Shaf Rasul partners with property software start-up

Edinburgh-based property investment specialist SRA Ventures is partnering with an innovative software start-up to create a commercial property tool that will significantly reduce administrative...

West Coast Estates unveils prime retail site at Conon Bridge

An Aberdeen based property investment and development firm has unveiled its latest development site at Conon Bridge. West Coast Estates acquired the one acre site...

North Group secures £1.4 million Marischal Square contract

Aberdeen-based North Group, a specialist provider of both interior and exterior construction and refurbishment services, has secured a key contract as part of the...

Dandara nominated for nine prizes at UK Property Awards

Property developer Dandara has been nominated for nine prizes in the UK round of the International Property Awards, with the newly launched Forbes Place...

Multi-million pound redevelopment of Kilmarnock Diageo bottling plant takes step forward

A landmark Kilmarnock regeneration plan that could create around 1,000 permanent new jobs on the site of the former Diageo bottling plant has been...

Randolph Hill unveils plans for new £6m Livingston nursing home

Edinburgh-based residential care specialist Randolph Hill Nursing Homes Group Limited has purchased part of the former Livingston Development Corporation site. The company has also been...

Stewart Milne Homes wins industry award for West Lothian development

Stewart Milne Homes has been recognised at The Herald Property Awards for Scotland 2016, collecting the coveted Development of the Year award for Devon...

New Dyce pub restaurant set to creat 90 jobs

A new pub restaurant near Aberdeen Airport is set to create 90 new jobs when it opens in October. Dyce Farm, a Farmhouse Inns pub,...

The Arches at Edinburgh’s New Waverley Wins Top Industry Award

The Arches has been awarded the coveted Commercial Project of the Year title in the Herald Property Awards for Scotland, held in Glasgow on...

Buoyant Edinburgh property market sees £22 million of deals for Knight Frank

Knight Frank have concluded three commercial property deals in Edinburgh worth a combined £22 million. Musselburgh’s Eskmills has been purchased by Scottish property company, Newbattle...

Leslie Wolfson acts in £48million sale of Scottish Ministers headquarter building

Glasgow-based commercial law firm Leslie Wolfson acted in the £48.3m sale of a headquarters office building in West Edinburgh, occupied by NHS National Services...

Citibase secures former 22,000 sq ft Anderson Anderson & Brown building

Serviced office operator Citibase has secured the 22,000 sq ft Queens Road office formerly occupied by Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP. Citibase, which offers state-of-the-art...

Kier Construction Scotland turns over more than £150m

Kier Construction Scotland, part of Kier Group plc, has reported a turnover in excess of £150m per annum for the latest year. The property, residential,...

Bee Inspired Clothing moves to Clydesmill Industrial Estate

Bee Inspired Clothing Ltd is to move into a 11,342 sq ft unit at Clydesmill Industrial Estate in Cambuslang. The streetwear brand has agreed to...

Space Solutions turnover levels at £36m thanks to Central Belt contribution

Space Solutions, the property and office design specialist, has experienced a sharp increase in activity in the Central Belt in 2016 that has balanced...

Application for major development at Broadford Works reaches new milestone

An application to develop the historic Broadford Works site into a new urban residential and retail space has been approved in principle. Aberdeen City Council’s...

Edrington’s moves global HQ to 100 Queen Street, Glasgow

International premium spirits company Edrington will move its worldwide HQ to Glasgow’s 100 Queen Street. The producer and distributor of The Macallan, The Famous Grouse,...

Knight Property Group to develop speculative units at Kingshill Commercial Park

Aberdeen based commercial property developer, Knight Property Group, is to develop Units 1 and 2 of Kingshill Commercial Park on a speculative basis following...

Five Guys to open in Aberdeen city centre

American fast casual restaurant chain Five Guys is to open a unit in Aberdeen. Five Guys, famed for its hamburgers, hot dogs and French fries,...

House builder Springfield Announce Record Results

Scottish house builder Springfield Properties has reported record profits of £5.1m to May 2016, a rise of 64% on last year. Revenue rose 8% to...

Three dealmakers of the year for third year running for Shepherds

For the third year in a row, the same three surveyors from Shepherd Chartered Surveyors have won a clean sweep in the commercial property...
Straiton Retail Park. Next Opening

Scotland’s largest Next store opens at Straiton Ratail Park

Straiton Retail Park, owned and managed by the Peel Group, has reported an 11.6 % increase in footfall during the opening week of Scotland’s...

£11m student accommodation development opens in Aberdeen

Student have begun moving in to their new accommodation following the official opening of Alumno Developments’ 196-bed new property at Powis Place, close to...

Weightmans builds in Glasgow with new property Partner

Law firm Weightmans LLP has appointed Cassandra Auld as Partner in the Real Estate team in Glasgow. Formerly a Senior Associate at Pinsent Masons where...

Productivity programme aims to boost profits for Scottish construction businesses

Construction Scotland is set to launch a new initiative to help Scottish construction businesses boost their profits by improving their productivity and efficiency. A collaboration...

Multi-million deal for Edinburgh property company

An Edinburgh-based property investment specialist is set to regenerate two substantial industrial estates after concluding missives to purchase both in a multi-million pound deal. SRA...

