Buying and selling commercial property has always been a serious undertaking, thanks to long lead times and highly complex laws governing the use of property assets.
At the same time, development and regeneration projects are becoming ever more complex as tax laws change and new regulation emerges. And for landlords, investors and developers alike, managing the complicated relationship between occupiers and tenants remains a top concern.
Take a look at insights from our experts below.
Changes to VAT treatment of construction services supplies
From 1 October 2020 the VAT treatment of supplies of construction services will change, with the introduction of a new reverse charge. This charge will apply even...
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We are on the countdown to MIPIM 2020! Check out our dedicated page to see who of our property specialists will be attending and all the information you need if you'd like to catch up whilst in Cannes.
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Converting offices to hotels and the tax relief nobody knows about
Overseas residents are visiting the UK in ever-increasing numbers according to the Office of National Statistics, which is putting pressure on UK towns and cities...
The cost of business rates in industrial buildings
Business rates on industrial property are subject to various exemptions and limitations which can impact the amount industrial property owners pay in tax. For exa...
Modifying restrictive covenants: what the Upper Tribunal will look at
In this piece we help you to understand some of the factors that the Upper Tribunal will look at when deciding whether to modify a restrictive covenant affecting ...
Telecoms decision: £50 compensation and £1,000 consideration for a rooftop mast
The very first Tribunal decision on the level of consideration and compensation payable by an operator to a site provider under the new Electronic Communications ...
5 top tips when recovering for remedial works
Will Cursham, Legal Director in Gateley’s construction unit gives some tips on how to maximise chances of recovering costs of remedial works from a defaulting party.
What is meant by vacant possession?
In this article, we look at what is meant by the key phrase ‘vacant possession’, and what a seller has to do to be able to give it.
When surrendering doesn’t signal the end
A surrender is a mutually agreed way to ‘hand back’ a lease to the landlord and bring parties’ obligations under it to an end (usually).