RSS FeedRSS Feed
Filter by category:


February 2014VAT and commercial property

VAT and its relationship to commercial property can be a complex issue, but good advice and proper planning can make it work efficiently for a business. VAT specialist Les Howard explains the basic issues

February 2014Does Good Faith mean fair play?

The origin of the term Good Faith can be traced right back to Roman contract law when it referred to "the ethics of what is just and equitable." But is it possible to define the concept when it has uncertain boundaries?

February 2014Exit strategy issues for developers - Part Two

There are good reasons why a prudent developer would want to put in place an appropriate legal structure to facilitate its disposal programme. This article looks at some alternatives that may achieve this, including utilising exemptions

December 2013Can mediation help solve commercial property disputes?

Property litigation professionals should be looking to advise their clients to consider mediation, as parties refusing to accede to mediation requests face potential financial penalties.

December 2013Exit strategies for property developers facing rights of first refusal

The right of first refusal for residential tenants in a mixed use property development can be a time bomb and should be planned for at an early stage.

December 2013What is the meaning of due diligence?

For any property developer purchasing land, it is vital that past usage is researched thoroughly to avoid any nasty surprises further down the line.

December 2013The dangers of social media

It's all too easy to get carried away with social media, but for businesses it is crucial to have clear cut policies in place so that employees know what is or isn't acceptable behaviour.

December 2013What is the relationship between prior approval & permitted development rights?

Prior approval was intended to be a quick administrative process, but is actually a lengthy administrative obstacle that is courting conflict between applicants and local planning authorities.

December 2013Are solar farms a good investment for landowners?

Solar farms are currently one of the hottest areas of investment for landowners. But newcomers to this sector of renewable energy should make sure they have all the facts before jumping in.

Features October 2015

Commercial Property Events

Have you any commercial property events you'd like to tell us about? It could be networking, exhibitions, seminars, industry lunches or sporting fixtures. We will list them for free. Just email with the following details: Event name, date, time, venue, cost, booking info and a brief description of the event.

Commercial Property Jobs

To list your property job vacancies on Property News. Email:

Sign up to our free e-alerts for all your property news and views.
Follow Property News on Facebook Follow Property News on Twitter Follow Property News on Google+ Follow Property News on Linkedin Property News RSS Feed