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Simpson & Marwick sold to new entrant to Scottish estate agency market

Published 5 months ago

Simpson & Marwick, one of Scotland’s oldest legal and property brands, has been acquired by a new entrant to the Scottish estate agency market.

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DJ Alexander opens new Peterhead office ahead of anticipated rental surge

Published 5 months ago

Estate and letting agency DJ Alexander Ltd has opened a new branch in Aberdeenshire.

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RICS: Scottish commercial property faces investor retreat amid weak lending landscape

Published 5 months ago

Occupier demand for Scotland’s commercial property market has stagnated in the most recent quarter, as per the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Commercial Property Monitor.

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Knight Frank: Office take-up rebounds in Aberdeen after subdued start to 2023

Published 5 months ago

Aberdeen’s office market has turned a corner following a subdued start to the year as more businesses signal their commitment to the city, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

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DJ Alexander: Calls for stamp duty parity echo in Scotland

Published 6 months ago

The UK government’s potential reduction in stamp duty has sparked calls for similar cuts in Scotland, where the current land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) imposes higher costs on homebuyers, particularly first-timers and those purchasing properties over £325,000.

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WFS: Scottish house prices a game of two halves

Published 6 months ago

Half of Scotland experienced house price increases in Scotland throughout August whilst half saw prices drop, according to the latest House Price Index from Walker Fraser Steele.

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Scottish property market on track to follow same slowdown as England and Wales

Published 6 months ago

The Scottish property market is due to follow the same trajectory as England and Wales, experiencing a slowdown as housing supply remains steady but consumer ability to buy continues to be restricted, according to Landmark Information Group’s latest property trends report.

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Scottish Government and investors discuss £3bn boost to housing sector

Published 6 months ago

The Scottish Government is holding discussions with key build to rent (BTR) investors in London to discuss the Scottish rental housing market and reform proposals, 

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DJ Alexander: Number of properties advertised for sale is up nearly 50% in one year

Published 6 months ago

The number of properties advertised for sale is up nearly 50% in parts of Scotland over the last year according to DJ Alexander Ltd.

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HKIP-backed entity acquires East Kilbride offices for £4.3m

Published 6 months ago

An office building in East Kilbride, close to Glasgow, has been snapped up for £4.3 million, following intense bidding.

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RICS: Scottish house price balance dips further into negative territory as sales and buyer numbers decline

Published 6 months ago

House prices in Scotland continued to fall according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey with further falls expected over the coming three months.

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CBRE secures 55 Douglas Street’s first post-refurbishment tenant

Published 6 months ago

Real estate advisor CBRE, on behalf of the landlord Signal Capital, has successfully facilitated a ten-year lease agreement for Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Limited, a Reach Plc subsidiary, at 55 Douglas Street in Glasgow.

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Knight Frank: Edinburgh faces Grade A space dearth amid rising demand

Published 6 months ago

Despite a summer dip in take-up, Edinburgh’s office market has begun “moving in a positive direction” as organisations recognise the post-pandemic advantages of maintaining a central hub for employees, according to Knight Frank.

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Rix Shipping expands with investment £3m in Montrose warehouses

Published 6 months ago

Logistics firm Rix Shipping (Scotland) Ltd has announced it is set to inject over £3 million into Montrose’s local economy, reinforcing its longstanding presence in the region.

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Research points to ‘urgent need’ for increased awareness of build-to-rent among MPs

Published 6 months ago

Just 11% of UK MPs would prioritise the development of new build-to-rent (BTR) homes in their constituencies despite the demand for rental properties being high, according to new research.

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