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+ EPF response to 'Guidelines on key concepts of the AIFMD'

We contributed to the European Property Federation's response to ESMA’s proposed guidelines on the key concepts of the AIF definition in the AIFM Directive. We will take part in a review of the Directive in the coming year or two.

30 Jan 2013

+ BPF response to 'Proposed implementation of ARMA-Q: Self Regulation of ARMA members'

In our response to the Association of Residential Management Agents (ARMA)'s consultation, we welcome the introduction of ARMA-Q and support the aims and objectives of their proposals to self-regulate the sector.

3 Jan 2013

+ The economic impact of high density development and tall buildings in central business districts

Our 2011 research, commissioned from Colin Buchanan and Partners, explores the economic impact of high density development and tall buildings in central business districts.

1 Jan 2013

+ Autumn Statement 2012 - BPF analysis

Our analysis of Autumn Statement 2012, which included announcements on tax, finance, sustainability, development, welfare and more.

5 Dec 2012

+ Unlocking Growth Through Partnership

This report summarises the key lessons from a year-long programme of work on the best way to approach public/private sector partnerships in order to fund investment in infrastructure and development. We produced this report in partnership with the Local Government Association.

30 Oct 2012

+ Property Data Report 2012

The 2012 Property Data Report was produced by the Property Industry Alliance (PIA), of which we are a member. It sets out some key facts about commercial property in the UK in 2011.

15 Oct 2012

+ BPF response to 'Local Government Resource Review: Proposals for Business Rates Retention and Tax Increment Finance'

Our response to DCLG's consultation stresses our strong support for allowing greater local retention of rates, but focuses on Tax Increment Finance (TIF) and how it could best be made an effective funding mechanism for local growth and development.

1 Jan 2012

+ BPF response to Green Paper on the modernisation of public procurement

Our submission to the EU on their proposals to modernise public procurement supports the creation of a more efficient, effective and non-discriminatory system of public procurement, and addresses the key issues applicable to the UK property industry.

1 Jan 2012

+ BPF briefing on the Localism Act 2011: Changes in the Localism landscape

This briefing on the Localism Act 2011 summarises the key planning aspects, and highlights the changes that took place throughout the Bill's progress through Parliament.

1 Jan 2012

+ Tax Increment Financing: A new tool for funding regeneration in the UK?

This paper looks at the concept of Tax Increment Financing (TIF), a mechanism for funding regeneration pioneered in the US. Drawing on the US experience, we look at the advantages and disadvantages of the TIF approach and examine the case for introducing TIF within the UK.

1 Jan 2012
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