Utilising empty homes across Scotland to ensure they place their part in tackling homelessness and the housing crisis

Ahead of their involvement in the Scottish Housing and Build to Rent Conference we’ve been speaking to The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership’s National Project Manager – Shaheena Din… Q. The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership was set up to help bring 40,000 unoccupied homes back into use, how transformational could this be on the housing crisis […]

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Capital again targets Scottish wind farm assets

Asset management firm Capital Dynamics has bought its second Scottish renewable energy site in as many months from German company Energiekontor AG. Capital has secured a 100% equity stake in the 13MW Sorbie onshore wind project in North Ayrshire, which is due to start operating in the second half of 2022. Building works are expected […]

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Retail asset management specialist to overhaul Scottish shopping centre

Leading retail asset managers Scoop has instructed designers to reconfigure one its major recent acquisitions. Scoop strengthened its presence in Scotland by acquiring The Thistles Shopping Centre in Stirling in December. Providing more than 500,000 sqft pf retail space across 90 units, it is home to several major anchor tenants including Next, Boots and Primark. […]

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21 Public Sector Bid Trends for 2021

2020 has been a year like no other; so what’s in store in the world of public sector bidding in 2021? What will be changing in our ‘new normal’? What steps can bidders take to ensure that they are prepared for the year ahead? We are going to set out what we consider will be the […]

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Troubled Scottish golf complex development heading back to planners

Plans to create a world-class golf resort at the ‘Home of Golf’ in Scotland have been resurrected. Investment consultants GPH Engineering has notified Fife Council they intend to resubmit a planning application to build a multi-million-pound leisure complex on the outskirts of St Andrews. A previous application, granted in 2017, was given to Canadian firm […]

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Scottish companies encouraged to bid for HS2 contracts

Businesses in Scotland are being encouraged to bid for millions of pounds worth of upcoming contracts supporting the delivery of HS2. The number of businesses north of the border who have so far registered an interest in becoming a potential HS2 supplier is significantly lower than in other parts of the UK. Just 29 Scottish […]

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