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No-deal CPR guidance welcomed by SELECT

New advice that confirms how Construction Products Regulation (CPR) could be affected by a no-deal B ...

Published 9 October 2019

Eric Curran: Why getting cladding right must not cause property blight

Well-meaning legislation put in place following Grenfell is proving a real challenge for the propert ...

Published 9 October 2019

Building standards at Scottish local authorities continue to edge English counterparts

New research on local authority building standards has been published which reveals the six Scottish ...

Published 9 October 2019

Building Briefs – October 9th

CBRE research reveals latest Scotland office market statistics Property consultancy CBRE’ ...

Published 9 October 2019

And finally... Indian tycoon plans to build 17th-century village in Highlands

The tycoon behind a £3 million transformation of three Highland hotels has turned his attentio ...

Published 9 October 2019

Conference explores opportunities for accelerating the delivery of affordable new homes

Delegates from local authorities, housing associations and construction contractors will come togeth ...

Published 9 October 2019

Clark Contracts appointed to Residential Construction Framework

Scotland Excel has appointed Clark Contracts to the new Scotland Excel Residential Construction Fram ...

Published 8 October 2019

Kingspan agrees £37.5m deal for SIG insulated wall and cladding arm

Specialist building products distributor SIG has agreed to sell its Building Solutions (National) Li ...

Published 8 October 2019

James Gibb Property Management expands into Dundee

James Gibb Property Management Ltd has acquired the factoring division of Graham and Sibbald, one of ...

Published 8 October 2019

Dundee unveils vision for ‘urban beach’

A formal application has been submitted for new public space at Dundee’s waterfront. Images ...

Published 8 October 2019

Sally Thomas: Long-term investment is vital for delivering the housing Scotland needs

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) chief executive Sally Thomas speaks ahead of toda ...

Published 8 October 2019

Piers White MBE appointed new chair of built environment industry body BRE

The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has appointed former banker Piers White MBE as its new cha ...

Published 8 October 2019

Womble Bond Dickinson: Insolvency in the construction sector

In the past five years, insolvency rates in the construction industry have increased more quickly th ...

Published 8 October 2019

Sport facilities hit new heights at University of Stirling

The University of Stirling’s £20 million sports facilities redevelopment being built by ...

Published 8 October 2019

Indeglas wins vote of confidence for commitment to disabled employment

Specialist construction contractor Indeglas has been recognised by the UK government’s Disabil ...

Published 8 October 2019