111-121 High Street in Perth

Overseas buyer picks up Perth high street bargain

A prime piece of Perth’s main shopping pitch has changed hands in a £5.9 million deal. 111-121 High Street in the Fair City has been purchased by a private overseas investor in the biggest retail…

The new Willowbank Road development

New £16million student accommodation complex in Aberdeen

Construction work has begun on a new £16million student accommodation development in Aberdeen. The development is located on the former tyre depot at the corner of Willowbank Road and Hardgate and will serve both Robert…

The new Firth Pavilion

West Kilbride’s Seamill Hydro Hotel Builds New Wedding Venue Following £2.5m In Funding From Santander

West Kilbride’s Seamill Hydro Hotel, which overlooks the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Arran, has built a new £5 million function suite, hotel reception and foyer, and grand entrance atrium tower to cater…

Edinburgh to Quay²

Atlantis Resources picks up Quay² new office space

Atlantis Resources has expanded and relocated its Edinburgh operation to Quay² in Fountainbridge. The renewable energy company has acquired 3,896 sq. ft. of Grade A office space at the building, moving from its current 2,650…

City Legacy Directors - Calum Murray (CCG), Ed Monaghan (Mactaggart & Mickel), Martin Kiely (WH Malcolm) and John Gallacher (Cruden)

City Legacy Homes wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

City Legacy Homes, the consortium of four Glasgow housebuilders that developed the 2014 Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village, has scooped the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Awards are presented to UK businesses for outstanding achievement…

Angela Thain with the TLC team

Grampian Housing Association launches new in-house maintenance company

Grampian Housing Association has launched a new housing maintenance subsidiary called TLC Housing Maintenance (TLC-HM). Initially TLC-HM will be installing new kitchens and bathrooms and carrying out painter works in line with the Association’s aim to improve…

A Hill of Rubislaw building

Aberdeen office market reports strongest quarterly take up since 2013

According to Savills Aberdeen Offices Spotlight, the Granite City’s office leasing market has gathered pace in the first quarter of 2017 with take-up reaching 181,000 sq ft (16,815 sq m), the strongest quarter recorded since…

St Vincent Plaza office scheme in Glasgow

Tech, media and telecoms on the rise in Edinburgh in early 2017

The fast-expanding tech, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector continues to be a driving force in Edinburgh’s office market according to the latest industry figures. Almost a third of all office-take up in the capital during…

Aberdeen Gateway Business Park.

Muir Group to add more speculative units at Aberdeen Gateway

Property developer Muir Group has underlined its commitment to the Aberdeen commercial property sector with the submission of a planning application for the development of three further industrial units at its flagship Aberdeen Gateway Business…

100 Queen Street

Lindsays solicitors to move to 100 Queen Street

Scottish legal firm Lindsays, has taken the 7,845 sq ft third floor of 100 Queen Street, Glasgow on a 15 year FRI lease. Totalling 54,000 sq ft, the refurbishment of 100 Queen Street reached practical completion…

Thomas Ashdown, Managing Director and Founder, Citylets

Scotland’s residential lettings market shifts in Q1 of 2017

Scottish property rental site, Citylets, has released its first quarterly report for 2017 with some stark facts and figures that reflect shifting plates in the Scottish market. The overall Scottish private rented sector (PRS) experienced…

Danny McArthur

Double award success for Hardies

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has won both the Best Construction Consultancy Firm – Scotland and an Excellence in Project Management award in Build magazine’s 2017 Heavy Construction, Equipment & Machinery Awards. Established to acknowledge…

Claire Watson

Glasgow office market positive as supply tightens further

Demand for commercial office space in Glasgow remained strong in the first quarter of 2017, further adding to the supply shortage in the city according to new research by JLL. Take-up in Glasgow city centre…

Sue Dawe, EY Managing Partner for Edinburgh and Head of Financial Services in Scotland

EY moves to larger Edinburgh office

Professional Services firm EY will move its Edinburgh office to the heart of the capital’s financial district where the office will be 26 per cent bigger than its current premises in the city. EY has…

Will Sandwell (left) Richard Higgins (middle) Jamie Tain (left)

Multiple appointments for CKD Galbraith

Property consultancy, CKD Galbraith, has strengthened its commercial and rural divisions with a number of new appointments and promotions. Jamie Thain and Will Sandwell, who worked together for more than 10 years at GVA and…

Meridian Court, Edinburgh

Edinburgh office supply remains critically tight as vacancy rate falls further

Office space in Edinburgh remains in high demand with vacancy levels dropping to a new low of 4.5 per cent, according to new research by JLL. Just over 200,000 sq ft was transacted between January…

Colin MacKenzie of Knight Frank

Q1 2017 creates “pinch point” in Glasgow office market

A concentration of occupier activity around mid-sized office space and a lack of city centre supply has created a “pinch point” in Glasgow’s commercial property market, according to analysis from Knight Frank. Figures for the…

KPMG in Glasgow

100 Queen Street and KPMG Glasgow triumph at annual Scottish Property Awards

100 Queen Street and KPMG Glasgow have been recognised as two of the best workplaces in Scotland at the annual British Council for Offices' (BCO) regional property sector awards. 100 Queen Street was named as…

One Lochrin Square, Edinburgh

Tech boom boosts Edinburgh office market in first quarter

Edinburgh’s office market returned a strong Q1 2017 as supply continued to hit fresh lows and demand from occupiers remained buoyant, according to analysis from Knight Frank. The independent real estate consultancy found that there…

The Lloyd’s Register property

Drum Property sells Prime Four building for £43.2m

Drum Property Group has completed the construction of a 102,000 square foot office at Prime Four Business Park, Kingswells, Aberdeen which LCN Capital Partners has acquired as part of a build-to-suit transaction for £43.2m. The…

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Marriott International to open 7 new hotels in Scotland

Marriott International plans to open seven new hotels in Scotland which will see them grow room count by almost 75 per cent. The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, will meet Kevin Montano, Senior Vice President and…

Artist's impression of the proposal

Bon Accord Expansion Plans Lodged

Aberdeen Shopping Centre Ltd, owners of the iconic Bon Accord and St Nicholas Shopping Centres, has lodged an application with Aberdeen City Council seeking Planning Permission in Principle (PPP) to expand and transform the Bon…

Esh Border Construction Refurbishment of St Stephens Court

Esh Border Construction £1.5m social housing contract win

Esh Border Construction has won a £1.5m tender to transform a dilapidated Edinburgh care home into much-needed social housing.  The Livingston-based company will internally reconfigure St Stephen’s Court in Calder Gardens to provide 29 one-bedroom…

Glenn Allison

Turnover down to £209.2m at Stewart Milne Group

Turnover at Stewart Milne Group has decreased from £241.4m in 2015 to £209.2m, with operating profits falling from £14.2million to £0.6million, as a result of the reduction in the number of homes sold in North East…

DoubleTree by Hilton in Dundee

Dundee DoubleTree by Hilton bought by overseas investor

7 Hospitality (UK) Ltd has acquired the DoubleTree by Hilton in Dundee. The 95-bed hotel is subject to a franchise agreement with Hilton Worldwide Inc under their DoubleTree by Hilton brand. Set in eight acres, the hotel…

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