The future of a planned state of the art gym and café development for Inverness, that will address the lack of fitness and dining options in the city’s Longman area, is set to be decided by local planners.
Local property developer, Ark Estates - headed up by ex-Dingwall Academy pupil Willie Gray - has handed over the keys to a new 30 flat residential development in the heart of the town to The Highland Council, who will manage the new housing stock.
Set for completion in October 2021, a first glimpse of the new Ark Estates retail and residential development at 99 Church Street was granted when scaffolding was removed from the building in late August.
Set to breathe new life into Dingwall town centre, this much anticipated residential and retail development on Mart Road and High Street, is set for completion by September 2021
Our Raining’s Stairs housing development - which has been hailed by local businesses and residents for transforming the area of the city centre - has been shortlisted in The Housing Crisis Solution category at the highly respected British Home Awards.
With coronavirus restrictions continuing to ease, work is set to commence at our residential development of six flats in Dingwall. Joe Yates Court will comprise six one-bedroom flats over three floors, providing much needed affordable housing in the town.
After a delay due to the impacts of the coronavirus crisis, work is set to begin on our major city centre retail and residential development at 99 Church Street, Inverness. The development will see the vacant building converted into 10 extremely high quality affordable rental 1 bedroom flats as well as a purpose-built ground floor residential unit of traditional proportions and design more in-fitting with the historic Church Street streetscape.
Our residential and retail development on Mart Road, Dingwall, has reopened. The site had been shut since 23 March when the Government announced lockdown measures to help slow the spread of Covid-19 across the UK.
Following recent updates from both the UK and Scottish Governments and the focus on construction activity, we want to share our current position. All ARK Estates developments have been closed since 17 March and will remain so until the Government’s advice for Scotland changes. This means we won’t be restarting construction activity until it is safe to do so for our employees, our suppliers and the communities in which we work.
This week marked a major milestone in the development of Inverness Airport Business Park (IAPB) with the announcement that construction has commenced on the new 10,000sq.ft Scottish distribution and training hub that ARK Estates is preparing for global wind energy company, ENERCON.
Ark Estates is thrilled to announce that the Raining’s Stairs development has been named by RIAS as one of Scotland’s best examples of architecture for 2019.
Ark Estates has received an award and high praise from the Scottish Civic Trust for the Raining’s Stairs Development.
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has announced that Rainings Stairs has been shorlisted for its' awards
Raining's Stairs has been selected as a finalist at both the RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) Awards 2019 in two categories and Offsite Awards under the 'Best Use of Timber Technology' category.
Raining's Stairs has been shortlisted in the category "Regeneration Project of the Year"
Raining's Stairs has just won the Inside Housing Best Residential Development (Under 70) Homes Award 2018
We are delighted with the finished result of this amazing development in Inverness.
ARK Estates propose to create 17 new flats and small shops on the site of the disused Picture House nightclub and adjoining properties.
This development is a collaboration between Highland Council and ARK Estates to provide urgently-required, supported accommodation for young people.
Four one-bedroomed flats will be created in place of old office accommodation at 103 Academy Street in a design and build contract for Highland Council.
Marine House had been a dilapidating former hotel and former nursing home when ARK Estates bought the beautiful old stone building on the beachfront in Rosemarkie in the Black Isle.
Due to complete in October 2018, the 16 new homes and one commercial unit brings much needed housing for young people living and working in the Highlands and those wishing to return to the region, reinvigorating this area of the City.