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The future of plan-making in light of Covid-19

The UK’s plan-led system, as prescribed National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), aims to create certainty. Something a little at odds with the current situation, where we all now find ourselves living in these most uncertain of times. In theory, the certainty that is provided by adopted local plans should give confidence to the market, allowing…

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What happens next? Stephen Clifton’s reforecast for 2020 and beyond

The unique shock of Covid-19 and its unprecedented scale make forecasting its impact difficult. This presents challenges for all aspects of commercial real estate, even without the travel restrictions now in place. But core, income-producing real estate stands up well against volatile equity markets and low-yielding bonds. The UK is a well-established, transparent, global safe…

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Knight Frank offices are reopening with new guidelines for property viewings and appraisals

The government have amended lockdown legislation, meaning that estate agents can open their doors, conduct physical viewings and market appraisals, and enable England’s property market to start moving again. This is great news for tenants, buyers, landlords and sellers who have been stuck in limbo over the past few months. While virtual viewings provide an…

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The Knight Frank outlook on emerging trends in commercial real estate

Knight Frank’s global team of commercial real estate experts highlight the latest trends canny investors should look out for When annual private investment in global commercial property broke through the US$300 billion barrier for the first time in 2017, it marked the beginning of a new era in UHNWI investing. The 2018 edition of The…

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