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Ten of the Most Striking Places to Work in the World

  Previously on this blog we looked at some of the unique offices from around the world. Creating an aesthetically pleasing work place with quirky features is becoming increasingly prevalent, but the first impression of any building is the ... Read more

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Spiralling costs and increased demand – Are changes to the conversion process bad news for commercial property?

Removing the obstacle of planning permission from commercial to residential conversion should be a positive thing. Less red tape, quicker conversions and fewer empty high street premises. The government wins too; increased redevelopment of old ... Read more

Retail to residential conversion made easier by new Permitted Development Right

It is now possible to convert retail properties to residential use without planning permission, thanks to the new permitted development right (PDR) introduced in the UK last month. If you own a Class A1 or A2 retail property and want to convert it ... Read more