Our Development Services team works at the heart of many of the biggest mixed-use and residential development projects in Scotland. The team advises on every aspect of the development cycle, from appraisals and financing through to site acquisitions and disposals. The team has access to the largest in-house research team of any property firm operating in Scotland. This provides a unique understanding of the market and offers a significant advantage to clients.

Homes for Scotland Awards 2023 Winners Badge

Homes For Scotland Awards 2023

Associate Member of the Year 2023.

Rettie were named Associate Member of the Year at the recent Homes for Scotland Annual Awards. Homes for Scotland is the membership and representative body of the residential development sector in Scotland.

This award recognised Rettie’s work in supporting the building industry in Scotland over the past year.

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Market Intelligence

We help our clients make the right decisions about their investment properties in order to maximise their returns. Our investment services are backed by Scotland’s largest in-house residential research team, made up of individuals with the experience, expertise, and data to provide comprehensive, current appraisals of local and regional property markets.


  • We are delighted with the outcome of this initiative. Rettie brought us the investment proposal, backed by detailed analysis and research. Their team has delivered on the project on time and on budget. The exceptional demand for homes that have been built underpins the viability of this type of collaborative development, which is delivering precisely the long term yield our institutional investors are looking to achieve, as well as developing the available site at Western Harbour to the benefit of the local community.

    Stuart Paterson
    Chief Financial Officer at Forth Ports
  • Pfp Capital are delighted to be working with Rettie. The firms extensive development experience, exceptional research base and track record in organising the funding and delivery of mid-market rent homes in Scotland over the last 5 years makes them a natural fit as advisor to Pfp Capitals mid-rent fund.

    Chris Jones
    Managing Director, Pfp Capital
  • Rettie's deep, multi-layered understanding of Scotland's housing market has been vital in supporting this deal. The firm's market leading position, strategic thinking and it's understanding of the legislative and political context was vital in supporting such a major milestone for Moda Living and for Edinburgh's property market.

    Tony Brooks
    Managing Director, Moda Living Ltd
  • The Team at Rettie supported us throughout our promotion of Edinburgh's Garden District. Their recent analysis of phase 1 Redheughs village played an important part in us securing a positive planning result.

    Jestyn Davies
  • Since partnering with Rettie in mid 2016, Pinnacle Places has been nothing less than impressed with the way they have conducted the day-to-day management of the Greenlaw Park site in Newton Mearns. Rettie has been both attentive and conscientious to tenants' needs and to the Pinnacle Group's business needs as a whole. We very much look forward to a continued and productive working relationship in the future.

    Nick Marston
    Propert Manager, Pinnacle Places