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West and Central Scotland house prices per square metre fastest growing over last five years

West and Central Scotland have seen the biggest increase in house price per m2 in Scotland over the last five years but traditional housing hotspots in the East remain the most expensive. New research from Bank…

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Dandara’s Scottish investment passes £100m with Grandhome acquisition

Housebuilder Dandara has confirmed its latest investment in north-east Scotland, with the acquisition of land in the first phase of the emerging new community at Grandhome, Aberdeen. Dandara has delivered more than 2,500 homes to the…

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Planning Application for Glasgow’s Pacific Quay submitted

The completion of one of Scotland’s most high-profile waterfront development sites has moved a step nearer following the submission of a major planning application to Glasgow City Council by Drum Property Group. Drum is working…

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Buccleuch Property sells 123 to 145 North Street Glasgow for £2.9 million

Buccleuch Property, with Galbraith acting on their behalf, has concluded the successful sale of 123 to 145 North Street Glasgow to Sydney and London Properties for a price of £2.9 million, reflecting a net initial…

David Melhuish

LBTT provides Scottish Government coffers a seasonal boost

A seasonal upturn in property market activity has delivered a significant boost to Scottish Government revenues, generating the third highest monthly return since the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) was introduced - and a…

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Arnold Clark sells two former showrooms

Acting on the instructions of car dealership Arnold Clark, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has sold former showroom premises in Perth and Aberdeenshire. A former showroom with development potential at St Leonards Bank, Perth has been sold…

Graham Duncan

Council contract renewal drives Richardson and Starling’s Fife expansion

Richardson and Starling has doubled the floor space of their Kirkcaldy office and recruited 6 new staff following the renewal of a multi-year preservation contract from Fife Council. The agreement with Scotland’s largest preservation company…

Stuart MacGregor

New Chief Operating Officer for Stewart Milne Group

Stewart Milne Group has appointed a Chief Operating Officer to further strengthen the senior management team as it gears up for a new period of growth. Stuart MacGregor, formerly Group Finance Director, will take up…

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UK investors rediscover value in Scottish commercial property

Levels of investment in Scotland’s commercial property market have hit a record high in the second quarter of 2018 following a sluggish start, thanks in part to the resurgence of domestic investors, according to JLL’s…

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Hotel investments tops £389.67m to double 2017 annual volume at half year

Investment into Scottish hotels in the first half of 2018 reached £389.67 million, according to international real estate advisor Savills, doubling the total annual investment volumes recorded in 2017 (£195 million). Investment was spread across…

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UK’s first off grid holiday home developed in Perthshire

The UK’s first luxurious off grid holiday home, which has no connection to mains power, water or sewage, has been developed by a Perth businesswoman. The Kranôg units come in a variety of sizes and…

Ross Watt

Scottish property firm appoints MD for the North

A Scottish property management company has promoted a shareholding director to managing director for the North region to support a £1million investment in the North of Scotland over the next three years. The restructure of…

Stuart Agnew, Senior Director in Investment for GVA

Edinburgh office investment market outperforms other UK regions

New research has revealed that Edinburgh accounted for just under a quarter of all office investment activity in the UK regions from April-June this year. The latest Big Nine report from GVA shows, that from a total…

David Alexander, Managing Director of D J Alexander

Landlords shifting from long to short term letting

Hundreds of landlords are moving from long to short term lets on Airbnb and other online outlets amid clear signs that many property owners are reacting to the more stringent regulatory and financial changes in…

Dan Smith

Control Valve Solutions move to Minto Commercial Park, Aberdeen

Control Valve Solutions (CVS) Ltd has secured a new office and industrial unit on Minto Commercial Park in Altens, Aberdeen from SLI Real Estate Fund, a fund managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] CVS will…

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Argyll Holidays unveils brand new Drimsynie Estate Hotel after £6.5m investment

Holiday park operator Argyll Holidays has announced the completion of its brand-new Drimsynie Estate Hotel after a £6.5million investment. Located in the Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village overlooking Loch Goil in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National…

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£50 million Leith project seeks planning permission

A significant section of Leith Walk, Edinburgh is set to be transformed into a vibrant residential, student and visitor quarter following a major planning application submitted by Drum Property Group. Drum’s £50 million proposal for…

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City Deal agreement signals green light for Edinburgh Innovation Park

Queen Margaret University and East Lothian Council have welcomed the confirmation of funding of £600 million from the UK and Scottish Governments, which, when taken together with contributions from partners, will result in an investment…

Graham Duncan

Richardson and Starling open new Inverness office

Scotland’s largest building preservation company, Richardson and Starling, has opened a new office in Inverness. Seven new posts are being created with the company actively recruiting from the local area.  The firm is seeking 5…

Alistair Letham

Report shows Airbnb bookings in Edinburgh jump 70% to more than 1.1 million stays

The proportion of visitors to Edinburgh using Airbnb jumped to 20% as the online platform accounted for more than 1.1 million overnight stays, according to the latest data from Colliers International. The commercial property firm…

Dan Smith

52 new office lettings in H1 for Aberdeen with 180,000 sq ft in total

According to international real estate advisor Savills, office take-up in Aberdeen in the second quarter of 2018 totalled 90,647 sq ft taking the total for the first six months to  c.180,000 sq ft across 52…

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Hardies acquires Binnie-McKenzie Partnership

Chartered Surveyors, Hardies Property & Construction Consultants, has acquired Construction Cost Consultants Binnie-McKenzie Partnership. The acquisition comes 18 months after Hardies, which serves clients in the private and public sectors with a complete operation in property and…

Scottish private rented sector pushes on to record high

The latest Citylets Report for Q2 2018 records very much business as usual as regards private rent levels with all major markets operating broadly to trend. The Scottish national average edged upwards to a record…

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Business booming in Leith as office space take up soars

The regeneration of Leith continues to go from strength to strength, according to statistics from GVA. In the first half of 2018, transactions in the area totalled 18,500 sq. ft, with a further 35,000 sq.…

Alastair Wallace, Senior Partner at Thomas & Adamson

Construction and property consultancy builds for the future with seven-figure funding package

International construction and property consultancy, Thomas & Adamson, is modernising its operations using a seven-figure funding package from HSBC UK. The business, headquartered in Edinburgh, has seen turnover rise by 10 per cent per year…