Latest Scottish Property News

All the latest property news from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee and the rest of Scotland.

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh

IHP snaps up Edinburgh Holiday Inn

16 January 2017

International Hotel Properties has acquired the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre for £17.7m from FRP Advisory, who act as administrators to owners the European Development Company.

KF LochrinSq

“Perfect storm” brewing for Edinburgh office market

10 January 2017

Edinburgh’s commercial property market faces a challenging 2017 as supply levels near a ten-year low and demand continues to grow, according to Knight Frank analysis.

Exchange Place 2, Edinburgh

Indian investor on verge of £35m deal for Edinburgh's Exchange Place 2 and 3

9 January 2017

A private Indian investor who already owns more than £200m worth of offices in Edinburgh is closing in on the acquisition of two buildings in Exchange Place in a deal thought to be worth more than £35m.

TH Real Estate buys Edinburgh's OMNi centre

9 January 2017

TH Real Estate has bought the OMNi centre, a mixed-use asset in Edinburgh, from Aviva Investors.

Pound coins

Fairfield completes first Scottish debt deals

9 January 2017

Oaktree-backed Fairfield Real Estate Finance has completed two debt refinance packages on Scottish properties worth a combined £31m.

Kingsgate Retail Park Glasgow

Orion confirms £90m Scottish retail park deal

28 December 2016

Orion European Real Estate Fund IV has completed the acquisition of Kingsgate Shopping Park near Glasgow for a price thought to be over £90m.

St Enoch shopping centre

Glasgow councillors approve St Enoch redevelopment plans 

21 December 2016

Sovereign Centros has won planning permission for a 90,000 sq ft leisure redevelopment at the St Enoch shopping centre in Glasgow.

Scotland flag

Warning that Scottish business rates plan could lure English firms

20 December 2016

English companies could choose to move to Scotland to take advantage of likely cuts to business rates, according to Colliers International.

Edinburgh houses

Edinburgh’s residential market reaches a crossroads

The residential market in Edinburgh has reached a pivotal moment. After five years without a coherent housing strategy, the city’s council has finally put forward its long-term housing vision.

Graph - Glasgow office take-up

Don’t be fooled, there’s trouble ahead for Glasgow’s office market

The figures for 2016 paint a picture of a buoyant year for the Glasgow office market, but there could be trouble on the horizon.

Buchanan Street, Glasgow

Businesses ‘in the dark’ over the recent rates revaluation in Scotland

Business rates are a hot topic all over the UK - but in Scotland the matter is even more pressing.

Bangour Village Hospital, West Lothian

Scottish Futures Trust poised to reinvigorate property investment

Cash-strapped public bodies in Scotland are increasingly turning to property in a bid to balance the books.

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