Demolition work begins on Glasgow city centre apartments project

Work has commenced on Glasgow's City Garden Apartments development as demolition begins at the site on St Georges Road.

Published 23 September 2020

Affordable housing development opportunity in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

Six sites have been brought to market within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park with the potential to create 29 new homes.

Published 5 August 2020

Savills: Modular housing will help deliver homes of the future

Modern methods of construction and modular housing (MMC) will increasingly help deliver the new homes of the future, according to a new report from Savills. 

Published 24 July 2020

Scottish Land Commission calls for new models of rural housing delivery

The business model used by most large UK private housebuilders cannot deliver the necessary level of rural housing in Scotland, according to a new report.

Published 14 July 2020

LBTT threshold increased to £250,000 and £50m added to First Home Fund

The threshold at which Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is paid will be raised from £145,000 to £250,000 as the Scottish Government steps up efforts to support homebuyers and help the economy recover from the impact of coronavirus.

Published 10 July 2020

Scottish residential property market set to re-open ‘with a bang’

Estates agents are preparing for growing interest from buyers as Scotland’s housing market reopens today.

Published 29 June 2020

Savills outlines residential property market implications of Scottish Government’s ‘route map’

Cameron Ewer, head of Savills Residential in Scotland, has outlined the implications of the Scottish Government’s route map out of lockdown on Scotland's residential property market.

Published 27 May 2020

Savills: Coronavirus Act has ‘important implications’ for planning permissions

Savills Planning has welcomed the provisions being put in place by the Scottish Government to “keep the wheels of the country’s planning system in motion” during the current hiatus caused by COVID-19. 

Published 8 April 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

Private rental sector ‘not meeting the needs of families’, report finds

Suburban family homes that are specifically built for long-term rent, in places people want to live, should be a strategic part of Scotland’s housing development pipeline, according to a new report from Savills and the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT).

Published 2 December 2019

Boroughmuir High flats sold to Hong Kong investors before domestic investors get a chance

Flats contained within the old Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh have been sold to investors in Hong Kong months before they were available for purchase by domestic buyers.

Published 22 November 2019

Glasgow unveils strategy to double number of city centre residents

A draft strategy which proposes how Glasgow’s city centre population will double in size to 40,000 over the next 15 years is to be open for public consultation.

Published 20 November 2019

Former Police Scotland offices marketed as housing development opportunity

Former Police Scotland offices in the centre of Aberdeen are being marketed as an opportunity to build more city residential accommodation.

Published 14 November 2019

Best Scottish housing market since the financial crisis, according to Savills research

The number of million-plus residential transactions in Scotland is at its highest since 2008, according to Savills' latest research report.

Published 20 September 2019

Midlothian development land sold to Miller and Bellway

Two housebuilders have together bought 46 acres of residential development land in Lasswade, Midlothian.

Published 3 June 2019