Regional managing director Simon Phillips (right) and business development manager Euan McDermott Esh Border Construction has announced a raft of new multi-million pound framework partnerships within Scotland’s social housing sector.
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Visualisation of the site from Gairsay Drive Work to create almost 370 flats at a former Aberdeen school could start as early as June, it has been revealed.
Residents have begun moving in to a new town in the Highlands which will eventually grow into a community of 12,000 people. Being built on farmland near Inverness, developers claim Tornagrain is the first new town to be built in Scotland for more than 50 years.
The offical opening of new Loretto homes in Eriboll Crescent Development projects by Loretto Housing Association, West Lothian Council, Link Group and Places for People have been shortlisted for a home building industry award by Homes for Scotland.
A development currently being delivered in the Middlefield area of the city by Shaping Aberdeen Housing LLP A five-year business plan for the Shaping Aberdeen Housing LLP has been supported by councillors, paving the way for the delivery of up to 3,000 homes in the city.
David Cowans, Places for People’s group chief executive Places for People (PfP) has become the first housing association to establish a distinct fund management capability with the launch of its new PfP Capital business.
Ambitious plans to help regenerate Clackmannan took a step forward last week when new actions to deliver new affordable housing, community enterprise facilities, streetscape improvements and the relocation of a local business to new premises were agreed by the local authority. Funding of over £5 mi
(from left) Lynne Morris, Places for People; Martin Gray, Osprey Housing; Richard Fawcus, Stewart Milne Homes; Edward Thomas and Bellann Wylie, both Aberdeen City Council A partnership approach between a local housing association, a housebuilder and a national property company is making a significan
David Cowans, Places for People’s group chief executive Places for People Group has completed its acquisition of housing provider Derwent Living in a merger that is said to make the group one of the UK’s largest property management businesses.
David Cobb Celebrating residents have been quick to acknowledge the help of a volunteer advocate in a successful 18-month fight to avoid losing their homes.
Tenants who were facing eviction from their homes in Leith are being allowed to stay after a deal was agreed to sell the properties to Places for People Scotland. The Trustees of the Miss Agnes Hunter Trust, which owned the flats in Lorne Street, had been looking to sell the 92 properties since Octo
CCG (Scotland) Ltd has announced the completion of a landmark housing development in Edinburgh’s Craigmillar district. In partnership with PARC Craigmillar Ltd, part of the EDI Group, the construction firm has successfully transformed the site of the former Niddrie Mill Primary School into a resid
Housing minister Kevin Stewart MSP (left) joins Colin Rae, group development director, Places for People on site at Shrubhill Housing minister Kevin Stewart has marked the start of work on a new affordable housing development in Edinburgh today.
Moody’s has downgraded its credit rating for Places for People (PfP) citing concerns over the “varied risks” involved with the landlord’s increasing expansion into non social housing businesses. The ratings agency said the switch from A2 to A3 “reflects the continued diversification of Pla
David Cowans, group chief executive at Places for People and Jenny Laing, Aberdeen City Council leader Places for People has signed a pioneering partnership with Aberdeen City Council which will create 2,000 new homes in the city with the potential to build a further 1,000 properties.