Scottish Property Federation

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David Melhuish In advance of this week’s Scottish Budget the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has pressed finance secretary Derek Mackay on a number of key points designed to help Scotland’s real estate industry support the Scottish economy to grow and thrive.

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A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about how land is developed and used has been introduced by cabinet secretary for communities, social security and equalities, Angela Constance MSP. The eagerly awaited Planning (Scotland) Bill follows a wide-ranging consultation earlier

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David Melhuish Four of Scotland’s leading industry groups – representing manufacturing, commercial property, retail and tourism – have united to challenge the Scottish Government to ensure future increases in business rates rise by no more than CPI, rather than the RPI measure of inflation. A

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A new canal side housing and commercial development planned for the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh The total value of commercial property transactions in Scotland fell for the third quarter in a row this year, according to analysis conducted by the Scottish Property Federation (SPF).

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Scotland's home building industry is warning ministers of a drop in future housing market activity unless the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) band is extended. Homes for Scotland (HFS) repeated its call for the extension of the current 5% band in order to address the 'considerable drop' in

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David Melhuish The Scottish Government is to give a much-needed lift to the Scottish commercial property development sector by not applying business rates until a development has secured business tenants for new developments.

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Paul Curran The Scottish Property Federation has voiced its concerns over the general elections result’s potential impact on Brexit negotiations and, by extension, the country’s real estate industry.

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David Melhuish The returns for the Scottish Government’s Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) returns in February 2017 generated the lowest LBTT revenue of any other month in 2016/17, official figures have shown.

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