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28 Aug 2020 Tax and Finance

LBTT Update - July 2020

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

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26 Aug 2020 Covid-19 | Leasing and Commercial

Commercial Property Sales Update Q2 2020

The SPF’s analysis of the latest commercial property sales figures from Registers of Scotland has shown that sales fell to their lowest level in over a decade in Q2 (April-June) 2020. The quarter was heavily affected by the COVID-19 crisis and Scottish Government restrictions on certain transactions and registrations.

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11 Aug 2020 Tax and Finance

LBTT Update - June 2020

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

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29 Jun 2020 Tax and Finance

LBTT Update – May 2020

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

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22 May 2020 Covid-19 | Leasing and Commercial

SPF commercial property owner survey sheds light on COVID-19 experiences

This snapshot survey was conducted anonymously with commercial landlords and investors between 27 April and 20 May 2020. The survey was intended to identify landlord and tenant responses to the economic emergency caused by the coronavirus, and to examine the business conditions facing commercial property owners and investors.

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20 Apr 2020 Covid-19

SPF COVID-19 Information and Resource Guide

As all of our members and key stakeholders are, we are adjusting the way we work in accordance with government guidance, to ensure that we continue to represent members effectively during the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

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24 Feb 2020 Leasing and Commercial

Commercial Property Sales Update (2019)

The SPF analysis of latest commercial property sales figures for 2019 has revealed that, for the third consecutive year, the total value of sales in Scotland increased. At £3.37bn, the value of commercial property sales in 2019 hit its highest annual total since 2015. The total value of sales increased by £136m (4%) compared to the total for 2018. 

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31 Jan 2020 Tax and Finance

LBTT Update - Dec 2019

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

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18 Dec 2019 Leasing and Commercial

Commercial Property Sales Update (Q3 2019)

Our analysis of the latest commercial property sales figures has revealed that the total value of sales in Scotland rebounded in Q3 2019, following a subdued start to the year. In total, £1.2bn was transacted in the quarter, nearly double the total value of commercial property sales in Q2 (April to June) 2019. 

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24 Oct 2019 Tax and Finance

LBTT Update - Oct 2019

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

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19 Aug 2019 Leasing and Commercial

Commercial Property Sales Update (Q2 2019)

Commercial property sales in Scotland continued to be subdued in Q2 2019, with the total value of sales falling to its lowest value for five years. In total, £614 million was transacted on commercial property in Scotland during Q2 2019, which was down £149m (20%) on the previous quarter and £70m (10%) on the same quarter (Q2) in 2018.

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29 Jul 2019 Tax and Finance

LBTT Update - June 2019

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