We are GLM: Kristi Greer

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in We Are GLM

We are GLM: Kristi Greer

Kristi joined GLM in Summer 2014 as an architectural assistant and since then has made her mark as a designer of great potential. Learn more about what inspires, delights and motivates Kristi to pursue a career in architecture with GLM.

What a night! GLM kicks off Festive Season with Annual Drinks Party

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in We Are GLM

What a night! GLM kicks off Festive Season with Annual Drinks Party

The GLM annual Christmas party was celebrated at the end of a year of extraordinary achievement for the practice. In 2014 we have completed fantastic projects and have been commissioned for a great deal of exciting work to kick off 2015.

The Repair of Common Property in Edinburgh

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Building Surveying, Education

The Repair of Common Property in Edinburgh

By David Gibbon, RICS Conservation Accredited Building Surveyor The repair of common property in Edinburgh In Scotland it has always been possible to own a flat or a part of a building outright.  In England multi-owned buildings generally have a head leaseholder and it is only possible to own a lease.  It means that there […]

Winter Proofing Your Listed Property

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Education

Winter Proofing Your Listed Property

I am endlessly amazed at how many owners of old and listed properties I come across who don’t have a clue about basic maintenance. At the risk of offending those who know perfectly well what to do here are a few suggestions…

Will LBTT kill the property market in Scotland?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Education

Will LBTT kill the property market in Scotland?

The differences between English and Scottish property, already distinctive because of the differing legal systems and property purchase systems, are destined to move further apart. The new transaction tax due to commence in Scotland in April or whenever a new computer system and a new organisation can be put in place, will make the cost of property transactions distinctly more expensive in Scotland than in England.

GLM Welcomes New Faces to Multi-Disciplinary Practice

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Press, We Are GLM

GLM Welcomes New Faces to Multi-Disciplinary Practice

We are delighted to welcome three new additions to the GLM team. Greg, Euan and David will be key players in some of our most exciting and high profile projects.

Doolan Award 2014 – The Inn at John O’Groats Receives Special Mention

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Architecture, Press

Doolan Award 2014 – The Inn at John O’Groats Receives Special Mention

GLM is celebrating after receiving a special mention at last night’s RIAS Doolan Award for Architecture ceremony, for our transformation of the Inn at John O’Groats.

Thinking about purchasing a Country House? Where To Start?

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Building Surveying

Thinking about purchasing a Country House? Where To Start?

GLM’s building surveyors, with their extensive experience of running building repair and alteration projects, are in a particularly strong position to provide sound, in depth advice to prospective purchasers. Here are some country houses in respect of which we have recently completed detailed building surveys…

Three Hotels…Three Islands

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Press, We Are GLM

Three Hotels…Three Islands

With offices in both Edinburgh and Manchester, no project is too far for the GLM team. We delight in working on projects in remote locations so we are thrilled to announce three appointments in the hotel & leisure sector for buildings located on three different Scottish Islands.

GLM Reflects on a Brilliant Award Season

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Architecture, We Are GLM

GLM Reflects on a Brilliant Award Season

2014 has been a year of high excitement for GLM with the Inn at John O’Groats being short listed for several awards. For GLM these awards have been a welcome recognition of our brilliant architects and a pat on the back for the whole practice as a collaborative team of building surveyors, architects and project managers.