Category: Build To Rent

New Impetus for the Scottish BTR Sector

The Scottish Build to Rent (BTR) sector is continuing to grow. Its membership organisation, the UK Apartments Association (UKAA), has just launched in Scotland, chaired by Gillian McLees, Director of BTR at Rettie & Co. The UKAA has been working on setting up groups across the UK, with a view to helping local BTR markets …

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Legal & General Breaks Ground on First BTR Development in Scotland

Works have begun on Legal & General’s first purpose built apartments for the Scottish Private Rented Sector. Legal & General have provided funds for Drum Property Group to construct two 18 storey towers, consisting of 324 flats within Glasgow’s new Buchanan Wharf waterside regeneration area, one of Scotland’s biggest ever construction projects. The site once …

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Lets Talk with Gillian McLees

Director of Build to Rent at Rettie and Co, Gillian McLees joins Gillian Semmler on Lets Talk for episode 17. McLees discusses the concept of Build to Rent (BTR), the unique features of the developments and why this year in particular can be described as a ‘watershed year’ for the tenure in Scotland. BTR developments …

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New Partnership to Boost Home Supply in the Scottish PRS

Hundreds of new Build To Rent homes are to be delivered by Springfield Properties in partnership with Sigma. This collaboration between the Scottish housebuilder and the urban regeneration specialist who focuses on family homes, will see a number of new developments in Scotland’s key cities over the coming years. These new homes in Dundee, Edinburgh, …

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Unprecedented Demand for Glasgow’s First Major BTR Development

Construction on Glasgow’s first significant city centre Build to Rent development has been completed, providing high quality purpose built homes in the heart of Merchant City. The Candleriggs Court development by Kelvin Properties, with a Gross Development Value of over £10 million, comprises 36 apartments in Glasgow’s G1 postcode. The mix of one, two and …

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Glasgow Cherry-Picked for Legal & General’s First Build to Rent in Scotland

Major Build to Rent provider, Legal & General, are to deliver their first purpose built apartments for the Scottish Private Rented Sector. They will provide funds for Drum Property Group to construct two 18 storey towers, consisting of 324 flats within Glasgow’s new Buchanan Wharf waterside regeneration area, which will also include the new Northern …

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