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New appointment to run Sharpe eye over akp operations

akp Scotland has added to its senior management team in the shape of operations manager Stephen Sharpe.

Published 30 September 2020

£81.5m deal signed to bring 346 Build-to-Rent apartments to Glasgow’s Candleriggs Square 

Candleriggs Development 2 Limited, the joint venture between Drum Property Group and Stamford Property Investments, has agreed an £81.5 million deal with Legal & General to deliver a major 346-apartment Build-to-Rent (BTR) scheme at Candleriggs Square in Glasgow. 

Published 30 September 2020

hub South West adds Ogilvie to supply chain

Ogilvie Construction has been appointed to hub South West Scotland’s supply chain as a Tier 1B Contractor.

Published 30 September 2020

Green light for new high school in Bearsden

Councillors in East Dunbartonshire have granted planning permission to build a new Boclair Academy in Bearsden.

Published 30 September 2020

New framework outlines 30-year vision for future development of North Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has approved the next step in the delivery of a document that will guide the development and regeneration of the north of the city over the next 30 years.

Published 30 September 2020

Minister pledges safe delivery of affordable homes as COVID hits 50,000 target

The annual number of affordable homes approved and started have increased over the past year despite coronavirus having a major impact over the lockdown period.

Published 30 September 2020

Cross Party Group on Architecture and the Built Environment to hold online discussion

Linda Fabiani MSP will tonight host an online debate and discussion as part of the Cross Party Group on Architecture and the Built Environment.

Published 30 September 2020

Glasgow's affordable housing strategy progresses thanks to £100m investment

More than £100 million of development funding has been invested to date to increase the number of affordable homes in Glasgow as part of the city's housing strategy, a Glasgow City Council committee heard yesterday.

Published 30 September 2020

Dr Anas Bataw named director of Heriot-Watt’s Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction

Heriot-Watt University (HWU) has appointed Dr Anas Bataw as director of its visionary Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction (CESC) in Dubai.

Published 30 September 2020

Andrew Gardiner: Learning from lockdown

In a guest blog for CITB, health and safety consultant Andrew Gardiner shares three lessons to be learnt from lockdown.

Published 30 September 2020

Changes to developer obligations come into effect in Moray

Private and commercial developers are being reminded that Moray Council's new guidance on developer obligations comes into effect from today.

Published 30 September 2020

hub East Central funds Design Engineer Construct programme at Perth High School

hub East Central Scotland is to fund and support this year's Design Engineer Construct (DEC) learning programme at Perth High School.

Published 30 September 2020

Building Briefs - September 30th

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors is marketing a prime multi-let industrial investment opportunity in Blantyre for sale with offers over £1 million invited.

Published 30 September 2020

And finally… Building product is out of this world

A simple manufacturing technology based on chitin, one of the most ubiquitous organic polymers on Earth, could be used to build tools and shelters on Mars, according to a new study.

Published 30 September 2020

Two new appointments at Ferguson Planning as broad client base yields steady growth

For Tim Ferguson, navigating tough economic times comes with the territory of running your own business. Having left his role at an Edinburgh consultancy to set up Ferguson Planning at the tail-end of the last recession he should know. 

Published 30 September 2020