South Bank rents soaring as Demand outstrips Supply
17 July 2015
A chronic lack of supply in South Bank and fierce occupier demand is driving unprecedented rental growth across the market. South Bank remains Central London's tightest market, with Availability at 2.8% across SE1, SE11, SE17 and SW8.
Midtown defies low vacancy levels with standout Take-up
10 July 2015
London’s Midtown market defied its historic low vacancy levels in the 2nd Quarter to record a standout 733,424 sq ft of Take-up. The 2nd Quarter saw strong rents achieved across the market, with United Artists Media Group paying £83.00 at Orion House, 5 Upper St Martins Lane, WC2, and ACCA completing a standout transaction for 38,000 sq ft at The Adelphi, WC2 at £75.00.
Hatton Garden to prepare for the additional commuters that will be brought in by Crossrail
16 June 2015
This month sees the first meeting of the Hatton Garden BID – an association of businesses trading in area that want to play an active part in its future.
London starts spinning on a new axis
27 May 2015
Anyone that works, lives or simply visits London will testify that our capital is changing rapidly, possibly more rapidly than at any time in its history.
Occupational trends driving expansion of Midtown
14 April 2015
Occupational trends are driving the expansion of Midtown, with Smithfield, Clerkenwell and Farringdon all now within the market’s parameters according to new research by Farebrother.
Introducing our Farebrother Street Guide
30 March 2015
We are delighted to launch our Farebrother Street Guide – a showcase of the most popular retail and leisure destinations in London’s Midtown. Our new site is dedicated to providing the latest news and event information for some of Midtown’s best retail destinations - Lamb’s Conduit Street, Leather Lane and Great Queen Street. We will be highlighting the local’s favourite dishes, new product launches, openings and hidden gems!
It’s no April Fool, business rates changes are on the way
27 March 2015
Earlier this month George Osborne reaffirmed the Government’s proposal to review the business rates system and will announce its findings in the 2016 Budget. Before then, we will see changes in Rateable Values coming into force under the 2017 Revaluation. Two years off yes, but very much a topic of today.
Green light for LSE’s Global Centre for Social Sciences
24 March 2015
More positive news for Midtown as the Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners design for the new Global Centre for Social Sciences at the London School of Economics was given the green light by planners.
Midtown, home to world-class design
5 March 2015
We were very pleased to see that the London School of Economics’, ‘Saw Swee Hock’ student centre is one of five buildings to have been shortlisted for the Mies van der Rohe Prize – one of Europe’s most prestigious architectural awards - further evidence that Midtown is becoming home to world class design.
Midtown’s changing views and sightlines
9 February 2015
As many of you will know, over recent months any meetings at our office, just off Chancery Lane, have been conducted with the sound of diggers, cranes and drills as the soundtrack.