Housing minister Kevin Stewart Housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced a multi-million pound investment in a mid-market rent scheme that will deliver 1000 new homes across Scotland.
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David Cowans, Places for People’s group chief executive Places for People has entered into a £330m joint venture with Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) to acquire a range of private rented residential assets.
Maryhill Lock Places for People has acquired 50% of a regeneration partnership which delivers sustainable homes and manages significant work space in Scotland.
An example of Barratt’s affordable homes at Barratt @ The Gyle The UK’s largest housebuilder has delivered over 150 affordable homes in Edinburgh to social housing providers in the last 12 months.
(from left) Standing: David Cowans, Places for People group chief executive, with Nigel Finney, managing director of Luminus. Sitting: Mike Forrest, chair of Luminus, and Chris Phillips, Places for People group chair Places for People has further strengthened its position as one of the UK’s larges
A fund management arm set up by Places for People has set up a £550 million fund to target opportunities in the build-to-rent (BTR) sector across the UK. It is hoped that the fund will help deliver 3,000 new homes.
David Knight, Avant Homes Scotland managing director Stirling-based homebuilder Avant Homes has been granted planning permission to build 110 new homes at a £21 million development in Armadale, West Lothian.
Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association’s care and support subsidiary Places for People Scotland Care & Support is set to spin-out from the Places for People Group and relaunch as With You in 2018. The move will allow the organisation to be more flexible in developing life-changing support ser
Richard Jennings Residents of a Leith street who once feared they might lose their homes have benefitted from a £1 million housing improvement programme thanks to Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association.
Maureen Crawford A Midlothian resident has been recognised at a national awards ceremony for her exceptional sense of community and kindness towards her neighbours.
A new £19 million housing development in Wester Hailes has been shortlisted in the ‘Excellence in Development for Affordable Housing’ category at this year’s Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Excellence Awards. The Places for People Scotland development constructed by Lovell comprises of 1
Richard Jennings The full programme is now available for the University of Stirling’s fourth lecture in its Innovation and Excellence series marking the University's fiftieth year: Innovation in Housing – a force for wider benefits?
As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations the University of Stirling is hosting an open event to stimulate debate on the future of housing and how our housing system can underpin wider economic and social developments. Innovation in Housing: a force for wider benefits?
Up to 3,000 new homes will be created through a pioneering partnership model with Aberdeen City Council Places for People's diversification strategy has enabled the business to report another set of strong results helping it to increase investment in both new housebuilding and improving and maintain
Places for People has submitted plans to the City of Edinburgh Council to build 89 new homes by Granton Waterfront. The development on Waterfront Avenue forms the third phase of a larger scheme of around 600 homes.