Public Property

Essex council to invest £20m in commercial property

15/01/2019
Southend-on-Sea Council is set to invest £20m in commercial property in a bid to replace cuts in central government funding.

Public Property News

Future-proofing energy systems

28/01/2019

Local Government News finds out how councils can ensure their energy systems are prepared to cope with seasonal changes.

Shopping for retail sites

09/01/2019

James Duncan explains why investing in retail sites could help councils diversify their income streams.

A new foundation for Liverpool

03/01/2019

William Eichler interviews the chair of Liverpool’s new housing company to find out how it plans to deliver 10,000 homes over the next decade.

Capital allowances: The opportunity

12/12/2018

Jake Iles and Edward Pitt explain how councils can increase the sale price of assets by applying for a form of tax relief that can be passed onto private sector buyers.

Workspace: Sky-high rents and dwindling supply

25/09/2018

Cllr Asima Shaikh explains how councils can make a meaningful difference to fledgling businesses and create decent, secure jobs.

Investing to earn strategy

18/09/2018

Robbie Blackhurst finds out how local authorities can follow the example of Liverpool City Council by adopting an ‘invest to earn’ strategy.

Council accused of 'putting public money at risk' over shopping centre investment

15/08/2018

A district council has been accused of putting public money at risk in a 35-year deal to lease a shopping centre from a commercial development company.

Dangerous cladding found on 297 private tower blocks

29/06/2018

The Government has pledged to support council efforts to improve private building safety after figures show 297 private sector high-rise residential buildings have unsafe cladding.

Council adopts corporate property management strategy

16/04/2018

A corporate property management strategy has been adopted by Ashford Borough Council to handle its asset portfolio.

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Interim Development Manager

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Interim Development Managers are required by our local authority client to lead the delivery of significant property and regeneration projects. South East
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Local Government News

Latest issue - Local Goverrnemnt News

The December issue of Local Government News looks at the consequences a council may face if it is unable to provide statutory services, the launch of Liverpool’s housing company and how councils can best manage roles in local authority companies.

It also has a special section on green building and energy efficiency including what funding is available to enable councils to deliver heat networks and how councils can pay for ‘smart buildings’.

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