Savills calls for ‘significant changes’ in planning system to meet housing requirement

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

Savills reveals an undersupply of appropriate homes for Scotland’s ageing population

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

Rural Scotland ‘needs more focus’ within planning review

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

Half of Scots aged over 65 ‘under-occupy their homes’

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