Two housebuilders have together bought 46 acres of residential development land in Lasswade, Midlothian.
Published 3 June 2019
Savills has launched a new Residential Lettings service in Edinburgh.
Published 4 April 2019
A plan to boost economic growth within Scotland’s cities through an increase in city-living is benefitting from a surge in build-to-rent led developments, with Glasgow now in the top five cities outside London for the number of homes in planning, under construction and complete.
Published 22 January 2019
Developers are adapting to the needs of first time buyers who are now responsible for over 50% of all new residential mortgages issued across the UK, according to new research by Savills.
Published 25 September 2018
House prices in Scotland have continued to increase and may grow by almost 20% during the next four years, according to two separate reports.
Published 13 September 2018
The UK’s communities secretary Sajid Javid started the year with a visit to the Netherlands and Germany to look at how self- and custom-build homes can make a contribution to the enduring challenge of adequate housing delivery. This comes hot on the heels of the Scottish Government’s recent conference on the subject, and the Scottish Conservatives calls for a new ‘Grand Designs Plan’ to help councils facilitate such development north of the border. Could 2017 be the year when the UK embraces the self-build house?
Published 22 March 2017
Aberdeen City Council has commissioned a major study which will be used to take forward a number of City Centre Masterplan projects aimed at delivering new homes.
Published 21 February 2017
The time periods proposed by the Scottish Government for the new version of Local Development Plans and the provision of homes in rural areas are still areas of concern despite some positives moves to change the planning system, Savills has warned.
Published 21 July 2016
A number of key factors have led to developers and house builders adopting a cautious approach to retirement living in Scotland to date, according to new research from Savills.
Published 23 June 2016
The independent review of the Scottish Planning System missed an opportunity to address important planning issues within the rural sector, according to Scottish Land & Estates and rural property specialist Savills.
Published 13 June 2016
Around 50 per cent of the homes inhabited by people aged over 65 in Scotland are under-occupied, according to new research.
Published 25 January 2016