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Keep your hard hats on: when should a developer be released from its obligations?
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Simon Keen and Dion Panambalana role play a developer and a tenant. To date, the parties have been unable to agree whether the developer should be released when the building has been...

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Green Data: a global perspective on a new trend for data centers

The data center market is rapidly gaining strength worldwide but with the inherent energy demands, the sector is increasingly focused on targeting renewable energy.

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Planning for beauty – revisions to the NPPF, a new Model Design Code and an Office for Place

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Now, for the first time since the birth of the modern planning system in 1947, it’s also enshrined expressly in policy.In a...

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Residential property reform by UK government: Goodbye to ground rents

In the first part of a long-heralded suite of reforms to leasehold property law in England & Wales, the UK government has introduced a draft Bill which is intended to consign to history ...

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UK Fire Safety: Who's picking up the bill on cladding?

The Fire Safety Act 2021 received Royal Assent at the end of last week. What the Act lacks in size (it’s only four sections long), it makes up for in the controversy it caused...

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UK: The National Security and Investment Act receives royal assent

Watch out for the National Security and Investment Act which has now received royal assent although it is still not expected to come fully into force until this Autumn due to the amount of...

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UK Energy Performance: "B" prepared for new 2030 MEES ratings

A crucial change of approach and the introduction of new compliance windows could be on the horizon in the UK for the non-domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES).

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The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) for commercial property in England and Wales
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MEES came into force in respect of the grant or renewal of commercial leases on 1 April 2018, and will apply in respect of continuing commercial leases on 1 April 2023, setting a minimum...

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UK telecoms: Landlords take note: new process will accelerate broadband access for resi tenants

Amendments to the 2017 Electronic Communications Code have been introduced to reduce to six weeks the process by which network operators may get access to multi-let residential properties....

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