After First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government to MSPs at Holyrood yesterday, Scottish Construction Now highlights the details and responses of interest to construction and the wider sector. Infrastructure investment
The average price of a house in Scotland rose by 4.6 per cent in June compared to last year, according to statistics from Registers of Scotland. The latest figures from the UK house price index (UK HPI) showed prices have risen to £143,282, 2.7 per cent higher than May.
Mandy Catterall Annual planning decision time statistics published by the Scottish Government have been met with a mixed reaction by the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) and Homes for Scotland (HFS).
Tammy Adams Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s response to the report of the independent planning review panel, praising its commitment to strengthening and simplifying the planning system to achieve positive outcomes for Scotland, including the delivery
After a recent win of the coveted Homes for Scotland ‘‘Best Private Development of the Year’ award, for the Woodcroft development in Edinburgh’s Morningside area, Queensberry Properties, and partners, Telereal Trillium, have made it a double celebration, winning the Scottish Homes’ ‘Sho
Gordon Nelson New housebuilding figures for Scotland underline the severity of the challenge that the Scottish Government faces if it is to tackle the country’s housing crisis, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland has warned.
Tammy Adams Scotland’s construction firms have said they have much to encourage them in their efforts to address the country’s chronic undersupply of housing following a review into Scotland’s planning system.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined a comprehensive programme for the Scottish Government including action to deliver 50,000 affordable homes over the parliament. In a speech to MSPs at Holyrood yesterday, Ms Sturgeon said the next five years represent a “precious opportunity” to improve
The winners of the 2016 Homes for Scotland Annual Awards Designed to showcase the sector’s achievements in building homes that meet a diverse set of needs and aspirations, trade body Homes for Scotland has announced the winners of its prestigious awards scheme at the organisation’s largest ever