Scottish Property Federation



Construction sector welcomes long-awaited return to work but further clarity sought

The first tentative steps to get the construction sector in Scotland back to work have been widely s ...

Published 22 May 2020

Scottish Government announces new measures to protect business tenants

The Scottish Government has announced new measures to protect business tenants during the current ...

Published 14 April 2020

Property industry welcomes Scottish coronavirus legislation

Emergency legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been welcomed by the Scotti ...

Published 2 April 2020

Scottish commercial property market ‘shows resilience and growth’ in 2019

Scottish Property Federation (SPF) analysis of 2019 commercial property sales figures has revealed t ...

Published 25 February 2020

Draft Budget ‘fails to deliver boost for small builders’

An increased allocation of funding for affordable homes and energy efficiency from yesterday’s ...

Published 7 February 2020

Extending business rates to student accommodation ‘fraught with unfairness’

The proposed Non-Domestic Rates Bill risks significant damage to investment in Scotland’s st ...

Published 23 January 2020

Edinburgh rebound boosts Scottish commercial property sales to £1.2bn

A Scottish Property Federation (SPF) analysis of the latest commercial property sales figures has sh ...

Published 25 November 2019

New SPF leader Robin Blacklock to focus on inclusive growth

The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has announced Robin Blacklock as its next chair following the ...

Published 8 November 2019

Commercial property sales fall for second quarter but Glasgow bucks trend

Commercial property sales values in Glasgow surpassed those of Scotland’s capital for the firs ...

Published 27 August 2019

Scotland set for ‘more inclusive and collaborative’ planning system as MSPs back ‘radical’ reforms

Planning minister Kevin Stewart said communities will have more say in shaping the future developmen ...

Published 21 June 2019

Ministers face Planning Bill headache as legislation reaches final stage of scrutiny

Ministers are being urged to go further in its attempts to deliver change to Scotland’s planni ...

Published 18 June 2019

Latest SPF data reveals sharp fall in commercial property sales activity

The value of commercial property sales in Scotland during the first quarter of 2019 fell by 21% comp ...

Published 10 June 2019

Parliament must fix ‘unworkable’ Planning Bill, says SPF chairman

The chairman of the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has called upon the Scottish Parliament to fi ...

Published 6 March 2019

Build-to-rent drive is supporting Scotland’s city living agenda

A plan to boost economic growth within Scotland’s cities through an increase in city-living is ...

Published 22 January 2019

Budget: Government commits £5bn of capital investment to ‘grow and modernise’ infrastructure

More than £5 billion of capital investment is to be made in 2019-20 to deliver on the Scottish ...

Published 13 December 2018