2 Feb 2017
Policy area: Brexit
As uncertainty continues to plague confidence among the UK commercial real estate industry, the Government’s Brexit White Paper published today is a positive step towards safeguarding our industry’s contribution to the UK economy in both the short and long term.
The health of the real estate industry and the broader economy are inextricably linked:
The real estate industry can support Government with building confidence if it listens to our call to:
Melanie Leech, Chief Executive, British Property Federation says: “We welcome this further step in the Brexit process, and we urge the Government to progress the negotiations as quickly as possible in order to give businesses certainty. Our industry is a willing partner for Government through this period as it delivers its industrial strategy; and will be critical to the UK’s long-term economic health through its provision of the places where we will all live, work and spend our leisure time.”