At this critical time, when Local Planning Authorities (“LPAs”) are contending with the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, the deemed discharge provisions introduced in 2015, to reduce delays in the planning process are a valuable mechanism to secure approval of planning conditions without having to wait for a condition discharge… Continue reading →
Posts Tagged ‘Developers’
Sometimes a joint venture arrangement between a developer and an equity investor will involve both a development management arrangement and a bespoke joint venture agreement of some sort. We deal with both aspects. In Part I, we deal with Development Management Agreements. In Part II we deal with Joint ventures… Continue reading →
We have already seen landlords and tenants working together in positive and collaborative ways to keep business moving and to minimise the impact of the current crisis. We all await further news of potential legislative intervention to assist the property sector and will be ready to offer guidance with the… Continue reading →
Making office-to-residential permitted development rights permanent creates fresh uncertainty for lenders and insurers Developers up and down the land were breathing a sigh of relief after the announcement on 13 October 2015 of the government’s intention to extend office-to-residential permitted development rights. Insurers, meanwhile, were not quite so quick to… Continue reading →
Uncertainty is only good for legal advisers and insurers —certainly not for the developer or the affected party. It was not at all surprising to see that the Law Commission has opened a consultation on rights to light. The current situation has been untenable for some time, creating too much… Continue reading →
Protected species such as newts and bats can hold up developers for weeks. Please click here to read the full article published in The Guardian.