Latest Scottish Property News

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

Alistair Reid  Angela White JLL

New head of office agency for JLL in Glasgow

16 November 2017

JLL Scotland has appointed Alistair Reid as its new head of office agency in Glasgow.

Chiswick Park

Paradise Papers shine light on Blackstone's property deals

8 November 2017

The Paradise Papers have shone a light on the structures used by US private equity giant Blackstone to lower its tax bill for the acquisition and operations of two properties in Glasgow and London.  

Clayton Cardiff

Dalata announces first Clayton Hotel in Scotland

7 November 2017

Dalata Hotel Group has signed an agreement to lease a new Clayton Hotel to be built in Glasgow with Artisan St. Enoch Quarter, a subsidiary of Artisan Real Estate Investors.

Hoover manufacturing plant in Cambuslang

JV formed for regeneration of Cambuslang

26 October 2017

A new joint venture between Dawn Homes and the Housing Growth Partnership (HGP) will embark on the development of 300 homes on the site of the former Hoover manufacturing plant in Cambuslang, which closed in 2004 with the loss of 260 local jobs.

Atlantic Quay

Moorfield completes huge Glasgow letting

25 October 2017

Moorfield Group and Glasgow-based joint venture partner Resonance Capital have completed the letting of Atlantic Quay 3 to the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.

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L&G buys GPU's Edinburgh office

17 October 2017

Legal & General has completed the forward-funding acquisition of the 190,000 sq ft government-let New Waverley office in Edinburgh for around £100m.

Capital Square Edinburgh

Hermes and BAM to develop Edinburgh's biggest spec dev office

13 October 2017

Hermes Investment Management and BAM Properties have announced plans to develop what will become Edinburgh’s largest speculative office development at Capital Square.

Fort Kinnaird

New lettings totalling 135k sq ft at Fort Kinnaird

11 October 2017

The Gibraltar Limited Partnership, advised by British Land, has signed thirteen new lettings and four re-gears totalling more than 135,000 sq ft at the Fort Kinnaird retail park in Edinburgh.

Scotland flag

What can the UK government learn from Scottish response on business rates?

Well what a difference a border makes. Less than three weeks from the time the Barclay Review made its recommendations on business rates, the Scottish Minister stood up in the Scottish Parliament and agreed to try and implement most of them.

Gilmorehill Campus development, University of Glasgow

Scottish universities look to upgrade in bid to attract students

At a time when property investment in Scotland appears to have slowed, one sector is speeding up its rate of activity: the university sector.

Chris Stewart

Big interview: the entrepreneur building on Edinburgh’s glorious history

Being a developer in a historic city is never easy. When that city is Edinburgh, where the planning system has a reputation for being particularly laborious, things are even tougher - especially when you have an interest in complex, listed assets.

Quartermile skyline

Refurbished office rents close in on new-build prices in Edinburgh

A severe shortage of new office development in Edinburgh has led to a rise in refurbished office rents, which Savills expects to hit £32.50/sq ft by the end of Q3 2017. If that happens, it would close the gap between refurbished and new-build rents to the lowest level on record at only £1/sq ft.

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