Insights

Are mixed-use developments the future of construction?

Mixed-use developments offer benefits to residents, businesses and even local councils, and their popularity is growing across Scotland. In this latest Insight piece, Queensberry Properties explores further. In the 20th century, house building was generally a siloed activity. Property firms might have been working within a wider master plan, but they were rarely tasked with …

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CGIs – the bigger picture in property marketing?

Computer generated images are a crucial tool for housebuilders. In this latest Insight, Queensberry Properties’ marketing director, Hazel Davies, explains how the appliance of technology can help sell a lifestyle as well as a development, enabling buyers to imagine what a future home will look like before construction begins “Before the internet revolutionised house hunting, …

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The Opportunities Offered by Brownfield Land

According to Queensberry Properties’ Land and Development Director, Fraser Lynes, there’s no need for our cities to continue expanding outwards, when Scotland has plenty of urban land available for redevelopment. Fraser explains: “For almost a century, people have worried about suburban sprawl and the growth of our cities. It’s been referenced in literature, from George …

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The Challenges of Residential Architecture

Architecture has always influenced how we use and enjoy our homes, but 21st century homeowners expect more from their properties than ever before. Queensberry Properties’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies explains. “Residential property design has always been shaped by two distinct (and sometimes opposing) forces. Builders and developers are responsible for setting the architectural …

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