Industry Views

Vail Williams a safe bet as Rank Group Plc move to TOR

17th January 2017

Vail Williams have acquired 39,050 sq ft of Grade A offices at the TOR development on behalf of Rank Group Plc in Maidenhead.

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MEES may have 10% impact on commercial lease renewals

16th January 2017

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, or MEES legislation, could have an impact of up to 10% on the value of commercial lease renewals if tenants leverage it as a bargaining chip in valuations, according to a recently published report.

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Tech firms lead commercial property demand in London

16th December 2016

Tech firms have far outpaced the rest of the market for commercial property demand in London, taking the capital to the top of the list of Europe's leading Tech Cities, according to new industry research.

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100 Property Club Dinner – A Hundred and One reasons to be positive.

7th December 2016

Last night saw the 101st hosting of the 100 Property Club Dinner - a glittering event with an impressive history. This year’s dinner was held at the Inter-Continental Hotel, Park Lane, London.

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No Brum deal for Birmingham as excitement abounds in property sector

1st December 2016

For some time now, there has been a growing sense of excitement around Birmingham and its growing reputation as a destination city for big businesses.

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Autumn Statement – more like an understatement!

24th November 2016

It may have been hotly anticipated by businesses and those managing commercial property alike, but yesterday’s Autumn Statement from ‘the accountant’, Chancellor Philip Hammond, is probably best left forgotten.

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Gatwick no-go gives commercial tenants and landlords business certainty

16th November 2016

It has been one of the most controversial announcements in recent memory which has seen MPs resign and the PM seemingly go back on her word, but on 25th October Heathrow’s expansion was finally cleared for take-off.

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Value of UK commercial property for sale rises in October

10th November 2016

The value of UK commercial property for sale in October was up slightly for the first time since the EU Referendum vote was revealed, according to figures from CBRE.

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Vail Williams: Heathrow expansion is set to boost opportunities for local businesses following Brexit uncertainty

25th October 2016

The expansion of Heathrow airport will open up valuable opportunities for local businesses with regards to commercial property development – enabling businesses near the airport to plan for the future with confidence, following the uncertainty that Brexit left behind.

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Lending surge means 'never better' for commercial property investment

18th October 2016

A spike in commercial mortgage lending over the past 12 months means commercial property investment has never seen a better time, according to the NACFB.

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