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Meeting the energy efficiency challenges of commercial property

16th June 2010

16/06/2010 It has been well documented that commercial, public and industrial buildings consume some 40% of the UK's property energy and are correspondingly responsible for a similar volume of climate-changing carbon emissions.

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What is going on in the commercial property sector?

16th June 2010

16/06/2010 Prices are rising.

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Maximising your property assets through careful management

14th April 2010

14/04/2010 As you might expect, in recessionary times, the level of vacant commercial property stock increases.

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Go green for a more sustainable business

22nd March 2010

22/03/2010 Green issues are never far from the business agenda, as our recent updates on energy performance certificates and eco-tourism show, but should you invest in your physical assets to improve their greener sustainability? In the leisure industry going green is often seen as a trade off against quality.

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Crawley

22nd March 2010

22/03/2010 Crawley's location at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond economic catchment makes it an attractive base for major occupiers; indeed the town still has a higher level of large businesses within it than the national average.

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Sustainable Value

11th March 2010

A recent MORI poll showed that 88% of us believe that climate change is happening. 46% believe that it is caused by human activity and 20% believe they can help reduce the effect. This must mean that increasingly tenants will be attracted to buildings which are more energy efficient. If this is a true picture of environmental thinking, how does this translate into positive messages for our existing commercial building stock?

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Should you be investing in commercial property in 2010?

18th January 2010

18/01/2010 Commercial property in the UK has fallen more quickly in terms of demand and fallen further in value than has been experienced in any other developed country in the world, in the last 24 months.

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Vail Williams boosts presence in Guildford by moving closer to key business community and clients

10th December 2009

10/12/2009 Vail Williams LLP have boosted their presence in Guildford by moving closer to the key business community and their clients.

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Nominet UK win Vail Williams sponsored

7th December 2009

07/12/2009 Nominet UK have won the Vail Williams sponsored 'Best Place to Work' Award, at the glittering Thames Valley Business Awards dinner, for their outstanding people programme of rewards and benefits, health and well-being programmes and a focus on work-life balance.

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Development: where is the demand?

1st December 2009

01/12/2009 2008-9 saw development activity across all sectors almost stop due to the banking crisis and lack of liquidity.

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