Estate agency firm Rettie & Co has appointed Sarah Curtis, formerly of Savills and Strutt & Parker, as director of new homes. This senior level appointment has been made to support their new homes sales and marketing team, who have been responsible for selling over £100 million of new
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Dr John Boyle from Rettie & Co. reflects on a recent CaCHE-UBDC event on short-term lets in Scotland. A recent CaCHE-UBDC event in Glasgow threw a spotlight on the short-term (or holiday) lets sector in Scotland, specifically looking at trends in the sector as well as the impacts of new legislat
Political turmoil in the UK and shifting monetary and fiscal policies in the UK and Scotland over the last three months have accelerated housing market fluctuations already evident due to the economic consequences of the Russia-Ukraine War, according to new analysis by Rettie & Co. Des
A new report on alternative models of rent control for Scotland has been launched by the Cross Party Group on Housing launched at a meeting in the Scottish Parliament yesterday. During the meeting, Professor Ken Gibb, director of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), presented th
The number of operating and pipeline Build to Rent (BTR) homes has increased by 25% in a year to reach over 13,000 homes, according to the latest BTR Briefing for Scotland from Rettie & Co. The BTR pipeline in Scotland has continued to grow despite the pandemic, or potentially, due to
Architecture practice 7N has been granted detailed planning consent for Plot P2 of its Western Harbour masterplan on behalf of Forth Ports. Designed in collaboration with Rankin Fraser Landscape Architects, the proposals will deliver 205 homes focussed around a communal courtyard garden that in
Housebuilder Dundas Estates has teamed up with an estate agent expert for the first time to deliver a £35 million development in East Lothian.
Rettie & Co has hired Fergus Thomson MRICS as an associate director to head up Rettie Borders LLP in Melrose and Rettie Berwick LLP, covering also broader Borders areas. Mr Thomson, who joins from Davidson and Robertson, brings a wealth of experience as a chartered surveyor.
The next phase of investment in housing at Western Harbour in Edinburgh got under way this month with the beginning of ground works.
New research from Rettie & Co has revealed that Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) returns were up 1.2% in 2019/20. The firm has also found that LBTT revenues had increased by 10% from the previous year, however, the future remains uncertain due to the severe impact of the coronavirus cri
The Scottish Government has appointed a team of planning experts to carry out research on the value and impact of developer contributions.
The number of operating and pipeline build to rent (BTR) homes in Scotland has increased by 24% to reach nearly 9,000, according to Rettie & Co. The latest BTR Briefing for Scotland has revealed that Glasgow continues to lead the way, with around 4,500 BTR homes, followed by Edinb
Despite the current uncertainty in the Scottish housing market caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a significant drop in transactions, average prices are expected to remain stable, according to Rettie & Co. In its Spring 2020 forecast, the property specialist said transactions activity is likely
A new report commissioned by Homes for Scotland (HFS) has revealed the wider value created by building the homes Scotland requires. The report, launched today and entitled The Value of Residential Development, shows that each new home built in Scotland supports four jobs across the economy, ove
Edinburgh residents are now settling into their new affordable homes in the Western Harbour development. The new houses were built through the innovative National Housing Trust (NHT) scheme, which forms part of a wider commitment from the Scottish Government to deliver 50,000 affordable and high-qua