New build developments can offer a number of advantages over older homes, including modern amenities, open-plan living, and accessibility. But what about the sustainability benefits of living in a new build development? In this blog post, we will discuss the various ways in which new build developments can be more sustainable than older homes. In the next part of the series we will also cover some tips for choosing a new build development that is as green as possible.
On a blustery chilly September day in Edinburgh, it is easy to forget that July saw the hottest global month on record, and that climate change is a very stark reality for a large percentage of the global population, even though our own microclimate is somewhat cooler.
Set in the heart of Edinburgh's iconic Old Town, a neighbourhood peppered with history and culture, Waverley Square is surrounded by a beguiling mix of contemporary architecture and the Old Town's medieval characteristics - cobbled streets, steep closes, and hidden corners.
Rettie have appointed Sarah Curtis, formerly of Savills and Strutt & Parker, as Director of New Homes for their growing business
The Western Harbour housing development at the Port of Leith in Edinburgh is "going green" with a new proposal to significantly reduce the consented number of car parking spaces on-site alongside other incentives to reduce carbon emissions and plans to create an environmental education centre.
A successful launch of the new Park Phase at the Ropeworks reveals market demand remains high for new build apartments in Leith.
Indelibly woven into Edinburgh's cityscape is Great Junction Street. Opened in December 1938 as The State Cinema, it seated 1650 patrons in the main cinema and boasted four shops, two billiard halls, and a skittle alley on the two floors above the foyer. The original use of the building is in perfect step with the popular use of Art Deco for public buildings such as government headquarters, theatres, commercial buildings, and cinemas.
Craighouse is a blend of old and new, offering both secluded tranquillity and convenient urban living. The development, located near Morningside in south Edinburgh, is set within 52 acres of mature woodland and occupies a magnificent elevated position on Easter Craiglockhart Hill.
Located on the elevated position of Easter Craiglockhart Hill in Morningside, Craighouse is a £100m development by Quartermile Developments comprised of 145 contemporary homes expected to open for residence in early 2019. This collection of luxurious townhouses, penthouses…
After winning the ‘Small Housebuilder of the Year’ category at the Scottish Home Awards, S1 Developments have had a highly successful 2012. In their latest project, they have teamed up with Northern Trust to create a luxury 3.4 acre development on Ellersly Road, Murrayfield.