Real Estate and Construction Newsletter - October 2017
Welcome to our October newsletter, bringing you legal insight into issues facing the property industry.
We hope you enjoy reading our articles. Please do get in touch if you would like any further information.
Keeping control of your investment in the co-working boom
In recent years there has been a seismic shift in the office space market. In this article, we explore the legal implications relating to this rapid rise of co-working space.
Do you need a strategic partnership framework with a registered provider?
This article discusses the benefits for developers of entering into strategic partnership frameworks with registered providers of affordable housing to set the basis for successful development partnerships.
Permission in principle – eight things you need to know
We provide practical guidance on this new form of planning permission.
Dealing with trespassers: practical guidance for owners
Trespassers are an increasing problem for owners of vacant commercial premises, not only because of the costs and time spent removing them, but also due to the significant damage that they can cause. This article sets out some practical steps for property owners facing unexpected and unwelcome visitors.
BIM: legal issues
The Government has been a keen exponent of Building Information Modelling (BIM), requiring all Government projects to achieve BIM level 2 since April 2016. This article covers the risks of the new technology and the issues surrounding building contracts and intellectual property.
News & Insights
Rich pickings for HMRC? The new UK tax rules on “property-rich companies”
The scope of UK tax for non-residents has been extended to catch gains on disposals of interests in “property-rich companies”.
Is it the end of the road for residential leasehold?
With the form of tenure under attack from various quarters, can it survive?