With vacancy in the retail warehouse sector down to historically low levels, the competition for ‘new’ units from an increasingly diversified occupier has intensified the need for retail park owners to come up with creative solutions.
Occupational market follows the economy in post Brexit vote. The slowdown in both economic and occupier market activity that was expected to result following the vote to leave the EU has failed to materialise.
Milton Keynes remains the fastest growing city in post Brexit league. Milton Keynes continued its impressive economic performance following the decision to leave the EU, with GVA growth of 3.0% in the 12 months to q3 2016 and employment growth of 2.1% over the same period.
London’s economic output is more than double the rest of the UK. The latest ONS report analysing the economic output of UK’s regions has revealed that London generates more than double the average GVA per head than the average across the rest of the UK.
The draft Scottish Energy Strategy is expected in early 2017. This comes at a time when exciting developments are taking place in the renewable energy market about economic challenges and mixed priorities in the wider UK policy environment.