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Five takeaways from the London Infrastructure Summit 2017

BlogNews & resources London First Infrastructure Director David Leam highlights his five main takeaways from last week’s summit. As published in Construction News. 1, Crossrail 2 has momentum – and needs business support to maintain it If the London Infrastructure Summit was a

September 21, 2017 0 comments

Business welcomes a transition phase, but it isn’t the answer

BlogNews & resources After a summer with little progress on negotiations, we heard last week that the Government is ready to “intensify” Brexit talks with the EU. We have since also witnessed a ‘leaked’ document setting out a possible ‘implementation period’ or transition

September 11, 2017 0 comments

Are you being served? The future of retail

Blog   Matthew Hill, Programme Director – Hospitality, Retail & Leisure, London First Retail has seen some fundamental shifts over the past 15 years: The explosion of online shopping; the ongoing decline of the local high street; cost-polarisation; the rise in destination

September 7, 2017 0 comments

London -the city of renters

Blog Jonathan Seager – Executive Director, Policy, London First London is about to become a city of renters, with the number of people renting in the capital due to overtake homeowners by 2025. London must therefore take a long-term and strategic

September 7, 2017 0 comments

London Urban Transformation Commission – Accelerating development for the benefit of Londoners

Blog London Urban Transformation Commission Chairman, Stephen Warrington Hardly a day goes by without fresh comment on the dire situation surrounding housing in London. Supply growth is weak and new build targets are missed by huge margins. Buying a property for

September 7, 2017 0 comments

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