12 Vanuatu athletes made the Village their home during last year’s Games The developers behind the Athletes’ Village in Glasgow is donating £5,000 to Oxfam’s Emergency Reponses fund to assist the cyclone-stricken victims at Vanuatu.
Philip Hogg Scotland’s home building industry has welcomed Chancellor George Osborne’s introduction of a new Help to Buy ISA to assist those saving for their first property but warned it would be of little use north of the border unless there is help to build the homes that are needed in the fir
Public bodies in Scotland stand accused of withholding £120 million from small construction contractors, according to a new report. Published by the Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group Scotland, the report said most councils and universities still operate retention clauses in their contr
Vaughan Hart Today’s latest official labour market figures are further proof that rates of employment within the Scottish construction industry are proving slow to recover, according to the Scottish Building Federation.
A £5 million project to construct a distillery and visitor centre at Lindores Abbey in Fife could get started early next year after plans moved a step forward. The abbey in Newburgh is the site of the first recorded whisky production in Scotland in 1494, and it is envisaged that whisky distillation
A derelict school building in Aberdeen is set for a £20 million transformation into student accommodation for 400 people under plans by a UK property developer. Unite Students has bought the grounds of the listed Causewayend School after receiving planning permission last December. It is to create
A firm of building surveyors, project managers and cost consultants is looking to ramp up its Scottish operations following contract wins with the likes of John Menzies and Scottish Water. Watts Group has eight offices across the UK but is targeting Scotland for expansion as part of its business gro