Rent controls and political uncertainty are affecting investor appetite to fund and deliver Build-to-Rent (BtR) homes in Scotland, according to a new report published today by the Scottish Property Federation in association with researchers Rettie & Co.
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The current rent freeze introduced by the Scottish Government has resulted in £700 million worth of housing developments being paused or lost entirely, new analysis has revealed. Research from the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) shows that evidence from their members highlighted that since
Stephen Lewis, managing director of HFD Property Group, will be appointed as chair of the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) at the organisation’s annual conference in Edinburgh today. Stephen Lewis succeeds Kevin Robertson, managing director of KR Developments, who has chaired the SPF since A
Following the publication of the Scottish Government’s National Strategy for Economic Transformation, the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has called for additional resources for the planning system to support economic recovery from the pandemic. The real estate membership body said it is co
The number of build-to-rent homes completed, under construction or in planning across Scotland rose by 19% in 2021 to 12,793, new analysis has found. The research, which was undertaken by the British Property Federation (BPF) in partnership with Savills, highlighted that the number of build-to-rent
Yesterday's “budget of choices” missed a prime opportunity to encourage a consumer shift towards low carbon homes and fails Scotland’s would-be First Time Buyers, according to Homes for Scotland (HFS).
Scottish finance & economy secretary, Kate Forbes MSP, must use the levers at her disposal to support the decarbonisation of the built environment and assist those impacted by COVID-19 that have so far been out of scope for Scottish Government help, according to the Scottish Property Federation
The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has announced that Stephen Lewis, managing director of HFD Property Group, has been appointed as vice chair with immediate effect. Stephen has over 25 years’ commercial property experience in both the public and private sectors and in recent years h
The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has welcomed the new cohort of MSPs to Holyrood following the Scottish Parliamentary Elections 2021 last week and has called for immediate action on key challenges for the sector. In reaction to the result, chair Kevin Robertson, said: "We l
New Scottish Property Federation (SPF) chair Kevin Robertson said today he will use his term in the office to focus on post-lockdown recovery & rejuvenation. Mr Robertson, who is also managing director of KR Developments, starts his tenure as the focus turns to post
The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has published an action plan ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May.
Ahead of the Scottish Budget on Thursday, the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has warned that post-pandemic economic recovery depends on continued support with business rates to help businesses and property owners weather the sustained impact of coronavirus restrictions. The business ra
Michaela Sullivan MRTPI has today stepped up as the next chair of the Scottish Property Federation (SPF). Ms Sullivan starts her tenure as the real estate industry comes to grips with a second wave of coronavirus-related restrictions on businesses and the wider economy, with significant impacts on i
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.
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. At £285 million, the total value of commercial propert