Scottish Futures Trust



BAM delivers Glasgow primary school

BAM Construction has successfully handed over Carntyne Primary School in Glasgow to hub West Scotland on behalf of Glasgow City Council.

Published 20 November 2018

Sod cutting ceremony marks start of £14.1m shared campus in Arbroath

Construction on the new £14.1 million shared campus for Hayshead and St Thomas RC primary schools and an early years facility in Arbroath officially commenced today.

Published 24 September 2018

Rettie completes ‘massively oversubscribed’ Edinburgh mid market rent development

The structured finance team at Rettie & Co has delivered its second mid market rent (MMR) development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour with more than 3,000 people applying for the 138 homes on offer.

Published 13 September 2018

Financial close reached on £15m Tullibody South Campus

Construction work on the Tullibody South Campus project has been cleared to begin after financial close was achieved on the £15 million development.

Published 31 July 2018

£75m Engine Yard transformation revealed in new images

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.

Published 28 May 2018

Recommendations published for Scottish National Investment Bank

Details of the implementation plan for a publicly-owned Scottish National Investment Bank have been published today.

Published 28 February 2018

Construction of new Arbroath primary schools underway

Work to replace two Arbroath primary schools as part of an ambitious multi-million pound project was marked by two official site visits today.

Published 29 January 2018

New chief executive for Scottish Futures Trust

The Board of the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has appointed Peter Reekie as the company’s new chief executive.

Published 21 December 2017

Successful ‘hub’ programme has built £1.3bn of community projects

The value of recently completed community-based buildings such as schools and health centres delivered by the Scotland-wide hub programme on behalf of Scotland’s public sector has topped £1 billion, new figures have shown.

Published 18 December 2017

Operational delivery ‘key to return on investment’ for Build to Rent in Scotland

Investors into Scotland’s Build to Rent (BTR) sector have been urged to ensure that schemes have operational management factored in from the earliest stages of development.

Published 11 December 2017

BAM wins £18m deal to deliver new Glasgow schools

BAM Construction has been appointed by hub West Scotland to build two new primary schools on behalf of Glasgow City Council.

Published 7 December 2017

GVA and PRSim to advise on new rental income guarantee scheme

A strategic partnership has been appointed by Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) to advise on the Scottish Government’s landmark policy for supporting the emerging professionally managed Build-to-Rent (BTR) sector.

Published 27 November 2017

Scottish Futures Trust positions housing as key economic infrastructure

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) is calling on the housing industry and Scotland’s councils to work together to further increase housing supply.

Published 20 November 2017

Godfrey Syrett’s education division is top of the class

Furniture manufacturer Godfrey Syrett is just weeks away from concluding its fourth Scottish school contract of 2017, after fitting out the new Kelso High School.

Published 27 October 2017

Top economists call for inquiry into privately financed infrastructure projects

Two of Scotland’s most renowned economists have called for an urgent and independent root and branch review of the quango responsible for the country’s privately financed infrastructure projects.

Published 19 October 2017