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27 Jun 2008 - No comments
Highland Housing – Fair? On the surface, things seem to be going not too badly at the moment for the Highland Housing Fair, given the perverse local opposition encountered at the outset of...
27 Jun 2008 - No comments
Forth Ports have revealed proposals to convert and site a disused inter-city carriage after conversion into an upmarket restaurant. The plans would convert part of the Leith dock area into...
27 Jun 2008 - No comments
House builder, Cala Homes has appointed Weber Shandwick to act as its PR consultancy. Following a four way pitch, the Edinburgh office of the company has been appointed to differentiate...
26 Jun 2008 - No comments
The office machinery and supplies business M2 Digital has let space at Museum Business Park, Nitshill for a three period on a 2,184 sq ft unit, at a rental of £8 per sq ft. Jones Lang...
26 Jun 2008 - No comments
442 Design have been short-listed in the finals of The National Business Awards for Scotland 2008 in the Business Innovation of the Year category. The other shortlisted candidates are Bright...
26 Jun 2008 - No comments
Leading Edinburgh architect Malcolm Fraser has spoken out about the rising influence of planners in the design process - claiming architects are being usurped by planners, in effect marginalising...
25 Jun 2008 - No comments
The firm awarded the contract to fabricate and erect the proposed £33m publicly funded Tradeston Bridge in Glasgow has rebutted claims that the design is not fit for purpose. The long delayed...
25 Jun 2008 - No comments
The EDI Group begin construction next week on a £14 million office development at Ratho Park close to Edinburgh Airport. The build is expected to take one year. The work includes a...
25 Jun 2008 - No comments
A meeting of Edinburgh's Planning Committee this morning (Wednesday) sensationally approved the large scale demoltion of the Morrison Street goods yard, and gave the green light for the planned...
25 Jun 2008 - No comments
A survey carried out on behalf of Friends of the Earth has concluded that more than nine out of ten people want to have a say over planning  decisions affecting their local area. The survey...
23 Jun 2008 - No comments
Headless in Gorgie The publication of Herzog & de Meuron’s designs for Portsmouth FC’s new stadium are a stark reminder of those heady days not so long ago at Heart of Midlothian when...
23 Jun 2008 - No comments
The Glasgow Housing Association has announced that its tower blocks at Sighthill are to be demolished in a controlled explosion at 2am in the morning later this Summer. This is the first time such...
19 Jun 2008 - No comments
There will be no public inquiry into the proposed £300 million Caltongate scheme, which has been given the go ahead and will start in the next few months The scheme has become one of the...
19 Jun 2008 - No comments
A historic garage, believed to be the oldest multi-story car park in the world, will be retained as part of a new plan to redevelop the site in Glasgow's Hillhead. Redevelopment plans for the...
19 Jun 2008 - No comments
Planning permission to convert part of Lansdowne Parish Church into a bar, restaurant, community hall and viewing gallery has been granted to Four Acres Charitable Trust. The trust also...
18 Jun 2008 - No comments
A £20.5m award-winning building at Edinburgh's College of Art, Evolution House -designed by College alumnus Neil Gillespie, of Reiach and Hall- will be opened tomorrow (Thursday) by the First...
17 Jun 2008 - No comments
Jones Lang LaSalle, on behalf of R and M Deluxe Holdings Limited, has let a retail unit at London Road Retail Park, Glasgow to In Style. The furniture retailer has taken a 929 sq m (10,000 sq...
17 Jun 2008 - No comments
The Building Research Establishment have announced that they are to construct a "Scottish innovation park" on the site of the former Ravenscraig Steelworks in Motherwell. BRE have invited...
17 Jun 2008 - No comments
BSW Timber will launch their new Accoya wood product at a one-day seminar hosted bu the Lighthouse on 25 June. The seminar, "Wood Modification: Architecture and Construction Opportunities" is...
17 Jun 2008 - No comments
The Glasgow School of Art Campus - with the iconic Rennie Mackintosh school at its centrepiece-  is to be redeveloped, provided that a business case can be argued to justify the funding package...
