30 June 2023

Ark Estates acquires key Cromarty Firth industrial site

0.8 hectare site neighbours the Cromarty Firth Freeport is suitable for a range of industrial uses

18 April 2023

Lease extensions agreed with long term commercial tenants

Fedex, Euro Car Parts, Hayley and BEAR Scotland among long term tenants extending their leases at ARK Estates premises across Scotland

18 April 2023

IAPB-based Enercon leases 27 Longman Drive, Inverness

The renewables giant will use 27 Longman Drive for additional storage and lay down area.

9 December 2021

Seafield Trading Estate added to commercial property portfolio

Acquisition of a prominent 1.5 acre Inverness trading estate announced

15 November 2021

Decision due on proposed gym and café development

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.

5 October 2021

Mart Road development unveiled as 30 flats handed over to The Highland Council

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.

24 August 2021

99 Church Street exterior revealed ahead of completion

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.

13 August 2021

Mart Road development set for completion in September 2021

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

13 August 2020

Raining’s Stairs multi-award-winning development shortlisted at the British Home Awards

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.

4 August 2020

Green shoots of recovery for local economy evidenced by return to work at Dingwall residential development

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.

3 August 2020

Commencement of work at Church Street development set to provide boost to local economy

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.

29 June 2020

ARK Estates and O'Brien Homes reopen Mart Road development in Dingwall

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.

12 May 2020

ARK Estates: Covid-19 Update

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.

25 June 2019

Ark Estate's development at IABP set for take off

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.

31 May 2019

Raining’s Stairs Development named as one of Scotland’s best examples of architecture

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.

8 May 2019

Raining’s Stairs development awarded another top accolade

Ark Estates has received an award and high praise from the Scottish Civic Trust for the Raining’s Stairs Development.

4 April 2019

And again! Rainings Stairs a finalist in the RIAS/RIBA Awards 2019.

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has announced that Rainings Stairs has been shorlisted for its' awards

26 February 2019

Raining's Stairs announced as a Finalist for TWO further 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.

6 December 2018

Raining's Stairs announced as a Finalist for the Scottish Property Awards 2019

Raining's Stairs has been shortlisted in the category "Regeneration Project of the Year"

3 December 2018

Raining's Stairs Wins National Award

Raining's Stairs has just won the Inside Housing Best Residential Development (Under 70) Homes Award 2018

7 November 2018

Raining's Stairs and Raining's Court Completed

We are delighted with the finished result of this amazing development in Inverness.

29 September 2018

Town centre accommodation on Dingwall High Street

ARK Estates propose to create 17 new flats and small shops on the site of the disused Picture House nightclub and adjoining properties.

28 August 2018

Work Nearing Completion at Moor House, Strathpeffer

This development is a collaboration between Highland Council and ARK Estates to provide urgently-required, supported accommodation for young people.

7 August 2018

Academy Street Flats

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.

23 July 2018

Last apartment sold at Marine House

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.

11 July 2018

Raining Stairs

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.