Land and Property Development In Scotland: Law and Practice

Land and Property Development In Scotland: Law and Practice
Gerber, K
9780414059795
30/11/2013
1
£60.00
Hb
W Green & Son

This new title deals with both commercial and residential property development, whether new build or redevelopment of an existing property. It addresses the main challenges that developers, purchasers, sellers and lenders will encounter, taking the reader through the development process from buying the site to practical completion.

Contents include:

  • Introduction to property development: the parties and the properties (will describe how a transaction starts and progresses, and who is involved at various stages)
  • Lock-out agreements / exclusivity agreements
  • Option contracts––securing the option
  • Conditional sale contracts––securing the developer’s interest
  • The planning process, section 75 agreements and planning obligations
  • Environmental issues
  • Community right to buy; right to roam
  • Services and utilities; ownership of former roads and railways
  • Disposal of part of site––reserved rights and the obligations imposed
  • Loan funding––lender’s and borrower’s points
  • Appointment of professional team––building contracts and collateral warranties
  • Developer agreements
  • Overage and clawback––how to secure these
  • Pre-lets: the issues involved, and protecting the landlord and the tenant
  • Joint ventures
  • Tax issues (LBTT etc.)

The book provides all the answers under one roof, taking the reader through the development process from buying the site right through to practical completion.