21 Jan 2014 18:30
Do businesses prefer to locate in business parks or town centres? Business parks are a product of the 80s economic growth but many have had to evolve to meet current occupier expectations. They need to have good transport links, cafes, shops and public transport to be successful. At regular intervals we hear about the death of the business parks and many businesses are quoted as having had to relocate to town centres to attract the right calibre of staff.
29 Jan 2014 08:00
30 Euston Square is one of London’s first custom-built office buildings. Constructed in two phases, the building is part masonry from 1906-8 and part steel-framed from the 1930s, variously listed at Grade II* and Grade II alongside unlisted elements.
30 Jan 2014 17:00
Book your place and have your say at the LandAid Debate 2014, a unique gathering of who's who in the property industry at London's City Hall followed by a drinks reception in London's Living Room.
25 Feb 2014 18:30
The Scottish Chapter will be hosting their sixth Regional Awards Lunch in 2014 where they will celebrate excellence in office space across Scotland. Widely regarded as one of the best property networking events, it is a great opportunity to stimulate new thinking on the design, development and occupation of offices in Scotland.
04 Apr 2014 12:00
The Midlands and East Anglia Awards Lunch will be returning to Birmingham Town Hall for their sixth Regional Awards lunch. Widely regarded as the best property networking event in the region, this is an event not to be missed.
10 Apr 2014 12:00
Join us at this Awards lunch to celebrate excellence of office space in the London and the South East region.
29 Apr 2014 12:00
Join us to celebrate excellence in office space across the South West of England, Thames Valley & South Wales.
01 May 2014 19:00
The Northern Chapter will be hosting their tenth Awards dinner in 2014 to announce their regional winners and celebrate excellence in office space in their region.
21 May 2014 19:00
LATEST RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
The UK has a very reliable electricity generation and supply network. However, the likelihood of a short voltage reduction (a brownout) or a controlled shutdown (a blackout) will increase signifi cantly, reaching a maximum around 2015–2016, when more than one-third (35%) of businesses could be affected by a blackout.
01 Nov 2013
This document sets out some key facts about commercial property, a sector that makes up a major part of the UK economy in its own right, as well as providing a platform for virtually all the country’s other major industries. It is a sector that plays a crucial role by providing places in which people can work, shop and enjoy leisure activities. Larger than the banking, leisure, communications and transport sectors, commercial property is also a significant investment asset for the pensions industry, and so contributes to the financing of retirement.
15 Oct 2013
The latest BCO Best Practice Guide, launched on Thursday 26 September 2013 How do you specify good office lighting? The new BCO Guide to Lighting will answer this and other questions, it has been written by leading lighting professionals practising in the office sector. The world of lighting is currently going through some dramatic changes as there is a drive to reduce carbon emissions and lamp technology is evolving and changing at a fast pace.
25 Sep 2013
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