Fiona Edmond and Mark Smith write for Property Week on data centres as an infrastructure asset class
Data centres as an infrastructure asset class are crucial for the digital economy, and a huge investment opportunity for development capital, private equity, institutional and infrastructure funds. The complexity of operational issues is something those new to the sector may not anticipate, and interest is likely to increase.
Dilapidations: the law and the reality
Emma Humphreys outlines how the Dilapidations Protocol and related guidance applies in practice.
The Brick-and-Mortar Brand - How will landlords and tenants experience experiential retail?
The death of the skyscraper?
Claire Fallows and James Souter write for Estates Gazette on the findings from the Firm’s Skyscraper vs Groundscraper report
Skyscraper vs Groundscraper looks at how and why our building typologies arise and the associated legal issues.
Supply (chain) and demand
Examining the draft RPDT legislation
Helen Coward considers the important aspects of the draft legislation for the new residential property developer tax.
Property Patter: Dealing with Sporting Rights over Land
Sporting rights can cause issues particularly if they are granted over land which may be developed in the future.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Silbury Finance on a £55m facility to a Jersey unit trust
Silbury provides real estate development finance for professional developers seeking to acquire and build in the UK.
Professional Indemnity Insurance – market conditions for consultants
The insurance market has become increasingly contracted in the construction sector.
It was another exciting year at the Arabian & African Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) .
Residential property developer tax: Draft legislation published and technical consultation launched
While a number of important issues have been addressed in the legislation, there is still a lot outstanding.
Property Patter: the tactics of settlement offers
What impact can settlement offers have on costs?
Thirsty work – Reporting on data centre water usage and environmental measures in the EU
Stop, collaborate and listen: Top 10 Tips with Collaboration Agreements
Providing you with the top ten tips on collaboration agreements - what should you know?
Save the date: 1 October 2021 - Notice periods for some residential tenancies to return to pre-pandemic position
From I, Robot to E-Witness: the rise of automated authority
Q&A: Separate blocks, common parts and enfranchisement
Miriam Seitler and Lauren Fraser answer queries relating to leaseholders seeking to acquire the freehold.
Let the party commence - Government launches consultation to make al fresco hospitality permanent
Coded messages for landlords and tenants
“What does the code of practice mean for landlords and tenants? Read more here”
Property Patter: post-pandemic lease renewals
Here we discuss some of the trends in the cases we have seen so far on rent, interim rents, pandemic clauses and other issues.