Property News

Macs Adventure - Office Revamp

Building shell transformed into quirky Google-style offices

Design firms Julia Grant Interiors and Ormond Design have transformed an industrial building shell into dynamic, modern offices for a Glasgow-based adventure holiday company. Julia...
Left to right are Kevin Reid of Cruden Group, Nick Watson of Rettie and Co and Stuart Paterson of Forth Ports

Rettie and Co, Forth Ports, Cruden Group and RBS team up again at Western...

The Structured Finance team at Rettie and Co has recently concluded legals on a further deal on behalf of Forth Ports which will see...
Alan Brown

Record annual results predicted by CALA but “challenged” by Aberdeen market

Housebuilder CALA has reported strong first-half trading which should translate into another year of record results. The firm said net private reservations rose 24% in...
Peter Fraser

Central Scotland sees surge in out of town office demand

Office take-up in Glasgow and Edinburgh’s out-of-town markets were well above the five-year quarterly average in the final quarter of 2016 according to new...
David Knight

Avant Homes to build 385 new homes in Scotland

Scottish housebuilder Avant Homes has revealed plans for 385 new homes across three new developments in the Central Belt, with a combined value of...
West Edinburgh Business Park

Newrest All Limited rents new premises at West Edinburgh Business Park

Airline catering company, Newrest All Limited, has leased premises at West Edinburgh Business Park. The premises extend to approximately 916 sq m (9,862 sq ft)...
Sarah Price, Edinburgh Printmakers CEO

Edinburgh Printmakers reveal plans for new £11million Creative Industries Hub

Edinburgh Printmakers has entered its final fundraising drive to secure the remaining £1million to create a new creative industries hub as part of an...
Cotswold Outdoor in Inverness

Cotswold Outdoor secures retails space in Inverness

Cotswold Outdoor has taken space at 1 Longman Road, Inverness. The outdoor recreation retailer agreed to a new 10-year lease on Unit 2, extending to...
7 West Nile Street, Glasgow

Telereal Trillium acquires Glasgow building for £6.5 million

Telereal Trillium has acquired 7 West Nile Street in Glasgow city from CBRE Global Investors for £6.5 million. A prominent building just off Buchanan Street,...
Edinburgh Quay 1 office development in the city’s prestigious Exchange District

Freeagent expands into extra floor at Edinburgh Quay

Freeagent, a growing UK provider of online accounting software, has taken the entire fifth floor suite, comprising 10,126 sq ft, on a ten-year lease...
The Braes of Conon neighbourhood retail development

New Conon Bridge shopping development prepares to open

Developers of a new £1.5m neighbourhood retail complex in Conon Bridge have confirmed building work is now complete. West Coast Estates, the Aberdeen-based property and...
Martin Waite

Shepherd retains Accountant in Bankruptcy contract

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has been retained by the Accountant in Bankruptcy to deliver a range of chartered surveying services for a further two years. Accountant...
Simon Brown

Latest figures show 9,352 Scottish homes sold in September 2016

9,352 homes were sold in Scotland during September 2016, an increase of 8.5% on the previous year and up 10.4% on last month, according...
Glasgow city center

New research reveals private funding will be essential to meet Glasgow's property demands

A report by real estate specialists, Savills, reveals Glasgow’s economic growth exceeded that of the UK as a whole over the past five years. With...
Alan Clark

Knight Property Group adds new central belt Development Director

Commercial Property Developer, Knight Property Group, has appointed a Development Director to manage their growing central belt portfolio. Alan Clark joins the company following two...
Aerial view of the proposed Mint Building

Property group secures £21m funding for Edinburgh development

Chris Stewart Group has started work on a major Edinburgh city centre development site with the help of a £21m funding package from the...
l-r Stewart Laing, Jim McEwan, Andrew Laing, Scott Laing, Photo credit - Ralph Dunning

Whisky legend tempted out of retirement for new role

World-renowned whisky distiller Jim McEwan has been appointed Production Director of Ardnahoe Distillery on Islay - 18 months after he retired. The Islay-born whisky industry...

The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show returns to Glasgow

The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Scotland’s largest consumer exhibition for self-builders, home renovators and improvers, is back at the SECC on May 20...
Aberdeen Citibase

New Citibase Aberdeen business hub open day for small businesses looking to grow

Having recently just opened its doors, a new fully serviced business centre in the heart of Aberdeen’s West End is holding an open day...
Straiton Retail Park

New retail signings at Straiton Retail Park

Following the successful opening of the new flagship Next store at Straiton Retail Park in Scotland, Peel Retail Parks has signed two new deals...
Artist's impression of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre set to double headcount

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is set to double its headcount as it prepares to open its new innovation facility to the Scottish...
Alasdair Steele, Head of Scotland Commercial at Knight Frank

2016 investment levels resilient for Scottish commercial property

Investment in Scottish commercial property held up in 2016 despite an unpredictable 12 months, according to figures released by Knight Frank. Across all sectors, including...
Caption: L-R Colin Crombie, Managing Director and Graham Fiddes BOS Relationship Manager in front of a Kirkwood Homes site. Image cred: Rory Raitt.

Large scale expansion plans for Kirkwood Homes

Aberdeen-based housebuilder, Kirkwood Homes, plans to acquire six new sites in 2017 as it expands its operations to Inverness, the Highlands and Dundee. After doubling...
Standing: Niall Patterson, Chief Executive of Abbeyfield Scotland and Karen Barr, Head of Housing Operations; Seated: James Craigie, Chairman of Abbeyfield Scotland and Peter Best, Sales Manager for Dandara.

Abbeyfield Scotland expands in Aberdeen with older residents offering

Abbeyfield Scotland, the charity which provides support for older people, is introducing an innovative initiative that will expand its operations in Aberdeen through a...
The Lauriston Place building

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service sells historic HQ to University of Edinburgh

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has sold their former headquarters on Lauriston Place to the University of Edinburgh in an £8m deal. The...

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Interviews

Neil Logan

Interview: Neil Logan, CEO of Incremental Group

Hot on the heels of announcing that digital technology specialist Incremental Group had successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish...
Ian Stevenson

Interview – Digital forensics specialist leading the attack against cyber crime

Ian Stevenson, CEO of Cyan Forensics, is a computer scientist by training, and has spent the last 20 years in and around startups, first...
Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit

Interview : Recruitment professional matches tech graduates to jobs using algorithms

Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit, is a self confessed “millennial“ whose big idea was sparked while working in...
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...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

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...

Columnists

Mark Gillanders

Mark Gillanders: “Hustle” The most important word ever in sales?

"Your talent is not enough you’ve got to put in the work" The title of this post is taken from a Gary Vaynerchuk video –...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: Three great habits to cultivate in 2017

Apparently most of us who bothered to make New Year’s resolutions will have broken them by now. This raises a question: instead of throwing ourselves...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Your Inbound Marketing New Year’s Resolution

How are your resolutions going? Are you still in the gym three times a week or is the pub beginning to look more appealing?...
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...