Nick Penny Edinburgh needs to re-align itself to focus more on opportunities outside its immediate boundaries in order to continue to meet the ever-growing demand for homes, offices and hotels and fully establish itself as a global city, according to new research from Savills.
The UK’s communities secretary Sajid Javid started the year with a visit to the Netherlands and Germany to look at how self- and custom-build homes can make a contribution to the enduring challenge of adequate housing delivery. This comes hot on the heels of the Scottish Government’s recent conf
Edinburgh Quay Scotland’s commercial property market could welcome a number of new international investors over the next 12 months, particularly among private overseas buyers, Knight Frank has said.
Savills has announced the further evolution and expansion of its Scottish development team with the appointment of Bruce Patrick, as head of commercial and mixed use development in Scotland. Previously a director in Savills investment team, Bruce will be responsible for delivering strategic developm
View of Chris Stewart Group's George Street Complex from Hanover Street Private funding will be essential to meet Glasgow’s real estate demand across all sectors, with mixed-use determining how people will live, work and socialise, according to a new report.
The Atria building in Edinburgh Investment into Edinburgh’s office market last year reached heights not seen since 2006 as UK political uncertainty failed to deter interest from overseas investors, according to a new report.
110 Queen Street Glasgow’s speculative office development pipeline remains closed with new developments now not likely until 2020, Savills has suggested.
David Melhuish The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has welcomed the latest planning report as a major turning point for local authority planning services around the country.
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