How relevant will the Letwin report be for creating meaningful planning policy?
How do you solve a problem like the housing crisis?
Letwin is right that land-banking is a myth, but there is more that can be done to accelerate housing delivery
Thanks to Sir Oliver Letwin’s independent draft analysis of the housing sector, published last week, we can now in good faith move beyond the land-banking accusations that have increasingly dominated conversations on the cause of the housing crisis in recent years
Will the new NPPF be an obstacle or a catalyst to delivering housing?
As we near publication of the Government’s revised NPPF, GVA takes a look at some of the key policy changes we expect to see in the document.
Our Places Build People: Chris Cheap
Where we build, live, work and play within shape our lives just as much as we shape them
CVAs - tackling a symptom not the cause?
With the CVA backlash growing, we need to focus not on its use and regulations but on the reasons for its use
What regional cities must do to attract biggest occupiers
How will UK cities fare faced with opportunity as well as scrutiny
Hotels can provide valuable revenue for cash-strapped Councils
At a recent conference hosted by GVA and Scottish Development International it became clear that, despite the sector’s stellar performance and robust health, serious challenges are upon it.
Time to stage an intervention in London’s housing problem?
Can interventionist initiatives address the undersupply of housing?
Looking beyond London
It is the unique identities of the regions that make compelling investment cases
Breaking the Black Mirror – Embracing PropTech for a futureproofed industry
How our industry can embrace innovation to create more futureproofed buildings
Have we arrived at the conscious city?
The growing importance of sustainability in the real estate industry
Are the revisions to the NPPF enough?
A Herculean effort is needed to hit the Government’s target of 1.5 million new homes
Matthew Williamson looks at the evolving face of one of our most familiar services – the petrol station
An increase in demand for hybrid or electrically powered vehicles accelerates
How transformational development is helping Cardiff punch well above its weight
Cardiff is undergoing one of the most fascinating renaissances of recent times
GVA report highlights Midlands growth potential
Economic growth in the West Midlands' key cities expected to outpace the national average
Assets and investments: the opportunity for local authorities
Rise in the profile of Local Authorities participating in real estate investment market
The evolving office landscape: How a new wave of business requirements is shaping the office market in Northern cities
The property landscape is witnessing a change in the office sector into sub sectors
How can in-town shopping centres survive and thrive?
The equivalent of one shop per day closes on Scotland's high streets made for grim reading
The Office of the Future
Charles Toogood considers what office spaces will look like in the future
The new Metro Mayor needs to create a cohesive region to ensure we retain our status as a major player
We are all aware that Bristol has regularly outperformed the UK’s economic growth trends
Workspaces inspiring a growing sector in the North
Stephen Cowperthwaite outlines why GVA joined the Inspired Spaces North feature for 2017
Buy or lease? GVA explains new changes in lease accounting
One of the biggest changes in lease accounting standards is on its way