Clyde Gateway announces significant new tenant for its Albus building

One of Scotland's leading independent publishers has made Clyde Gateway’s award winning The Albus building its new centre of operations, in a move that...

£4m Thainstone Business Park proposal rejected by Aberdeenshire Councillors

Aberdeenshire Councillors have rejected a £4m business park proposal from ANM Group. The Thainstone Mart owner had planned to expand on the existing business park...

Henry Boot Developments appoints Robertson as main contractor for new AECC

Henry Boot Developments, Aberdeen City Council’s joint venture partner for the new multi-million pound Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre has appointed Robertson Group as...

Irish-based Therapie Clinic to invest £2m in Scottish expansion and create 20 jobs

Irish laser and aesthetic clinic group, Therapie Clinic, has announced plans to expand its operation into Scotland, opening two new clinics in Edinburgh and...

Cornerstone Aberdeen moves to new new 7,800sq ft waterfront space

Scottish social care charity Cornerstone has moved into a office in Aberdeen following the closure of its previous workspace. Cornerstone, which also has offices in...

Scotbeef plan to move to Thainstone Business Park

Scotbeef Inverurie is set to relocate its abattoir to Thainstone Business Park if the proposed extension on the ANM Group site goes ahead. A new...
Lidl store

Lidl plans new Distribution Centre at Eurocentral leading to 100 new jobs

Lidl is to build a brand new regional distribution centre (RDC) at Eurocentral in Lanarkshire as part of its ongoing expansion ambitions within the...

£8.5m Renfrew housing development gets planning permission

AS Homes (Scotland) Ltd has been granted planning permission for a new £8.5m development of 67 homes for social rental at Inchinnan Road, Western...

Edinburgh to get first Single Malt Whisky Distillery in 90 years

The City of Edinburgh Council has approved an application to develop the Engine Shed building and site on St Leonard’s Lane into a single...
Union Street Aberdeen

Multi-million pound bid for Union Street buildings agreed

Aberdeen City Council is to bid for £1.5million of funding from Historic Environment Scotland to help repair and preserve key buildings on Union Street. The...

Clydebank pub site sold to Turnberry Homes

Acting on behalf of Hawthorn Leisure Group, DM Hall has sold a site in the Faifley district of Clydebank currently occupied by the Doublet...

Over £20 million in new construction business for Bancon

Bancon Group has been awarded new contracts, totalling £20.5million, in the public and private sectors. The construction division of the Aberdeenshire-based group has secured building...

Glasgow shopping centre added to LCP retail portfolio

London & Cambridge Properties (LCP) has added the 65,295 sq.ft Govan Cross Shopping Centre to its retail portfolio after it was appointed to manage...

Second Glasgow store for Ryman Stationers

High Street stationers, Ryman Ltd, has taken space at 42 Sauchiehall Street on a ten year lease, paying a rental of £110,000 per annum. The...

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Nicholson Solutions Appointed as Education Partner by Digital Marketing Institute

The Digital Marketing Institute has appointed Aberdeen company Nicholson Solutions to deliver its Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing in Scotland. The SQA accredited professional...

Interviews

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...
George Frier

Scottish Sea Farms invests £35m in salmon hatchery

Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) is investing £35m in a development site for a new freshwater fish facility near Oban. The deal is financed by SSF's...
Peter Vardy

Scottish Entrepreneur: Peter Vardy on employing 800 people, giving money away and hanging out...

Peter Vardy has just become a dad. The sleepless nights are a challenge for the chief executive of Peter Vardy Ltd, owner of seven...
Sir Tom Hunter

“I’d like to be the catalyst for positive change in Scotland” - Sir Tom...

You can listen to the podcast version of this interview at the end of this article. The best piece of management advice Sir Tom Hunter...
Simon Cowie

Interview - “This is a Year for Survival and a Year of Opportunity.” Simon...

Simon Cowie has been awarded Scottish Dealmaker of the Year twice (in 2009 and 2014) and the company has been shortlisted for three 2016...

Columnists

John Durrant

John Durrant: The ups and downs of running a business will test you to...

If you’re new in business, or even if you’re not, you’ll know that the ups and downs of running a business will test you...
Jayne Carmichael Norrie

Jayne Carmichael Norrie - The Gin Room Scotland: From an Idea to an Award...

I am a self-employed Singing Teacher, so perhaps I am not the most obvious choice when selecting someone to develop a new business concept...
Neil McLennan

Neil McLennan: Leadership - it is everywhere but, what really is it?!

“Leadership crisis”, Leadership race”, “leadership needed.” It is everywhere. From Donald Trump to Phillip Green, from Nicola Sturgeon to Michelle Mone OBE from Corbyn...
Bill Jamieson

Bill Jamieson: Is CBI Scotland really fit for purpose?

What is the point of CBI Scotland? Does it have a voice? And, if so, for whom does it speak? Searching questions, but ones surely...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: The three Cs of effective business communication

Communication’s easy isn’t it? After all, most of us communicate in various ways on an everyday basis. Yet, while it’s a natural and intrinsic...