Places For People

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Tech start-up iOpt is the only Scottish company to win a global competition to find companies with technologies who can help facilitate better and more efficient management of building facilities and services. Run by one of the UK's largest property management companies, Places for People, the compe

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A multi-million pound new housing development at the former Hunter’s Tryst Primary School in Edinburgh is one step closer to fruition thanks to work by a local law firm. Planning consent has been granted for 85 homes at the Oxgangs site – ravaged by fire more than a decade ago – an

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Places for People is undertaking a UK-wide project to assess the opportunities of Building Information Management (BIM) at scale across its diverse set of operating businesses and across the entire lifecycle of its property assets. The project aims to determine where and how BIM can be of further va

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A housing investment fund set up last year by the Scottish Government and Places for People Group’s fund management arm has acquired its first two developments. Housing minister Kevin Stewart launched the multi-million pound investment last year to deliver mid-market rent homes across the coun

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Six Glasgow architecture practices have tabled innovative proposals to rethink the design of terraced housing. Bigg Regeneration, the joint venture between Scottish Canals and Places for People Capital, and Igloo Regeneration have revealed the resulting plans for a low-carbon, customisable, timber-p

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Places for People has secured £250 million of new funding with the assistance of HSBC UK to help deliver its business plan. The bank said it entered into dialogue with Places for People about its future strategy and was impressed with the scale of its plans and ambition.

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CCG and Cooper Cromar Architects have submitted plans for a new 136-home development in the Craigmillar area of Edinburgh on behalf of Places for People. Consisting of one and two bedroom apartments spread across a series of five blocks, the new development will be constructed upon the site of the f

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The proposed homes for Phase 4, Maryhill Locks Developer Bigg Regeneration – a partnership between Scottish Canals and Places for People – has started work on the next phase of its 'Maryhill Locks' development in Glasgow.

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Housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced a multi-million pound investment in a mid-market rent scheme that will deliver 1000 new homes across Scotland. A loan of £47.5 million, which is one of the largest long-term loans provided to an affordable housing fund by the Scottish Government, will be

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Aerial view of The Engine Yard on Leith Walk, Edinburgh New images have been released which show the extent the £75 million Engine Yard development will transform a 4.5 acre neglected brownfield site on Leith Walk, providing much needed housing in a new community close to Edinburgh city centre.

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