This unique forcast of the shape of the property market of the future includes 22 individual research contributions by leading private practice, institutional and academic research departments and by other expert commentators.
All the major components of the property mix - retail, commercial, industrial, residential and leisure - are considered in detail. Leading professionals also give their views on the investment strategies of the future, funding options, public sector involvement, property management and agency practice.
Although this research concentrates on London and the South East of England the trends it reveals and the options it suggests are relevant to all major conurbations. There are important lessons here for every property professional, wherever based.
This book was first published in 1986.
Table of Contents
Introduction, C. Darlow
Part One: Setting the Scene
1. Economic background, G. Blundell
2. Town planning policy, G. Smith
Part Two: The Principal Investment Sector
3. The future for retailing, P. Sherman
4. Retail properties, P. Spooner
5. London - an international city for offices, J. Orton
6. Campus offices, E.B.D. Waldy
7. High-tech property,C. Hedley
8. Industrial Property, M.J.G. King
9. Residential property, B. MacEacharn
10. The effect of changes in leisure habits, R. Schiller
Part Three: Future Roles and Strategies
11. Institutional Investment, N.H.C. Thompson
12. Institutional property portfolios, K.M. Posner
13. Unit linked property investments, H.J. Spence
14. The role of property companies, J. Rose
Part Four: Development Funding and Public Sector Activity
15. Development finance, M. Brett
16. Direct local authority involvement in property development, S. Morley
17. Public sector land holdings, A.P.J. McIntosh
Part Five: Professional Services
18. Property management, P. Evans
19. Lease terms, R. Goodchild
20. "Financial services" - A challenge to the future of the surveying profession, R. Houston
21. Estate agency, C.J.B. Lilwall