Property developers must take care not to get caught out by legislative changes affecting the tax treatment of liquidation proceeds.
Housing continues to occupy centre stage in the political agenda, supplanted only by the agonies of Brexit.
Sir Oliver Letwin’s housing review was set up to look into the gap between housing completions and the amount of land which has received permission for housing. The most common reason being mooted for the huge difference is that developers are land banking sites in order to ‘drip feed’ houses ...
The use of cash retentions is common place in the construction industry. Some £3bn of retentions remain outstanding in the UK construction industry at any one time but with the collapse of Carillion has the industry had enough?
To our pleasant surprise, it seems that most councils met the end of year deadline to publish their brownfield land registers.
Chelsea FC’s right of light goal only the beginning for Section 203 use to deliver major developments
Right of light can pose a significant constraint to a development and is a factor that needs to be considered at the earliest opportunity.
With the housing crisis at the top of the agenda for 2018, the pressure to build is unrelenting.
The long-awaited reformed Electronic Communications Code arrived under the radar on 28 December. The new legislation, in development for a few years, affects all telecoms lettings and has drastically changed the relationship dynamic between telecoms operators and landowners.