2018-10-17T11:35:00+01:00By Anthony Lorenz
For many years, I have represented tenants against landlords, mainly in the retail and leisure industry, by restructuring leases often at reduced rents or with rent-free periods. In many cases, the alternative is that tenants fail to pay rent, which leaves landlords with empty properties.
2018-10-17T08:21:00+01:00By Keith Brooks
As shown by Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s recent call for developers and planners to focus on ‘rightsizing’ rather than downsizing when building housing for older people, the residential sector’s attempts to meet the needs of this demographic are woefully inadequate.
2018-10-16T10:02:00+01:00By John Webber
The call by Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis for the Chancellor to introduce a 2% levy on goods sold via the internet illustrates the anguish experienced by many high street retailers operating from physical stores.
2018-10-10T05:58:00+01:00By Uma Rajah
The proposed 3% SDLT surcharge for foreign nationals is an ill-conceived policy (p29, 05.10.18). While it is laudable to want to help the homeless, this policy does it in a way that is going to cost the UK far more than it helps.
2018-10-10T05:56:00+01:00By Ed Fowkes
The prime minister certainly wasn’t dancing around the issues at the Conservative Party conference, even if her dancing did leave a lot to be desired at times.
2018-10-09T13:52:00+01:00By Adam Malik
It was great to see Coyote’s Oli Farago emphasise the need for true dialogue between the property and technology communities.
2018-10-03T11:51:00+01:00By Kathrine Eddon and Michelle Essen
In nearly six months, the UK is expected to leave the EU and concerns are understandably mounting.
2018-10-02T11:38:00+01:00By Jean-Marc Vandevivere
Labour’s call to build hundreds of thousands more high-quality affordable homes is one most would agree with.
2018-09-27T04:58:00+01:00By Prasanna Kannan
The impact of the global financial crisis that led to the crash in the UK housing market in 2008-09 is still being felt a decade later.
2018-09-26T14:29:00+01:00By Richard Watts
Technology is undoubtedly improving the efficiency of our homes – from smart meters and smart lighting to the connected fridge. But what does this mean for property developers?
Property Week’s logistics market census highlights the industry’s growth in the face of mounting pressures on available land and rising costs (07.09.18).
Barry Jervis and Ben Humphreys are right to warn landlords and corporate occupiers to be prepared for a legislative changeto empty rates following the decision in Principled Office Logistics vs Trafford Borough Council (31.08.18).