The Grid Reception

New £100 million office development in the heart of Glasgow’s city centre revealed

M&G Real Estate has unveiled plans for its new £100 million office development in the heart of Glasgow’s city centre at 33 Cadogan Street - The Grid. Providing 277,500 sq ft of Grade A space over 12…

2 Semple Street joint agent Angela Lowe, Chris Stewart of Cycle Republic, site agent Gerry Mackie, Hunter Guest of Cycle Republic and Gavin Scott of joint agent Cuthbert White

2 Semple Street Pedals Ahead With Scotland’s First Cycle Friendly Award

A new Grade A Edinburgh office development is the first building in Scotland to be awarded a cycling friendly accreditation. The 2 Semple Street project in the city’s Exchange District, boasts a host of bike…

Rosslea Hall Hotel

Chinese investor buys Helensburgh’s Rosslea Hall Hotel

The Rosslea Hall Hotel in Helensburgh has been sold to a Chinese investor, making their first acquisition in the UK hotel market, for an undisclosed sum. The property had an initial guide price of £2…

Toolstation takes 5,500 sq ft at Anniesland Business Park

Toolstation has signed a 10-year lease on 5,500 sq ft at Anniesland Business Park. The unit occupies a prime position at the entrance to Anniesland Business Park, where the supplier of trade tools, accessories and hardware products…

180 St Vincent Street

HRC Recruitment relocates to new Glasgow offices

HRC Recruitment is moving to larger premises in Glasgow more suitable to meet their clients’ increasing demands. They have taken 5,160 sq ft on the eighth floor of 180 St Vincent Street. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] This latest…

Derek Forsyth

Cash flow crisis hitting construction sector warning

Scotland’s construction industry is facing an unprecedented sequence of problems that are likely to trigger further business failures, particularly amongst smaller supply chain contractors, according to one of Scotland’s leading Restructuring experts. Derek Forsyth, Head…

Glasgow's commercial properties now in foreign hands

International investors dominate Glasgow office market during record year

International investors ploughed £300m into Glasgow’s office market in 2017, significantly outgunning domestic buyers during the city’s busiest 12 months for office investment since the financial crash, according to property consultancy JLL. A total of…

Mike Martin

Arklet housing association enters in to formal partnership discussions with Hanover

Arklet and Hanover (Scotland) Housing Associations have agreed to enter into detailed discussions about a potential formal partnership between the two organisations. Leading up to this, Arklet had undertaken a strategic options review which resulted…

From left Chris Highton and Iain Mercer

Allied Surveyors recruit Iain Mercer to head-up east coast agency

Allied Surveyors Scotland plc has made a further senior appointment to their business by appointing Iain Mercer as its Director of Commercial Agency in Edinburgh. Mercer, who joins from IME Property and has over 20…

Mark Currie

New appointments & promotions strengthen GVA in Scotland

GVA has continued its plans for growth in Scotland with the announcement of key appointments and promotions across several of its teams. Mark Currie has been appointed a Director in the Corporate Solutions team and will…

Starbucks Blackburn

Blackburn roundabout Starbucks sold to private client

South Fornet Estates has sold the Starbucks Drive Thru at Westpark, Blackburn to a private client. The coffee giant opened at Blackburn at the end of 2017 and the concept is proving extremely popular - the high profile…

Dan Smith

22 office lettings comprising 88,774 sqft in Aberdeen in Q1 2018

According to the latest figures from international real estate advisor Savills, take-up in Aberdeen’s office market in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 88,774 sq ft (8,247 sq m) across 22 deals. Key deals include…

Max Joy

Sweco office moves leaves room for Edinburgh expansion

Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco has expanded its presence in Edinburgh and relocated to new offices, as it gears up to support a strong pipeline of new projects in Scotland. The business, which currently…

Joe Dunn

PMP makes senior hire as new wins drive growth

Building Surveying and Project Management firm, PMP, has made a senior appointment to its team as it commences work on two of the most exciting commercial projects in the City of Edinburgh. Chris Hay joins…

Phiddy Robertson

Raft of promotions and appointments at Galbraith

Scottish property consultancy, Galbraith, has recruited six new chartered and trainee surveyors and a qualified town planner and has strengthened its business with promotions to senior associate and associate level. Due to continuous growth, Galbraith…

Stewart Taylor

Edinburgh office space take-up in first quarter reaches 139,969 sq ft

According to the latest research from commercial property consultancy CBRE Scotland, the Edinburgh office market has experienced a challenging start to 2018 with over 139,969 sq ft of take-up. Following a record year of take-up for the…

Portland House, Renfield St, Glasgow

Topland acquires £4.5m multi-let asset in Glasgow city centre

Sol Zakay’s Topland Group has acquired Portland House, a multi-let office and retail asset extending to approximately 37,000 sq ft on Renfield Street, in the heart of Glasgow’s Central Business District for £4.50m. The property is…

Iain Scott

Event: How communities can add almost a quarter of a billion pounds to Scotland’s wealth

Everyone from local activists to councils, businesses and politicians are coming together in Crieff on Tuesday 22nd May to learn the skills needed in the new age of commerce. An event, run by Can Do…

Springfield employees in Forres

Springfield Properties looks to future with over 500 employees

Springfield Properties has crossed a landmark threshold with over 500 employees now on its books. The housebuilder has grown from 206 employees in 2011 to over 500 staff employed today. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Chief Executive of Springfield…

Simon Capaldi

Strong first quarter demand for Edinburgh office space

Live requirements for Grade A office space in Edinburgh fuelled significant occupier demand during the first quarter of 2018, according to analysis by property consultancy, Knight Frank. The latest commercial property figures show approximately 460,000…

Atlantic Quay Glasgow

Scottish property investment value in Q1 exceeds five-year average

According to the latest research from CBRE Scotland, investment in Scottish property in the first quarter of 2018 reached £608m, significantly ahead of the five-year average of £546m. The quarter was led by a smaller…

Gordon Hunter - Supply Chain Development Manager

Local businesses enrol in hub South West’s eighth Building for Growth Programme

Hub South West’s eighth Building for Growth programme is now under way. This bespoke business development initiative is open to any company looking to grow in a sustainable manner by building the skills and internal…

Ken Topping

DM Hall announces directorship role and creates five new Associates

Chartered surveyors, DM Hall, has appointed one new Director and five new Associates. The appointments, which are effective from 1 April 2018, have been made following a period of recent rapid growth. Ken Topping, a…

Rory Galloway

Barclays supports diversification of Arbroath agricultural business

Messrs George L Galloway, a family-owned agriculture business in Arbroath, Angus, has received backing from Barclays to help the business diversify into property investment and development. The business secured a loan from Barclays, which it…

Innovation Centre launches open call to attract innovation champions

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has launched an open call for talented individuals from across Scotland’s construction industry, academia and the public sector to lead an ‘innovation revolution’ by forming a network of innovation…