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Mobile traffic is rising, but is it fuelling a workforce that never stops?

This week NovaLoca released research that highlighted a shift in the way that people are searching for commercial property. Not only do 40% of all searches now come from portable devices, but there has also been a growing trend of people using ... Read more

Making your property SEO friendly can help its Google rankings.

Five ways to make your commercial property listings stand out

With thousands of property listings competing for the attention of occupiers, it is now more important than ever to ensure your listings stand out online. Here are five ways you can ensure your listings stand out and receive the maximum attention ... Read more

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Prime Minister backs plans for HS3

David Cameron and George Osborne have both given their backing to the development of HS3, a high speed rail network connecting the north’s great cities. Following calls that previous plans for the second phase of HS2 missed key east-west ... Read more

Solar Panels can boost the value of commercial property

Can solar panels increase the value of commercial property?

A report released this week has stated that solar panels have the potential to increase the value of commercial property. A study by JLL has revealed that solar power adds value to commercial property and that demand is growing for these types of ... Read more

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Calls for devolution grow across the UK

A year-long study by the RSA City Growth Commission has called for the devolution of powers to UK cities, estimating that it could boost economic growth by £79bn by 2030. The Scottish referendum has ignited the argument for localised powers and ... Read more


Five things to consider when searching for commercial property

Whether you are finding a commercial property for the first time or the hundredth, there are a number of key decisions that need to be made. We’ve listed five of the most important things that need to be considered when finding new premises for your ... Read more


Five ways retailers can improve customer engagement

Customer interaction can be the difference between a buzzing shop floor and closing down sale. Retailers are having to work harder than ever to keep afloat, but it is those who are adapting to meet the needs of modern consumers that are thriving on ... Read more

That lightbulb moment

Five ways to inspire creativity in the workplace

There is nothing worse than finding your staff stuck for ideas in the workplace. So if the ideas sheet is coming back blank and that spark of ingenuity is amiss, here are some simple solutions to getting those ideas flowing again. Embrace new ... Read more


Commercial property returns poised for 25 year high

A report from global real estate company M&G Real Estate has predicted that the UK Commercial property market could achieve returns of over 20% for 2014, the highest amount in 25 years. Thanks to increased confidence and an increase in ... Read more

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Great British High Street Awards – shortlist announced

The names of the towns, cities and streets that will battle it out to be called the best location for shoppers in the UK have been revealed. The competition is being run by the Future High Streets Forum and highlights innovative methods of boosting ... Read more