Charge could boost property sector
Finance Minister Derek Mackay has called for an ‘accelerator fee’ to be applied to commercial
Speakers have been unveiled for a property conference next month..a landmark development in Dundee has been sold..
New call for rate cut
A surge in commercial property sales has helped the Scottish government hit its target for…
Mackay facing new demands
Scotland’s property industry is demanding measures in this week’s Budget that will stimulate the top end of the housing market and encourage more private investment into real estate.
Concerns over rising costs
Four of Scotland’s industry groups have urged Finance Secretary Derek Mackay to avoid punishing rises in business rates in his budget.
New development required
Commercial property transactions in Scotland fell for the third quarter in a row for the first time since 2012.
Former CBI boss turns on politicians and BBC
Lord Digby Jones last night urged politicians to take on board the ‘inconvenient truth’ behind cutting taxes.
Top of market sales remain slow
Revenue from the Scottish government’s Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) has fallen for the first time since May as owners of higher value homes struggle to find buyers…
Residential revenue recovers
Revenue from controversial residential property taxes are on course to rise above the sum raised from stamp duty for the first time…
Real estate market 'challenging'
Commercial property sales in Scotland have fallen in two consecutive quarters ..