Scottish Futures Trust

Scottish Futures Trust saves taxpayer over £640m

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT), the body tasked with finding value for money in public sector building projects, has secured over £640 million in savings in its first five years.

Published 6 October 2014

Construction jobs bonanza for Edinburgh as new NHT phase launched

Housing developers are being invited to submit bids to deliver up to a further 500 new affordable homes for rent in Edinburgh after the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) launched an additional phase of the National Housing Trust (NHT) programme.

Published 6 October 2014

Value of hub community projects up nearly 60 per cent to £465m

The value of community-based projects such as health centres, schools and council buildings either under construction or open that are being delivered through the Scotland-wide hub programme has increased 58 per cent during the first six months of the 2014/15 financial year, and is supporting thousands of people employed by local SMEs.

Published 25 September 2014