The economic contribution of the commercial property sector

Commercial property plays an important role in the Scottish economy. New commercial property – and the maintenance of existing properties – helps to support investment, jobs and economic activity across Scotland.

The aim of this report is to provide a summary of recent trends in commercial property in Scotland and to estimate the sector’s contribution to the Scottish economy.


The Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) is a leading economy research institute based in the Department of Economics at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.