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.
In this month’s edition, SPF Director David Melhuish discusses the recently announced Scottish Budget, while the Scottish Government’s policies on heat and the PRS sector are put under the spotlight.
SPF 2020 Review
In this month's Voice, new SPF Chair Michaela Sullivan pens her first Chair's Column to members and Jim Burberry of RSM discusses risks and priorities for construction in our Industry Insight.