Europe

British businesses embrace the cycling revolution

Brompton-bikeReal estate has a bit of a love affair with the bike. It is the new golf in terms of networking, but it is also becoming a bona fide part of an investment decision.

Potential occupiers, responding to the demands of their employees, are pressurising developers to provide cycling facilities in their schemes and local authorities are doing the same through section 106 requirements.

And even residents are becoming more demanding when it comes to bike access. According to Marsh & Parsons, flats and houses close to Boris Bike docking stations could soon command a premium on…

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