Rettie & Co



Dundas Estates partners with property expert on £35m Musselburgh housing development

Housebuilder Dundas Estates has teamed up with an estate agent expert for the first time to deliver a £35 million development in East Lothian.

Published 14 April 2021

Rettie & Co appoints Fergus Thomson to lead teams in Berwick and Melrose

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.

Published 10 March 2021

Ground works under way for Western Harbour housing development

The next phase of investment in housing at Western Harbour in Edinburgh got under way this month with the beginning of ground works.

Published 18 December 2020

Rettie & Co: Residential LBTT up year-on-year but future outlook remains uncertain

New research from Rettie & Co has revealed that Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) returns were up 1.2% in 2019/20.

Published 23 July 2020

New planning obligations research gets underway

The Scottish Government has appointed a team of planning experts to carry out research on the value and impact of developer contributions.

Published 20 July 2020

Rettie & Co: Build to rent pipeline continues to accelerate in Scotland

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.

Published 5 June 2020

Rettie: Significant drop in housing transactions expected but average prices should be more stable

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.

Published 15 May 2020

Homes for Scotland report reveals the wider value created by house building

A new report commissioned by Homes for Scotland (HFS) has revealed the wider value created by building the homes Scotland requires.

Published 18 September 2019

Edinburgh residents move into Western Harbour homes

Edinburgh residents are now settling into their new affordable homes in the Western Harbour development.

Published 16 September 2019

Surge in Scotland’s Build to Rent sector as pipeline leaps to more than 7,000 homes

The pipeline of homes in Scotland’s Build to Rent (BTR) sector has increased by a third in the past year to reach more than 7,200, according to a new report.

Published 27 August 2019

Up to 1,000 more Build to Rent homes planned at Harbour Gateway

A Build to Rent project on Edinburgh’s Western Harbour is planning to expand as residents are welcomed into the latest phase of the development.

Published 29 May 2019

Mid-market rent investment fund makes first site acquisitions

A housing investment fund set up last year by the Scottish Government and Places for People Group’s fund management arm has acquired its first two developments.

Published 29 April 2019

Dr John Boyle: Build to rent is here to stay

This is the third in a series of blog posts reflecting on approaches to delivering alternative tenures in Scotland. In the first post, Professor Moira Munro reflects on the discussion from a recent roundtable; and, in the second post, Dr Richard Jennings shared his experience of delivering mid-market rent. In this post, Dr John Boyle (Rettie & Co.) reflects on the small but growing Build to Rent market in Scotland.

Published 15 April 2019

Detailed plans lodged for new Western Harbour neighbourhood

Architecture practice 7N has revealed its full vision for a mixed use neighbourhood of more than 900 new homes at Western Harbour on Edinburgh’s waterfront. 

Published 6 March 2019

Rettie & Co acquires 100-strong Edinburgh residential property portfolio

Real estate agent Rettie & Co has acquired a 100-strong portfolio of residential properties in Edinburgh’s city centre.

Published 15 January 2019