How Scotland’s real estate buyers changed after the indyref

Scotland’s buyer pool for commercial real estate has vastly diversified since the Scottish independence referendum was held five years ago, with overseas capital pouring into the market. Knight Frank, which analysed how the buyer pool for commercial property changed in Scotland in the wake of the indyref in 2014, found that international investors raised their share of commercial property investment to 42.5% of the total market, from 22.8%.
While all investor types increased their spending during the period, overseas investors upped their capital spend