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Commercial property outperforms the FTSE 100 and Gilts in Q1 2015

admin April 15, 2015

Total returns on property investments outperformed the FTSE 100 and Gilts throughout the first quarter of 2015 with global real estate firm Colliers International forecasting further yield compression of 30 bps by the end of the year.

Predictions for stronger occupier markets in 2015, especially the office sector, with all-property rental growth up by 4.2%pa, total returns at 13%pa, and capital growth of 7.5%pa. with evidence (in Q1 2015)… read the rest of “Commercial property outperforms the FTSE 100 and Gilts in Q1 2015”

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Proving intention to redevelop

admin April 15, 2015

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 provides protection for both landlords and tenants when dealing with lease renewal rights. However, AT WHAT POINT does a landlord of commercial property need to prove his intention to redevelop in order to successfully oppose the renewal of a '54 Act protected lease? Legal experts Taylor Wessing outline a recent case which seeks to deal with this point;

Hough v Greathall Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 23… read the rest of “Proving intention to redevelop”

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Warehousing and logistics property breaks all records in 2014

admin January 28, 2015

Back in April 2014 we posted an article on the positive impact, in terms of demand and development, on commercial property created by internet sales. According to research by Savills, 2014 was a stellar year for demand, take-up, development and funding for the warehouse and logistics property market – here are some highlights taken from Savills research;-

2014 has seen previously unheard levels of take-up in the logistics sector… read the rest of “Warehousing and logistics property breaks all records in 2014”

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Commercial lease break – pre-emptive strike!

admin January 13, 2015

Real Estate legal experts Taylor Wessing report on Royal Mail's request for guidance on a forthcoming lease break and its importance;-

In light of the recent Court decisions on break clauses that have gone against tenants (please see TW's article on the M&S break litigation),  another FTSE 100 tenant, Royal Mail, has now decided to take a pre-emptive strike (Royal Mail Group Ltd v Airport Industrial GP Ltd and another). In… read the rest of “Commercial lease break - pre-emptive strike!”

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A27 transformation will boost Worthing

admin December 9, 2014

Government proposals to improve the A27 will boost the local economy and attract more investment to Worthing and the south coast.

The proposed improvements to the A27 in Worthing, Lancing, Lewes and Arundel have been warmly welcomed by leading commercial property consultants in the South East of England.

One such consultancy, Brierley & Coe, has said that the A27 improvements will boost the commercial competitiveness of Worthing town.… read the rest of “A27 transformation will boost Worthing”

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