The Miller Group had a record year that was capped by chief executive Keith Miller being awarded the CBE for services to the construction industry in Scotland and to charity. Sales increased to £752m, while operating profits jumped £13m to £70m. The company’s house-building group was the main contributor after its profits rose 23%. The Edinburgh company also completed its first commercial property project in eastern Europe, a 145,000 sq ft retail outlet in Budapest. There is more good news in the pipeline. Miller Group has just announced contracts worth £300m for improvement projects in Barking and Leeds.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank41
CompanyThe Miller Group
ActivityHousebuilder & construction services
LocationEdinburgh
Sales £m*752
Profit £m*70
Year endDec 04
Principal shareholdersMiller family (91%), employees (9%)
Staff1,424
Founded1934
Websitewww.miller.co.uk

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