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Hardies and Shepherd have aligned their new brand identities

Marking the latest stage of their evolution, and part of a strategic plan for continual growth and improvement, the comprehensive rebranding exercise lends both firms a contemporary, dynamic edge positioning them at the forefront of the digital age.

Scotland’s affordable housing sector facing ‘most challenging period in 40 years’

The warning follows Edinburgh Council’s statement that it is the latest local authority to make cuts to its affordable housing programmes.

David Adamson and Partners deal marks Hardies fifth acquisition in five years

Established as a chartered surveying consultancy in 1930, David Adamson and Partners has since grown organically and developed its expertise.

Hardies strengthens senior team in Dundee with new associate

STEPHEN Kydd has been promoted to associate in Hardies Property & Construction Consultants’ Dundee office.

Changes in EPCs ratings welcome news to building owners and occupiers

Mark O’Neill from Hardies tells SCN why the latest changes to Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings are very significant

Hardies breathes new life into derelict Kildean Hospital boiler house

HARDIES has announced it has ‘transformed’ the derelict Kildean Hospital boiler house into a community hub and training centre for Stirling Community Enterprise

Hardies urges landlords and tenants to seek advice on dilapidations

IN the wake of retailer Wilko having called in administrators, Hardies is urging landlords and tenants to seek advice on dilapidations ‘before it’s too late’.

Family affair for Hardies in Glasgow

TONY Madden has been appointed as a building surveyor partner at Hardies Property & Construction Consultants’ Glasgow office.

Hardies appoint a new partner help grow their London office

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has appointed Peter O’Brien as a Partner and Building Surveyor in its London office at Richmond upon Thames covering southern England.

Growth prompts Hardies & Shepherd move into larger premises in Glasgow

The move sees the firms relocate from their former St Vincent Street office into a prime location on the second floor of Afton House, 26 West Nile Street.

Hardies appointed employer’s agent at new Dalkeith development

Work is underway on the construction of two, three and four-bedroom homes, some 39 of which at North Mayfield (Oak Place) for Melville Housing Association.

Repairs complete on Church of Scotland’s Edinburgh HQ

HARDIES has completed external fabric repairs to the Church of Scotland headquarters building on Edinburgh’s George Street.

Inflation prompts surge in requests for reinstatement cost assessments

HARDIES has seen a rise in the number of property owners seeking cover as rampant inflation prompts a surge in the volume of requests.

Hardies appoints new head of principal design

Mr Wyllie has worked in construction health and safety for over 18 years with a track record spanning a variety of sectors.

Hardies appointed lead consultant

The instruction follows Aberdeenshire Council granting planning permission to Banchory Estates to build three retail units and a drive-thru cafe on land behind the town’s Tesco store.

Hardies offsets carbon generation

AS PART OF its Corporate Social Responsibility plan and commitment to offset its carbon generation, Hardies is planting 1552 trees.

Hardies hails link to award-winning HQ building

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants provided quantity surveying and principal designer services to New Pilmour House.

Repurposing key to combat building obsolescence

Article by Colin Harrop on obsolescence in relation to the construction sector.

Danny McArthur looks to future growth at Hardies

Hardies has undergone a major restructure over the last year incorporating a series of strategic acquisitions, with further expansion in the pipeline.

Hardies appointed to the first Enerphit pilot project

Set to start on site, the project for Cairn Housing Association in Wick will see the refurbishment of properties to the Enerphit standard for retrofit properties.

Hardies starts 110th anniversary with new appointment

The expanding business has appointed Joe Madden, most recently former Managing Director of PMP, as an equity partner in its Glasgow office.

Hardies looking to make ‘giant strides’ in Tayside

Dundee property firm hopes a “substantial” investment in its city offices can help establish the business as the market leader in Tayside.

Hardies announces two senior appointments

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has announced the appointments of Gareth Cordiner as north division managing partner and Douglas Smith as Dundee partner.

Hardies advises firms to energy model premises to combat soaring costs

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants is advising companies to seek to understand how they use energy within their buildings by instructing an energy modelling project of their premises

Hardies completes refurbishment of HQ

Hardies has completed a refurbishment of Poppy Scotland’s Lady Haig Poppy Factory in Edinburgh, where all items for the Scottish Poppy Appeal are manufactured.

Hardies snaps up John Duguid Partnership

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has acquired Dundee-based quantity surveying firm the John Duguid Partnership.

Hardies adds drone surveys to service offering

HARDIES Property & Construction Consultants has confirmed the business has added drone surveys to its service offering

Podium place positions Hardies as fastest surveyors in Aberdeen

Hardies has consolidated its hard-earned reputation for efficiency by securing a podium place at the Getabout Aberdeen Cycling Festival,

Ex-Hardies senior partner hails firm’s success and digital transformation

A former Hardies senior partner was left ‘speechless’ after witnessing the pace of digital transformation at the firm’s Dunfermline office.

Hardies awarded Investors in People Platinum Accreditation

The Platinum Accreditation is the highest accolade that can be achieved against the Investors in People Standard and is currently held by only 1% of IIP accredited organisations.

Opening of refurbished tennis pavilion nets surprise visitor

Judy Murray made a surprise visit to Hardies Property & Construction Consultants at the opening of the refurbished pavilion for local community sports club.

Hardies appoints Chartered Surveyor to spearhead new office

Hardies has appointed Jack McGowan to spearhead its new city centre Belfast office with Ireland considered a key strategic foothold in its UK expansion strategy.

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants appoints Head of Retail

Hardies has appointed Natalie James as new Head of Retail for the UK, operating from its new Leeds office.

Hardies open three new offices as part of new expansion strategy

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has embarked on an ambitious expansion strategy that will see it open three new offices across the UK this month.

Hardies to double annual trainee and graduate surveyor recruitment intake

HARDIES Property & Construction Consultants is investing more than £250k in doubling its annual trainee and graduate surveyor recruitment intake.

Hardies confirms restructure following significant growth

HARDIES has announced the business has undertaken an operational restructuring in response to significant growth in recent years.

What is a commercial energy performance certificate? (and do I need one)

Did you know that buildings account for 39% of the energy-related carbon dioxide emissions annually.
Climate change, and the efforts to tackle it are becoming increasingly important.

What is a Section 63 action plan (and do I need one)?

What is a Section 63 action plan (and do I need one)? According to the United Nations Environment Programme, buildings account for approximately 39% of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Hardies pick up Project Management of £90m worth of construction projects with Midlothian Council

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants is assisting Midlothian Council with its sustainability drive with Passivhaus and Net Zero Carbon goals.

Momentum is building for Scottish construction industry to embrace conflict avoidance

Support is growing for further adoption of Conflict Avoidance Process (CAP) techniques within the Scottish construction sector.

Hardies appoints head of energy to Glasgow office

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has appointed energy management professional Mark O’Neill as head of energy in its Glasgow office.