Views and analysis
24 April 2018
We settle into 2018 reflecting on a mixed picture for the UK economy. While it’s true we haven’t seen anything like the economic horror show that many had forecast would follow a leave vote, UK growth is down, with many businesses continuing to hold off on investment and consumers beginning to cut spending.
11 October 2017
Hannah Milne talks to Property Week about Regional Retail and how Rushden Lakes could provide the blueprint for the retail destination of the future.
28 June 2016
We take a look at the major trends influencing our occupational and investment markets. These can be highly diverse, ranging from the transformative effect of technology on retailing to the impact that milk prices have on our tenant farmers.
16 May 2016
By the time you read this, we will know who the new London Mayor is, but not the outcome of the EU referendum. These milestones, along with local elections across the country, have dominated headlines for the last few months and kept the property sector on its toes as it considers the potential business impacts. And there is much at stake.
John Grinnell: Princesshay Leisure proposals would bring substantial benefits to Exeter and the local community
14 January 2016
From talking to local people over the last year, I know there is a strong desire to see Exeter’s bus station regenerated.
21 December 2015
Sometimes we forget, but all markets are cyclical and commercial real estate is no exception. Particularly in London, but increasingly around the UK as a whole, the capital markets have enjoyed a sustained period of rising values.
23 July 2015
Retail is an extremely fast paced industry and it’s changed markedly in recent years.
05 December 2014
The UK government aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 80% by 2050, and it is clear that the retail sector has a strong contribution to make.
16 June 2014
The UK is one of the world’s most popular destinations for overseas blue-chip property investors, a position underpinned by its stable political environment, high levels of transparency and corporate governance, and the number of deep and liquid markets that are available to those with capital to deploy.