Monthly Archives: December 2014

Top 25 Places to Work in the UK Revealed

Posted on 31 December, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

With New Year fast approaching, many UK workers will be turning their thoughts to potential resolutions they could make for the coming year. If your resolution is to move on with your career, find a more enjoyable work environment or even start afresh in a... Read More

Irish Hotel Market Momentum set to continue in 2015

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

Confirmation that the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) is about to sell its final batch of hotel portfolios has prompted one Irish property expert to predict that 2015 will see hotel values reach a pre-recession high. "Hotel trading and the... Read More

Sharp Decline in Greater Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Market in Q3

Posted on 30 December, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Sales of commercial real estate in the Lower Mainland slowed in the period from July to September, compared with the same period in 2013. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reported that the value of transactions dropped to $1.2 billion during... Read More

Strategies to make your Property more Cost-Efficient

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Whether you're an owner-occupier or a tenant — and whatever the nature of your business — property issues will almost certainly demand your attention at some time during the life of your company. To ensure your enterprise continues to get the... Read More

Staffordshire University Business Village to close in the New Year

Posted on 29 December, 2014 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News

Staffordshire University has announced that it is to shut down the business village on Leek Road in Stoke-on-Trent in order to make space for new students. The building currently has 23 tenants who will shortly be seeking alternative accommodation. Deputy... Read More

Why Mixed-Use is becoming a staple of New Construction

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Developments, Worldwide Property News

Mixed-use and transit-oriented developments are becoming a staple of new construction across the US Southeast. Mixed-use buildings are now so popular that it is becoming increasingly rare to see a new office building being constructed without either a... Read More

Should your Business offer Flexible Working Options?

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

With Christmas over, business leaders will be turning their minds to the New Year and ways in which to strengthen their company output over the next 12 months. One initiative they may wish to consider introducing, however, could not only benefit their firms... Read More

Buildings in the Frame: Ten properties used in Film and TV

Posted on 28 December, 2014 by Chris Grigorovsky under Top Properties

Everyone at some point has seen a building they recognise in a film or TV show. Commercial properties are frequently used as locations when producing the latest series or blockbuster movie. It brings in great revenue and exposure, and fans flock to see... Read More

Growing Number of Professionals failing to use up Annual Leave Entitlement

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Christmas is over and many of us will be turning our thoughts back to the office after a relaxing break over the festive period. However, for some, Christmas will not necessarily have brought with it a break from work with a new survey revealing a startling... Read More

Government to launch Employment Initiative for over 50s

Posted on 27 December, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Due to the high cost of living today, many over 50s are being forced to remain in the workplace when, in the past, they may have been in a position to consider early retirement. Yet many are struggling to find work due to their age. However, a new initiative... Read More