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£120 million proposal for 500 homes to go before Falkirk council

A Cala Homes proposal for the Gilston Park residential-led mixed-used development has been submitted by Halsteen the application for planning permission in principle. The proposal has been recommended for approval by officers, and will assist Falkirk Council to achieve its required housing land supply targets. The scheme has also received support from Forth Valley Chamber […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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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 […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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61.5 acre site acquired for development near Edinburgh Airport

GSS Developments pay an undisclosed sum for 61.5-acre former Continental Tyres Factory near Edinburgh. The brownfield site has been abandoned since 1999 and could be a residential and/or commercial development one mile from Edinburgh Airport. Commenting on the purchase, which was assisted by corporate law firm Dickson Minto, Paul Stevenson of GSS Developments said: “This […]

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Accrue Capital secures M7 Capital loan to refinance two assets

M7 Capital, a full-service real estate debt specialist, announces that it has provided, on behalf of its UK debt fund TREC II, a £4 million loan to Accrue (Forum) LLP. The Sponsor (Accrue Capital) is a property investment, development, and asset management business with experience across all real estate sectors. The company invests its own […]

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Aedifica acquires £8.5m in Scotland care home

Aedifica has invested £8.5m to acquire a fully operational care home in Ayr, Scotland. Creggan Bahn Court in Ayr has undergone two expansions in the past 10 years, currently accommodating 58 residents across the site. The home is operated by Maria Mallaband Care Group who operate 17 sites across Aedifica’s portfolio. The carte home is […]

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Bank investment unlocks development of new country park

A derelict site in the west of Edinburgh is to be made into a multi-purpose country park and leisure facility with £26m backing from the Scottish National Investment Bank. The Wavegarden Scotland redevelopment of the disused Craigpark Quarry near Ratho will see the creation of a 23-hectare leisure and staycation facility with surfing at its heart. The project will […]

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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 […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

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Claymore Homes submits plans for 800 new homes project

Housebuilder Claymore Homes has submitted plans to Aberdeenshire Council to build 800 homes, a new primary school and community facilities at South Ugie. An application for planning permission in principle has been submitted after several consultation events with stakeholders and residents. Halliday Fraser Munro is providing professional architecture and planning consultancy services to Claymore as […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Construction Begins of Student Loans Company New HQ at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf

Construction of the final building phase at one of Scotland’s largest ever development projects begins today (Thursday 16 December) with a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of the new headquarters for the Student Loans Company (SLC) at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf.  The 75,000 sq ft office building heralds the final transformation of the £500 million Clydeside […]

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