Welcome to 2015 and to our new look Business Space Data Book. We hope you find the changes helpful in your understanding of our markets and we certainly look forward to hearing from you with any questions that may arise from our analysis.
The UK housing market clearly entered the next upward cycle in 2014. Whilst rates of growth differed across the country and local market conditions created varying levels of supply and demand, development activity, investment and prices all increased just about everywhere.
Bidwells is pleased to release the third edition of the Bidwells Agri-Investment Index (BAII). The BAII tracks the investment performance of agricultural property assets throughout England, but with a strong bias towards the arable east.
Perspectives on Planning focuses on how we can meet the need for housing and the barriers that may prevent this. It includes articles on:
Localised Garden Cities,
A revitalised and increasingly institutionalised private rented sector and
Release of publicly owned brownfield land
Bidwells attended the National Summit in London (24 March) to contribute to finding solutions to delivery on the acute need for housing. Bidwells was one of only three parties to question Brandon Lewis MP, the Minister for Housing and Planning, on what the government was doing to help Councils progress with planning applications and local plans more quickly.
With the Business Space Data Book for Spring 2015 now live, Saul Western gives his opinion on the post-recession economy in the industrial and office business space market, change of use in a number of locations in the UK and how Bidwells' recent research highlights the performance of the secondary market.
Speaking to Planning at the event Sir Edward Lister, chief of staff and deputy mayor for policy and planning at the Greater London Authority (GLA), stressed that the capital has no intention to expand beyond existing boundaries.
Further to the recent launch of our Residential Commentary, Brian Buckingham's video blog discusses the buoyant market going into 2015, local authorities and their land supply and hesitation in the market prior to the election.
Here at Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS), we pride ourselves on being the only charity in Scotland to provide specialised hospice care to babies, children and young people with life limiting conditions.
Bidwells Contributes To The Debate At The National Planning Summit On Growth And Delivery
VIDEO BLOG: Saul Western – It's Now Time To Develop
Edward Briggs, who advises a large number of clients affected by HS2 as well as those generally on issues such as compulsory purchase, appeared before the Committee on Tuesday 17 March, as it debated the High Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Bill.
Trinity College is pleased to announce that in partnership with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills it plans to build the Sir John Bradfield Centre, a new Technology Centre in the heart of the Cambridge Science Park.