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The latest news, views and debates from the commercial property industry. A mix of regular short interviews and the weekly news round-up, covering the whole of the commercial property industry.

The latest news, views and debates from the commercial property industry. A mix of regular short interviews and the weekly news round-up, covering the whole of the commercial property industry.
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The latest news, views and debates from the commercial property industry. A mix of regular short interviews and the weekly news round-up, covering the whole of the commercial property industry.

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English


Episodes

On the Case: What Franses means for ground (f)

12/13/2018
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The Supreme Court has given judgment in one of – if not the – biggest property cases of the year, S Franses v Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd involving the landlord's ability to refuse a new business lease to its tenant due to an intention to redevelop, under ground (f) of section 30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. We invited Joanne Wicks QC and Ben Faulkner, of Wilberforce Chambers, who acted successfully for the appellant tenant, back to discuss the court's decision, what it means...

Duration:00:19:23

On the Case: Is Brexit a frustrating event?

12/11/2018
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Alison Hardy, partner at Ashurst, tackles one of the biggest property cases set to be heard in 2019: the dispute over whether the European Medicines Agency's £13m-a-year lease of premises at Canary Wharf is "frustrated" by Brexit. Alison explains how frustration works, outlines the arguments being advanced by landlord and tenant, and offers her views on the likely outcome - as well as addressing other property litigation that might arise out of Brexit.

Duration:00:22:57

As Savills leadership changes, new and old CEOs outline plans for the future

12/10/2018
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EG talks to the incoming and outgoing group chief executives of Savills about the firm’s plans for the future. Jeremy Helsby talks about the key deal that transformed Savills and why uncertainty always brings opportunity. Mark Ridley says the future will be different to its past, with Asia its largest market and tech replacing people in some parts of the business.

Duration:00:19:57

EG’s 2018 rating review of the year

12/10/2018
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“I can sum it up in one word: tumultuous. It has been a uniquely challenging year.” From the new 2017 rating list process “Check, Challenge, Appeal”; important court and tribunal decisions; the reopening of the 2010 rating list to reverse the effects of Mazars; and the imminent arrival of a new valuation date (1 April 2019) for 2021 revaluation, 2018 has been a busy year. Join rating consultant and EG columnist Blake Penfold as he reviews the year’s many developments, discusses his top...

Duration:00:22:06

London West End property agent discusses the future

12/6/2018
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Edward Charles & Partners new recruit Craig Norton speaks with EG about its succession plans and the state of the west London market as the UK heads on the rocky path to Brexit.

Duration:00:17:28

Lynda Shillaw: Town Centre Securities, transforming her home city and being a leader in property

12/3/2018
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Lynda Shillaw sits down with EG a month into joining Town Centre Securities as group property director. Shillaw spent four years leading MAG Property, spearheading the £1bn Airport City development in Manchester and is now heading back across the Pennines to her home in Leeds. She reflects on twists and turns in her career, the accidental decisions that led to where she is now and on the responsibility she feels as a leader in the industry.

Duration:00:58:10

Kerry Glanville discusses Pemberton Greenish/Cripps merger

12/3/2018
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On 1 December, Cripps and Pemberton Greenish formally completed a merger that creates a major mid-market practice. Headquartered in Kent, the newly merged firm has offices in Tunbridge Wells, Kings Hill, the City (Cannon Green) and Chelsea. It will have a combined turnover of over £45m, and has over 450 people including 64 partners. Gavin Tyler and Clare Hyland remain at the helm as managing partner and senior partner respectively, with Kerry Glanville heading the firm’s Chelsea...

Duration:00:18:16

Bricks and Mortar: Forging a career in rural practice surveying

12/3/2018
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Rural practice surveying has evolved significantly over the last few decades, with the introduction of milk quotas, the rise of renewable energy as an income stream and changes in valuation practice. The pathways into the profession have changed significantly over that time too, with a rise in the number of institutions offering rural surveying courses, the emergence of the post-graduate course and the recent launch of the apprenticeship. Who is suited to this pathway and how do...

Duration:00:30:35

Inside Zaha’s $50m New York penthouse

11/29/2018
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Prime residential real estate “remains buoyant” in New York City as the Zaha Hadid-designed penthouse at 520 W 28Street in New York City lists for $50m. Speaking on a tour of the iconic Hadid residences, Dan August Cordeiro who is leading sales on the property said that enquires and sales above $10m were increasing in the Big Apple. “There has bene a fair amount of construction at the high end of the market and I can say that sales volume and the number of contracts signed in the $10m...

