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Emtec group promotes Calum Brown to head of finance

Published 11 months ago

Building services contractor Emtec Group has promoted Calum Brown to head of finance.

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Plans lodged for Glasgow city centre student accommodation

Published 11 months ago

Proposals to redevelop a former Glasgow nightclub into student accommodation have now been submitted in full.

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Ninety-eight flats approved for abandoned Edinburgh industrial estate

Published 11 months ago

Plans to knock down an abandoned Edinburgh industrial estate in the north east of the city and replace it with ninety-eight flats have been approved by the local authority.

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£15.7m investment to attract manufacturing businesses and jobs to Clyde Gateway

Published 11 months ago

Scottish Enterprise and Clyde Gateway have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at leveraging up to £16 million of support towards a planned £60m construction programme over the next five years to create low carbon energy efficient business space for high value manufacturing occupiers.

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New English owners for historic Edinburgh QS firm

Published 11 months ago

Morham + Brotchie Ltd (M+B), a historic Edinburgh-based quantity surveying and cost consultancy firm, has been acquired by Cumbria-based quantity surveying and commercial consultancy A. Lamb Associates (ALA).

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Miller Homes to deliver more than 250 homes across two West of Scotland sites

Published 11 months ago

Miller Homes is to deliver two new communities in the West of Scotland after it secured a 19.97-acre site in Paisley and a 6.45-acre site in Croy.

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CIOB: Construction employment still tainted by outdated misconceptions

Published 11 months ago

While the days of construction careers being portrayed as low paid, low skilled, low prospect jobs for academic underachievers should have been confined to history, new research shows the sector remains tainted by these outdated misconceptions.

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Turner & Townsend calls for greater planning and project controls

Published 11 months ago

Turner & Townsend is calling for stronger project controls and upfront programme planning to combat a sector-wide capacity crunch, as cooling demand, high insolvencies, risk-averse contractors, and loss of market confidence could create further pressures for the industry.

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Winners unveiled of RIAS special category awards

Published 11 months ago

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced the 2023 RIAS Awards special category winners.

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Wheatley regeneration plan to retain key features of Bellgrove Hotel

Published 11 months ago

Architectural features on a B-listed hotel are to be preserved as part of a new £16.8 million regeneration plan for Gallowgate in Glasgow.

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Negotiations begin on disposal of two council sites in Glasgow

Published 11 months ago

Glasgow City Council has approved the beginning of negotiations on the off-market disposal of two sites, one of which could be acquired by Maryhill Housing Association.

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Another Dundee nightclub earmarked for student flats

Published 11 months ago

A former nightclub building in Dundee could be demolished to make way for student accommodation under new plans submitted to the local authority.

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Block Nine secures planning consent for Cumbernauld industrial project

Published 11 months ago

Block Nine Architects has been awarded planning approval for a tricky industrial site based in Westfield Industrial Estate in Cumbernauld.

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Maxi Caledonian posts £4.3m pre-tax profit in tough fiscal year

Published 11 months ago

Maxi Caledonian Ltd has posted a rise in pre-tax profits from £4 million to more than £4.3m and an increase in turnover from £80m to over £89m, in its 2022 financial results, showing resilience in a challenging business environment.

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Financial close unlocks £300m investment in North Kyle wind energy project

Published 11 months ago

Brockwell Energy has announced financial close on its North Kyle wind energy project, which will see a total investment of £300 million to deliver 220.5MW of renewable energy capacity.

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