Build to rent



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

Glasgow contributes to 51% surge in build to rent completions in 2019

The number of completed homes for the UK build to rent (BTR) sector increased by 51% in 2019 with Glasgow among the key cities leading the way, new figures have shown.

Published 20 January 2020

Green light for final phase of £215m build-to-rent 'urban village' in Edinburgh

Build-to-rent (BTR) developer and operator Moda Living has secured planning permission for the final phase of its £215 million Springside development in Edinburgh.

Published 5 December 2019

Drum Property Group begins build to rent phase at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf

The next significant building phase at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf starts this week with ground-breaking for Legal & General’s 324-home build to rent (BTR) scheme. 

Published 20 November 2019

Glasgow to host Build to Rent Forum Scotland this week

Glasgow is set to host this year's Build to Rent Forum Scotland which will see over 30 public and private sector leaders meet and debate the future of Scotland's Build to Rent sector.

Published 8 October 2019

Take off for £80m Skyliner build-to-rent development in Leith

A planning application by S1 Developments for the ‘Skyliner’ site in Leith has been granted approval subject to conditions.

Published 26 September 2019

Surge in Scotland’s Build to Rent sector as pipeline leaps to more than 7,000 homes

The pipeline of homes in Scotland’s Build to Rent (BTR) sector has increased by a third in the past year to reach more than 7,200, according to a new report.

Published 27 August 2019

Construction completes on Glasgow’s first major Build to Rent development

Glasgow’s first major city centre Build to Rent (BTR) housing development has been successfully delivered following a multi-million redevelopment.

Published 1 July 2019