Business rate payers still being held to ransom
The announcement in the Autumn Statement that a wide scale review of business rates is being undertaken is to be welcomed. However, LSH is stating that more needs to be done to support businesses paying tax based on valuations set at the height of the economic boom.
Road upgrades will bolster logistics sector
The government’s proposed road improvement programme will benefit the logistics market in many parts of the UK by unlocking hundreds of hectares of development land and encouraging rental growth – according to new research by national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton.
North West commercial property investment on track to be highest since 2007
Investment in the North West commercial property market has reached a record £2.1bn for the year to date.
Manchester office take-up is on target for record year
City centre office take up at the end of Q3 amounted to 968,338 sq ft, a level that has already exceeded the annual total for 2013 by 11%.
The regions overtake London
Investment in the UK commercial property sector during the third quarter of 2014 reached £16.3bn - a 37% increase on the previous quarter and 41% higher than in the corresponding period last year.
LSH brings London experience to Manchester Ratings
Lambert Smith Hampton has appointed Colette Henshaw, as Associate Director, to its Rating division in the Manchester office.
Manchester City Council appoints LSH to valuation and property services framework
Following a competitive process, the public sector team at LSH has been selected to advise the council in a range of specialist services.
LSH brings redevelopment opportunity to the Greater Manchester market
LSH has been appointed to secure the sale of Stockport development, Regal House.
HCA appoints LSH as Property Advisors for National Programmes
LSH has been appointed by The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to provide property due diligence support on applicants bidding for a share of £1.7bn government funding to accelerate the delivery of new housing in England.
LSH strengthens its corporate recovery position in Manchester
Lambert Smith Hampton is growing its specialist national corporate recovery hub in Manchester to service a wave of loan sales with regional significance.