Tag: land

Savills’ Forecast of Brexit’s Impact on Rural Sector

Brexit what does it mean for the commercial property sector
Posted on 22 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy

The EU referendum has been a hot topic this week, with many industry experts presenting research that shows how the uncertainty is affecting the current commercial property market. We have been delving into a report produced by Savills which forecasts how it... Read More

Aeroponics – The Future of Farming?

Aerophonics - The Future of Farming?
Posted on 25 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

The world is populating at a rapid pace, with predictions of 9.6 billion people by 2050. That amount is hard to fathom and with the number of resources in demand, weighed against the supply, it will cause some headaches. However, there may be a cost effective... Read More

Tesco sells 14 Development Sites to Meyer Bergman for £250m

Posted on 15 October, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Sales and Lets

Tesco has agreed to sell a number of mothballed development sites to privately held real estate investment management firm Meyer Bergman. The deal saw Tesco’s property development arm Spenhill offload a total of fourteen sites across London, the South East... Read More

Britain’s Farmland Values Show Signs of Slowing

Britain’s Farmland Values Show Signs Of Slowing
Posted on 2 October, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Economy, Industry News

Despite an increase in the amount of farmland being sold so far this year, there are warnings that recent price rises are now starting to level off. In its latest rural land report, estate and letting agents Savills claims that yearly returns to the end of... Read More

RBS sells Leeds Retail Development Site to Lidl

Posted on 24 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

After receiving planning permission for a nine unit retail scheme in Town Street Stanningley, Leeds, RBS has sold the site to expanding supermarket brand Lidl. The 4.8 acre brownfield site will see the construction of a 21,300 sq ft discount food store,... Read More

Fall in Demand for Farmland leads to reduced Price Growth Expectations

Posted on 21 August, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News

The supply of commercial farmland increased during the first half of the year, leading to significant price growth expectations. According to the latest RICS/RAU Rural Land Market Survey H1 2015, demand growth moderated throughout many parts of the country... Read More

Landowners and Developers keen to pursue Solar Farm schemes despite Budget measures

Posted on 29 July, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Landowners and developers remain keen to press ahead with solar farm schemes in the South West despite mixed messages from the government, a national property consultancy reports. Robert Smith (pictured) of Bruton Knowles claims the Government has... Read More

Crown Estate reports Record Breaking Year

Posted on 24 June, 2015 by Neil Bird under Business News

The Crown Estate has today announced another record breaking year with the value of its portfolio hitting an all-time high. The business reports very strong results across the portfolio, with asset management and place-making underpinning the... Read More

New Guidelines may prevent Rural Conversion Schemes “Falling at First Hurdle”

Posted on 17 May, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

Landowners seeking to convert agricultural buildings into residential accommodation under Permitted Development Rights (PDR) are accustomed to having the odds stacked against them - but, according to Bruton Knowles, this could be about to... Read More

Midlands tops HCA Land Bank League

Posted on 24 February, 2015 by Neil Bird under Industry News

Over one third of land held by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is in the Midlands, according to CBRE’s newly published Regional Land Report. The Agency has over 130 sites earmarked for residential or mixed-use development throughout the... Read More