Economy


In the Economy category you will find all the latest news concerning the economic picture and its impact on the UK commercial property market. This includes the wider effect on businesses, employment and consumers.


Commercial Property Security Group G4S Says No Deal to ISS

Posted on 1 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The takeover between security Group G4S and ISS has ended due to opposition from G4S’s shareholders. The deal was worth a whopping £5.2 billion ($8.2 billion) and would have given a combined revenue of £16 billion.... Read More

£8.5m Worth of Commercial Property Opportunities in Wycombe

Posted on 31 October, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

A significant amount of commercial property in Wycombe is lying empty, nearly £8.5m worth, according to data gained via a freedom of information request.... Read More

The Digital Switchover to Rock Economy?

Posted on 30 October, 2011 by Ryosuke Watanabe under Economy, Industry News

Freeview, the digital terrestrial television service was first introduced nine years ago today. This service allowed viewers to be able to watch a wider range of channels on their television sets... Read More

Nightclub Company Goes into Administration Following Tragic Death

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Luminar Group Holdings PLC, which runs seven top branded nightclubs and owns 76 venues, has gone into administration.... Read More

New Commercial Properties Open, but Employment Levels Still Falling

Posted on 29 October, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) reported that a larger amount of new retail commercial properties opened throughout the UK in September this year; although the number of unemployed people in retail jobs still fell.... Read More

Dragons Den Judge Backs Dynamic Fledging Enterprises

Posted on 27 October, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Local and regional newspapers throughout the country have delivered a huge boost to the UK commercial property business by pledging an extraordinary £15m of free advertising to the most dynamic fledging enterprises.... Read More

Less Trips and Bigger Spends for Retail Commercial Properties

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

A survey conducted by the National Survey of Local Shopping Patterns (NSLSP) revealed that shoppers are spending more money during a shopping trip, but are visiting retail commercial properties less frequently.... Read More

Many Commercial Properties Closing, Not Debenhams

Posted on 25 October, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Commercial Developments, Economy, Industry News

With energy prices on the increase and the announcement of business rates rising, many businesses are struggling to keep their doors open.... Read More

New Research finds Confidence is Key for Commercial Property Markets

Posted on 24 October, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Commercial Developments, Economy, Industry News

A survey of commercial property developers and other commercial property professionals has found that many now expect rents in London to fall into negative territory for the first time in twelve months.... Read More

London’s Safe Haven Status Appeals to Commercial Property Investors

Posted on 23 October, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Commercial Developments, Economy, Industry News

If you’re looking for commercial property in London, the Central London offices sector provides “an impressive degree of resilience, outperforming other property sectors and markets elsewhere in the country”.... Read More

Learn more about our Economy category

The economy affects us all. It can make or break Governments, prove a factor in the success or failure of a business and dramatically influence consumer confidence. Our articles focus on its impact on the commercial property market in the widest sense.

This means that we cover stories on how the economy affects the prospects of commercial property occupiers and their employees. We also carry the latest company, financial and consumer news.

So if you want to read about the latest corporate developments or keep up to date with recent openings and closures on the high street then this is the page for you.