Business Rates: Chancellor fast forwards next Revaluation
20 March 2018
If you are an occupier that pays Business Rates one of the most important aspects of the Chancellor’s Spring Statement is that the next Rating Revaluation has been brought forward by one year to 1st April 2021. To smooth out substantial increases caused by five-yearly Revaluations, they will now take place every three years after 2021.
Bloomsbury rents remain buoyant
7 February 2018
The sustained strength of office rents in London’s Bloomsbury have been underlined by a letting in Great James Street, WC1, at a rent of £55 per sq ft. A medical practice has taken 2,626 sq ft of refurbished space in the Grade II-listed 35 Great James Street.
Farebrother strengthens Investment team
19 January 2018
Leading London Midtown property consultancy, Farebrother, has appointed Anton McGarvey as an Associate in its Investment Team.
Do better roads mean bigger rents?
6 December 2017
How much do infrastructure improvements influence higher property values? It’s a question that London’s South Bank should help to answer during the next few years; Jules Hind, a Farebrother Leasing & Development Partner looks at the connection.
Some good news, some ‘old’ news and a little common sense
5 December 2017
The Chancellor announced a ‘package’ of business rate measures as follows:
London EC1 investment sells at 4.1%
28 November 2017
A freehold office investment at 31-32 Ely Place, London EC1 has sold for £6.4m at a yield of 4.1%.
When the beer tap runs dry…
27 October 2017
In the face of the explosion of flexible office supply across London, ‘traditional’ landlords are now considering what their long-term response should be to the phenomenon. Jules Hind, a Farebrother Leasing and Development Partner, comments...
Farebrother appoints new Associate Partners
24 October 2017
Tim Cooney, Alex Krivinskas and Jack Williamson have been made Associate Partners at leading London Midtown commercial property consultancy, Farebrother CORFAC International.
Occupier specialist joins Farebrother
2 October 2017
Leading London Midtown commercial property consultancy, Farebrother, has appointed Nick Patterson as an Associate Partner in its Occupier Services Team.
Brexit and Beyond
5 September 2017
It is now more than a year since the referendum and two months since the general election. Has political change dented the London market? Alastair Hilton, a Farebrother Partner and Head of Investment, looks behind the headlines.