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Elgin housebuilder reports surge in profits

ELGIN-headquartered housebuilder Springfield Properties has announced a 10.5% rise in turnover and 16.9% increase in operating profit in its interim results …

Stewart Milne Group’s timber systems division primed for “robust” growth

STEWART Milne Group’s timber systems business is on course to achieve turnover of £100 million by 2021, the company has announced. The division has …

Barton Willmore appointed to “bold and ambitious” Stornoway projects

PLANNING and design specialist Barton Willmore has been appointed to support two new harbour regeneration projects in Stornoway. The Edinburgh-based …

Kier joins other major names on £250m university framework

KIER Construction Scotland has announced it has joined Balfour Beatty, Morrison and Interserve on being appointed to the University of Strathclyde’s £250 …

Timber businesses merge to form “perfect partnership”

GRANGEMOUTH-based timber processing specialist Thornbridge has merged with timber merchant North Yorkshire Timber (NYTimber). The move has been supported by …

Keltbray appoints new financial director

PETER Burnside has been appointed the new group financial director at Keltbray. He is joining the firm from accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO, where …

Edinburgh consultancy introduces new rights of light service

EDINBURGH-based building consultancy Paragon has launched a new service to provide daylight and sunlight planning and rights of light advice. The service in …

CCG secures place on kitchens and bathrooms framework

CCG has been appointed to a new kitchens and bathrooms framework managed by Procurement for Housing (PfH), which operates within the housing sector across the …

Hotel projects boost fit-out specialist’s growth plans

PAISLEY-based fit-out contractor Dimension has revealed it has completed a string of major UK hotel projects. These include the overhaul of the London Marriott …

Bid specialist honoured at Edinburgh awards ceremony

AM Bid Services has been crowned Best Performing Business (1-10 employees) at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Awards after a year in which the firm increased …

Construction output decline continues, latest ONS figures show

CONSTRUCTION output has continued its recent decline in the three-month period to December 2017, the latest figures from the ONS (Office for National …

Morrison secures place on £250m University of Strathclyde framework

MORRISON Construction has been appointed as a primary contractor on the £250 million University of Strathclyde major building works framework. The framework …

New association aims to make demolition sector’s voice heard

A new association has been launched to represent Scotland’s demolition sector. The first meeting of the Demolition Contractors’ Association took place …

Senior quantity surveyor appointed at Urban Union

MARTIN Dick has been appointed a senior quantity surveyor at regeneration firm Urban Union. He previously worked as senior quantity surveyor for …

Recruitment firm steps up expansion plans with senior appointment

CHANGE Recruitment has appointed a senior construction recruitment specialist and five new consultants. Andrew Stephen, who has over 20 years’ industry …

Joint Venture embarks on £40m Glasgow student development

HARRISON Street Real Estate Capital has launched a joint venture with Glasgow-based Structured House Group (SHG). Their first joint investment will be a £40 …

Allied Surveyors Scotland expands into St Andrews

Allied Surveyors Scotland has announced the appointment of a director to its new office in St Andrews. Nigel Forrest will head the valuation department of the …

Scots housebuilder eyes English expansion

A Scottish housebuilder is targeting further growth south of the border after an “encouraging” start to the year. Stewart Milne Homes has doubled sales in …

Bell to deliver Johnstone retail park development

BELL Building Projects has been appointed main contractor to develop Paton’s Mill Retail Park in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. 4th Developments, owners of the …

Commercial development marks Shawfair milestone

THE new town of Shawfair, which has been described as the biggest urban expansion near Edinburgh in modern times, has reached another milestone with the launch …