Consultancy & Research

Our Consultancy & Research team is the largest in the Scottish Private Sector and provides a broad range of services to both private and public sector clients. Covering all parts of the Scottish residential market, the team provides clients with in-depth, reliable and up-to date information that enables evidence-based decision making.

Our expertise


In a constantly shifting property market, having access to the most up-to-date information is essential for informed decision making. Our dedicated research team offers the very best market intelligence. We provide perceptive, detailed and reliable analysis at both the local and national levels, delivering unrivalled insight into the Scottish market across the whole property and development spectrum. Take a look at our most recent research. It will give you an indication of how we'll be able to help you make informed property, development and investment decisions.

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Why choose Rettie?


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, Managing Director
We are delighted with the outcome of this initiative. Rettie & Co 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 the homes that have been built underpins the viability of this type of collaborative development, which is delivering precisely the long-term yields 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 & Co. The firm’s 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 Capital’s mid-rent fund.” Chris Jones, Managing director, PfP capital
Rettie and Co'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 its 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
Since partnering with Rettie & Co. 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. Led by Portfolio Manager Katrina Westhead, under the supervision of Letting Manager Grace Reilly, Rettie has been both attentive and conscientious to tenants' needs and to 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, Property Manager, Pinnacle Places

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