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Buccleuch Property acquires prime Edinburgh retail gem for £3.3m

Published 5 months ago

Buccleuch Property has expanded its prime retail asset portfolio with the acquisition of 49 George Street in Edinburgh from Columbia Threadneedle Investments for £3.325 million.

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Edinburgh witnesses a 25% increase in office take-up despite nationwide slump

Published 5 months ago

Edinburgh’s office market is showing resilience in the face of economic headwinds, with office space take-up rising to 334,510 sq ft by the end of Q3 2023 – a 25% increase on last year’s figure, according to Savills.

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DJ Alexander: Housing emergency is result of decades of low investment in social housing

Published 5 months ago

Scotland is facing a significant housing crisis, triggered by a chronic underinvestment in social housing, as highlighted property firm DJ Alexander Ltd.

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Final wave of research set to shine light on impact of tenancy reforms

Published 5 months ago

Indigo House, funded by the Nationwide Foundation, will this week launch the final phase of research to unveil how tenancy reform has impacted the experiences of tenants and landlords in Scotland’s private rental market.

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Milestone reached at residential development above St James Quarter

Published 5 months ago

The first pavilion at a new residential development above St James Quarter in Edinburgh has been completed.

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Public buildings and social housing safeguarded by vital £20m framework

Published 5 months ago

Public sector organisations across Scotland are being invited to attend a launch event that will share vital information on a major framework geared towards improving the safety of social housing and public buildings.

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IPIM and Maven forge ahead with £30m Dundee student housing project

Published 5 months ago

Real estate investment manager IP Investment Management (IPIM) and property and private equity manager Maven Capital Partners have jointly acquired a prime development site in Dundee for a new £30 million student accommodation scheme.

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Zara unveils its biggest Scottish store at Glasgow Fort

Published 5 months ago

Glasgow Fort has revealed the first images of its newly opened flagship Zara store.

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Edinburgh St Andrew Square office building set for hotel revamp

Published 5 months ago

A joint venture has acquired the A-listed office block at 9-10 St Andrew Square, which once was the headquarters of the Scottish Widows Fund, with intentions to convert it into a boutique hotel.

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Undersupply of senior living units presents opportunity for mid-market development in Edinburgh

Published 5 months ago

Investment into mid-market senior living developments is needed to address the shortage of senior living facilities across the UK, according to a new report from real estate advisor CBRE.

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Majority of millennials crave eco-homes even as cost of living bites, finds Barratt

Published 5 months ago

Young househunters in Scotland are prioritising environmental credentials when buying a new home, despite rising living costs and higher mortgage rates, according to Barratt Developments.

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THFC publishes third consecutive Sustainability Reporting Standard report

Published 5 months ago

The Housing Finance Corporation (THFC) has published its third annual Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing (SRS) report for 2022/23, alongside its inaugural group-wide Sustainability Report.

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Scottish Housing Regulator highlights challenges as social landlords secure further £578m

Published 5 months ago

Scottish Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) have shown resilience, securing the confidence of both lenders and investors, according to the latest report from the Scottish Housing Regulator.

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Wheatley encourages Sandyhills residents to raise funds for their community by donating unwanted clothing

Published 5 months ago

A partnership between Wheatley Homes Glasgow, part of Wheatley Group, and the Lintel Trust has seen a recycling bank placed at the Sandyhills Larder which lets tenants in the area earn money for their community by donating unwanted clothing.

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Scottish home on RIBA House of the Year shortlist

Published 5 months ago

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist for the RIBA House of the Year 2023, the annual award for the UK’s best new house and a Scottish property has made the list.

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