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Viewpoint - 12/07/2013

Asset Class summer 2013

The summer 2013 edition of Asset Class, providing asset management insight into the UK property market, has been published.

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You can download a PDF or read the articles online:

Welcome boost for office-to-residential conversions

A relaxation of the change of use laws means turning empty offices into housing is now a lot easier. Redundant stock can be turned into viable developments and, in turn, deliver thousands of
the new homes promised by the government.

CIL – is it too complex

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is intended to be fair, fast and transparent. Yet, so far, it seems to be incoherent and confusing.

Time for a closer look at the industrial sector?

With a gradual improvement in conditions in some parts of the industrial market, and structural issues adversely affecting growth prospects elsewhere, there is a move from investors to increase their exposure.

New life for the sinking fund

Keeping buildings fit-for-purpose requires financing. However, the traditional sinking fund model is discredited. Can planned preventative maintenance breathe new life?

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