High streets

Reviving city centres

Many cities struggle to attract business investment and have high vacancy rates on their high streets. How can they improve their attractiveness to business and boost the vibrancy of their city centres?

Urban living and working

What's the right mix of commercial space and residential in the heart of a city? What can places do to attract more business investment and people to city centres?

Business rates

Often blamed for the high street's woes, business rates need wholesale reform so they can support cities' growth.

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What’s in store?

Rebecca McDonald, Lahari Ramuni and Lizzy Tan

This report explores the link between city economies and the strength of their high streets.

Report 12 Sep 2019