Well-designed buildings, built for community use, have the power to transform lives. Through our build programme, new schools and community buildings are doing just that – creating employment, helping the environment, as well as providing people with much-improved places for them to learn, visit or work.
Limited public finances mean resources need to be applied innovatively to attract and secure additional economic investment. We continue to explore the best funding and financing solutions in pursuit of our overall objective of improving the effectiveness and impact of infrastructure investment in Scotland.
For any country, securing the best digital connectivity is an essential part of creating a successful economy.
Our experts work with industry and the wider public sector to drive innovation and change, ensuring the right mechanisms,
partnerships and commercial approaches are developed to deliver a next-generation
telecommunications infrastructure for Scotland.
Our focus is to support Scotland's transition to a low carbon economy and help it reach its climate change targets. Not only does our work generate cost and carbon savings, but it supports local economic development and improves the quality of public buildings and assets.
Increasing the supply and improving the quality of housing across Scotland remains
a key priority for us. Our award-winning housing experts are working to put in place
innovative solutions to increase the supply of affordable and mid-market rent housing.
Huge advancements are being made as to how public buildings are used and managed.
In turn, this is supporting the delivery of improved public services and significant progress
is being made with much of our activity focusing on offices and the sale of surplus properties.