This month's SPF Voice features a local elections manifesto snapshot, an article from Savills' Ed Crockett on proposed reforms for the rented residential sector, and LBTT revenue for 2021-22.
This month's SPF Voice features articles from two of our committee chair's, Maria Francké and Alan Cook, on developments with NPF4 and the new registers of controlled interest in land (RCI) and Register of Overseas Entities (ROE). Residential sales in 2021 are the focus of our research feature.
With the return to in-person events, SPF Chair Kevin Robertson outlines the upcoming SPF Annual Conference on 31 May 2022 and the SPF's involvement with MIPIM. This issue also explores the next steps in the review of Section 63 energy efficiency regulations and the latest tax and coronavirus developments.
The first issue of Voice in 2022 explores the Recovery and Reform Bill, & Empty Property Rates and the Regional Spotlight looks at Moray, Aberdeen, Fife & Falkirk. Our industry insight covers the Scottish Government consultation on the 4% Additional Dwelling Supplement from Isobel d’Inverno Brodies LLP and research assesses Scotland's Additional Dwelling Supplement.
Featuring an end of year message from SPF Chair Kevin Robertson, this year's Annual Snapshot highlights a number of our key activities and achievements in 2021, while also looking ahead to 2022 with a return to in-person events and the growth of BPF Futures in Scotland.
The penultimate issue of 2021 explores the key takeaways from he recent BPF 'Who Lives in BTR' report and what it could mean for Scotland. We also highlight the incredible year that BPF Futures has had and the opportunity for a Scotland-based Futures Member to apply to join the Futures Advisory Board as Vice-Chair.
With the publication of the Scottish Government's Heat and Buildings Strategy and on the eve of COP26, this month's issue focuses on sustainability and reaching net zero. Our Industry Insight from Michael Bennet (Shoosmiths) looks at embodied carbon in new development and asks 'to build or refurbish?'.
This month’s Voice examines one of the hottest issues in property: the future of offices. Our Chairman leads with an overview of our recent webinars on the future of offices and towns and city centres. We update members too with a review of upcoming consultation deadlines and a look at this year’s Scottish Programme for Government.