Could London Be a World-Leading ‘Smart City’?

Speaking earlier this week at London Tech Week, London mayor Sadiq Khan ambitiously pledged to turn London into the world’s leading smart city; running its systems and services through the use of data, connectivity and information technology, it’s ... Read more

5 of the World’s Most Stunning Concept Stores

We’re all familiar with concept albums; Green Day sang of a disillusioned America; Frank Zappa chronicled a teen’s journey through the music industry; David Bowie went to Mars and bothered some spiders. Yet the concept store remains comparatively ... Read more

2017’s Business Rates: Impactful, Imposing, and Impending

The impending business rate revaluations might not have been a shock to many, but the recent hike – estimated to raise £29 billion in total – has been hit with disdain amongst smaller businesses and, in some instances, claims of illegality. Amongst ... Read more

Relocating your commercial property

Channel 5 documentary looking for commercial property occupiers

In the age of the entrepreneur, many people are looking to start up a new business of their own. There’s a lot to consider when starting up a new business, but one of the essential points is location. NovaLoca have focussed on many of the top ... Read more

103 Colmore Row, Birmingham

Invest in Birmingham

It was announced yesterday that London has dropped out of the ‘top-10 real estate markets with the best prospects’ in the Urban Land Institute and PwC’s annual Emerging Trends in European Real Estate report. Birmingham, however, has maintained its ... Read more

Christmas markets

Top 10 Magical Christmas Markets in the UK

‘tis the season to be jolly! It’s now less than one month until Christmas and once the madness of Black Friday has passed, many will start to enjoy the more traditional festive activities the UK has to offer. A popular festivity for the people of ... Read more

Retail-led mixed use

5 retail led mixed-use developments to look out for in 2016

Mixed-use developments are becoming key for the development of urban economies in the UK. These developments create more employment opportunities, raise property values and introduce the local population to a vibrant and diverse “entertainment area”. ... Read more

Alexandra Palace, London fireworks display

Top 5 places to watch the fireworks this year

It's already Bonfire Night in the UK, marking the date when the infamous Gunpowder Plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament was foiled in 1605. An effigy of Guy Fawkes, the notorious British terrorist heading up the plot, is traditionally burned on a ... Read more