Monthly Archives: September 2012

Scottish Government Proposes Fresh Start for Unoccupied Commercial Properties

Posted on 30 September, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy

The Scottish Government is proposing business rates discounts as an incentive to bring unoccupied shops and offices back into use. Under the ‘Fresh Start’ scheme new occupants of properties that have been empty for 12 months or more will be entitled to a... Read More

Commercial Development Plans for Coolray Field on Hold

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Coolray Field in Georgia was approved for construction by Gwinnett County commissioners in 2008.... Read More

Recession Won’t Stop Us Brits Ordering a Takeaway

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy

Although people have less disposable income and the UK is still currently in the middle of a double-dip recession, it seems that people still have enough money to spend on takeaway food.... Read More

Manchester is Open for Business

Posted on 29 September, 2012 by Neil Bird under Industry News

Costs for businesses in Manchester are among the lowest in the world when compared to other large industrialised cities, a new report from KPMG reveals.... Read More

CBRE Group Announces Start of Real Green Research Challenge

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

CBRE Group, Inc. has recently announced that it is launching the Real Green Research Challenge (RGRC), which is a four-year, US $1 million commitment from the commercial real estate services firm to fund sustainability research and innovation.... Read More

Hornby Launches 85 Per Cent Off Sale Following Poor Olympics Performance

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

With the benefit of hindsight, the Olympics were not the saving grace of British retailing that Lord Seb Coe et al. promised they would be.... Read More

Florida Wants NASA Land for Commercial Spaceport

Posted on 28 September, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Florida has asked NASA to transfer 150 acres of land located north of the shuttle launch pads and the shuttle runway to the state's aerospace development agency, Space Florida.... Read More

Independent Retailers Compare Favourably to Chain Stores

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

With disposable income at an all-time low, workers are trying to find ways of making every penny count... Read More

High Streets Must Adapt to Online Shopping

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Economy

A recent report has revealed that town centres will need to advertise themselves as convenient hubs for picking up products ordered online if they are to flourish into the next decade.... Read More

Tesco Axes Value Range due to Consumer Embarrassment

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Anyone who regularly shops in Tesco will be familiar with the blue and white striped packages synonymous with the brand’s “Tesco Value” range.... Read More