Demand for Commercial Development Assessment

Scotand wide
  • Client

    Scottish Futures Trust
  • Size

    4 month study
  • Region

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Commercial Development Market Research


    Investigation into how demand for commercial development (Use Classes 4, 5 and 6) is assessed to support planning reform by advising on whether demand analysis is undertaken comprehensively, consistently and in a coordinated fashion.
    The report considered how current and future demand is assessed and examined national, regional, local authority and below LDP levels of planning hierarchy.
  • Service Type

    Commercial Development Market Research


  • Identified inconsistencies across Scottish local authorities in calculating the total employment land requirements and recommended strategies to ensure land use planning is based on robust assessment

  • The study is regularly cited as best practice guidance for land use planning in Scotland.