Industry Views

Don’t fall foul of land banking investment scams}

Don’t fall foul of land banking investment scams

29th April 2019

Whether you’re thinking about adding to your pension pot or you want to build your own property, there’s a property development scam which could leave you financially high and dry.

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Thames Valley market review: Reading, Bracknell and Slough}

Thames Valley market review: Reading, Bracknell and Slough

26th April 2019

Property Week journalist, Claire Robson, spoke to us recently to find out about what's going on in the office market in Reading. 

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Oxford Arc puts the spotlight on development opportunities}

Oxford Arc puts the spotlight on development opportunities

24th April 2019

We were delighted to contribute to the Thames Tap Oxford Report recently. Property development associate, Miles Collison, based in our Reading office, gave his thoughts on future development in Oxford, in light of the proposed new east-west railway line connecting Oxford-Milton Keynes-Cambridge (OxMkCam arc).

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Don’t miss out on valuable business rates relief}

Don’t miss out on valuable business rates relief

8th April 2019

Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, announced the introduction of an initiative in the Autumn 2018 Statement which would provide a business rates retail discount scheme for occupied retail properties with a rateable value of less than £51,000 in each of the years 2019 to 2020 and 2020 to 2021.

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M&A property due diligence: it pays to do your homework}

M&A property due diligence: it pays to do your homework

4th April 2019

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are one of the most significant activities that will take place in a business, typically to support future growth and business aspirations.

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The Gatwick Diamond region – a jewel in the South East’s property crown}

The Gatwick Diamond region – a jewel in the South East’s property crown

25th March 2019

It might not get the same level of attention as its Thames Valley neighbour, but Crawley and the wider Gatwick region has some of the most exciting office and industrial property opportunities in the South East currently. Stephen Oliver, partner in our Gatwick office, discusses.

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The role of data in commercial property rents}

The role of data in commercial property rents

8th March 2019

Most occupiers of commercial property will at some point need to work out what the market rent of their property is, either for a rent review or a renewal of their lease.

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Business rates – getting your money’s worth}

Business rates – getting your money’s worth

26th February 2019

As business rates continue to be a source of concern and financial burden for businesses across the country, we take a look at how savings can be made by employing an investigative approach to business rate liabilities.

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Midlands property review – innovation and supply}

Midlands property review – innovation and supply

18th February 2019

Carole Taylor, Regional Managing Partner at our Birmingham office takes a look at the current supply vs demand in industrial and office buildings across the Midlands, in her latest blog.

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Is it time to KonMari your office?}

Is it time to KonMari your office?

18th February 2019

As the Marie Kondo decluttering trend continues to gain momentum, our occupier advisory team offers their thoughts on how an adaption of these principles can make your office environment more cost efficient and less cluttered, whilst inspiring creativity, reducing stress and, ultimately, creating a more productive workforce.

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