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The London Property Market in AD 2000

1st Edition

Edited by C. Darlow


170 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography