News & Blog

Read the latest business news, blogs and thought leadership articles from our members, as well as updates on the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce's work in the city.

News & Blog
  • Details on new Scottish rates relief needed urgently as potential occupiers fear missing out on large savings

    Details on new Scottish rates relief needed urgently as potential occupiers fear missing out on large savings

    15th December 2017

    Colliers International welcomes positive Budget statement but calls for ‘details and dates’

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  • Colliers International welcomes statement on Barclay review

    Colliers International welcomes statement on Barclay review

    13th September 2017

    Adoption doesn't have to be revenue neutral but core fairness measures must be pushed through

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  • Countdown to business rates appeal deadline in Scotland

    Countdown to business rates appeal deadline in Scotland

    7th September 2017

    End of September is last chance for businesses to secure a fair and accurate valuation

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  • Colliers International voices strong support for Barclay Review

    Colliers International voices strong support for Barclay Review

    23rd August 2017

    Commercial property firm believes it would be a major missed opportunity if recommendations were not implemented

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  • Rents jump as Scotland runs out of industrial space

    Rents jump as Scotland runs out of industrial space

    9th August 2017

    Latest figures from Colliers International shows businesses will soon have to resort to building their own factories and warehouses.

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  • Colliers International’s 2017 Midsummer Retail Report shows Scotland posted the biggest rise in retail rent in the UK

    Colliers International’s 2017 Midsummer Retail Report shows Scotland posted the biggest rise in retail rent in the UK

    30th June 2017

    The knock-on effect of Edinburgh's St James redevelopment has seen prime rents on Princes Street jump by almost a third, according to Colliers International’s 21st Midsummer Retail Report, launched today.

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  • Colliers International cycling challenge comes to Scotland to raise money for charity in spectacular tour

    Colliers International cycling challenge comes to Scotland to raise money for charity in spectacular tour

    12th June 2017

    Tackling the high points of the Cairngorms in a route that links some of Scotland's high ski resorts with icons like the Forth Bridge, this year's Colliers Cycle Ride promises to be as spectacular as it is challenging.

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  • Colliers International spearheads complex planning for first HMP Highlands of Scotland prison for more than a century

    Colliers International spearheads complex planning for first HMP Highlands of Scotland prison for more than a century

    31st May 2017

    Commercial property specialist Colliers International has prepared and lodged a Planning Permission in Principle (PPP) application for an unusual and ambitious project: the first new prison in the Highlands of Scotland for more than a century.

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  • Inverness beats Edinburgh to top Colliers International’s inaugural Scottish Hotel Index

    Inverness beats Edinburgh to top Colliers International’s inaugural Scottish Hotel Index

    18th May 2017

    Inverness has emerged as the surprise leader in Colliers International's inaugural Scottish Hotel Index, as a combination of strong levels of demand; rising Average Daily Rates (ADR); a low active pipeline; relatively low development costs and high occupancy levels, allowed it to beat Edinburgh into second place.

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  • Two deals brokered by Colliers International see luxury global chain MGM Muthu Hotels establish a strong presence in Scotland

    Two deals brokered by Colliers International see luxury global chain MGM Muthu Hotels establish a strong presence in Scotland

    5th May 2017

    Global chain MGM Muthu Hotels, which already has a strong foothold in the UK, has moved into the Scottish market, with the acquisition of five prominent hotels, in a deal facilitated by property firm Colliers International.

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