Property News

Thomas Ashdown, Managing Director and Founder, Citylets

Scotland’s residential lettings market cools in Q4 of 2016

The overall Scottish private rented sector (PRS) experienced an “uncharacteristic” annualized dip in Q4. Competing forces of drag from Aberdeen and strong growth in...
Atria Edinburgh

Edinburgh office investment sees ten year high

According to international real estate advisor Savills, investment into Edinburgh’s office market in 2016 reached heights not seen since 2006 with £426 million of...
David Cobban

Refurbished offices soon to be the only Glasgow option

According to Savills research, Glasgow witnessed strong levels of office take-up in 2016, surpassing the 10-year annual average of 500,000 sq ft within the...
The Silver Fin Building

Flexible workspace provider to launch in Aberdeen this Summer

Flexible workspace provider, Orega, is to launch their first Scottish centre in the Silver Fin building in Aberdeen later this year. Founded by Zach Douglas...
Neil McKay

New MD for Scottish Regeneration Experts Urban Union

Neil McKay (47) has been appointed as Managing Director for the growing specialist regeneration company Urban Union. Taking up the post formally in October 2016,...
One Lochrin Square, Edinburgh

“Perfect storm” brews in Edinburgh office market after strong 2016

Edinburgh’s commercial property market remained buoyant in 2016 with office space take-up of 760,000 sq. ft. across the city, according to analysis from Knight...
Edinburgh University’s £25m Data Technology Institute.

SES Engineering Services wins £5m Edinburgh University Data Technology Institute project

Engineering specialist, SES Engineering Services, has secured a £5m mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) contract on Edinburgh University’s £25m project to establish a world-leading...
Iain Mercer

IME Property concludes 2016 with £2m of deals

One of Edinburgh’s fastest growing independent commercial property agencies, IME Property, is surging into the New Year following an exceptional end to 2016 which...
Colin Duncan

US-backed Fairfield completes first Scottish property deals

One of the UK’s newest commercial property debt providers has completed its first Scottish deals seven months after launching in the real estate finance...
Shaf Rasul

Edinburgh property investor kick-starts 2017 with £2.2m of acquisitions

Edinburgh-based property investment specialist SRA Ventures has kicked off 2017 by announcing a raft of acquisitions totalling £2.2million. The company has just concluded missives to...
Keith Brown MSP

£6.5m agreed for Orkney research and innovation campus

Plans for a multi-million pound research and innovation campus in Stromness in Orkney are set to go ahead after the two organisations behind the...
George Brewster

Nine new partners and a new office for Shepherd

Following its recent merger with Hardies Property & Construction Consultants, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has appointed nine new partners across its commercial and residential surveying...
From left - Anna-Marie Eardley, managing director, Waterloo Quay Properties with Matrix Risk Control representatives Alan Smith, Jim Grimmer and Bill Beattie.

Matrix Risk Control moves to new Waterloo Quay offices

Incident investigation specialist Matrix Risk Control has started the new year with a move to new Aberdeen premises to support the firm’s continued growth. The...
Aasia Mohammad

Glasgow seeks investment as demand heightens for Grade A space

Aasia Mohammad, Director of Business Space at Lambert Smith Hampton’s Glasgow office gives us a 2016 roundup of the Glasgow property market. Much like the...
Western Campus located within Strathclyde Business Park.

GTC secures first Scottish base with new 10,000sq. ft. space

A utility infrastructure and networks provider has secured its first premises in Scotland at a newly completed industrial development in Bellshill. GTC is a utility...

Screwfix nails space at Canyon Road, Wishhaw

Screwfix, the UK’s largest multi-channel retailer of trade tools, accessories and hardware products has agreed a new 10-year lease on an industrial Unit at...
24 & 25 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Strong market provides backdrop to £2m investment on Charlotte Square

The Charlotte Square Collection, a managed estate of 21 premium office properties on Edinburgh’s iconic Georgian square, has announced that it is planning a...
Ross Sinclair

Vokera relocates Glasgow regional HQ to Hillington

UK boiler manufacturers, Vokera has relocated its Glasgow regional offices and training centre to new premises at Cameron Court, Hillington and sold the former...
Quartermile from the Meadows

Edinburgh’s Quartermile Developments turnsover £80m with £19m profits

Property developer Quartermile Developments has tirnedover £80m with pre-tax profits of almost £19m for the 12-month period to December 31, 2015. Also Caffè Nero and...
the former Aberdeen British Home Stores retail unit

Tower block proposal for Union Street retail unit

A study into regenerating an empty retail unit on Union Street as a tower block has been given the green light by Aberdeen City...
Dundyvan Enterprise Park, Coatbridge

First-of-a-kind commercial regeneration partnership pays off

A business park regenerated as part of a new public/private funding scheme aimed at creating urban jobs has welcomed three major new tenants. The Dundyvan...
7Hills Business Park

New £3m facility to focus on wood-based construction technologies

A new Edinburgh research hub will use the “green gold” of Scotland’s forests to support the construction of sustainable housing in the UK. Edinburgh Napier...
Julian Scott

New Residential Conveyancing Director joins Gilson Gray

Law firm Gilson Gray has appointed property law expert Julian Scott to bolster the firm's residential property team as Residential Conveyancing Director. Joining from his...
The proposed new £1.17m Leith Walk Surgery

£1.17m Edinburgh surgery relocation provides platform to grow

Works have started on a new £1.17m Leith Walk Surgery meaning more patients can use the practice in the future. An extra 2,000 patients will...
Kevin Reynard

PwC moves to £30million office development in 15 year commitment to Aberdeen

PwC, one of the global giants in professional services, move their 120 strong team from Albyn Place to the top floor of The Capitol...

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Interviews

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
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Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...
Ray Riddoch

Gillian Thomson: An Interview with Ray Riddoch – Leadership in a Downturn

It feels that in the last two years we have been bombarded with doom and gloom stories here in Aberdeen, where much of the...
Jack Cairney

Interview: Jack Cairney, Founder of BeFound – How to launch a software company

SBNN caught up with BeFound founder and search marketing expert Jack Cairney. We talked about launching a small business, motivation, technology and of course...
Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: The continuing journey of Qpal

I sat with great expectations of becoming a frequent blogger back in April after I put the finishing touches to my first chronicle, Coming...

Columnists

Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Week three

It’s fair to say I’m struggling to know how best to name these posts. I think I’ll stick with this iteration. Sorry, I digress....
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Recommended Tools To Help Your Website Work Better

Is your website working? I’m sure you know that it’s live and all the buttons do what they are supposed to do. But is...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Days 2-4

When I published the recap of day 1 last week, I promised myself that I would do the same each day of this week. Clearly,...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Day 1

Well that’s not the catchiest of headlines I’ve ever written, but it does what it says on the tin, right? That phrase is so overused....
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: How does your company cope with Christmas?

It’s December. That means we’re officially allowed to mention the ‘C’ word. But which approach does your company adopt when it comes to the...