Ian Livingstone While Dundee’s proposed new Local Development Plan (LDP) provides continuity, Ian Livingstone says more flexibility is required to attract investment and meet current demands.
Ken McEwan Ken McEwan says we all face having to pick-up the tab for what he refers to as the Scottish Government’s "botched" Land and Buildings Transaction Tax as he appeals for an urgent reform to the property tax.
GVA’s Peter Fraser on why proposals to extend the tram service to Leith could see the area’s conversion into one of the premier places in Edinburgh to live, work and visit. Other than the famous footballing rivalry between Hearts and Hibernian, you may struggle to find a more divisive subject in
Henry McLeish Former First Minister and town planner Rt Hon Henry McLeish on the launch of the Scottish Alliance for People and Places.
Gill Henry, head of business development at The Cruden Group and project director of the Social Bite Village In February of this year, Gill Henry, head of business development at The Cruden Group, agreed to take on the role of project director for the Social Bite Village in Edinburgh.
Andrew McFarlane Andrew McFarlane makes the case for UK-wide regulation to make sprinklers mandatory in all new build houses.
Karen Manning and Lynda Ross answer in the affirmative the question: can a court compel a consultant to provide access to design data stored on a BIM platform pending resolution of a dispute over payment? A £55 million power station was to be built in the Falkland Islands. During the tender period,
Jimmy Black Architect Malcolm Fraser did the impossible at the first Andrew Nicoll Lecture (September 22). He made some revolutionary ideas seem sensible.
Roger Campbell Roger Campbell outlines what construction directors should consider when deciding whether to take profits as a salary or dividend.
Alasdair Steele Strong footfall numbers in 2017 have resulted in increasing investor demand for retail parks, writes Alasdair Steele.
Euan Revell Euan Revell, senior architectural designer at planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore in Edinburgh, says today all eyes are on digital design.
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.
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.
Chris Shaw Chris Shaw, associate development director of regeneration company Urban Splash, provides his view on Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s newly launched Innovation Factory.
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.