Commercial Property Briefings
Commercial Property E-Briefs:
The High Court has now given very useful guidance on the effectiveness of schemes to avoid empty property business rates. The case removes some of the uncertainty around whether short term lettings of 6 weeks or more successfully trigger a period of empty rates relief.
An article that looks at the potential difficulties facing a landlord who lets a charity occupy his empty property
Important changes are coming into force in April 2012 for EPCs on commercial buildings.
Most property owners don’t give much consideration to the state of drains and sewers until a collapse or blockage might occur, at which time the scope for unpleasantness and damage increases significantly.
A recent case examined the principles that apply to claims for nuisance arising out of manufacturing processes.