Sir, I couldn’t agree more with your article titled, “Portas pilots suffer from ‘disastrous’ rates decision” (PropertyWeek.com, 07.05.13).
Sir, I read Tom Papworth’s column on capturing development land value increase, which would appear to be another development land tax and is an age-old conundrum (professional, 03.05.13).
Sir, Another issue goes by with publications like Property Week and city surveys ignoring Nottingham, Leicester and Derby.
Sir, I refer to the letter from James Hayes regarding community infrastructure levy (CIL) (feedback, 05.04.13).
What your article forgets is that every person Google employs in the UK is a talented person that another tech firm cannot employ (Do the maths: Google pays its dues at King’s Cross, 27.04.13).
Sir, Lambert Smith Hampton’s latest investment survey indicated a couple of emergent trends that merit comment (Pricey London pushes investors to provinces, intelligence, 19.04.13).
Sir, Having started my career in 1974 in property recoveries and remained in the industry in one guise or another ever since, I have worked through several booms and busts.
Sir, James Hayes’ suggestion of a tax on undeveloped developable land is surely right (feedback, 05.04.13).
Sir, I write with regard to a recent article featured on the BBC News website, reporting on the continuing economic downturn.
Sir, Ed Miliband has been criticised for his admission that Labour proposals for a blanket cut in VAT would lead to a temporary increase in government borrowing (professional, 15.03.13).
Sir, I write in response to an article about Sutton Harbour in Plymouth that contained significant factual errors (south-west, 12.04.13).
Sir, This week’s announcement by housing minister Mark Prisk confirming an amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill was good news in that it was the first sign of progress towards the goal of better consumer protection in the lettings industry.
Sir, I write in relation to “Legionella Comes to Town” (analysis, 05.04.13).
Sir, We read with interest the news that Prudential is to return to the private rented sector (finance, 05.04.13).