Scotland is ideally placed to become a global leader in the generation of electricity from renewable sources, according to new research from Savills. Savills Energy and Savills Research have combined to produce innovative analysis charting the growth and performance of the onshore wind sector in Abe
St Andrew's Square, Edinburgh, completes during November 2016, following a 108,000 sq ft prelet to Standard Life Investments This year’s total office take-up across Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen is in line with last year’s performance despite a subdued Summer period following the EU referendum
The Young Professionals in Construction (YPiC) group, established in 2015 to bring together junior professionals from across the Scottish construction industry, has revealed Savills as its headline sponsor. Through educational workshops and social events YPiC aims to encourage regular multi-discipli
The University of Glasgow has appointed Savills as its strategic investment and development advisor on a new five year contract. The instruction will see the transformation of the existing 70 acre (28 hectare) campus in the west end of Glasgow into a world class teaching and learning hub.
The time periods proposed by the Scottish Government for the new version of Local Development Plans and the provision of homes in rural areas are still areas of concern despite some positives moves to change the planning system, Savills has warned. The property organisation has broadly welcomed the
An inconsistent approach to planning and relatively high land prices have led to developers and housebuilders adopting a cautious approach to retirement living in Scotland, according to new research from Savills. A study carried out by the Savills Retirement Living Team found that lower levels of eq
The independent review of the Scottish Planning System missed an opportunity to address important planning issues within the rural sector, according to Scottish Land & Estates and rural property specialist Savills. Published last month, the review focused on six key themes - development planning
Proposals have been submitted to Moray Council for the first phase of a development which will eventually bring 1,500 new homes to Findrassie on the northern edge of Elgin. Jointly submitted by Pitgaveny and Robertson Homes, the Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) represents the first phase of an a
Construction has begun on Scotland’s largest solar farm on the Errol Estate in Tayside. The 14MW scheme, which will be constructed on the 70 acres of land, is anticipated to be operational by March and will ultimately provide power for over 3,500 homes.
Faisal Choudhry Despite post-referendum political upheaval and taxation changes, overall Scotland remains an attractive place to invest in real estate, according to a new Savills report published this week.