Investment volumes in Scottish commercial property staged a recovery between July and September 2020, buoyed by the best third quarter for office deals in five years, according to analysis from two separate reports. Analysis from Knight Frank found that the COVID-19 pandemic saw investment leve
The Scottish Government's postponement of non-domestic rates revaluation by a year to April 2023 will push more businesses over the edge in the absence of urgent measures to tackle the appeals backlog, property experts are warning. Announced in Tuesday's Programme for Government 2020-21, the move al
Scotland’s first artificial surf park is to be developed in Edinburgh after plans were approved by the local authority.
A site close to the Provan gas works in Glasgow is the only place currently being considered for the replacement of Barlinnie Prison, according to the Scottish Prison Service (SPS). A replacement for Scotland’s largest jail, which dates back to the 19th century, is expected to cost up to &poun
Anthony Aitken The Planning (Scotland) Bill, currently before the Scottish Parliament, risks harming the system it was designed to help as lobby groups seek to hijack the legislation for populist ends, planning experts from Colliers International have warned.
Planning permission has been secured to develop Scotland's first man-made surf park in Edinburgh. Leisure company Wavegarden Scotland will now transform the disused Craigpark Quarry near Ratho into a ‘world-class’ surfing and family leisure facility, complete with an artificial lake with
Global real estate adviser Colliers International has named Edinburgh as the UK’s top city for hotel development. In its latest UK Hotels Market Index, Colliers said that Edinburgh moved up four places in 2017 from the previous year, with its high position mainly attributed to strong occupancy lev
Councillors have given planning permission in principle (PPP) for the new HMP Highland, a state of the art facility that will be the first new prison in the north of Scotland for more than a century. Following positive and significant pre-application discussions with Highland Council, and a pre-appl
Commercial property specialist Colliers International has prepared and lodged a Planning Permission in Principle (PPP) application for the first new prison in the Highlands of Scotland for more than a century. The new HMP Highland will replace the 112-year-old HMP Inverness Prison, located in the ci
The company behind plans for Scotland’s first artificial wave park has today submitted its formal planning application to the City of Edinburgh Council. Wavegarden Scotland hopes to redevelop Craigpark Quarry near Ratho into a word-class surf and leisure facility offering a variety of water sp