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Hedging bets on short term office space

Hedging bets on short term office space

by Ian Kitchener

Strong demand for short-term office space in London in classic hedge fund destinations A couple of months ago, I noted that we have detected strong demand for short term office lets (i.e. “fag end” leases on office space available for just 1 –…

Boris’s Bikes change the London Landscape

Boris’s Bikes change the London Landscape

by Ian Kitchener

It is unusual for the London landscape to change in a few short weeks, but the abundance of Boris’s Barclays bicycles threading through the streets is a sight to behold. Boris Johnson with some bikes from his new London Cycle Scheme Unlike usual motorbikes and…

London’s cycle madness

London’s cycle madness

by Ben Neale

Boris Johnson leads by example OK, I admit it.  I’m not a London resident.  I have spent large periods of my life coming into London to work.  More recently I have become a firm convert to public transport, having once…

London is No.1 in the global retailer stakes

London is No.1 in the global retailer stakes

by Ben Neale

More interesting news for London-based businesses, or for those considering opening a London office, as we learn that the city has retained its position as the world’s most international retail market, just keeping out Dubai. Earlier in the month, we learned that…

London Office Market Recovery will Strengthen Landlord’s Hand

London Office Market Recovery will Strengthen Landlord’s Hand

by Ian Kitchener

London offices have been available at staggeringly low rents, over the past two years, but I detect signs that the London office market is changing, as the economy begins to  recover. A benefit of the recession has been that tenants have been able to lease office space in London…

London’s transport options will help you choose the right office location

London’s transport options will help you choose the right office location

by Michael Fraser

When leasing office space in London, choosing the right location for your premises is absolutely key. A big part of that decision will be determined by the available transport options, whether that’s mainline rail station, tube stations, bus routes, or the brand new Cycle Hire stations. Fortunately, in London…

London is the world’s second most global city

London is the world’s second most global city

by Ben Neale

Interesting news for London-based businesses, or companies considering opening an office in London: Earlier this month, London was recognised as the World’s second most global city in the The 2010 Global Cities Index, a report produced by Foreign Policy, AT Kearney and the Chicago Council…

More Companies taking new office space

More Companies taking new office space

by Michael Fraser

Signs of life in the London office market during the summer lead me to think that there may be renewed confidence amongst the London business community. It’s August again, and traditionally everything quietens down on the business front, whilst everyone is taking summer holidays. And this is no different in…

Improved Transport Infrastructure will help London’s Economy

Improved Transport Infrastructure will help London’s Economy

by Ben Neale

London is a world class city, and for that reason all the top international businesses have office space in London. However I have the feeling that they locate their offices here in spite of the transport infrastructure in the UK, rather than because of it. Wouldn’t it be…

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