Many councils in the capital have issued Article 4 Directions (A4Ds) to prevent commercial buildings being re-developed into residential units.
We deliver quarterly webinars highlighting key topics and targeted resources on issues relevant to sectors of commercial property practice.
Economy Minister Vaughan Gething MS has announced further protections for Welsh businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, lasting until 25 March 2022.
The UK Government has outlined how it will legislate to ringfence rent debt and set out a process of binding arbitration to provide a long-term resolution to pandemic related rent arrears for commercial tenants.
The Community Ownership Fund will help communities across the UK to take ownership of assets and amenities — such as cinemas, music venues, pubs, and leisure facilities — at risk of being lost to the community through closure.
The "Moving on up? Levelling-up town centres across Northern England" report, spotlights how towns are responding to funding streams driving regeneration.
The House of Lords COVID-19 Committee Inquiry into the potential long-term impact of the pandemic on demand for, and access to, housing and green spaces in towns and cities heard evidence from Propertymark.
The UK Government will introduce a legislative backstop where commercial property negotiations are not successful all sides go into binding mediation. This will help tenants and landlords work together to come to an agreement on how to handle the money owed.
The first NAEA Commercial quarterly survey launched in March. Propertymark is delighted with the response from NAEA Commercial members, at what is an extremely busy time for commercial agents.
An annex to the Code of Practice for commercial property relationships during COVID-19 has been issued for tenants and landlords to use in discussions about rent, rent arrears, and ongoing lease terms.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has opened a call for evidence to support the UK Government’s decision to review measures on commercial lease evictions in England.
Following an attempted appeal by an action group, Rights: Community: Action (RCA), commercial agents should act with caution in relation to the new Use Classes rules.
Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, announced yesterday, 16 September, that all commercial tenants will be protected from the risk of eviction until the end of this year.
An amendment has been made to the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987, to make significant changes to the Use Classes system in England.
On Friday 19 June 2020, the UK Government announced that it will extend measures to prevent high street businesses facing eviction over the Summer.
On Friday 19 June 2020, the UK Government published a Code of Practice to encourage commercial tenants and landlords to work together to protect viable businesses.