David Melhuish

Podcast: Scottish Property Federation’s David Melhuish talks Independence Referendum

  With exactly a month to go until Scotland decides on whether to remain part of the United Kingdom, or  go it alone, I spoke exclusively with Scottish Property Federation director David Melhuish today about the independence referendum, the current impact on the Scottish property market and the possible outcome post vote on September 18th. […]

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Estates Gazette East of England Focus Synopsis

Estates Gazette East of England Focus Published in print, digital and iPad edition Sep 27, 2014     Around the market We are on the look-out for significant deals across the East of England from the last six months, leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting […]

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Estates Gazette’s Focus team refocused

  It’s all change here on EG’s regional features desk… As a result of dedicatedly climbing the career ladder I have this month landed the role of Deputy Regional Editor for the Estates Gazette. For those that don’t know me: I’m the one in the spotty blouse in the banner pic above! For the many […]

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Estates Gazette South West Focus synopsis

Estates Gazette South West Focus Published in print, digital and iPad edition Sep 20, 2014 Around the market We are on the look out for significant deals across the South West from the last six months leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market. […]

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Guest blog: Marrons Shakespeares’ Paul Hunt questions new funding arrangements for affordable housing

Could the well-intentioned new funding arrangements for affordable housing, which were introduced this month, cause a bottle neck in applications or even a postcode lottery? Paul Hunt, partner specialising in planning at law firm Marrons Shakespeares shares his views.   This month sees the introduction of a measure which could do much to alleviate pressure […]

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EG South East – Thames Valley Special – synopsis

Estates Gazette South East Focus – Thames Valley special Published in print, digital and iPad edition September 6, 2014 Around the market We are on the look out for significant deals across the South East from July/Aug, leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the […]

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Little Scotland holds own Scottish independence referendum vote

  Our special Focus supplement on Scotland last month covered the key property angles surrounding the issues of Scottish independence. However, like true Sassenachs, we stopped short of predicting the outcome of the referendum to be held on 18 September. Enter the good folk of Northamptonshire, who are obviously made of sterner stuff. Yes, that’s […]

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EG London September supplement synopsis

EG London Supplement Published in print, digital and iPad editions September 13, 2014 West End offices Will there be a supply crunch? Contact: Joanna Bourke, senior reporter, 020 7911 1916, Joanna.bourke@estatesgazette.com Rents Analysis of the potential impact of the Sony rent review case. Contact: Helen Hamilton, freelance writer, 01568 709155, hamiltonhelen7@gmail.com Leisure Spotlight on West […]

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Watch out Paris, London’s on the up says Oxford Economics

  Good news for London this week following the publication of Oxford Economics’ European Cities & Regions Quarterly Outlook which says inner London’s economy is set to grow twice as fast as Paris’s over the next five years, with office-based employment four times as fast. The consulting firm’s research shows Inner London’s GDP rising an average […]

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Best office view of the Tour de France?

Is this the best office view in the country? The Bidwells team sent us this pic of the 3rd stage of the Tour de France commence, starting in Cambridge and finishing the 159km ride later on at Buckingham Palace, in London, on Monday. The picture came from its Cambridge HQ on Trumpington Street which gave […]

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