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Green Building Opportunity Index© Profile Report - New York Overview: Midtown
In an innovative new study, Cushman & Wakefield and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (NEEA) BetterBricks initiative have published the Green Building Opportunity Index - in this comprehensive study of the New York Mid Town market for high performance, energy efficient office buildings find out what factors accelerate the development of green buildings.
Corporate Governance and Outsourcing
In today’s economy, with continuous change driving the rapid reorganization of corporate structures, outsourcing is quickly becoming a standard operating model for businesses. As a result, more work is being performed by outsource service providers who reside outside of the client’s domain. These circumstances are changing the scope of Corporate Governance Programs as they relate to outsource partnerships.
Read our Briefing on the changing role of governance progams in outsourcing partnerships.
The UK Property Investment Market - March 2010
With all sectors reporting a further improvement in occupational markets, albeit with few set to see growth return quickly, prime property continues to attract strong investor demand and very competitive bidding. Yield trends have stabilised further however and while they remain under downward pressure, increasing resistance is being seen from buyers in some sectors to any further
falls while for secondary stock, lower yields are not generally being accepted.
C&W Energy & Sustainability Newsletter No. 2 Dated February 2010
Welcome to the second edition of C&W’s Energy and Sustainability Task Force Newsletter. This publication illustrates how C&W is delivering on its commitment to enhance the environmental performance of commercial real estate.
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From Board Room to Plant Room: why the CEO needs to care about light bulbs
The Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), the UK’s new mandatory carbon cap-and-trade scheme coming into force in April 2010, is one of the most far reaching government policies to impact property in recent years.
Retail Availability February 2010
Research carried out by Cushman & Wakefield shows that the average availability rate across Great Britain’s top streets was 10.7% at the 1st February 2010.
Research carried out by Cushman & Wakefield LLP shows that the
average availability rate across some of Great Britain’s top streets was
10.3% at the 1st November 2009. This figure includes the stores of a
number of retailers that are in administration, some 1.8% of the total
number of shops surveyed.
Business Briefing on Prospects for UK manufacturing
Competition from overseas, increasing raw material prices, high energy prices, notwithstanding the recent recessionary conditions, has seen the sector undergo a structural transformation in recent years.
• Manufacturing has shifted from low cost production to higher value add production, as the sector has become leaner and more efficient to compete on a global scale.
• The UK has developed a reputation as one of the primary locations for high value add manufacturing in
• Manufacturing currently accounts for an estimated 13% of UK GDP in 2009.
Impact of Taxation on Corporate Locations
Many companies no longer take the decision to relocate in isolation, but as part of a much larger strategic assessment of operations. The climate governments create through tax policies and financial incentives is an important location factor and tax systems have frequently been used by governments to influence the behaviour of individuals and businesses.