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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. Harbour Gateway, the largest project of its kind in Scotland, was made possible by innovative National Housing Trust funding provided by City of Edin

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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. Housing minister Kevin Stewart launched the multi-million pound investment last year to deliver mid-market rent homes across the coun

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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-marke

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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.  To be delivered in collaboration with Forth Ports Ltd and Rettie and Co, the development will deliver 938 homes within a

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