News & Insight: Land
Guides by Jo Thornley
Investing in the Land Sector
If you want to start from the ground up, you can buy raw, undeveloped land for potential future development.
How to buy property at an auction
To an outsider, they may seem like a place where gavels are slammed and it's all a case of nods and winks, but interested individuals should try and actually sit in on one to know exactly how one works.
Guides by Jo Thornley
Everything you ever wanted to ask about confidentiality agreements and NDAs
The 101 on legal contracts that are used in many commercial contexts, including the sale of commercial property
Blog by Rose Hill
‘Oppressive’, ‘lumpen’ and ‘wretched hulk’: Celebrating two decades of the Carbuncle Cup
Come Autumn, architects around the UK all harbour a secret dread.It’s the time that Building Design Magazine’s Carbuncle Cup will be presented to, ‘the ugliest building in the United Kingdom completed...
Olympicopolis – the changing legacy of the 2012 games
With its original housing quota almost halved, some observers have complained that the bold regeneration plan for London's East End – Ken Livingstone's dream of an Olympic legacy transforming the area...
Government proposals on vacant property tax aren't good enough, says CLA
The Country, Land and Business Association (CLA) has suggested that the proposals set out by the UK government on empty property rates are "not going far enough".The coalition has recently carried out...
Brookfield ready for £1.41 billion commercial property spree in Europe
Toronto-based landlord firm Brookfield is ready to spend €1.65 billion (£1.41 billion) in commercial property space across Europe; another sign that international investors have positive estimations a...
Commercial property construction down across UK in May
Construction within the commercial property sector fell in May, according to a new survey by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and financial information company Markit.Even thoug...
New Crossrail will develop commercial property ‘hotspots’
The new Crossrail project, the largest of its kind in Europe, is set to create ‘hotspots’ of commercial property across London.It is estimated that locations along the route will benefit greatly, espe...
Warrington commercial property market is booming
The commercial property sector in Warrington is flourishing, according to a new Warrington Annual Property Report by the partnership Warrington & Co, which supports development and regeneration in the...
Commercial property momentum continues in Ireland
It seems as though the commercial property market in Ireland is continuing to grow, after new CBRE figures revealed that €336 million (£286.8 million) had been invested in the sector in the first quar...
Investors turn towards commercial property market
As bond values fall, investors are turning towards the commercial property market, according to leading industrial experts.The market has had a turbulent history recently with prices falling dramatica...
ITV finishes first phase of commercial property move to MediaCityUK
The first phase of ITV’s migration to MediaCity UK is complete, with the first transmission of ITV News Granada Reports coming on air this week (March 25th).The new 62,000 sq ft site, which was design...
BBC Television Centre closes its doors to commercial property developer
The BBC Television Centre celebrated closing its doors on Friday (March 22nd), after having been sold to a commercial property developer.The iconic building celebrated its closure by a special concert...