Category: Build To Rent

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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


Citylets Sponsors Scottish Build To Rent Forum 2018

Citylets is delighted to sponsor the Built to Rent Forum Scotland conference now in its fourth year, taking place on October 11th 2018. Organised by Movers & Shakers and supported by Scottish Futures Trust, Homes for Scotland and The Scottish Property Federation, this one day event brings together leaders from the public and private sectors, …


Scotland Lags UK as Build To Rent Races Ahead

The most recent research into the Build To Rent sector in the UK shows that it has grown by 30% in the past year. The study, conducted by Savills for the British Property Federation at the end of Q1 2018, revealed that across the country there were 117 893 build to rent homes either complete, …

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