New faces at the top for Savills Scotland

Real estate company Savills has made two new senior appointments at the top of its Scottish business.

Published 29 January 2019

Glasgow leads the way as competition for development land drives values across UK

The UK residential land market is reflecting the shape of the housing market, as values fall in central London but continue to rise in other regions, with Scotland the standout performer, according to international real estate adviser Savills.

Published 26 October 2018

Mixed-use development approved at Glasgow industrial site

A specialist warehouse investor has secured planning permission for a major mixed-use development at Queenslie Park industrial estate in Glasgow.

Published 9 October 2018

First timers represent growing proportion of new home buyers

Developers are adapting to the needs of first time buyers who are now responsible for over 50% of all new residential mortgages issued across the UK, according to new research by Savills.

Published 25 September 2018

2018 to see over £2bn invested in Scotland’s commercial property

Investment into Scotland’s commercial real estate in 2018 is expected to top last year’s total of £2 billion, according to the latest data from Savills, with investment volumes of £1.74bn already transacted, and £265 million currently under offer as we approach the final quarter.

Published 24 September 2018

Savills seals deal to drive better water efficiency in Scotland

Real estate services provider Savills has switched its water retailer to improve efficiencies across its national client portfolio.

Published 27 June 2018

Savills appoints building & project consultancy director in Aberdeen

International real estate advisor Savills has appointed Stuart Fyvie as director in the building & project consultancy team in Aberdeen.

Published 11 May 2018

New data highlights build-to-rent gap between Scotland and UK regions

The significant gap between the number of purpose-built rental properties in Scotland and those being constructed in different English regions has been highlighted in a new report.

Published 25 April 2018

£2.3bn invested in Scottish commercial property last year as prices continue to harden

Investment into Scottish commercial property in 2017 reached £2.3 billion, 37% ahead of the 10 year annual average (£1.7bn) according to international real estate advisor Savills.

Published 25 January 2018

Edinburgh must look beyond its boundaries to compete as a global city – Savills

Edinburgh needs to re-align itself to focus more on opportunities outside its immediate boundaries in order to continue to meet the ever-growing demand for homes, offices and hotels and fully establish itself as a global city, according to new research from Savills.

Published 3 November 2017

Blog: Scottish land, planning and finance: addressing the self-build triple threat

The UK’s communities secretary Sajid Javid started the year with a visit to the Netherlands and Germany to look at how self- and custom-build homes can make a contribution to the enduring challenge of adequate housing delivery. This comes hot on the heels of the Scottish Government’s recent conference on the subject, and the Scottish Conservatives calls for a new ‘Grand Designs Plan’ to help councils facilitate such development north of the border. Could 2017 be the year when the UK embraces the self-build house?

Published 22 March 2017

Overseas investment in Scottish commercial property continues

Scotland’s commercial property market could welcome a number of new international investors over the next 12 months, particularly among private overseas buyers, Knight Frank has said.

Published 20 March 2017

Savills launches Scottish commercial and mixed use team with new appointments

Savills has announced the further evolution and expansion of its Scottish development team with the appointment of Bruce Patrick, as head of commercial and mixed use development in Scotland.

Published 28 February 2017

Mixed-use schemes key to unlocking supply of Glasgow office, retail and leisure space

Private funding will be essential to meet Glasgow’s real estate demand across all sectors, with mixed-use determining how people will live, work and socialise, according to a new report.

Published 2 February 2017