13 Jun 2008 - No comments
The 60 Megawatt, 20 turbine Carraig Gheal wind farm, claimed to be capable of powering a third of the homes in Argyll and Bute has been approved for construction near Kilchrenan. It is...
13 Jun 2008 - No comments
Google Mackintosh and see what you get Anybody using Google one day last week would have been surprised to see the search engine’s customary colourful logo replaced with a special version...
10 Jun 2008 - No comments
The royal lodgings at Stirling Castle are to be returned to their “Renaissance magnificence”, resulting in a major new attraction that is predicted to raise castle visitor numbers to around...
10 Jun 2008 - No comments
Jones Lang Lasalle claim today (Tuesday) that the Edinburgh office market will favour tenants in the medium term.  A series of new development completions coupled with more benign rental...
9 Jun 2008 - No comments
The Glasgow School of Art’s 2008 Master of Fine Art (MFA) Show gets underway at Glasgow’s Tramway from Thursday 12 June until Sunday 22 June 2008. One of a small number of two-year...
6 Jun 2008 - No comments
  Royal Command Its that time of year when the streets around Holyrood blossom with yellow and the appearance of some rare plants – yes, it’s shiny new traffic cones everywhere to...
6 Jun 2008 - No comments
The Scottish Housing Regulator has today issued an assessment of the Mazars Report, which analysed Glasgow Housing Association's stock transfer valuations, whcih established that the transfer...
6 Jun 2008 - No comments
Holmes architects has submitted a full planning application, on behalf of Valad Property Group, for a major commercial mixed-use development on 110 Queen Street, Glasgow. Located in the heart of...
5 Jun 2008 - No comments
The "Sustainable Places: A Scottish Future" conference was held in the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh today (Thursday) and the Scottish Government said that First Minister Alex Salmond...
5 Jun 2008 - No comments
  Details of the public inquiry into the application by Trump International Golf Links Scotland for a golf course and resort development at the Menie Estate, Balmedie have been announced....
5 Jun 2008 - No comments
NEW homes originally planned as a timeshare development at Rowallan Castle Golf Club in Ayrshire are understood to be earmarked for sale to make up a £5m local funding gap. The finance...
5 Jun 2008 - No comments
Glasgow's Clyde Arc bridge is due to reopen on 29 June, the city council has announced after almost 6 months closure for repairs. The bridge was closed after a cable snapped in January and...
4 Jun 2008 - No comments
Bellway Homes Ltd has won a Homes for Scotland ‘Quality Award 2008’ in recognition of the company’s Mondriaan development in Glasgow. The company scooped the award in the urban large...
3 Jun 2008 - No comments
Regeneration specialist, Ballyconnelly Group, and design agency Stand are working with two Inverclyde Schools on a Community Space Programme - a design project to help 28 students create concepts...
3 Jun 2008 - No comments
Culture Minister Linda Fabiani MSP is urging the country’s developers and architects to consider the built heritage as an avenue for future developments. Speaking after the Scottish Design...
3 Jun 2008 - No comments
Scotland's Highland Housing Fair and RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) have appointed Smarts to handle significant PR briefs. The Highland Housing Fair has retained Smarts as its...
2 Jun 2008 - No comments
  The Stirlingfauld Place tower blocks in the heart of Glasgow finally bit the dust on Sunday, coming down in preparation GHA's £350m initiative. Glasgow Housing Association and Glasgow...
2 Jun 2008 - No comments
  Having had the long winter months to enjoy the achievement of winning the battle to host the Commonwealth Games in 2014, Glasgow must now face up to the huge responsibility it has to convert...
2 Jun 2008 - No comments
Peacock Visual Arts have revealed details of a new centre for the contemporary arts to be built in Aberdeen's Union Terrace Gardens The development is intended to become a creative...
2 Jun 2008 - No comments
How to incorporate and new developments will be the focus of a 'table top' exercise at the Scottish Police College at Tulliallan tomorrow (Tuesday). The Scottish Business Crime Centre (SBCC)...

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