1st Edition

The London Property Market in AD 2000

Edited By C. Darlow Copyright 1986

    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.

     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




    Clive Darlow