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.
(from left) SPF vice chair Andrew Sutherland, Michael Portillo and SPF chair Paul Curran More than 200 delegates gathered at the EICC yesterday as broadcaster and former cabinet minister Michael Portillo, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson MSP and Scottish cabinet secretary for the economy,
David Melhuish The Scottish Government’s consultation in relation to fees and resources for major planning applications in Scotland has been hailed by the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) as a major turning point for local authority planning services around the country.
After the success of Business Fives, Scotland’s national business five-a-side tournament, the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) is now backing Scotland’s first ever national business golf tournament. Business Fours gives professionals the opportunity network with peers in their industry through
David Melhuish Receipts from the Scottish Government’s Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) may fall below government estimates at the end of the 2016/17 financial year, according to official statistics.
Paul Curran Broadcaster and former cabinet minister Michael Portillo, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson MSP and Scottish cabinet secretary for the economy, jobs and fair work Keith Brown MSP will headline this year’s 10th annual Scottish Property Federation (SPF) conference.
Plans for major changes to the Scottish planning system have been published today. The Scottish Government has set out 20 proposals for revamping the system, which will support economic growth, delivery of houses and increase community involvement in planning decisions. They form a consultation whic
Kingshill Commercial Park in Aberdeen The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has called on the Scottish Government to take positive steps to boost commercial property investment to aid economic development.
Paul Curran Paul Curran details a week which was marked by his first time heading up the Scottish Property Federation policy board and also a significant announcement from the Scottish Government on planning fees.
The Scottish Government has today opened a consultation on proposals to increase fees and resources for major planning applications. The consultation paper seeks views on a new fee maximum of £125,000 for major applications for most categories of development (£62,500 for applications for planning
A new report into Scotland’s planning system has found that planning decisions in major cities are lagging behind the rest of the UK in terms of both speed and volume. An annual planning survey published by the Scottish Property Federation and GL Hearn is the first time data taken from the Scottis
Chris Stewart Cabinet secretary for the economy Keith Brown and property developer Chris Stewart will today co-chair the inaugural Scottish Real Estate Forum, established to underline the status of the property sector as a key economic driver.