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<strong>Will COVID-19 result in a seismic shift towards home working?</strong>}

Will COVID-19 result in a seismic shift towards home working?

18th March 2020

Whilst we wait for the phoenix of the new norm to rise out of the ashes of the COVID-19 crisis, there have been a number of technology writers predicting a permanent move towards home working.

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<strong>What will the south east property market look like in a post COVID-19 world?</strong>}

What will the south east property market look like in a post COVID-19 world?

30th March 2020

Understanding what will drive corporate real estate decisions after COVID-19 is vital to help businesses proactively plan for their future property needs. What parallels can be drawn from the past and learnt from as we prepare for the post-COVID-19 world?

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<strong>Office ‘space’: Has the evolution of the office negatively impacted employee health?</strong>}

Office ‘space’: Has the evolution of the office negatively impacted employee health?

31st March 2020

Drawing on his lengthy career in commercial property, Reading-based partner and commercial property expert, David Thomas, explores how the office has evolved and what potential effect COVID-19 might have on future office demand and design.

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<strong>Is how we sign documents about to change amid COVID-19?</strong>}

Is how we sign documents about to change amid COVID-19?

7th April 2020

With social distancing in place amid the Coronavirus outbreak, and set to remain for some time, the inability to sign contracts “in ink” or in some cases with a witness present, is causing a bottleneck of deals in the real estate sector.

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<strong>COVID-19 and the office evolution: Five things for landlords and tenants to watch</strong>}

COVID-19 and the office evolution: Five things for landlords and tenants to watch

15th April 2020

Both landlords and tenants are starting to plan how to put their best foot forward to ensure that they emerge from the current COVID-19 pandemic in as good shape as is possible.

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<strong>What will your post-pandemic property portfolio look like?</strong>}

What will your post-pandemic property portfolio look like?

28th April 2020

“Now that everyone is working from home, can I close all of my offices at the next lease break?” This is a question we have been asked in various forms and with varying levels of seriousness in recent weeks in conversation with our occupier clients. And the answer isn’t a straight forward one.

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<strong>What will happen when we return to the office after COVID-19 lockdown ends?</strong>}

What will happen when we return to the office after COVID-19 lockdown ends?

5th May 2020

There is a plethora of information and misinformation from across the globe relating to the post-COVID-19 workplace, from advice and sales calls, to guides, stories and emailers offering a host of products that will be ‘necessary’ to ensure a safe return to the office.

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<strong>What does a 'Covid-secure' office look like?</strong>}

What does a 'Covid-secure' office look like?

19th May 2020

As people continue to return to the workplace following the Government's recent announcement, businesses continue to do all that they can to ensure a "Covid-secure" workplace, adhering to the latest guidelines

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<strong>Is it too soon to write off the office?</strong>}

Is it too soon to write off the office?

9th June 2020

Nearly 80 days have passed since the great working from home experiment began. At the time, many naysayers predicted the death of the office and a permanent shift to home working.

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<strong>Covid of Conduct</strong>}

Covid of Conduct

24th June 2020

In addition to announcing an extension to the relief from lease forfeiture until the 30 of September last week, the Government has also published a new Code of Practice for commercial property relationships amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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<strong>Planning White paper: Delivering on a radical promise, or more political rhetoric?</strong>}

Planning White paper: Delivering on a radical promise, or more political rhetoric?

4th August 2020

Following on from the Government’s Planning for the Future policy paper published in March, the long-awaited Planning White Paper is expected to be published imminently.

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<strong>Insight to help you weigh up your post-pandemic property portfolio</strong>}

Insight to help you weigh up your post-pandemic property portfolio

24th August 2020

It is now over 20 weeks since the great working from home experiment began. During this time, a few smaller occupiers have jettisoned their workspace altogether. 

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<strong>To return to the workplace, or not. That is the question</strong>}

To return to the workplace, or not. That is the question

11th September 2020

Having experienced some of the positive effects of their employees working from home, many businesses are now entertaining the idea of a return to the workplace, encouraged by the recent ‘back to office’ campaign from Government.

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<strong>The great office debate</strong>}

The great office debate

23rd September 2020

The second wave of COVID-19 may mean a return to homeworking for many, but that shouldn’t stop business leaders planning for a return to the office.

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<strong>A better future – What next for the Solent region?</strong>}

A better future – What next for the Solent region?

23rd September 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us into a new way of working and living that will change how we use our built environment forever. So what does the future look like for our towns and cities? We recently spoke at one of Shoosmiths' ‘Future Cities’ think tank events to discuss what is next for the Solent region. 

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<strong>Bracknell office revival sees rents reach historic highs</strong>}

Bracknell office revival sees rents reach historic highs

12th October 2020

COVID-19 continues to impact the Thames Valley office market, but not as you might expect with Bracknell experiencing long-awaited office revival.

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<strong>Out of Space?</strong>}

Out of Space?

13th October 2020

Following the 2008 recession, demand for industrial warehouse units across the UK waned and investors and developers moved away from speculative into build-to-suit (BTS) industrial schemes.

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<strong>Residential property market: Was the lockdown bounce back a false dawn?</strong>}

Residential property market: Was the lockdown bounce back a false dawn?

22nd October 2020

For the vast majority of us, 2020 has been a year to forget and one which we could never have predicted. We have witnessed first-hand the huge impact that COVID-19 has had on all of our lives, and we recognise the role that it will inevitably continue to play well into the future.

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<strong>Why a COVID-19 vaccine shouldn’t mean a return to the office of old</strong>}

Why a COVID-19 vaccine shouldn’t mean a return to the office of old

17th November 2020

The prospect of an effective vaccine for COVID-19 has given much needed hope for a return to some form of normality in 2021 for life, the universe and everything - and it couldn’t have come sooner. But what does it mean for the workplace?

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<p><strong>Thames Valley Property Report </strong></p>}

Thames Valley Property Report 

8th December 2020

2020 has been a year characterised by a lack of certainty as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded around us.

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<strong>Surge in industrial property demand leaves manufacturers high and dry</strong>}

Surge in industrial property demand leaves manufacturers high and dry

9th November 2020

Following the 2008 recession, demand for industrial warehouse units across the UK waned and investors and developers moved away from speculative into build-to-suit (BTS) industrial schemes.

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<strong>COVID-19: A time to reflect on property asset management</strong>}

COVID-19: A time to reflect on property asset management

15th January 2021

It has been a rather busy year for the property asset manager helping landlords plan the safe return for their occupiers. We spoke with Matt Clarke on the effects of COVID-19 and what has been learned.

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<strong>Return to the office on the horizon, but are you ready?</strong>}

Return to the office on the horizon, but are you ready?

24th February 2021

Further to the announcement regarding the gradual, phased approach to the easing of national lockdown measures in the UK, one of the first questions we were asked by clients was, ‘when can we return to the office?’.

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<strong>Reading: A land of industrial opportunity</strong>}

Reading: A land of industrial opportunity

1st March 2021

Throughout 2020, we witnessed a continued rise in demand for industrial space in Reading, driven by the impact of the pandemic and Brexit.

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