Former Police Scotland offices in the centre of Aberdeen are being marketed as an opportunity to build more city residential accommodation.
The number of million-plus residential transactions in Scotland is at its highest since 2008, according to Savills' latest research report.
Two housebuilders have together bought 46 acres of residential development land in Lasswade, Midlothian.
Savills has launched a new Residential Lettings service in Edinburgh. Charles McCosh has been appointed head of the new team, specialising in the letting and management of flats, townhouses and family homes.
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. Research publi
Carole Mackie 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.
House prices in Scotland have continued to increase and may grow by almost 20% during the next four years, according to two separate reports. The August 2018 Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) found that a net balance of 7% more chartered surveyors rep
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 conf
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. Real estate specialists Savills will consult with residents and stakeholders to identify ways to help draw people back into the heart of
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. The property organisation has broadly welcomed the
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. The research points to a number of challenges facing this market, including relatively high land prices in Scotland compare
Katy Dickson 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.
Around 50 per cent of the homes inhabited by people aged over 65 in Scotland are under-occupied, according to new research. A report by Savills has concluded that 430,000 homes are bigger than required and unsuitable to meet the changing needs and lifestyle of an ageing population.