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London’s overseas property buyers – debunking the myths

BlogMedia centre Steve Cole, Housing Policy Director, London First  The role of overseas buyers in the London housing market has been a press staple over the last couple of years, and the source of much speculation. In 2016, the Mayor commissioned research

June 15, 2017 0 comments

Securing UK Borders in light of Brexit

Media centreNews London First launched its second report in a series on ‘Securing UK Borders’ at a breakfast briefing on 7 June. The report, sponsored by UBM, has been compiled by London First Director of Security and Resilience, Robert Hall, in collaboration

June 14, 2017 0 comments

The Battle for No. 10 – over before it began?

BlogMedia centre John Lehal, CEO, Four Public Affairs There is just over a week to go before the general election but the battle for Number 10 is over. I write, of course, about Bank Holiday Monday’s televised almost-debate between Theresa May and

May 31, 2017 0 comments

Report calls for new ways of delivering residential density in London

Media centreNews A report from GIA and London First has called for supplementary guidance on the daylight and sunlight levels that new residential developments are expected to receive, specific to the needs of an urban environment. Current national guidelines, published by the

May 25, 2017 0 comments

The party positions on business priorities

Media centreNews The UK’s three biggest parties have now published their manifestos, outlining their positions on London First’s priorities to keep our capital globally competitive. All three parties have recognised the importance of boosting skills to driving growth across the UK. The Conservatives have

May 18, 2017 0 comments

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