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Work begins on 500-room hotel at Glasgow's Candleriggs Square

The start of construction on what will become Scotland’s largest hotel was marked on Friday by a ground-breaking ceremony at Candleriggs Square in the heart of Glasgow’s historic Merchant City, heralding the £300 million transformation of one of the city’s most prominent development sites.

Published 13 September 2021

L&G and NatWest form £500m JV to build over 5,000 retirement homes

Insurance giant Legal & General has entered into a 15-year joint venture partnership with NatWest Pension Trust Limited (NWPTL) the defined benefit pension scheme of NatWest Group, to build a £4 billion portfolio of retirement homes with net-zero carbon emissions.

Published 5 August 2021

Hotel plans for Princes Street Debenhams store given green light

Councillors have approved plans for the £50 million transformation of the former Debenhams store on Edinburgh's Princes Street into a hotel and leisure development.

Published 3 June 2021

£50m redevelopment of Princes Street Debenhams recommended for approval

Councillors are expected to approve plans for the proposed £50 million redevelopment and refurbishment of the Debenhams store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street.

Published 28 May 2021

Legal & General unveils real estate portfolio net zero strategy

LGIM Real Assets has published its strategy to deliver net zero carbon across its 76 million sq ft UK real estate portfolio by 2050.

Published 25 January 2021

Andrew McPhillips takes on new development role at Legal & General

Andrew McPhillips has been appointed development director for Legal & General Strategic Land Limited.

Published 5 January 2021

Hotel and leisure ‘hub’ proposal for Princes Street Debenhams goes to planning

Legal & General has submitted detailed plans for its proposed redevelopment and refurbishment of the Debenhams store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street.

Published 15 December 2020

High-tech methods revealed as £150m Atlantic Square scheme hits highest point milestone

The Atlantic Square commercial development in Glasgow has reached an important milestone and revealed some of the techniques being used to create it.

Published 2 October 2020

£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

Legal & General opens consultation for £50m Princes Street hotel and leisure ‘hub’ plans

An online pre-application consultation (PAC) is under way regarding design proposals for a new hotel and leisure ‘hub’ redevelopment of the Debenhams store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street.

Published 18 September 2020

Legal & General unveils £50m hotel and ‘hub’ plans for Princes Street Debenhams store

A new hotel with a rooftop bar and city centre ‘hub’ with space for local businesses is planned as part of a proposed redevelopment and refurbishment of the Debenhams store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street.

Published 22 July 2020

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

Bloc Hotels to progress central Glasgow development

Bloc Hotels is to press ahead with a new Glasgow development having acquired Dale House on 21 West George Street from Legal & General.

Published 12 November 2019

Legal & General confirms £750m affordable homes investment with new appointment

Legal & General Affordable Homes (LGAH) has confirmed its commitment to invest £750 million to new affordable housing projects throughout the UK - increasing its development pipeline to nearly 3,500 homes across 41 projects.

Published 21 October 2019

Take off for £80m Skyliner build-to-rent development in Leith

A planning application by S1 Developments for the ‘Skyliner’ site in Leith has been granted approval today subject to conditions.

Published 25 September 2019