The change in rules around commercial property have a noble goal, but could carry unintended consequences for some of our weakest city economies.
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Commercial property is undergoing the most radical changes in decades. Here's what the new planning reforms will mean for UK cities.
Join us to hear about our proposals in our latest report
Catch up with our event in Birmingham which discussed the role of civic and business leadership in delivering place-shaping strategies for city centres
This briefing sets out what the incoming North of Tyne metro mayor needs to prioritise in order to bring about tangible improvements to the region
The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #4: Cheap land is an asset for city economies
Should cheap land be on cities’ wishlist to Santa? Yonder peasant, who is he? Where and what his dwelling? Sire, he lives a good league hence, Underneath the mountain Right against the...
The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #1: All high streets are struggling
It’s easy to think all high streets are in crisis. Headlines constantly broadcast the struggles of big brands and the blight of boarded-up shops, and now even John Lewis has issued a profit...
We will be partnering with the Property Industry Alliance on an event to discuss investment opportunities in the West of England
Cities need to weigh up whether their local property markets are meeting the evolving needs of businesses
Access to cheap borrowing has encouraged local authorities to invest in commercial property. Cities can use this approach to revive city centres, but only by diversifying away from retail.