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The British Property Federation (BPF) announces it has submitted a Sector Deal proposal to government on behalf of the real estate industry. The announcement follows the publication of the government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper.
On 22 November 2017, BPF responded to the Budget on Gapital Gains Tax, business rates, Brexit, housing, stamp duty, land value, planning, sustainability, infrastructure and devolution. Read the full comments...
The British Property Federation (BPF) today launches its Great Places campaign, a year-long programme of initiatives that will not only spread best practice amongst the real estate industry, but will go further to actively encourage members of the industry to commit to good place shaping in all future work.
New lending activity in the UK commercial property market has dropped by 24 per cent, indicating a significant decline in the number of property purchases that require debt – according to the 2017 Mid-Year De Montfort Commercial Property Lending Report.
The Housing White Paper, published earlier this year, set out government’s ambitions to build a million new homes by 2020. Today’s planning consultation "Planning for the right homes in the right places" sets out proposals to ensure the UK’s planning system can deliver this commitment.
Today, the government has announced its plan to ban leaseholds on new build homes and improve the process for recognising tenants’ associations. Read the comment from Ian Fletcher, Director of Real Estate Policy, BPF.
The BPF today announces its support of the CBI’s proposal that the UK seeks to stay inside the EU single market and a customs union until a final deal is in force. Transitional arrangements will provide business continuity and avoid a damaging cliff edge for the economy.
New research shows three quarters of MPs believe Brexit will adversely affect UK business investment. British Property Federation urges government to work with the real estate industry to maintain business confidence and drive economic growth.
The most comprehensive study of the UK’s commercial property lending market shows that while new lending was down by 17 per cent in 2016, compared to its post-crisis peak in 2015, the vote to leave the EU seems to have had minimal impact on new lending activity. Read more...