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Marc Shenken Succession planning was always a hot topic when markets were buoyant and businesses were optimistic. However, the recession meant many owners put this forward planning on hold, even in the construction sector, which boasts a high number of owner-managed and family businesses.

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Nic Mayall The latest participant in the Just a Minute feature by our sister publication Scottish Housing News is Nic Mayall, managing director of James Gibb residential factors, which has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen and manages 24,000 properties throughout Scotland.

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Block one at Dandara’s Forbes Place development Scotland’s housing shortfall could be plugged by Build to Rent homes but opportunities as well as threats exist for the sector, says Dr John Boyle.

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GVA has been involved with the planning of the Edinburgh St. James’ development and the extension to the Bon Accord Centre in Aberdeen (above) Planning expert Chris Miller on the challenges and opportunities facing town-centre shopping centres.

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Richard Jennings The Edinburgh Region has recently signed a City Deal that has sadly missed the mark when it comes to Placemaking, writes Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association managing director Richard Jennings.

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Architects, contractors and building commissioners must consider the design of new buildings if Scotland is to fully support those with dementia, writes Lesley Palmer. People living with dementia often struggle to understand and navigate their built environment due to the sensory, mobility or cognit

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Partner David Anderson and senior associate Sian Jefferies Law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn outlines that a recent case demonstrates that a payee to a construction contract may not always require to show that it was their intention to give notice under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regenerati

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The inaugural RIAS/Saint-Gobain Emerging Architect Award recognises the crucial role architects play in delivering a better world and encourages the great architects of the future at the outset of their careers. This year, the award went to TAP Architecture, recognising two innovative and technicall

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