The ongoing saga of a business rates assessment for accountancy firm Mazars finally reached its conclusion last month.
Overseas capital has for a long time played a significant role in the key property markets of Europe, but rarely has it been as noticeable and important as it is today.
In the last few weeks, we have had strategic updates from all of the big food retailers and the shift in their attitude towards new stores has been marked.
The CBRE residential team in London is constantly exploring new markets.
It has been quite a year so far. We all came back into work in January with huge enthusiasm for the challenges in front of us and generally the level of confidence was high.
Despite its absence from the recent Budget, the subject of business rates remains a hot topic.
“Portas is a legacy of Blair’s celebrity culture, but she’s not Sir Bob and the high street isn’t Africa. She’s a distraction not a solution,” — @tpfv23, aka Jones Lang LaSalle head of retail Tim Vallance.
My latest life-changing acquisition is a piece of luggage on wheels.
It’s the conversation that won’t go away. No matter what the starting point, it always ends up in the same place.
Question: “How do REIT CEOs count?”Answer: “One, two, three … trend.”
The longer the central banks persist in quantitative easing (QE), the more sceptical people become about the impact on the real economy.
It is time the property industry made a proper case for its contribution to the UK economy.