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Steven Simpson from Cruden Homes (East) examines what lies ahead for the housing market, the challenges faced and meeting changing customer needs. Just last month Cruden Homes was amongst the winners at the annual Homes for Scotland Awards. Awards are always welcome, but they mean even more during t

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Clyde Gateway chair Alison Thewliss discusses the company's ambition over the past decade to transform derelict and inaccessible sites into new green spaces - work inspired by the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Glasgow is rightly known as the “dear green place” due to the

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With the bidding process closing today, Sheelagh Cooley, real estate partner in the Edinburgh office of law firm Shoosmiths, considers the benefits and potential challenges ahead for the operators of Scotland’s Green Freeports. It has been well publicised that the Scottish Government is curren

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Recent changes to the law of prescription in Scotland mark an important development to the law in Scotland that will certainly have an impact on construction-related disputes, argues Jonathan Seddon at Morton Fraser. What's the background?

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Dr Sophie Taysom from Keyah Consulting argues that environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors should be embedded within new developments. Scotland’s net zero commitments cannot be achieved without a clear focus on the built environment, which accounts for about 40% of global carbo

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Victoria Blair, senior solicitor at Burness Paull, on the benefits of housebuilding and the need for more investment in the sector. On 20th May the housebuilding sector got together for the first time in over two years at the flagship Homes for Scotland lunch. While providing a chance to network and

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With a perfect storm of supply chain issues impacting repairs, Caledonia Housing Association's director of assets Andrew Kilpatrick reveals why expertise, approach, and ways of working are as key as the price when selecting a contractor partner. As we embrace post-pandemic life, social landlords as

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The delivery of 49 new homes on a former WW1 naval barracks near the Queensferry Crossing will be the biggest challenge undertaken by Lar Housing Trust, chief executive Ann Leslie explains more. Our latest acquisition has a nautical theme to it. And if you’ll forgive the pun, we have now set s

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Jamie Dunne, an associate in the Government, Regulation and Competition team at Brodies LLP, and an accredited specialist in public procurement law, highlights changes to the procurement bill, which will have a significant impact on how construction firms go about bidding for public work contra

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Lorna Gibson, training director at QTS Group, provides her thoughts on how to engage more women in the rail industry. There's an undeniable skills shortage across the rail sector that’s been growing for years, and a lack of gender inclusivity has further exacerbated the problem. Research

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