From L/R: Fife Council Service Manager George Sneddon, Chair of the council's Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Committee Cll Altany Craik, with Little Thistle Staff, Tracey Hinds, Kevin Fleming, and Gregor Fleming.

Breathing new life into the Queensway Technology and Business Park

Seven new business units are breathing life in to the Queensway Technology and Business Park in Glenrothes. The units, which were built in partnership between Fife Council and the Fife Task Force, are located next…

Left to right: Nigel Mackenzie, Operations Director, Travelodge; The Provost of Inverness Councillor Helen Carmichael and Hotel Manager Mark Carrington with staff and councillors officially opening the new Inverness City Centre Travelodge hotel​

Travelodge opens third hotel in Inverness

Travelodge has opened its third hotel in Inverness which is the company’s 43rd Scottish hotel in total. The city centre hotel represents an investment of £5 million for the landlord and has created 22 new jobs within the community.…

Jonathan McManus

DM Hall’s West commercial property operation appoints new director

Chartered surveyor, DM Hall, has appointed Jonathan McManus as a new director of commercial agency, based in the firm’s Glasgow North office. He will be part of DM Hall’s West commercial department. A graduate of…

Katherine Monro, Graham + Sibbald (by Stewart Attwood)

Graham + Sibbald hire Katherine Monro from Knight Frank

Property sector stalwart Katherine Monro has moved from Knight Frank to join Graham + Sibbald as Head of Agency - Aberdeen. Katherine joins the firm after over a decade at Knight Frank and brings experience of working across Scotland’s…

Simon Rettie and Karen Turner of Rettie & Co (by Steve Reid)

Senior appointment by Rettie & Co strengthens asset management offering

Rettie & Co has appointed Karen Turner, a former Property Director at Pagan Osborne, as Director of Lettings as the Scottish property firm looks to further roll-out a one-stop shop asset management offering from sales…

Solasta House

Contract awarded for new life sciences building

Robertsons Construction Northern Limited is to construct a new £4.5m building on Inverness Campus to support growth in life sciences and technology sectors. Inverness Campus developer, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has commissioned the construction firm…

Inverness building sold for £1.7 million

Joint agents Shepherd Chartered Surveyors and Graham + Sibbald have sold a multi-let retail and office investment opportunity in Inverness for £1.7 million to a local investor. Whilst the building is income producing, it also…

The Barracks Leisure Park in Stirling

Stirling leisure park sold for £5.4m

LaSalle Investment Management has sold The Barracks Leisure Park in Stirling to a private investor for £5.4m, reflecting a net initial yield of 7.35%. The Park, developed in 2008 and home to Stirling’s only cinema…

The Statoil building at Prime Four Business Park

Drum sells Prime Four Statoil building for £18.7m

Drum Property Group has sold a 45,000 sq. ft. office at Prime Four Business Park, Aberdeen for £18.7m to international investment group, Golden Globe Ltd. The purpose-built complex is let on a long-term lease to Statoil…

Ocean Terminal

Ocean Terminal set for comprehensive upgrade

Resolution Property has secured a multi-million pound funding package to upgrade its waterfront shopping centre and leisure destination Ocean Terminal in Leith, Edinburgh. Resolution Property will significantly improve the centre’s offering and consumer experience, with…

123 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

Edinburgh student accommodation sells for £24m

123 Fountainbridge, an Edinburgh student accommodation hub, has been sold for £24m by Gatehouse Bank on behalf of investors. The site has been purchased by Unite Students Accommodation Fund (USAF), which already owns four other…

David Laing, Chairman of the D J Laing Group

D J Laing Group moves back to profitability

The D J Laing Group  has reported a pre-tax profit of £628,000 compared to a loss of £88,000 in the previous year for their civil engineering, housebuilding and recycling operations. In October 2015 the waste processing operations…

Vaughan Hart

New association launched to ‘fight Scottish demolition sector’s corner’

A new industry association has this week been launched to represent the interests of Scotland’s specialist demolition contractors and to make the most of future opportunities for employment and growth in the Scottish demolition industry.…

Atlantic Square

Major Government hub for 284,000 sq. ft. Atlantic Square development

BAMTCP Atlantic Square, a joint venture between BAM Properties and TCP Developments, and LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) have confirmed that work will begin in March 2018 on the development of circa 284,000 sq.…

David Knight, managing director, Avant Homes Scotland

Avant Homes purchases Armadale site for £21m development

Stirling-based homebuilder Avant Homes has been granted planning permission to build 110 new homes at a £21m development in Armadale, West Lothian. Avant Homes acquired the 9.86 acre site, which is located off the A89…

Hunterston dry dock

Bright future for Hunterston with E.ON backing

Plans for a new multimodal centre for manufacturing, logistics and energy on Scotland’s west coast have received support from energy company E.ON as its owners prepare the site for significant development. Hunterston Port and Resource Centre (PARC), which includes…

Aparthotels Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile

Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile beats turnover projections by 44%

Aparthotels Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile, the first new look aparthotel from global operator, Aparthotels Adagio, is celebrating its one year anniversary by reporting over £4.62 million pounds of revenue, exceeding performance expectations by 44%. The imposing four-storey…

Andrew Neil

Shepherd moves to new Paisley office

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors is on the move to larger premises in Paisley as it expands in response to a buoyant local property market. The firm has relocated to Mirren Chambers at 41 Gauze Street from St James…

Granite House

Ambassador and ICG-Longbow JV passes £100m following Glasgow buy

Ambassador LB Holdings LLP, a joint venture between Glasgow-based property investor Ambassador Group and specialist investment manager ICG-Longbow, has just completed the acquisition of its 5th investment, taking total capital committed by the JV to the…

The team from Change Construction, Property & Infrastructure

Change strengthens construction and property division with senior hire

Change Recruitment has grown its construction, property and infrastructure division with the appointment of a senior construction recruitment specialist and five experienced consultants. Andrew Stephen has been appointed Director of Construction, Property & Infrastructure, bringing…

Shaf Rasul

Edinburgh property company kick-starts 2018 with £2m of acquisitions

Edinburgh-based property investment specialist SRA Ventures has kicked off 2018 by announcing a raft of acquisitions totalling more than £2million. The company has just concluded five separate deals including the purchase of a parade of…

Energy Development Centre at Aberdeen Energy Park

Kaseum Technology takes 5,000 sq.ft. at Aberdeen Energy Park

Kaseum Technology Ltd has agreed a five-year lease for Units 1 and 2 at the Energy Development Centre. The units extend to just over 5,000 sq ft and the annual rental is £65,270 (£13 per…

Glenn Allison

Stewart Milne grows in North-west England after doubling sales

Stewart Milne Homes is targeting further growth in the North West of England, after a buoyant end to 2017 and encouraging start to 2018. The Aberdeen-based firm, which established its English operation in Manchester in…

Nigel Forrest

Allied Surveyors Scotland expands into St Andrews

Allied Surveyors Scotland Plc has appointed Nigel Forrest as a Director to head the valuation department of its new office in St Andrews. Nigel, who joins the business from another national firm, will play a key…

Skypark

NORR takes 6,312 sq. ft. at Glasgow’s Skypark

NORR has agreed to take 6,312 sq. ft. of office space on a 10 year lease, that will take effect from February. Bob Hall, managing director of NORR said, “Having spent 15 years in the…