The 2020 Spending Review has confirmed the Government’s commitment to relocate 22,000 civil service roles from London and the South East by 2030, first announced in the March 2020 Budget. Our research experts, working with our property specialists, have considered the scale of the ambition, the potential benefits and drawbacks for London and the regional markets, and whether this is the right strategic objective.
In the month where we find ourselves in another lockdown, we note that there are three key differences between this lockdown and the first one earlier this year which should lessen the overall impact, not least of which being the housing market which remains open and operating as normal.
As we continue to monitor the ever-changing situation regarding Covid-19, our research team have published a detailed Commercial Market Outlook that is being continually reviewed and updated with our latest insights.
Our Live Local Plan Monitor is an interactive tool designed to highlight planning and development opportunities across the UK. Whether you are a developer, investor or landowner, our live tool can provide you with an up-to-date snapshot of local planning, aiding you in decision making and helping you to advance your development land strategy.