Build to rent



Major investors back build-to-rent development on site of former Glasgow police HQ

A joint venture between Apache Capital and Harrison Street is to fund a landmark build-to-rent (BTR) development in central Glasgow.

Published 6 January 2021

Kelvin Properties unveils second Build to Rent development in Glasgow

The team behind Glasgow’s first major city centre Build to Rent (BTR) housing development has successfully delivered another multi-million-pound BTR project.

Published 27 October 2020

30-storey residential development planned at Glasgow's Portcullis House

Plans to deliver what would be Glasgow city centre's tallest building on the site of Portcullis House at Charing Cross have been unveiled by the Watkin Jones Group.

Published 22 October 2020

£90m build to rent development proposed for Glasgow’s West End

A planning application has been lodged for 424 new build-to-rent homes in Glasgow’s West End.

Published 13 October 2020

£81.5m deal signed to bring 346 Build-to-Rent apartments to Glasgow’s Candleriggs Square 

Candleriggs Development 2 Limited, the joint venture between Drum Property Group and Stamford Property Investments, has agreed an £81.5 million deal with Legal & General to deliver a major 346-apartment Build-to-Rent (BTR) scheme at Candleriggs Square in Glasgow. 

Published 30 September 2020

Glasgow's Portcullis House site sold for new Build to Rent project

Developer and manager of residential property for rent Watkin Jones has completed the purchase of Portcullis House in Glasgow from Mapeley Investment Group Limited.

Published 27 August 2020

Moda bids to become greenest build-to-rent operator with Utopi partnership

Build-to-rent property operator Moda Living has announced a partnership with Hamilton-based technology firm Utopi to build a complete digital infrastructure and optimise smart building technology across Moda’s entire development portfolio.

Published 11 August 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

Plans lodged for 182 new build-to-rent homes in Glasgow’s city centre

Ryder Architecture has developed proposals for a new residential and mixed-use development in the heart of Glasgow city centre.

Published 15 May 2020

Planning application submitted for Build-to-Rent development in Edinburgh

A planning application for the development of high-quality Build-to-Rent (BTR) accommodation on Bonnington Road Lane has been submitted by property developer and operator, PLATFORM_.

Published 14 May 2020

Funding secured for Springside build-to-rent development in Edinburgh

Apache Capital Partners and alternative real asset investment firm Harrison Street are to fund a landmark build-to-rent (BTR) development in central Edinburgh.

Published 16 April 2020

Build to rent towers proposal to ‘kick-start’ regeneration of Garscube industrial area

Plans for a major build to rent development comprising a 20-storey tower and another with 13 floors have been drawn up for the canal near Speirs Wharf in Glasgow.

Published 12 March 2020

Will Scarlett: Don’t take huge potential of build to rent for granted

While the build to rent (BTR) pipeline continues to grow in Scotland, Will Scarlett from Scarlett Land and Development said the sector’s viability should not be taken for granted.

Published 14 February 2020

Scottish build to rent market set to replicate success of Purpose Built Student Accommodation

Scotland’s build to rent (BTR) residential sector is expected to deliver many years of growth before reaching maturity, according to the results of Ryden’s latest detailed review of the Scottish commercial property market.

Published 13 February 2020

Moda Living appoints Robertson to deliver first phase of Edinburgh build-to-rent development

Construction work on the first phase of a build-to-rent development in central Edinburgh is due to start this month after Moda Living appointed Robertson as the main contractor.

Published 10 February 2020