West London Property Lunch at the Grange St Pauls Hotel

NovaLoca attended the West London Business Property Lunch last Friday, with the focus being very much on the previous day’s General Election. Hosted in the stunning Grange St Pauls Hotel, with its incredible views of St Pauls Cathedral, The Shard ... Read more

The benefits of relocating your business to Plymouth

When considering the UK’s thriving areas for business and commercial property, it is usually mega cities of London and Birmingham that come to mind. However, with plenty of investment opportunities on the south coast, Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth, ... Read more

Is General Election uncertainty affecting the commercial property market?

There is rarely a more uncertain time for the commercial property market and overall economy than before a general election. This insecurity is of course not helped by the fact we are still none the wiser as to whether it will be David Cameron or Ed ... Read more

The benefits of relocating your business to Birmingham

There has never been a better time to relocate to Birmingham. It was recently recognised as the most investable city in the UK in a report by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (Emerging Trends in Real Estate, Europe 2015). In fact, in 2015 there will ... Read more

Retail recovery now more than just a London story

Shopping centres in the UK provided total returns of 14% in 2014, more than double the performance of 2013. The annual UK Shopping Centres Investment Report by MSCI and Colliers called 2014 “an exceptional period for the sector” and stated that ... Read more

London commercial property investment in 2014 close to 2007 peak

Commercial property investment in London in 2014 amounted to £20.5bn, matching the peak levels of 2007. Research revealed this week from Cushman & Wakefield reported that the City of London & Docklands finalised transactions of £5bn in Q4 ... Read more

Birmingham City Council announce strategy to improve retail scene

Birmingham City Council has revealed plans to make the city a destination of choice for shoppers and visitors alike. With the Bullring and Mailbox shopping centres already proven successes, the capital of the West Midlands is looking to deliver an ... Read more

M&G Real Estate acquire £140m Birmingham property

Two Snowhill in Birmingham has been sold to M&G Real Estate for an estimated £140m. The premises, which offers 319,000 sq ft of office and retail space, including in demand Grade A office space, already lets space to Wragge & Co and i2, ... Read more