Savills has recently expanded its Savills Earth team with the appointment of Chris Phillips, who joins as an associate in energy based in the Perth office. Chris has over 11 years of experience in pre-planning utilities statements and engagement with utility networks to deliver electricity, gas, wat
Alastair Wood: Can Scotland’s new planning framework deliver on its environmental aims whilst supporting essential development?
While the finalised version of the National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) has environmental considerations at its heart, Alastair Wood asks whether it will have the ability to deliver on the Scottish Government’s 2045 net zero ambitions and whether planning will still be able to support the
The Big 6 regional office markets of Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester reported combined take-up of just over 1 million sq ft in Q3 2022, a 23% increase on Q2 2022, making it the best quarterly take-up this year according to Savills. Across the Big 6 markets, Edinburgh re
Construction is commencing on a new 342-home neighbourhood in St Andrews where 30% of homes will be affordable. Savills Development completed on the sale of the 17-hectare site to David Wilson homes, just 1.5 miles to the south east of the historic town centre.
A buyer is being sought for the historical landmark Category B Listed property at 17-19 Union Terrace in Aberdeen. Savills, acting jointly with FG Burnett, has been tasked with the launch.
Savills Earth has appointed Daniel Richardson to lead its solar consultancy service across the UK. Living in Aberdeen, but consulting right across the UK, Daniel has an academic research background in renewable engineering. He has significant experience in the design, delivery and operation of solar
Plans to double a £30 million investment to develop a Glasgow science and tech business hub have been announced by Bruntwood Scitech, bringing the ta The announcement comes three months after the joint venture, between investor and developer Bruntwood and Legal & General, acquired and anno
Savills plc has reported a pre-tax profit of £50.4 million and revenue of just over £1 billion in its interim results. Pre-tax profit has dropped 20% from £63.3m to £50.4m (first six months ending 30 June). Revenue has grown by 11% to £1,037.4m from £932.6m f
Jamie Kelman has joined Savills as an associate in its Earth and Infrastructure teams. Based in Savills' Edinburgh office, Jamie will advise landowners, developers and investors on site identification, project structuring and the negotiation of commercial terms in connection with solar, hydro, wind
Savills has continued to expand its engineering & design consultancy team with the appointment of directors in the firm’s property management division. David Murray joins Savills' Glasgow office from Pick Everard, where he was the M&E director for Scotland and has significant experienc
A luxurious St Andrews property worth £3 million has been listed for sale just in time for the start of the Golf Open, which makes a return to the Old Course for its 150th anniversary.
Savills: Property pricing under pressure due to rising finance costs but number of lenders at all time high
The rising cost of debt finance and the impact on appetite to buy were top of the agenda at Savills 34th annual Financing Property presentation, launched in Edinburgh this month. Savills noted that the rising debt cost comes at a point in the property cycle when yields are historically low, meaning
Joanne Plant (MRTPI) has joined Savills as an associate director in the company's planning team in Scotland. Based in the firm’s Glasgow office and focusing largely on the company’s fast-expanding renewables planning consultancy, Joanne will work alongside Simon Herriot, Savills director
Savills has continued growing its sustainability and energy division, Savills Earth, with the appointment of Cameron Lloyd as a graduate energy consultant based in the Perth office. Cameron studied an MSc in Environmental Entrepreneurship at the University of Strathclyde and an MA in Business Manage
A mansion house created by Stewart Milne Homes executive chairman Stewart Milne and his partner Joanna Robertson is being marked by Savills for offers over £7.5 million.