Scottish Property Federation



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

Scottish Property Federation and Scottish Renewables reveal Budget wish lists

Amendments to a business rates policy and support for renewable energy are at the forefront of Scott ...

Published 11 December 2018

Holyrood committee votes against planning appeal amendments

Proposals to introduce new rights for communities to appeal planning decisions have failed ...

Published 8 November 2018

Scottish Property Federation appoints Miller Mathieson as new chairman

Miller Mathieson, managing director of CBRE in Scotland & Northern Ireland, has been appointed a ...

Published 8 November 2018

Blog: Why introducing Third Party or ‘Equal’ Right of Appeal would be a backward step

By Mandy Catterall at the Scottish Property Federation This September, the Scottish Parliament be ...

Published 31 August 2018

New figures reveal changing picture for commercial property in Scotland

The latest analysis of commercial property sales across Scotland by the Scottish Property Federati ...

Published 27 August 2018

LBTT delivers third highest monthly revenues total

A seasonal upturn in property market activity has delivered a £57 million boost to Scottish Gover ...

Published 14 August 2018

Planning application decisions record quickest annual figures

The average decision times for planning applications in Scotland have recorded their quickest annual ...

Published 25 July 2018