First wave of Oceansgate buildings given green light

The first wave of buildings destined to become part of the city’s Oceansgate has now been granted planning permission.

Planners have given the green light to the application to build offices and two rows of industrial units at the entrance to the Marine Industries Production Campus in Devonport.

The two and three-storey buildings will offer flexible office and workshop space...

JLL survey shows corporates and investors think that voters will shun ‘Brexit’

In a recent JLL survey of top international corporate occupiers and UK-based investors into their business attitudes to the EU referendum, 80% held the view that the UK will vote to remain in the EU.

The survey also revealed attitudes of corporates and investors to future property market decisions in the event of a Brexit. 60% of the investors surveyed felt that there would be no...

SW house price growth of 24% predicted over next five years

The UK housing marketing is entering a new phase. It has been through a boom, a bust and a recovery cycle, and as we head into 2015 and a year that will see the formation of a new Government, we are now entering a more stable, yet still challenging era.

That’s according to leading property consultancy JLL’s new Residential Market Review, published this month which predicts that South...

Building projects delayed by skills shortage

Development projects in Exeter and across Devon and Cornwall are being delayed by up to three months as a result of a struggle to source skilled labour, according to leading property consultancy JLL.

As the economy has started to improve, construction work has picked up, with new building projects taking place in and around the region.

But David Slee, building consultancy...