Views and analysis
28 June 2016
We take a look at the major trends influencing our occupational and investment markets. These can be highly diverse, ranging from the transformative effect of technology on retailing to the impact that milk prices have on our tenant farmers.
16 May 2016
By the time you read this, we will know who the new London Mayor is, but not the outcome of the EU referendum. These milestones, along with local elections across the country, have dominated headlines for the last few months and kept the property sector on its toes as it considers the potential business impacts. And there is much at stake.
27 February 2016
Paul Clark, Chief Investment Officer at The Crown Estate, argues that we neglect social class diversity in the property sector at our peril.
John Grinnell: Princesshay Leisure proposals would bring substantial benefits to Exeter and the local community
14 January 2016
From talking to local people over the last year, I know there is a strong desire to see Exeter’s bus station regenerated.
21 December 2015
Sometimes we forget, but all markets are cyclical and commercial real estate is no exception. Particularly in London, but increasingly around the UK as a whole, the capital markets have enjoyed a sustained period of rising values.
07 December 2015
Adrian Fox, Portfolio Manager for Offshore Wind, asks whether renewable energy must do more to demonstrate its wider contribution to society.
Paul Clark: Promotion of cohesive communities will remain important to London’s future competitiveness as a world city
03 October 2015
London is one of the most successful cities in the world and consistently the first port of call for global investors.
Huub den Rooijen: How offshore wind is one of the UK’s best infrastructure stories of the last decade
26 September 2015
This year it has felt like energy – and especially its cost – has rarely been out of the headlines, fuelled by a General Election and change of Government, fluctuations in oil prices, and the need to set out a vision for a secure, affordable and low carbon energy mix for the UK.
14 September 2015
As manager of the UK seabed we are listening to our customers and updating the way in which we work with the UK’s emerging wave and tidal sector.