Duration:00:07:01

‘We have to trust the retailers’: British Land on digital and physical retail

11/26/2018
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This month, Leeds-based clothing retailer Joe Browns is celebrating its one-year bricks-and-mortar anniversary at British Land’s Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield. EG spoke with Claire Barber, head of Meadowhall at British Land, and Simon Brown, managing director and founder of Joe Browns, to explore the fledgling relationship between the landlord and clicks-to-mortar retailer, and their key learnings.

Duration:00:15:11

In the past 12 months, investors have bought £1bn of UK commercial property through auction

11/26/2018
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Four key figures in UK commercial property auctions meet with EG auction expert Julia Cahill to discuss buying and selling high street retail investments in the current climate; what the drivers will be for bringing more commercial property stock to market next year; and the roles of in-room and online auctions going forward.

Duration:00:58:35

On the Case: Localism and business rates

11/22/2018
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In an On the Case special, Roger Cohen, partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, looks at the commercial background behind two recently heard appeals, both in the rating world: - The Supreme Court case of UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council, concerning the issue of service of a completion notice; and - The combined cases in the Court of Appeal, Rossendale Borough Council v Hurstwood Properties and Wigan Council v Property Alliance Group Ltd, involving empty property rates -...

Duration:00:14:17

Bricks & Mortar: How UCEM is breaking down barriers to working in the built environment

11/21/2018
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In this episode of Bricks & Mortar we talk to Ashley Wheaton of the University College of Estate Management about how it is helping people develop and build their careers across the whole spectrum of the built environment. We discuss how a flexible approach to learning can be more affordable and how the UCEM is working to open up the built environment as a career for more and more people.

Duration:00:15:10

On the Case: Business rates and supermarket ATMs

11/15/2018
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In the latest episode of On the Case, Bryan Johnston, partner at Dentons, analyses the recent Court of Appeal decision in Cardtronics Europe Ltd and others v Sykes (VO) and others [2018] EWCA Civ 2472; [2018] PLSCS 194 - which raised the question of whether some or all ATMs in retail locations should be billed separately for business rates purposes. Johnston explains the huge significance of the case, why millions of pounds rode on the result, and what the Court of Appeal decided - as...

Duration:00:21:43

Can PPP ever be Practically Perfect Partnerships?

11/14/2018
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In this episode of the EG Property Podcasts we meet U+I chief executive Matthew Weiner as the developer commits to changing the image of Public Private Partnerships. Weiner talks about the public mistrust in the schemes and sets out some potential solutions. We talk about the important role for developers in understanding that it is the local people who have the biggest role to play in local communities and how workable PPPs are essential if we are to deliver homes and places to be for UK...

Duration:00:20:02

"I think I may have met my match"; From the New York Jets to Hudson Yards, meet the men delivering the biggest commercial project in America

11/14/2018
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Jay Cross always wanted to develop “big, complicated projects.” Now the president of Related Hudson Yards is responsible for delivering the biggest, most complicated scheme in America - a job he says comes down, in part, to “herding cats.” He said: “One of the greatest challenges is that there are a lot of people here and a lot of moving targets. It’s complicated. Each of the buildings have their own unique ownership structures but there are a lot of shared facilities so we need to make...

Duration:00:09:21

GVA/Avison Young - How the deal went down, who is going to be in charge and what’s in the crosshairs next

11/9/2018
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EG sat down with Avison Young and GVA’s leaders to tackle the big issues around the Canadian firm’s £200m acquisition of the UK adviser. Following Avison Young’s £200m purchase of GVA, EG’s head of content David Hatcher sat down with Avison Young’s chairman and chief executive Mark Rose, its head of UK Jason Sibthorpe and GVA’s chief executive Gerry Hughes to discuss how the two businesses came together, the next steps in determining the leadership of the UK operation and Avison Young’s...

Duration:00:22:43

Bricks and Mortar: How to secure and progress on a trainee surveyor programme

11/5/2018
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“Our graduate programme is looking for leaders of the future. It’s very much about attitude, cultural fit with the business and whether they’ve got a real hunger to be in property.” With demand for the graduate programme at Savills outstripping supply, what makes a candidate stand out from the crowd and enables them to demonstrate that all-important hunger for the industry? In this episode of Bricks and Mortar, Ema Saunders, Human Resources Director at Savills, discusses their graduate and...

Duration:00:14:51

Budget 2018: Reaction to Hammond's speech

10/29/2018
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CBRE UK research head, Miles Gibson, and Colliers senior property economist, Oliver Kolodseike, give their take on this year's Budget.

Duration:00:15:13

Budget 2018: A resi breakdown

10/29/2018
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Great Marlborough Estates' co-founder Dean Clifford discusses stamp duty, the council borrowing cap lift, the Letwin Review and other announcements in Budget 2018.

Duration:00:10:36