What we do

On a daily basis, we engage with the government on the property industry in Scotland as well as provide our members with regular analyses of the property market and government policies.

In this section you can take a look at some of our work, including publications, briefings and consultation responses.

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+ Scottish Government letter on non-domestic (business) rates

Letter by the Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Kate Forbes MSP, on changes to business rates following the 2019/20 Scottish Budget.

13 Dec 2018

+ Letter from the Scottish Government on transitional relief

Letter from the Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Kate Forbes MSP, confirming the Scottish Government's intention to extend transitional relief on business rates until the next revaluation in 2022.

13 Dec 2018

+ SPF Letter to Derek Mackay MSP - Budget Statement 2018

The SPF's key points ahead of Derek Mackay MSP's Annual Budget Statement, 12 December 2018.

10 Dec 2018

+ SPF Commercial Property Sales Report Q3 (Jul-Sep) 2018

The Scottish Property Federation's quarterly commercial property market update. This report looks at commercial property sales and investment in Scotland and major Scottish cities between July and September 2018.

5 Dec 2018

+ HISTORIC ENVIRONMENT POLICY CONSULTATION - SPF RESPONSE

The Scottish Property Federation's response to Historic Environment Scotland's consultation on its Historic Environment Policy

3 Dec 2018

+ SPF LBTT Update - October 2018

SPF's monthly analysis of  the most recent Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) data from Revenue Scotland. This analysis covers the residential and commercial elements of LBTT, as well as the Additional Dwellings Supplement.

 

3 Dec 2018

+ Delivering improved transparency of land ownership in Scotland: Consultation on draft regulations - SPF Response

SPF's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on 'Delivering improved transparency of land ownership in Scotland: Consultation on draft regulations'. A key aspect of the consultation is the proposed creation of a Register of Controlled Interest in Land.

9 Nov 2018

A Consultation on Making Scotland’s Buildings Safer for People - SPF Response

1 Oct 2018

DISCUSSION PAPER ON ASPECTS OF LEASES: TERMINATION - SPF RESPONSE

25 Sep 2018

Barclay Implementation: A consultation on non-domestic rates reform - SPF Response

24 Sep 2018
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