point’

Scotland’s construction industry is facing its greatest skills challenge as workloads continue to ...

Published 22 October 2015

Green light for £41m student-led Edinburgh development

Select Property Group has secured planning permission for a new £41 million student accommodation d ...

Published 22 October 2015

Silverburn shopping centre expansion plans clear first hurdle

Glasgow City Council has given initial permission in principle for an extension to the city’s Silv ...

Published 22 October 2015

Edinburgh supermarket plan refused on pollution grounds

Plans for a new supermarket in Edinburgh have been rejected amid fears the development would lead to ...

Published 22 October 2015

North Lanarkshire Council leader cleared over links to repairs firm

The leader of North Lanarkshire Council, who was reported to a watchdog for not declaring his fri ...

Published 22 October 2015

Using Chinese steel for Queensferry Crossing was ‘a missed opportunity’

The Scottish Government has come in for criticism for awarding the contract to supply the steel fo ...

Published 22 October 2015

Kier Construction hands over new Dunoon business premises

Kier Construction has completed the development of a new building at Sandbank Business Park in Dun ...

Published 22 October 2015