After a turbulent year filled with uncertainty and monumental changes to all categories of businesses, at last we have some positive news as a vaccine for the Corona virus is set to released. Yet, it is likely to be 12 months before the full public confidence has returned and we can continue with our daily … Continue reading BREXIT, COVID and the Commercial Investment Market 2021
The term white elephant refers to an extravagant, impractical gift that cannot be easily disposed of and costs enormous amounts of money to keep and maintain, considered as a burden rather than a gift. The phrase is said to come from the historic practice of the King of Siam (now Thailand) giving rare albino elephants to people who had … Continue reading HS2: The Creation of Our Biggest National White Elephant Continues.
In 1907 the Scout motto: “Be Prepared” was formulated … 113 years later in 2020, such a simple but effective motto can be applied to many aspects of life, including the property world. During these difficult times it is important that a landlord's preparation for a property coming to the market is thorough, in order to … Continue reading LANDLORDS SHOULD ADOPT THE MOTTO “BE PREPARED”
There was a sobering and interesting article in the Sunday Telegraph by Liam Halligan, which fully emphasised the unbelievable drop, in economic activity, which has occurred with the onset of Coronavirus. This is some 19% worse than the recession in 2008, when the credit crunch began to take effect. There was a sharp Contraction of … Continue reading Get Britain Back to Work
In an interesting development this week, it has been reported that Euro Garages are considering a potential take over bid for the ailing ASDA Supermarket chain in the UK. The purchase of ASDA some years ago by Walmart has proved to be nothing short of a disaster, with market share falling and an under invested … Continue reading Euro Garages Eye up Asda Take Over