Archive for October, 2018

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Oct

Glasgow’s Smart Canal is a first for Europe

The Leader of Glasgow City Council and project partners Scottish Water and Scottish Canals marked the construction of Europe’s first ever ‘smart canal’ scheme. This project will combine the 250-year-old Forth & Clyde Canal with 21st century technology to mitigate flood risk as well as enable massive regeneration. The...


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24

Oct

University of Glasgow Research Hub receives planning permission

The University of Glasgow has received planning consent from Glasgow City Council to begin construction on the first building on the site of the former Western Infirmary. The consent, specifically described in planning terms as ‘Matters Specified in Conditions’, means work is now taking place on the £113 million...


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24

Oct

Demolition of Corunna House commences in preparation for The Grid

Specialist contractor Dem-Master is commencing demolition of existing building Corunna House at 25-39 Cadogan Street in Glasgow in preparation for construction of office development, The Grid. Dem-Master, in connection with project manager Gardiner and Theobald, has started a programme of works which includes a period of stripping-out followed by...


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Oct

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Glasgow office market take-up 30% above average

Research from leading commercial property consultancy CBRE Scotland shows the Glasgow city centre office market has continued its strong year in 2018 into the third quarter with a further 140,962 sq ft of office space transactions, bringing the total take-up for the first three quarters of the year to...


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15

Oct

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Bank of London and The Middle East buys Glasgow Atlantic Quay offices

Bank of London and The Middle East has bought 1 Atlantic Quay, Glasgow for £55 million from MREFIII, a fund managed by Moorfield Group. Darin Partners is acting as Asset Manager on behalf of BLME and their investors. Located in Glasgow’s financial district, Atlantic Quay 1 is a recently...


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15

Oct

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CoStar examines Glasgow’s hot commercial property market

In recent weeks, CoStar have published a number of in-depth articles looking at Glasgow’s commercial property market. Read on for their full analysis.   Spotlight on Glasgow – Offices Glasgow’s office market is poised for a period of considerable change, with the transformation of the area known as the...


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09

Oct

Foundation stone laid in University of Glasgow’s £1 billion campus re-development

The University of Glasgow marked the 150th anniversary since work began on the construction of its Gilmorehill campus by laying a foundation stone at the site of the new £90 million James McCune Smith Learning Hub. The stone was laid by the Leader of Glasgow City Council, Councillor Susan...


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08

Oct

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€11.7m funding for University of Glasgow research projects

Researchers at the University of Glasgow are celebrating three new projects which have received significant financial backing from the European Commission. Academics from the Schools of Engineering, Geographical and Earth Sciences and Mathematics and Statistics will team with European universities and businesses to deliver innovative projects aimed at directing...


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04

Oct

Universal Pictures to shoot major feature film in Glasgow

Glasgow is to welcome yet another major film production to the city later this month. The Universal Pictures production, which will consist of a secondary film unit of 200 crew, will film on a number of city centre streets including George Square and St Vincent Street. It is anticipated...


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01

Oct

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Glasgow’s International Financial Services District comes of age as exciting plans develop

The Glasgow City Centre office market is set to achieve record-breaking annual take-up this year with over 1 million sq ft of take-up according to global property advisors, Cushman & Wakefield. Whilst these impressive take-up figures might break all-time records, 2018 will more importantly be remembered as a transformational...


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Planning permission granted for new 7.5-acre city centre neighbourhood

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State-of-the-art visualisation suite opens at the AFRC

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has opened a state-of-the-art digital visualisation suite at its premises...Read More

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