Investment in Scottish Commercial Property set to exceed £2billion in 2018

In the first half of 2018, investment in the Scottish property market hit £1.35bn, which is an increase of 86% on the £731m recorded in the same period last year. Investment in the Scottish property market is set to be more than £2bn for 2018. The ... Read more

5 Most Popular Locations for Start-Ups Outside of London

Choosing the right location is crucial for a start up’s success and survival. Three out of five high growth small businesses in the UK are located outside of London and the South East of England. This is no doubt down to the expense of being located ... Read more

How to Maintain your Commercial Property

Commercial buildings are a large investment for any business and with owning a commercial property, comes a duty of care to ensure the structure is maintained to a high standard. Poor maintenance of a building can increase the likelihood of it ... Read more

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

EU and You: What Brexit Means for the Commercial Property Market

With Article 50 having been officially triggered, Brexit negotiations are well underway as the UK prepares its ciaos, au revoirs and auf weidersehns to our European stablemates. This so called “Hard Brexit” (confusingly named if only for no “Soft ... 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

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