MILESTONE MARKED AT SCOTWAY HOUSE

Structured House Group, GRAHAM, NIXON & BOHO attend ‘topping out’ on historic site.

The team behind the latest development along the historic Clydeside at Scotway House marked a significant milestone as they reached the top of the build.

Structured House Group, together with Graham, were pictured on the top of the 14-storey build during a topping out ceremony.

The £40million GDV project is a significant investment for the city and has brought more than 300 jobs and employed a number of local companies.

This is the first in a series of projects planned by Glasgow-based Structured House Group (SHG), as part of a £500m joint venture deal with a US company signed earlier this year.

The project team is joined by Director of NIXON and Structured House’s Chief Operating Officer, Richard McFadzean. Nixon Consultants is leading as employers’ agents, project managers and principal designers. 

Scotway House is located on the historic site of the former Meadowside Shipyard Office – which recorded the build of more than 30 anchor line ships in its day – and will house 399 students when it opens in September 2019.

Christine Young and Gillian Sloan of BOHO, the Glasgow-based property-management company set up by Structured House to run and manage its hotels, residential accommodation and student apartments, also attended to see the progress of its new student built.

Craig Inglis, CEO of sag, said: “We have reached a significant milestone on the build and we are proud our new accommodation will be a landmark along the Clyde.

Investment in Glasgow is one our key ambitions and to continue the transformation of this great city as a place people want to live, work, visit and invest. Our aspirations for the city are to build excellent developments, provide jobs, boost the local economy, and to see a sizeable amount of investment that supports the ambitions of this city. That is why we are excited to see the transformation of Scotway House that continues to grow week-by-week.”

CITY LIVING SET FOR HYDEPARK STREET

As the move to bring back city-centre living continues to grow, we have launched new proposals for residential accommodation in Hydepark Street, Glasgow. 

People Make Glasgow is the strapline and, with a rise in numbers living in the city in the last few years, more and more people are choosing to move back to our cities; choosing city-centre living to live, work and play.

Our proposed residential accommodation at Hydepark will attract and retain the next generation of city dwellers.

Located in a city with three universities, the University of Glasgow, Strathclyde University and Glasgow Caledonian University, we know there is a wealth of talent looking to stay and work in the city.

And with the rise in demand, so is the need for more living spaces.

Our proposals are to transform commercial office space into residential accommodation for the rental market. A new generation of city dwellers choosing to co-work and co-live.

This is not a new concept in many cities but one that Glasgow is yet to fully embrace. We all know it’s better and more economical to co-share driving and working, so why not living? Co-living is what we’ve all done our whole lives since we were born, so why not now. Our residences will have co-facilities to cut down on bills and allow you to do the best part, living.

Located next to the city’s Financial District, the River Clyde and the vibrant music scene at the SSE Hydro, the area is undergoing a revival and now is an excellent opportunity for city-centre living in our Hydepark location.

 

Tearing down the walls

When people talk about co-living and co-working what do they mean? It’s described as a  relatively new phenomenon but when you think about it, people have been co-living their whole lives.

When you are born you co-live with your parents, when you go to university, you co-live with your flatmates, and when you meet someone, again, you’re co-living. It’s something we all do but don’t think about.

 

 

The concept of sharing is not new as people have always shared facilities such as gardens and amenities in residential developments – but what is new is the drive to create better communities for people, socially and economically.

Rapid urbanisation, ageing populations and non-nuclear families means that there is no one size fits all approach anymore. We are all living in different ways with many choosing to move back into cities for jobs, convenience and city living.

Whether you are old or young, the idea of having all the luxuries like a gym, cinema, restaurant, library and bar under the same roof, included in the price of your rent, is a dream for many.

By turning convention on its head and believing it can be done differently, we are creating new spaces to do just this.

We have a transient population choosing to move between cities for work, life and the experience; those who really do value the journey over the destination.

We also know we have an isolation problem with others wanting a community feel rather than being alone. So because we know this, we have taken great care to design with people in mind and to create communities through our fabulous and flamboyant brand, BOHO.

Let us be a part of your story.

Housing our changemakers

Scotway House will be home to future leaders, doctors, nurses, engineers, scientists, builders; jobs that probably don’t even exist today.  

Our flagship accommodation is build on the historic Clydeside. 

Located on the historic Clydeside before the build.

A wee bit of history 

Scotway House was the former office of Meadowside Shipyard and it is recorded that more than 30 anchor line ships were built here between 1876 and 1911.

Present Day 

Fast forward to 2018 and now new student accommodation and two new restaurants are coming out of the ground.

Graham, one of the industry leaders, is managing the construction and Glasgow-based Nixon Consultants has been appointed as employers agents, project managers and principal designers.

Not only that, we are determined to make our mark on the city and have established our own team of Glaswegians to run our accommodation to look after our students, mapping out a new history for Scotway House. Meet BOHO

Students are the life and soul of our great city and we will be delighted to home them in our high tech landmark site at Scotway. Follow our progress as we plot the journey of our new residences.

Be bold; be ambitious

Where we are, where we are going, and what we want to achieve, at Structured House, we think about creation and building of new communities.

Be that in new spaces or forgotten locations, we want to get to know our neighbours and invest in people, places and in our cities.

There’s a new wave of thinking that values flexibility and choice over traditional ways of living and working. It’s with one another, with our neighbours, with strangers, with communities creating new community-living and co-living spaces.

Our millennials now demand flexibility moving from city-to-city, job-to-job and our empty nesters want their capital to travel, where we’re seeing a move back into our cities for ease of travel and services. Families are no longer nuclear. There’s no one size fits all.

We don’t just pay lip service to this. We are at the forefront of creating this. Like pioneers, we know that we all need to look at other angles and see what can be achieved and make the change happen.

We see the potential in urban spaces, in unloved and neglected sites, where town and cities can bring back residential living into our cities. We’re ambitious and daring and we are doing it.

And it doesn’t stop there. We not only purchase, design, obtain planning and build, we choose to look after the places we own through the launch of our very own in-house management company, BOHO.

It means we can build for the long-term, get to know our neighbours, look after our properties and our residents. We’re making spaces in places where people want to live, work,  socialising and grow.

Choosing BOHO is a way of life.