Drum Property Group

£81.5m deal signed to bring 346 Build-to-Rent apartments to Glasgow’s Candleriggs Square 

Candleriggs Development 2 Limited, the joint venture between Drum Property Group and Stamford Property Investments, has agreed an £81.5 million deal with Legal & General to deliver a major 346-apartment Build-to-Rent (BTR) scheme at Candleriggs Square in Glasgow. 

Published 30 September 2020

Drum Property Group advances Buchanan Wharf masterplan with detailed office plans

Drum Property Group has submitted detailed plans for a high-profile office building at its mixed-use riverside campus in Glasgow.

Published 13 July 2020

Barclays drops 'Buchanan' name from River Clyde development over slavery links

Barclays has confirmed that it will drop the 'Buchanan' name from its major River Clyde development in Glasgow over concerns with its connection to the slave trade.

Published 9 June 2020

Green light for £300m Candleriggs Quarter masterplan

A masterplan for the mixed-use transformation of Candleriggs Quarter in Glasgow’s Merchant City has gained planning approval.

Published 15 May 2020

Caledonian Trust drops price for Meadowbank student accommodation site by £3.5m

Caledonian Trust has agreed to reduce the sale price for a proposed Meadowbank student accommodation site in Edinburgh to Drum Property Group by £3.5 million after a potential pre-let tenant dropped its interest in the project.

Published 22 April 2020

Drum returns with third attempt at Leith Walk site

Drum Property Group has submitted new plans for the redevelopment of the 2.9-acre Stead’s Place site near the foot of Leith Walk, the firm’s third attempt at the project.

Published 6 April 2020

Drum Property Group named Property Company of the Year

Drum Property Group has once again scooped the ultimate accolade at this year’s Scottish Property Awards, winning the coveted Property Company of the Year award for the second year running.

Published 21 February 2020

Government upholds decision to refuse Leith Walk development

Leith Walk campaigners have hailed a decision by the Scottish Government to reject Drum Property Group's appeal to demolish the sandstone building at Stead's Place.

Published 20 December 2019

Drum Property Group begins build to rent phase at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf

The next significant building phase at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf starts this week with ground-breaking for Legal & General’s 324-home build to rent (BTR) scheme. 

Published 20 November 2019

Four developments take off at Elgin Business Park following multi-million pound investment

Commercial developer Saltire Business Parks has completed a number of deals at Elgin Business Park which will enable four developments to commence over the coming months.

Published 26 August 2019

Ogilvie begins construction of Finnieston apartments

Ogilvie Construction has started site operations to build more than 100 apartments in Glasgow’s West End for Drum Property Group.

Published 30 July 2019

Renovation of Glasgow’s Kingston House revisited

The redevelopment of the B-listed Kingston House at Buchanan Wharf in Glasgow will now save most of the structure, under newly revised plans.

Published 5 June 2019

Edinburgh University walks away from Leith Walk development

Developers behind proposals for a £50 million mixed-used transformation of Leith Walk have been dealt a major blow after the University of Edinburgh ended its involvement in the student flats element of the project.

Published 13 May 2019

Leith Walk planning refusal to be appealed

Drum Property Group has appealed a decision to reject its plans to knock down a prominent part of Leith Walk to make way for student housing and a hotel.

Published 9 May 2019

Drum announces joint purchase of Glasgow’s Candleriggs Quarter

Drum Property Group and Stamford Property Investments have today announced a joint venture to develop a “significant” mixed-use development site at the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City following their successful acquisition of the site.

Published 15 March 2019