Built Environment Networking Blog: Scotland News

Retail asset management specialist to overhaul Scottish shopping centre

Leading retail asset managers Scoop has instructed designers to reconfigure one its major recent acquisitions. Scoop strengthened its presence in Scotland by acquiring The Thistles Shopping Centre in Stirling in December. Providing more than 500,000 sqft pf retail space across 90 units, it is home to several major anchor tenants including Next, Boots and Primark. […]

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Troubled Scottish golf complex development heading back to planners

Plans to create a world-class golf resort at the ‘Home of Golf’ in Scotland have been resurrected. Investment consultants GPH Engineering has notified Fife Council they intend to resubmit a planning application to build a multi-million-pound leisure complex on the outskirts of St Andrews. A previous application, granted in 2017, was given to Canadian firm […]

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Scottish companies encouraged to bid for HS2 contracts

Businesses in Scotland are being encouraged to bid for millions of pounds worth of upcoming contracts supporting the delivery of HS2. The number of businesses north of the border who have so far registered an interest in becoming a potential HS2 supplier is significantly lower than in other parts of the UK. Just 29 Scottish […]

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North Lanarkshire commits £500m to long-term towns improvement programme

North Lanarkshire Council has agreed a five-year £500m capital investment programme which it hopes will begin the process of transforming eight of its major town centres. The plan will combine with planned housing investment and City Deal funding to deliver £1.2bn for ambitious regeneration proposals in Airdrie, Bellshill, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth, Motherwell, Shotts and Wishaw. […]

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