Industry Views

Office consolidation and the marriage between HR and facilities

31st May 2016

In the wake of the recession, lots of businesses went through a period of office consolidation which resulted in many organisations choosing to lump sites together to save money on multiple overheads.

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CPO usage predicted to rise as local councils face increasing pressure

24th May 2016

We know that nationally there is a lack of suitable land available for development and that our local authorities continue to face pressure to deliver on housing targets.

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What's the next step for 2017 Revaluation?

13th April 2016

It came as some disappointment to us when the Chancellor, in his recent Budget, failed to provide more clarity about the ‘Check, Challenge & Appeal’ process for 2017 Revaluation.

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Don’t get irate with that rate demand – we can help

30th March 2016

I’m not going to pretend that business rates is the most riveting of subjects, but it happens to be one that I’m quite passionate about – which is just as well as it’s a pretty complex area, and one which can cause many clients to get irate! The good news is that we can help – especially at this time of year.

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Vail Williams Partner to help overcome West London housing crisis

24th March 2016

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that acquisition and disposal partner, Matt Clarke, has been invited to join the West London Business Built Environment Commission.

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Vail Williams: The Chancellor offers optimistic message to small businesses, but falls short of announcing details of the expected rates reforms

17th March 2016

Commercial property consultants Vail Williams respond to the Budget in which the Chancellor offers some relief to small businesses, but failed to mention the widely anticipated reforms to business rates from April 2017.

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Vail Williams strikes 30,000 sq ft office deal, bringing UK’s largest maintenance business to West Bromwich

16th March 2016

A deal co-brokered by commercial property specialist Vail Williams will make West Bromwich the new home for the UK’s largest independently-owned mechanical, electrical and fabric property maintenance business.

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Vail Williams scores Heathrow hat-trick of prominent commercial property deals

11th March 2016

Commercial property experts at Vail Williams have scored a hat-trick of industrial and office deals in Heathrow totaling 28,855 square feet.

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Why invest in commercial property?

7th March 2016

There’s no getting away from it, the start to the year was truly terrible from an investment perspective.

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USS appoint JLL and Vail Williams to market Aquis House, Reading

2nd March 2016

Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USS), which operates one of the largest pension schemes in the United Kingdom, has appointed JLL and Vail Williams as joint office leasing agents at Aquis House, Reading.

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