Company News & Blog

19th November 2015
Published by: Dunfermline Press

Consultants say future’s digital and get on board

As part of a new era which has seen it appoint 11 new partners to lead the firm forwards, Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has introduced a working knowledge of BIM (Building Information Modelling). "BIM, where we can understand a building through a digital model, is set to revolutionise our industry,” said Hardies’ managing partner Derek Ferrier.  “We are now ready to embrace this new technology and it has come at the perfect time for us as we have undertaken a rigorous internal selection process to identify the staff members best equipped to deal with it Read more
29th October 2015
Published by: Midlothian Advertiser

Former pupils could help build schools

Two former Newbattle pupils could help build two new primary schools in Midlothian, thanks to construction consultant Hardies.  Kirsten O’Connor and Laura Falconer, who are being supported by the firm while they study at Napier University, could gain vital work experience on the new Gorebridge North and Bilston primary schools.  When the two pupils successfully complete their studies, Hardies will also guarantee each of them a full-time post for two years and support them through their RICS professional membership process to allow them to become chartered surveyors. Laura (2 Read more
14th October 2015
Published by: The Edinburgh Reporter

Hardies ensures Tigerlily Re-Opens on time after Refurbishment

The ground floor refurbishment of one of Edinburgh’s upmarket bars has now been completed. Hardies Property & Construction Consultants have recently returned to one of their most eye-catching and luxurious projects in the Capital of late – the hotel, restaurant, bar and nightclub that is Tigerlily. From 2004-06 Hardies were Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors and CDM Co-ordinators on the ambitious £7.2 million project for Montpeliers (Edinbugh) Ltd to create what has become one of the City’s most popular destinations for drinking, dining, dancing and simply being Read more
14th October 2015
Published by: The Edinburgh Reporter

Hardies surveyors support students and graduates on their career paths

Having kept student and graduate training schemes in operation right through the recession and beyond, Hardies Property & Construction Consultants revealed the latest two young people to benefit from its student support scheme. Kirsten O’Connor and Laura Falconer, both from Dalkeith, are being supported by Hardies whilst they study at Napier University to become a Building and Quantity Surveyor respectively.  Both could now gain vital work experience working on Hardies latest schools projects in Midlothian which will see new Primary Schools built at Gorebridge North and Bi Read more
14th October 2015
Published by: Scottish Construction Now

Hardies assists St Andrews Harbour Trust in new pontoon installation

Multi discipline surveying firm Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has played its part in the recently installed pontoons at St Andrews Harbour. In just a few weeks, the pontoons have transformed the activity at the harbour, making it easier to berth and gain access to vessels. Individual finger berths are now in place attached to a stable pontoon walkway. As the project, carried out by clients the St Andrews Harbour Trust, was grant funded, Hardies was able to advise the Trust on how to achieve a competitive tendering process. Read more
4th October 2015
Published by: Scotland on Sunday

Property firm Hardies builds on success

Surveying and property consultancy Hardies is targeting a doubling of turnover from its Aberdeen and Glasgow operations after revealing a combined £1 million from the two offices in the current year.  The Edinburgh-head-quartered firm, which operates from 14 locations, is now two years into a five year masterplan to push further west and north.  Since setting up shop in Glasgow at Hillington Innovation Centre, the office there has expanded to employ ten people.  Turnover of about £450,000 is projected to “easily double” next year.  The Aberdeen of Read more