Edinburgh office investment sees 10 year high

Investment into Edinburgh’s office market last year reached heights not seen since 2006 as UK political uncertainty failed to deter interest from overseas investors, according to a new report.

Published 16 January 2017

Refurbished offices ‘soon to be the only option in Glasgow’ as strong take-up continues

Glasgow’s speculative office development pipeline remains closed with new developments now not likely until 2020, Savills has suggested.

Published 13 January 2017

Sector welcomes Scottish planning report

The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has welcomed the latest planning report as a major turning point for local authority planning services around the country.

Published 11 January 2017

Scotland ‘ideally placed’ to become global leader in renewables

Scotland is ideally placed to become a global leader in the generation of electricity from renewable sources, according to new research from Savills.

Published 2 December 2016

Office take-up across Scotland ‘bucks UK trend’

This year’s total office take-up across Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen is in line with last year’s performance despite a subdued Summer period following the EU referendum, according to the latest Scottish Offices Report from Savills.

Published 25 November 2016

Savills named Young Professionals in Construction headline sponsor

The Young Professionals in Construction (YPiC) group, established in 2015 to bring together junior professionals from across the Scottish construction industry, has revealed Savills as its headline sponsor.

Published 11 October 2016

Savills appointed as University of Glasgow development advisor

The University of Glasgow has appointed Savills as its strategic investment and development advisor on a new five year contract.

Published 2 August 2016

Savills calls for ‘significant changes’ in planning system to meet housing requirement

The time periods proposed by the Scottish Government for the new version of Local Development Plans and the provision of homes in rural areas are still areas of concern despite some positives moves to change the planning system, Savills has warned.

Published 21 July 2016

Research reveals undersupply of appropriate homes for Scotland’s ageing population

An inconsistent approach to planning and relatively high land prices have led to developers and housebuilders adopting a cautious approach to retirement living in Scotland, according to new research from Savills.

Published 23 June 2016

Rural Scotland ‘needs more focus’ within planning review

The independent review of the Scottish Planning System missed an opportunity to address important planning issues within the rural sector, according to Scottish Land & Estates and rural property specialist Savills.

Published 10 June 2016

New 1,500-home community planned for Elgin

Proposals have been submitted to Moray Council for the first phase of a development which will eventually bring 1,500 new homes to Findrassie on the northern edge of Elgin.

Published 24 March 2016

Construction of Scotland’s largest solar farm ‘heralds brighter future for the sector’

Construction has begun on Scotland’s largest solar farm on the Errol Estate in Tayside.

Published 6 January 2016

Scottish property market remains ‘comparatively good value for money’ for high-end property investors

Despite post-referendum political upheaval and taxation changes, overall Scotland remains an attractive place to invest in real estate, according to a new Savills report published this week.

Published 24 September 2015