Brexit analysis

  • David Thomas

    Barratt posts strong first-half figures and reveals Brexit plans


    Barratt Developments has reported a rise in half-year sales and profit, and revealed plans for a smooth supply of materials following Brexit.

  • Brexit

    St Modwen spends £10m stockpiling materials ahead of Brexit


    St Modwen has revealed plans to tackle the possible impacts of Brexit, including splashing out £10m to forward order materials and focusing on home sales at the beginning of 2019.

  • Intu Lakeside

    Top shareholder bullish on Hammerson and intu


    Coronation says REITs’ prime retail focus gives them the edge in tough market 

  • Corbyn

    Brexit isn’t the real market threat


    2019: it’s the year of living dangerously, not least for forecasters. I aimed to do a ‘year ahead’ piece in January, but the politicians kept moving the goalposts. Forget trying to predict how the year will unfold; writing even a week ahead of publication threatens serious pratfalls.

  • Brexit

    Collaboration is key to success


    The Brexit saga has many more twists and turns to come and highlights how politics and business are two linked but very different worlds.

  • Oxford Street

    Politicians dash high-street hopes


    These are interesting times for the British consumer. Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe stated that the British were behaving as if they were in the midst of a recession. Yet consumers are living in a period with economic conditions most chancellors of the exchequer would die for.

  • Liz Hamson Leader

    Life after the death of May’s deal


    This Tuesday, all I wanted to do was stick my fingers in my ears, close my eyes and sing tra-la-la as the Brexit vote pantomime played out complete with gasps from the audience as the extent of the defeat for Theresa May’s deal became apparent. Unfortunately, there is no hiding ...

  • Technology

    Tech not politics is market driver


    There’s no point speculating on where our exit (or indeed non-exit) from the European Union is headed anymore.

  • Houses of Parliament

    Real estate industry calls for clarity following Brexit vote


    The real estate industry has called for clarity after Prime Minister Theresa May faced a historic loss on Tuesday night when her Brexit withdrawal bill was defeated in the House of Commons by a majority of 230 votes.

  • Mario Berti Octopus

    2019 forecast: Mario Berti (Octopus Property)


    ”Attention is now focused on the potential of major regional cities in the South West, Midlands and north of England, as investors hunt for favourable yields and capital growth”