Soller Real Estate’s Base Glasgow, the student housing development designed by Mosaic Architecture + Design, has opened its doors in time for the new student term. @RCStweets

Developed for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS), the building was conceived as a rectangular urban block alongside the B-listed Piping Centre and A-listed Scottish Ambulance building. The stone-clad student residential development at Dunblane Street, Glasgow offers a mixture of studio apartments, six-bedroom cluster flats and accessible studio apartments. The bedroom accommodation takes the form […]

New ALUCOBOND® Surfaces – Bring Your Construction to Life @alucobondeurope

ALUCOBOND®, from 3A Composites GmbH, has a vast range of colours and surface finishes available, allowing architects and building designers the creative freedom to bring a building truly to life and its ALUCOBOND® sparkling, ALUCOBOND® solid and ALUCOBOND® metallic have been recently enhanced with the addition of many new surfaces available within each collection. All […]

Queensgate Investments has acquired Freehand Hotels from a seller consortium including The Yucaipa Companies and Sydell Group for circa USD 400M. @freehandhotels

Freehand Hotels is a US lifestyle hotels brand, owner and operator of hotel assets with circa 1,000 keys across four hotels in Manhattan, Miami Beach, Downtown Los Angeles and Chicago. Included in the acquisition is the award winning Broken Shaker bar concept. Generator, a Queensgate-owned company, will manage Freehand Hotels and retain the distinct identity […]

PAS with Flying Colours @GEZE_UK

A ‘whole door system’ which combines secure locking with failsafe emergency evacuation features has been introduced by GEZE UK to meet the rigorous PAS 24 standard. The Slimdrive SL NT PAS 24 System achieves outstanding security – one of the best on the market, whilst still meeting ever-greater demands of building requirements.


Aaron Priestly brings extensive sales and client relationship management experience to newly created role In line with an ambitious growth strategy, Bedford-based Svantek UK – leading manufacturer of advanced noise and vibration instrumentation for environmental and health & safety analysis and monitoring applications – has divided its sales team into two distinct territories with the […]

Alumasc’s carbon dioxide neutralising roofing helps NTU stay one of UK’s most environmentally friendly universities @AlumascWMS

Alumasc Derbigum Olivine roofing absorbs and neutralises CO2 on contact, as it falls in rainwater. This ground-breaking technology has been used in the recent redesign and refurbishment of Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton Campus Library, which now features over 1000m2 of Olivine, providing a waterproof, BBA approved roofing solution.