Not enough is known about the supply or nature of urban commercial space in the UK. This report examines — for the first time — the composition of commercial space in UK cities, and the implications this has for their economies as well as for Local Industrial Strategies.
The report shows the following:
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The report makes a number of recommendations on the role of commercial space – alongside wider interventions on skills and transport – in the upcoming Local Industrial Strategies that places are developing as part of Government efforts to boost productivity: