Dorset industrial market strong, but supply needed
Since the start of the pandemic the industrial market has consistently outperformed other commercial property sectors, both in Dorset and throughout the UK, buoyed by the effects of Brexit on UK supply chains and the pandemic on online retail.
Thames Valley Property Report: Jan-Jun 2021
The first six months of 2021 saw businesses across the Thames Valley begin to rethink their future workplace strategy for a post-pandemic world.
Why your business needs a distinct property strategy for the City
The London office market has always been distinct from that elsewhere in the UK, but prior to the pandemic, the main differentiator for occupiers was based on convenience, prestige and work force. The downside to this was the price that had to be paid.
NPPF – a new dawn or a missed opportunity?
A new version of England's national planning policy document (NPPF) was published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on 20 July. This follows a consultation on proposed revisions to the NPPF, published earlier in the year.
Rent reviews: Upwards-only, RPI-linked, fixed or turnover?
Commercial leases that are longer than five years normally have rent reviews at regular intervals, which is the landlord’s opportunity to change the rent and put it back to the market.
Slough: The changing face of the Thames Valley’s industrial stalwart
Slough has been at the heart of the industrial property market in the Thames Valley since the 1920s when The Slough Trading Company Ltd bought the former military repair depot on the outskirts of the town for £7 million.
The new productivity paradox and the return to the office
With government advice on working from home due to change on the 19 July, the debate over whether businesses should return to the office, has been reignited.