Mondaq UK: Real Estate and Construction
Mishcon de Reya
There's now less than three months to go until the minimum energy efficiency standard (or MEES) comes into force for commercial properties.
Clyde & Co
Shortly before Christmas the Government published its response to a consultation, issued earlier this year, on "Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market".
Wright Hassall LLP
The fallout from the construction firm Carillion going into liquidation on 15 January continues to dominate the headlines in the business world.
Dentons
Michael Gove has published a 25 year plan to improve the environment.
Brodies LLP
This is the latest in a series of blogs in which we follow the progress of the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill. You can read our previous updates here.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Those of you involved in the acquisition of properties in Wales over the next couple of months should take note –
Shepherd & Wedderburn
One of the strategic objectives of the new Scottish Land Commission is to ensure that the ownership and use of land delivers greater public benefit.
Shepherd & Wedderburn
The Forestry Grant Scheme (FGS) is funding from the Scottish Government, available through the Scottish Rural Development Programme to support ...
Brodies LLP
The Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill has received its first reading in the House of Commons and will proceed to a second reading on 27 April 2018. As it is a private members' Bill...
Wright Hassall LLP
As part of the government's industrial sector strategy to boost productivity across the economy, it plans to invest £170 million in Research & Design...
Wrigleys Solicitors
We look at the impact on co-housing & community-led housing You may have seen in the press that the government has announced it will prohibit the creation of new leaseholds for houses.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
At a packed International Contract Users' Conference held in London on 5–6 December 2017, FIDIC finally unveiled the second edition of the 1999 Rainbow Suite, Red, Yellow and Silver Books.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Artificial intelligence ("AI") and technological advances are already reshaping the landscape of the UK construction industry.
Dentons
In 2017 the Department for Communities and Local Government launched a consultation on "tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market".
Withers LLP
The UK Government has issued a consultation paper on the tax treatment of gains accruing on disposals of non-residential real estate in the UK by non-UK residents ...
Dentons
Who says that property law doesn't move with the times? 2018 kicks off with talk of a register of beneficial ownership, consultations on topics as diverse as electronic signatures and chancel repair liability ...
Ocorian
Following last week's Budget announcement, institutional investors in UK real estate could now face a capital gains tax levy on the disposal of all types of property – not just domestic, explains Ocorian's Richard Hansford.
Dentons
Obstacles to recovering adjudication costs mean it might not be the best choice for complex disputes, write Akin Akinbode and Tracey Summerell.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The Government is currently running two parallel consultations aimed at encouraging best practice in fair and prompt payment within the construction sector. These are as follows:
Clyde & Co
This case considered whether a compensation payment to release a right to light should be paid to the freeholder or long leaseholder.
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Introduced in 2012 as one of a series of initiatives with the aim of increasing the supply of homes available for rent in the private sector, some people have hailed ...
Fenwick Elliott LLP
It seemed as if there might never be a reported case on BIM: perhaps because of the apparent transparency and/or collaboration inherent in BIM? In any event, here it is.
Dentons
Contracts should regulate how a project is carried out. They establish a legal framework for the parties' relationship that should also set up a mechanism for resolving any issues.
Wright Hassall LLP
The theme was the "one thing I would address in the construction industry" and the answers were varied covering the reform of retentions, the concept of "good faith" ...
Travers Smith LLP
The Government and the Mayor of London have been at their most creative in finding space for new housing, both within and outside London.
Ocorian
Properties not already chargeable to tax will be rebased to market value in April 2019 for this purpose.
Goodman Derrick LLP
The Chancellor announced some welcome changes for first-time buyers ("FTBs") to the Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") regime in his Budget on 22nd November.
Withers LLP
For clients invested in these markets or thinking about being so you need to be aware of some fundamental tax changes which may impact these markets and most importantly will impact your after tax returns.
Clyde & Co
Despite protests from environmental groups groups the Court has granted a peremptory injunction to prevent fracking protesters entering a number of connected business locations and exploration sites.
Brodies LLP
The news this week that the world's largest real estate private equity investor, Blackstone, has decided to invest in the UK affordable housing sector is potentially a game-changer ...
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