Property Analysis Features
Dear chancellor, the stamp duty regime is hurting the housing market and damaging the economy. If you really want to tackle the housing crisis, you need to Call Off Duty. Here’s how…
The limp room-service sarnie and soggy breakfast buffet - long the bane of the business traveller - may at last be about to be consigned to history.
Word to the wise - if you find yourself in British Land’s West End head office any time soon, don’t mention the words ‘shopping centre’ or ‘retail park’. And if you do slip up, don’t be surprised if you get a quizzical look from British Land employees.
The latest data on commercial property investment paints a decidedly mixed picture of the health of the market.
The M1 has been the undisputed king of logistics highways in the UK for decades. However, there is a new contender in town that is looking to steal the M1’s crown.
Nicholas King, director at Formal Investments, has a vision for a new warehouse in London that many have labelled “ambitious”. Reading between the lines, it is perhaps a polite way of saying the idea is complicated, daring, brave, foolish, crazy even.
These days even die-hard Luddites are shopping on their smartphones. Technology is transforming the way people buy goods and that is transforming the logistics sector.
UK pension funds have always liked putting money into property, but they don’t invest anywhere near as much as you might think.
It is more than 20 years since the cult movie Pulp Fiction introduced audiences to the concept of premium milkshakes. In a pivotal scene set in a retro diner, Uma Thurman’s character orders a $5 (£4) shake, much to the astonishment of her date.
Tony Kitous came to London on holiday from Algeria in 1988 at the age of 18 with just £70 in his pocket and nowhere to stay. He never left.
Southern Railway did not have a great reputation for reliability to begin with, but the long-running dispute with the RMT and ASLEF unions over the roles of conductors and drivers has shredded what little reputation it had.
The public sector has never had it so tough. Swingeing central government funding cuts over the past few years have seen many local authorities slash services to the bone.
A move to a new office is a headache for any occupier. But what if that move involves relocating 3,500 staff to a purpose-built office so long it is effectively a 31-storey skyscraper on its side, and helping those staff transition to an activity-based working environment?