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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Posted in Real Estate News

Higher MEES on the horizon?

On 15 October, the government published a consultation on tightening minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) for commercial properties.

Click here for a copy of the consultation.  Responses must be submitted by 7 January 2020 and we strongly encourage all interested parties to respond.

The consultation focuses on two key questions:

  • What should the minimum standard
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Posted in Planning

CPO compensation – how much will the landowner get?

If someone’s land is compulsorily acquired to deliver a public benefit, it is accepted that they should receive fair compensation. But what that “fair compensation” equates to, is far from straight forward.

How is compensation calculated?

The principle of equivalence is key to determining compensation – a landowner should be left in no Read More