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26 Aug 2020

SPF Voice August 2020

In this month's issue of SPF Voice, Ewan MacLeod of  Shepherd and Wedderburn discusses the Scottish Government proposed abolition of the presumption in favour of sustainable development. 

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03 Jul 2020

SPF Voice June/July 2020

Will Scarlett of Scarlett Land and Development discusses the future of BTR is Scotland on our Research page this month. In Industry Insights, Alistair Dickson of RSM tackles restructuring considerations in the real estate industry.

02 Jun 2020

SPF Voice May 2020

In this month's Regional Spotlight we recap our virtual regional forums featuring Stuart Heslop of RBS. David Shearer of HFD Construction speaks to us on easing out of lockdown and why we must all play by the rules in Industry Insights. 

29 Apr 2020

SPF Voice April 2020

Allana Sweeney of Shepherd and Wedderburn discusses positive business measures during COVID-19 in this month's Industry Insights.

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26 Mar 2020

SPF Voice March 2020

In this month's Industry Insights, Dentons UK provide commentary on the impact of COVID-19 on Scottish commercial leases and construction documents. This month's issue also features photos from the SPF Annual Conference 2019: Building Sustainable and Inclusive Growth.

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26 Feb 2020

SPF Voice February 2020

In this month's Voice, Lisa Dromgoole of Womble Bond Dickinson shares insights on modern methods of construction as a solid foundation for sustainable growth. 

29 Jan 2020

SPF Voice January 2020

Alan Stark, Chair of the SPF Sustainability and Building Design Committee, discusses the Scottish Government's proposed green home standards in Industry Insights. Our Research page this month features UK BTR stats for Q4 2019.

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18 Dec 2019

SPF Voice December 2019

SPF Chair Robin Blacklock looks to creating a new vision and seeking stability in 2020. This month's Voice also features the latest LBTT report for October 2019 in Research.

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29 Nov 2019

SPF Voice November 2019

Robin Blacklock pens his first welcome as newly appointed SPF Chair. Check out our picture gallery from the SPF Annual Dinner 2019.

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31 Oct 2019

SPF Voice October 2019

In his final column as SPF Chair, Miller Mathieson calls for our industry to redefine real estate. This month's Research page features CVAs in Scotland 2018/19 impact analysis by Savills UK while Neil Wotherspoon and Kasia Kozak of TFT discuss accounting for dilapidations in Industry Insights.

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30 Sep 2019

SPF Voice September 2019

Rettie's latest build-to-rent figures show more than 7,200 BTR homes in the Scottish pipeline. Lynsey Reid and Craig Whelton of Burges Salmon discuss the impacts of the Planning Bill in this month's Industry Insight.

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30 Aug 2019

SPF Voice August 2019

Welcome to the new and improved SPF Voice. In this month's Industry Insights, Jim Burberry of RSM discusses the impact of changes to the reverse charge on the construction sector. Research features the latest SPF commercial property sales analysis.