Places for People group chief executive David Cowans is to retire next year after 24 years as CEO. Mr Cowans will continue to lead the group and support a planned transition process until his retirement on March 31, 2022.
Places for People has been honoured at the UK’s prestigious What House awards, known as the Oscars of the new homes industry. In a virtual ceremony hosted by Romesh Ranganathan, the developer lifted the silver award for Best Large House Builder of the Year in recognition of its focus on placem
A residential portfolio comprising 118 residential properties across the Central Belt of Scotland has been sold by Places for People to private clients of Tay Letting for c.£10 million. The portfolio of properties was spread across eight developments in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Paisl
Councillors have approved plans by Swan Group for 100 new affordable homes in Royston, in the north of Glasgow. The development was given the go-ahead by Glasgow City Council in October 2019, after Swan Group agreed to purchase the site, subject to planning approval.
Places for People Homes Limited has been fined £600,000 after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). Aylesbury Crown Court heard that between 2009 and 2014 five employees of the property management and development organisation used vibrating powered tools to carry out gro
Neil Ross has been appointed as the new director of placemaking opportunities for Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association. Mr Ross will spearhead development activity in relation to innovations, partnerships and investment.
Ben Beadle is to be the chief executive of the new National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) formed from the merger of the National Landlords Association and the Residential Landlords Association. The NRLA will launch in January 2020.
Tech start-up iOpt is the only Scottish company to win a global competition to find companies with technologies who can help facilitate better and more efficient management of building facilities and services. Run by one of the UK's largest property management companies, Places for People, the compe
Places for People has been cleared to start work later this year on the first phase of a vibrant new extension to the village of Longniddry after East Lothian Council approved detailed designs for 98 new homes.