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Edinburgh and Glasgow lead property investment performance

New statistics show that Scottish commercial real estate produced a total return of 1.9% in the fourth quarter of 2015, leading to an overall annual return, across all asset types, of 9.2%. ...Read More

Scottish property awards winners announced

The best buildings, businesses and teams in Scotland’s commercial property sector have been crowned at the property industry’s largest celebration held in Glasgow last night (3rd March 2016). ...Read More

Knowledge Economy Specialists to advance plans for new Innovation Park

Queen Margaret University (QMU) has retained knowledge economy consultancy CAM-SCI to lead development of the detailed business plan for an £80m Innovation Park on the land adjacent to its Musselburgh campus. ...Read More

Value of Scotland’s commercial property sales worth £3.5bn in 2015

Analysis by the Scottish Property Federation indicates that the value of Scotland’s commercial property transactions in 2015 rose to £3.5bn, up from £3.37bn in 2014. ...Read More

Strong year end showing for Glasgow and Edinburgh office take-up

Take-up of Q4 Glasgow and Edinburgh City centre commercial property was well above the five year quarterly average, according to Bilfinger GVA. ...Read More

LSI plans 500,000sq ft of new retail space

Glasgow-based London & Scottish Investments (LSI) has submitted a package of planning applications as part of a major redevelopment of sites formerly owned by Tesco. ...Read More

Royal Troon golf hotel sold in multi-million pound deal

The hotel overlooking the 18th hole at Royal Troon, next year’s Open Golf Championship venue, has been sold in a multi-million pound deal. ...Read More

New legislation brings safety duties for private landlords

New legislation has come into force, making electrical safety inspections and carbon monoxide alarms compulsory in the private rented sector. ...Read More

New Scottish legislation simplifies property law

New legislation which came into force in Scotland on Saturday means that tenants with leases over 175 years long will now become owners of their property. ...Read More

Esson Properties to deliver 54,000 sq ft of new office space in Glasgow

Aberdeen based Esson Properties is to provide 54,000 sq. ft. of Grade A office accommodation in Glasgow through the redevelopment of 100 Queen Street. ...Read More

Property expert to restore historic Scottish landmarks

A land and property specialist has secured a new contract with The Landmark Trust to play a key role in upgrading some of the most famous historic buildings in Scotland. ...Read More

Dundee Waterfront secures more than £600m investment

More than £600million of committed investment has now been secured for the Dundee Waterfront. ...Read More

Sales of million pound houses double

The number of million pound houses sold in Scotland over the first six months of this year has more than doubled compared to H1 2014, increasing from 43 properties to 111. ...Read More

Blyth & Blyth takes 11,844 sq ft top floor of The Cornerstone Building

Blyth & Blyth Consulting Engineers has taken the 11,844 sq ft top floor of The Cornerstone Building at South Gyle Business Park on on a ten year lease. ...Read More

Technology, media and telecoms firms driving up rent in Edinburgh

Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) firms are driving up rents in Edinburgh and London, reflecting trends seen across global cities, according to research from leading independent real estate consultancy Knight Frank. ...Read More

Property investor enters Scottish market with 150 year lease

Property investor, Formal Investments, has entered the Scottish market by taking a 150 year lease on £20million of retail space on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street. ...Read More

Scotland put on show with £10bn investment prospectus

The Scottish Cities Alliance has called on investors to tap into the growth potential of the country’s cities, ahead of the launch of its next £10billion Investment Prospectus. ...Read More

CBRE strengthens Scottish business with raft of new appointments

Property consultancy CBRE has secured a raft of new employees representing significant growth for the Scottish business. ...Read More

Industrial sector significantly outperforms Scottish retail and office space

The industrial sector in Scotland is significantly out-performing retail and offices, according to the latest Scotland Property Quarterly report from leading property consultant CBRE. ...Read More

New 153,000 sq ft Edinburgh office block secures planning

Hermes Investment Management has secured planning consent for its brand new office development and multi-storey car park in Edinburgh’s city centre. ...Read More


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