Knight Frank secures top spot in Steel City’s Radius battle

Knight Frank has reclaimed first place on Radius Data Exchange’s Sheffield office agency ranking as conditions in the Steel City become increasingly testing. It was dislodged from the top of the table for the first time last year by regional specialist Commercial Property Partners. The national agency was the only agent to break the 100,000 sq […]

Alternative assets attracting attention

What links an animal hospital in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, an undertakers in Stanmore in Harrow, and a gym in Tottenham, N17? The answer is that they are all unusual or alternative assets to be bought by investors at auction over the past few months, as buyers search for commercial assets to replace or supplement the […]

Stamp duty reform is in the air

Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) is a self-assessed transaction tax payable by the purchaser of an interest in land. Since its introduction in 2003, SDLT has been the focus of numerous finance-generating changes in a way that old-style stamp duty never was. Current provisions From April 2016, two different SDLT rates have applied to residential […]