Commercial Real Estate

1 November 2013

Heads of Terms – key pointers for a commercial tenant

Given that the financial liabilities under a lease tend to be one of the biggest overheads of any business, it is important for a commercial tenant to have a working knowledge and understanding of the main terms of a lease. James Caswell discusses four key areas for negotiation.

30 October 2013

Empty Rates temporary relief scheme for newly built commercial sites

The Empty Rates temporary relief scheme announced by the Government earlier in the year took effect from 1 October 2013. Bethan Owen discusses.

Bethan Owen

9 October 2013

Tackling illegal immigration in privately rented accommodation - issues for landlords

Bethan Owen discusses the recent Home Office consultation and how this could impact on landlords. 

Bethan Owen

1 July 2013

Changes to Judicial Review of Planning Decisions come into force today

A number of changes that are relevant to the real estate world come into force today, 1st July 2013. The 63rd update to the court’s Civil Procedure Rules amends parts 52 and 54 of the rules that relate to the Judicial Review of planning decisions.

19 October 2012

No more wheel-clamping on private land

Although it has been illegal in Scotland for several years, wheel clamping has continued to be a standard way of dealing with unauthorised parking on private land in England and Wales.  That is now at an end. 

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