Scottish Property Federation
The Scottish Government has pledged to increase investment in infrastructure year on year so that by the end of the next Parliament it will be £1.5 billion higher than last year.
Published 2 September 2020
Scotland’s commercial property sales have suffered the worst quarter in a decade, according to Scottish Property Federation (SPF) analysis of the latest commercial property sales figures from the Registers of Scotland.
Published 25 August 2020
Industry body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has welcomed the Scottish Government plans to “generate significant economic growth, combined with a focus on supporting jobs, skills and training” but warned that new proposals on planning contradicted such intentions.
Published 6 August 2020
Scotland’s contractors have been instructed to follow physical distancing and strict health & safety guidelines as the industry took its first steps out of lockdown today.
Published 29 May 2020
More than half of Scotland’s commercial property owners and investors have cited serious or terminal financial challenges as a result of coronavirus-related rental income losses, according to a new survey.
Published 26 May 2020
The first tentative steps to get the construction sector in Scotland back to work have been widely supported by the industry but also met with calls for much-needed clarity of exactly what a phased return entails.
Published 22 May 2020
The Scottish Government has announced new measures to protect business tenants during the current coronavirus pandemic, with the notice period for commercial leases extended from 14 days to 14 weeks.
Published 14 April 2020
Emergency legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been welcomed by the Scottish Property Federation (SPF).
Published 2 April 2020
Scottish Property Federation (SPF) analysis of 2019 commercial property sales figures has revealed that the total value of sales grew in Scotland for the third consecutive year.
Published 25 February 2020
An increased allocation of funding for affordable homes and energy efficiency from yesterday’s draft Scottish budget has been welcomed, though the Scottish Government “missed an opportunity” to set out how they will invest in Scotland’s builders.
Published 7 February 2020
The proposed Non-Domestic Rates Bill risks significant damage to investment in Scotland’s student accommodation sector, the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has warned.
Published 23 January 2020
A Scottish Property Federation (SPF) analysis of the latest commercial property sales figures has shown a rebound in the total value of sales in Scotland in Q3 (July to September) 2019.
Published 25 November 2019
The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has announced Robin Blacklock as its next chair following the trade association’s annual dinner last night.
Published 8 November 2019
Commercial property sales values in Glasgow surpassed those of Scotland’s capital for the first time since 2015, new research has found.
Published 27 August 2019
Planning minister Kevin Stewart said communities will have more say in shaping the future development of their areas after MSPs agreed to a “radical shake-up” of planning laws.
Published 21 June 2019