Five steps to avoid vacant property problems
Even with careful management, it is rare for commercial properties to enjoy uninterrupted tenancy and landlords are not always aware of the importance of maintaining commercial property while it lies vacant. Here, Jon Latham, Associate Director in our Cardiff office, gives a summary of steps that can be taken to avoid liabilities.Read more
UK Monthly View: a return to 'normal' in 2015?
Positive momentum in the UK economy has clearly been reflected in the UK commercial property market, with returns for 2014 on course to hit an eight year high.
Guildford best placed to drive economic growth in 2015
Guildford has the best prospects for economic growth of any major UK destination outside London, according to the latest edition of our 'UK Vitality Index'.Read more
How will the Autumn Statement affect ratepayers?
Autumn Statement 2014 OverviewRead more
UK Monthly View November 2014
Recovery in real wage growth emerging.Read more
Rating in Brief Autumn 2014
Welcome to Rating in Brief - leading the debate on business rates and policy Read more
Road upgrades will unlock new development land
Our ‘Roads to Riches?’ report reveals that 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.Read more
UKIT Q3 2014: 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.Read more
UK Monthly View September 2014
Uncertainty over the Scottish referendum may be impacting the economic recovery.Read more
Prime shopping centres drive demand but what are the prospects for secondary schemes?
The recent strength of investor demand into shopping centres has been focused on prime schemes where rents are rising, vacancy rates are low, and food and beverage (F&B) and leisure is an important component. However, in an improving economy, is there an opportunity for investors to move up the risk curve by investing in secondary centres with strategic asset management?Read more