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Budget 2021 – What does it mean for Commercial Real Estate?

Today’s budget contained some surprise announcements that property investors should take note of. Given measures introduced in 2020 to ease the impacts of the pandemic, bolstered by the popular Stamp Duty (SDLT) Holiday policy, property experts weren’t expecting too much in the way of further relief for the sector today. In fact, some spoke of a...

A Sustainability Stand-Off

With the real estate sector accelerating along its path to a more sustainable future, as a development lender, we remain pragmatic, recognising that it simply will not be possible for every new building to meet the high standards demanded from a carbon standpoint. There will be a natural tension between the necessity of delivering...

Adapting to the past year’s challenges in UK Construction

When Covid-19 first hit UK shores, the initial impact on the construction supply chain was severe, demanding an immediate and continuing need for adjustment. CREFCE’s Construction Sector Snap-shot Webinar, which I spoke on a couple of weeks ago (alongside Emma Anderson, Bill Sexton, and Miles Flynn) did an excellent job of unpacking the many challenges faced by...

The PESO sweet spot: how to make the most of CRE marketing

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Paid, Earned, Shared and Owned media? Would you like to know more about what an integrated approach to marketing would mean for your project? Are you paying for marketing and want to understand how to measure success? Have a listen as Innesco MD Dan Innes gives...

What we have seen, will see, and recommend for landlords navigating Covid-19

The pandemic has brought with it unprecedented challenges, and the property sector has had to continually endure obstacles to persevere through the last 10 months. Through monitoring consumer movement and sentiment, CACI has observed several key trends, that have thrown the balance for pre-pandemic use of space. What we’ve seenThe safety first consumer: we are...

Ready for the rise of the regions? Levelling up in the new economy

At the time of writing, the @Telegraph is reporting on the eviction of Extinction Rebellion protestors from a 100 ft network of tunnels underneath Euston Station. The activists, protesting against the environmental impact of the new HS2 railway network, are likely to be dealt with swiftly but the UK government’s flagship infrastructure project faces plenty of additional threats...