Real Insights - Property Update
Issue 16

A New Electronic Communications Code

The Electronic Communications Code (the "Code") regulates dealings between network operators and site providers in the UK and underpins agreements for operators to have and maintain electronic communications apparatus on land and property.

White paper tiger?

The government’s housing white paper tells us in no uncertain terms that our housing market is broken and that the cause is very simple: for too long, we haven’t built enough homes.

Cash for Consents

The recent cases of Avon Freeholds Ltd v Garnier 2016 and No.1 West India Quay (Residential) Ltd v. East Tower Apartments Ltd [2016] EWHC 2438 (Ch) have looked at the impact that Landlord's fees can have upon an application for consent.

Sanity restored: business rates on properties being redeveloped

At a time when next month's business rates revaluation is causing much dissatisfaction in the property industry, landlords and developers did at least receive some welcome news from the Supreme Court last week.