Can modular construction help meet Scotland’s homebuilding targets?

Can modular construction help meet Scotland’s homebuilding targets?

Modular construction offers a high-quality, fast delivery option to help meet Scotland’s homebuilding targets, says Andrew Daly, Head of Architectural Services at Graham + Sibbald.   Over 100,000 new homes need to be built over the next decade to meet Scotland’s housing needs. They need to be energy efficient to help tackle climate change and…

Build-to-rent may create a surge in supply and demand

Build-to-rent may create a surge in supply and demand

Build-to-rent offers one way forward for inner-city living in Scotland, says Peter Fleming, Associate at Graham + Sibbald.   Build-to-rent is seen by many as a way to re-invigorate the housing market and create a surge in both supply and demand in cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh. As such, it offers one solution to…

How will climate change shape the future of housebuilding?

How will climate change shape the future of housebuilding?

Climate Change will shape the future of housebuilding in Scotland, says Tom Meney, Head of Carbon + Sustainability at Graham + Sibbald.   Scotland will soon be at the centre of world discussions on climate change, with the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) due to take place in Glasgow in November. The…

Scotland’s housing delivery challenge

Scotland’s housing delivery challenge

Scotland’s housing delivery challenge provides a focus around which the public and private sectors and local communities must come together, says Kerri McGuire, Partner at Graham + Sibbald.   Planning departments across Scotland face a major backlog of work as a result of the pressures that Covid-19 has put on the system. It hasn’t helped…