Bidwells launches its latest Our View on Industrial research, Spring 2020. Industrial take up across the Oxford-Cambridge Arc remained above trend levels for the seventh year in a row driven by an increase in the M1 South market in the second half of the year.
Bidwells has released its High Street Retail research paper, Summer 2020. Availability continues to tighten, having fallen by 26% from the recent peak in mid 2017. The average availability rate stands at 8.9%, with only 12% of supply in prime units.
Bidwells has released its Out-of-town Retail research paper, Spring 2020. Take up across the main out of town retail markets rebounded from a disappointing 2018, with 214,600 sq ft of lettings. Ipswich and Cambridge accounted for 78% of activity.
Planners in both the public and private sectors will find their work is massively disrupted over the next few months and the impact has been acknowledged in a letter from the Chief Planner to all English Local authorities.
Bidwells has released its Spring 2020 M1 South industrial research which reveals that the Milton Keynes and Northampton industrial market saw close to 3m sq ft of take-up in 2019, well ahead of the long run average.
Bidwells has released its Spring 2020 Norfolk and Suffolk industrial research which reveals that supply constraints are taking their toll on the Norwich market, frustrating potential occupiers and supressing take up, which has fallen below the long term average.
Bidwells has released its Spring 2020 Oxfordshire industrial research which reveals that 2019 ended the year with 20% of all available stock across the market under offer, after 12 months of limited supply curtailing take up.
Slow, overly-politicised and outdated are four words that neatly sum-up the UK’s petrified planning system. Mike Derbyshire, Head of Planning at Bidwells highlights some way the UK planning system can change in the future.