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Christmas Is One Of The Best Times To Market Your Property

13th December 2018

With festive decorations providing a warm and welcoming feeling to any house, sellers should be encouraged to market their properties over Christmas.

Renaissance on Tayside

13th December 2018

Dundee’s executive director of city development, Robin Presswood, tells Jo Plant and Jay Skinner about the 30-year vision to transform the city.

Flying under the radar

13th December 2018

Jamie Thain provides an update on the Scottish multi-let industrial market.

Rural broadband: The need for speed

11th December 2018

Large parts of Scotland risk being left behind because they lack a fast broadband connection. Rachel Russell reports on the digital divide affecting rural areas.

Boundary disputes: Benefits of land registration in the urban fringe

10th December 2018

There may be advantages to registering title with the Scottish Land Register, especially if the land in question is close to a centre of population.

WeWork: A case of boom...and bust?

10th December 2018

Harry Trotter explores the sustainability of the American serviced office giant.

Blade extensions help to boost flagging revenue

27th November 2018

Not all wind farms live up to expectations, but one company reckons it’s found a simple, effective way to boost energy output.

Cottage industry: Making a success of holiday lettings

23rd November 2018

Hard work – and a loan from the Agrticultural Mortgage Corporation – have added a profitable new dimension to a family-owned estate in Wigtownshire.

The race is on for new offshore wind sites

23rd November 2018

A review of Scotland’s seabed is set to create opportunities for more off-shore wind farms.

Land purchase: A guide for first-time buyers

15th November 2018

Isla King offers some insights into land purchase to help the growing band of newcomers to the market.

Commercial investment team gets off to a flying start

12th November 2018

Jamie Thain looks back over the first year of the new Galbraith commercial investment team.

Counting the cost of energy targets

06th November 2018

Tough rules on the energy efficiency of buildings are due to become law in Scotland in April. Calum Innes says landlords should be preparing now.

Anaerobic pioneers deserve a better deal

26th October 2018

Business rates on renewable energy assets risk creating an uneven playing field.

Getting Your Rural Property Rental Ready

05th October 2018

With the winter months not that far away, now is the best time to get your rural rental property market-ready, given wintry weather conditions hampering access in remote locations and most tenants preferring to be in their new home well before Christmas.  

2018 Rural Graduate Placements

12th September 2018

Find out more about our rural graduate and work experience placements from some of the students that joined us during 2018

Making the most of the sun in Stirling

11th September 2018

A local authority PV solar and storage programme means households are enjoying energy independence while cutting their carbon footprint. 

Rates relief move aims to give hydro generation a boost

11th September 2018

Calum Innes reports on two items of good news for an important sector of the Scottish renewables industry.

Green is the new black

11th September 2018

Jamie Addison-Scott looks at the impact of additional EPC regulations

Carbon assets: a growing market

28th August 2018

The Woodland Carbon Code offers a new income stream for newly-created woodlands, says Philippa Cliff

To ‘defurb’ or not to ‘defurb’?

24th August 2018

Katie Gibson considers the significance of the growing trend of the office defurbishment.