Housing

Industry strives to keep building amid high costs and shortage of materials

THE LOCAL construction trade is so far holding up well in the face of the twin challenges of high prices and shortage of key building materials globally, according to many of those working within the industry. Shetland News has been speaking to builders, architects and surveyors who all report that the sector is generally weathering […] Shetland News …


The two houses vying to be named Scotland’s home of the year

SHOWING off your home to strangers can be a daunting prospect – but how about inviting in the whole of Scotland for a look? That is what a couple of local homeowners are set to do when their houses are showcased on BBC TV show Scotland’s Home of the Year on Wednesday at 8pm. Perfect […] Shetland News …


New Lerwick flats ready to hit the housing market

TWENTY SEVEN new one bedroom room flats are set to be advertised for rent this month after Hjaltland Housing Association (HHA) announced the imminent completion of its flagship project at King Harald Street in Lerwick. Following consultation, the ten ground floor flats will be allocated to existing Hjaltland and SIC housing tenants who are under-occupying […] Shetland News …