Housing development opportunities in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

Six sites have been brought to market within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park with the potential to create 29 new homes.

Published 5 August 2020

Savills: Modular housing will help deliver homes of the future

Modern methods of construction and modular housing (MMC) will increasingly help deliver the new homes of the future, according to a new report from Savills. 

Published 24 July 2020

Scottish Land Commission calls for new models of rural housing delivery

The business model used by most large UK private housebuilders cannot deliver the necessary level of rural housing in Scotland, according to a new report.

Published 14 July 2020

LBTT threshold increase welcomed but builders call for quick implementation

The threshold at which Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is paid will be raised from £145,000 to £250,000 as the Scottish Government steps up efforts to support homebuyers and help the economy recover from the impact of coronavirus.

Published 10 July 2020

Scottish residential property market set to re-open ‘with a bang’

Estates agents are preparing for growing interest from buyers as Scotland’s housing market reopens today.

Published 29 June 2020

Glasgow approves 3DReid’s hotel plan at West Nile Street

A new 14-storey hotel development has been given the green light by Glasgow City Council.

Published 15 June 2020

Savills pays tribute to Estelle Forrester

Savills has today confirmed that Estelle Forrester sadly lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday 29 April 2020.

Published 27 May 2020

Savills outlines residential property market implications of Scottish Government’s ‘route map’

Cameron Ewer, head of Savills Residential in Scotland, has outlined the implications of the Scottish Government’s route map out of lockdown on Scotland's residential property market.

Published 27 May 2020

Dame Ann Gloag unveils Highland holiday resort plans

Stagecoach Group co-founder Dame Ann Gloag has announced plans to open up her highland resort at Beaufort Castle as an outdoor holiday resort.

Published 22 May 2020

Osborne+Co lodges £100m mixed-use plan to transform Glasgow’s Met Tower

Property and investment firm Osborne+Co has submitted plans to create a mixed-use development in Glasgow city centre which would include the refurbishment of the Met Tower to create 120,000 sq ft of Grade A office space and a new 260-bed hotel.

Published 8 April 2020

Savills: Coronavirus Act has ‘important implications’ for planning permissions

Savills Planning has welcomed the provisions being put in place by the Scottish Government to “keep the wheels of the country’s planning system in motion” during the current hiatus caused by COVID-19. 

Published 8 April 2020

Savills hails strong year in Scotland

Savills plc, the international real estate advisor, has posted its full year results for the year ended 31 December 2019.

Published 12 March 2020

Glasgow contributes to 51% surge in build to rent completions in 2019

The number of completed homes for the UK build to rent (BTR) sector increased by 51% in 2019 with Glasgow among the key cities leading the way, new figures have shown.

Published 20 January 2020

Aberdeen office market completes strongest year since 2014

Aberdeen’s office market is now entering recovery mode, after experiencing the strongest year of demand for offices since the Energy sector downturn of 2014, according to Savills.

Published 15 January 2020

Private rental sector ‘not meeting the needs of families’, report finds

Suburban family homes that are specifically built for long-term rent, in places people want to live, should be a strategic part of Scotland’s housing development pipeline, according to a new report from Savills and the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT).

Published 29 November 2019