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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+ Future of Land Reform in Scotland

Our response to Government's consultation on its draft Land Rights and Responsibilities Policy and proposals for a Land Reform Bill.  Contact David Melhuish dmelhuish@bpf.org.uk 

10 Feb 2015

+ Quarterly Scottish Commercial Property Sales Report - Q4 2014

Our analysis of value and volume of commercial property sales in Scotland from 1 October 2014 to 31 December 2014.  Contact: David Melhuish dmelhuish@bpf.org.uk 

16 Feb 2015

+ Revised LBTT Residential Bands and Rates

Our note for the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee on the revised LBTT Residential Bands and Rates.  Contact: David Melhuish dmelhuish@bpf.org.uk 

25 Feb 2015

+ Non-domestic rating valuation appeals system

Our response to Government's review of the valuation appeal system for business rates.  Contact: David Melhuish dmelhuish@bpf.org.uk 

6 Mar 2015

+ BPF Manifesto 2015 - A vision for British property

Our 2015 manifesto sets out our vision for the role of UK real estate, and proposes a new partnership with Government that will allow the industry to maximise its contribution to the UK.

6 Mar 2015

+ Clydeplan Main Issues Report

Our response broadly welcomes the Proposed Strategic Development Plan, and makes suggestions to aid the aspirations underpinning the approach to development and investment.  Contact: Mandy Catterall mcatterall@bpf.org.uk 

27 Mar 2015

+ Historic Environment Act: secondary legislation consultation

Our response to the consultation on the draft Regulations which follow on from the Historic Environment (Scotland) Act.  Contact: Mandy Catterall mcatterall@bpf.org.uk 

27 Mar 2015

+ Clydeplan Strategic Development Authority - Main Issues Report and Strategic Environmental Assessment

Our response to consultation on Clydeplan SDP Main Issues Report.  Contact Mandy Catterall: mcatterall@bpf.org.uk

27 Mar 2015

+ Scottish Housing Regulator Regulatory Guidance

This consultation seeks views on proposals covering eight regulatory guidance documents, which supplement its Regulatory Framework.

24 Apr 2015

+ Letter to Scottish Government Chief Planner - Planning Priorities for Change

Our views on Short, Medium and Long Term priorities for change and game-changing ideas to support planning delivery.   Contact Mandy Catterall: mcatterall@bpf.org.uk

24 Apr 2015
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