Envio Systems Green Buildings

Why the future of the building industry is circular

We know the statistic that the built environment is responsible for 40% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, writes Reza Alaghehband of Envio Systems. But did you know that during the Covid-19 pandemic, there was a 7% decrease in global CO2 emissions when compared to 2019?

Vanessa Warren Mills & Reeve

Build to Rent shows its resilient side

The Build to Rent sector enjoyed impressive growth before the pandemic, writes Vanessa Warren of Mills & Reeve. With around one in five households in the UK now renting, BTR has been well positioned to benefit.

Richard Plaistowe

What next for Brexit and IP?

On 31 January 2020, having ratified the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK left the EU and entered into a transition period which ends on 31 December 2020. Writes Richard Plaistowe.

Andrew Timoney Mills & Reeve

Are cities scarred by office to residential developments?

In May 2013, the then UK Coalition government passed an amendment to the General Permitted Development Order which allowed the conversion of offices into new residential dwellings without the need to obtain full planning permission. Instead, developers had ‘deemed approval’. Andrew Timoney writes.

Mills & Reeve LLP

Sci-tech has the elements to thrive

Over the last six months whilst landlords of retail units and shopping centres have been looking to support a struggling sector, landlords in the science and technology sector have seen an increase in demand for space and accelerated growth. Writes Amelia Lewis.