Building services contractor Arc-Tech (Scotland) has appointed a new estimating director. Stuart Pattison first joined the Glasgow-based company as senior electrical estimator upon its formation in 2016 and now, having re-united with the firm this winter, he has assumed the new role of estimati
The German city of Mannheim is transforming an area formerly home to a US military barracks with the creation of four letter-shaped residential towers that together will form the word 'HOME'. The 15-storey 'O' building, which will house a total of 120 apartments, has a unique public terrac
A £2 million redevelopment of the former fire and rescue service operations control room in Mounthooly Way, Aberdeen, into retail space for Co-op opens today. The ground floor comprising 3,810sqft has been transformed by Aberdeen’s West Coast Estates into a modern supermarket and is expe
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has released a special report into diversity and inclusion within the construction sector along with a charter which building firms are being encouraged to sign.
Cruden Building (West) has breathed new life into an important community building as it has successfully carried out refurbishment work at St. Ninian’s Church in Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire. Together with hub South West Scotland, the firm is currently building a £3.48 million new housi
An important next step has been taken in the refurbishment of Gala Fairydean Rovers’ iconic Netherdale Stand with the appointment of a main works contractor. Concrete Repairs Limited (CRL) has been appointed to carry out a range of improvements to the category A listed building. The work inclu
The latest analysis from Savills reveals a remarkable period of activity within the Scottish prime housing market and includes the following standout statistics. Prime transactions above £400,000 in Scotland reached an all-time record (8,755 took place between Sep 2020 and Aug 2021). This is 7
Part of the Draft Inverness City Centre Masterplan discussed last week during the Highland Council's city of Inverness area committee has highlighted the provision of more quality homes within the city centre.
Lar Housing Trust is set to increase its presence in the west after concluding missives on a site in the north side of Glasgow and also gaining planning permission for a city centre development. The housing charity, which specialises in providing high quality mid-market rental homes across Scotland,
Argyll and Bute’s Local Housing Strategy (LHS), outlining the council’s vision and investment priorities for the area’s housing sector, has been submitted to the Scottish Government for ministerial approval. The five-year strategy sets out the joint approach the council and its par