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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Tackle high street decline the right way

The MJ

Turn to the business pages of any national newspaper and rarely a day passes without another story about the high street’s struggles. But Chief Executive Andrew Carter argues policymakers are failing to identify a clear economic focus to city centre regeneration strategies.

External Article 26 Sep 2019