UK heralds a wave in mixed-use development

It may have taken the UK’s regions longer to pick up momentum following the recession, but they are now making up for lost time. Strong economic and rental growth forecasts, diminishing stock and key infrastructure projects such as HS2 have greatly boosted their investment credentials.

For years, investors have been primarily drawn to single-asset buildings in the UK’s key regional centres but, as the cities scale up, so too does the scope of their development projects.

In an attempt to transform large chunks of their urban centres, local authorities are forming partnerships with developers…

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