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Will Mooney, Partner at leading consultant Carter Jonas, gives his take on issues in the commercial property world.

 

  • Appetite for property investment remains

    The appetite for property investment remains and there are new funds and old funds in the frame in Cambridge, writes Will Mooney of Carter Jonas.... Read More

  • None but the brave

    Mid-way through this decade and, appropriately enough, property agents, commentators and those with development interests in this and other regional... Read More

  • A new year message for all seasons

    This past year has been a pivotal year for property and development interests in Cambridge.If 2013 could be characterised by the phrase ‘that was the... Read More

  • Big names making the noise

    Famous for its start-ups, SMEs and University spin-outs, it’s the big names of the international business world who’ve been making the most noise on... Read More

  • Melting the iceberg

    As we head towards the end of the calendar year, commercial property agents are having to work as hard as ever to secure the property deals which... Read More

  • Dense & Sensitivity

    The ignominy of being ‘awarded’ The  Carbuncle Cup for the worst building in Britain this year belongs to a mixed-use, 17-storey scheme of 109... Read More

  • Fruits of the city

    The summer has seen property interests focus on the south and north poles of the compass points of Cambridge. In the southern rump, AstraZeneca... Read More

  • City-state of the nation

    Early in July, the Government announced the release of the first tranche of a big pot of £6 billion of cash for the English regions. With an eye on... Read More

  • Spatial awareness

    In seeking to do our best to pour a quart into a pint pot when it comes to business space requirements in Cambridge in current market conditions,... Read More

  • The spectre at the feast

    A year ago I was anticipating the end of the central banks’ monetary stimulus for their economies. In the case of the Bank of England, it was, at... Read More

  • The bills and skills to make the builds

    Setting aside the uncertainty of interest rate rises, what could severely hamper the speculative development all peer Cambridge agents are calling... Read More

  • Down on the pharm-a

    The sound of the “plink, plink Pfiz” echoes around the Cambridge commercial property market presently as the wider political debate hots up on the... Read More

  • Cambridge springs eternal

    It was neither a surprise nor an April fool to read on 01 April that once the devil of the detail of the Chancellor’s Budget statement in March had... Read More

  • Magic numbers

    Property agents regularly publish research and statistics in seeking to present a view – their view – of their market. We all compete for the... Read More

  • Land ahoy!

    Gone are the days when land availability is a matter of concern just for planners and developers in the business property sphere in and around... Read More

  • Investors looking to back the right horse

    The year has been heralded as one in which investor confidence in property will return in earnest. Rural property peers have pointed to the ‘froth’... Read More

  • Trains and brains and planes

    The year started and ended with think tanks – the Centre for Cities’s annual ‘Cities Outlook’ in January and, in November, Demos producing PwC’s ‘... Read More

  • Peeling the onion

    Using an onion as a metaphor for explaining the commercial property scene in and around Cambridge is becoming a default position of mine when... Read More

  • Who’s afraid of HS2?

    HS2 - the rail infrastructure project which will provide direct, high capacity, high speed links between London, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester.... Read More

  • It’s been hot town summer in the city

    There was no summer slouching on the development front in Cambridge. In fact, the locations of many of the buildings are contributing to... Read More

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