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Sanctuary delivers 118 affordable homes at former Aberdeen fire station site

Published 4 hours ago

Sanctuary Scotland has completed the final phase of its £23 million development at North Anderson Drive, Aberdeen.

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Tax burdens and political uncertainty cast shadow over Scottish construction

Published 1 day ago

More than a third of Scottish construction firms have expressed concerns they won’t be able to trade into 2025, mainly attributing worries to tax considerations and political instability.

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Scottish Government urged to hold its nerve on Passivhaus policy

Published 1 day ago

The Passivhaus Trust is calling on the Scottish Government to hold fast against housebuilders’ calls to “pause and review” its proposed Scottish Passivhaus equivalent policy.

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Barnardo’s unveils Stirling homes for young people leaving care

Published 1 day ago

An innovative housing project designed to support young people at the point of leaving care has been launched in Stirling by Barnardo’s Scotland.

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Springfield seeks permission for 47 affordable homes in Livingston

Published 1 day ago

Springfield Partnerships, the affordable housing arm of Springfield Properties, has submitted proposals to West Lothian Council for 47 new homes in Livingston.

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Interest invited from builders to enhance housing at Chapelton

Published 1 day ago

The Duke of Fife has instructed Shepherd Chartered Surveyors to invite interest from housebuilders to increase significantly the number of homes at Chapelton, the new community five miles south of Aberdeen.

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Scottish National Investment Bank commits £20m to Thriving Investments’ affordable homes-for-rent strategy

Published 1 day ago

The Scottish National Investment Bank has committed a further £20 million to the Mid-Market Rent strategy managed by Thriving Investments, the social value and ESG-focused real estate fund manager.

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Fusion Assets lodges plans for £10m employment hub at Ravenscraig

Published 2 days ago

A planning application has been submitted for a £10 million employment hub with industrial space for up to 10 businesses at Ravenscraig, one of Europe’s largest brownfield regeneration sites.

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Albyn brings first new social housing to Lairg in almost 30 years

Published 2 days ago

A rural community in the far north of Scotland has welcomed the first new social housing in the village since the 1990s.

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MSPs to consider tax to raise more funding to fix unsafe cladding

Published 2 days ago

A tax on developers to raise funds to help fix building safety issues will be considered in Scotland under powers secured from the UK Government.

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27 firms secure place on £20m fire safety framework

Published 2 days ago

A wide range of businesses have secured a place on a major framework aimed at safeguarding social housing and public buildings and their occupiers.

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Affordable homes and student accommodation form plans for Glasgow’s India Street

Published 5 days ago

Urban regeneration specialist Vita Group has submitted a planning application for the 20 India Street regeneration site in central Glasgow following a series of public consultations.

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Statutory orders for Meadows to George Street project

Published 5 days ago

A major milestone in the Meadows to George Street project in Edinburgh has been reached this week as the statutory orders needed to progress to the construction stage are advertised.

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Stirling unveils studios plan for former MoD land

Published 6 days ago

Stirling Council has unveiled plans to deliver one of the biggest film studio campuses in Scotland.

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McConnell exceeds £50m turnover

Published 6 days ago

Principal contractor McConnell said it expects full year revenue to reach £55 million by the end of April 2024 (FY24) after it broke through the £50m turnover mark last month.

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