RICS beyond retail — how to reverse the negative trend on the high street
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has published an information note entitled ‘High Streets — Beyond Retail’, which looks at the decline of retailing on the high street and in town centres and proposes possible solutions to help reverse the negative trend.
The aim of the information note is to provide guidance to surveyors on the key issues arising in high streets and town centres at a time when the demand for existing retail space in many centres is declining. The decline has implications not just for empty shop units, but also the health of the trading environment that occupied units rely on. The note seeks to guide surveyors on how they can respond to this challenging environment.
While the focus is on surveyors, the problem and its solution involve how the high street is planned, developed and managed. The considerations that arise are therefore relevant to a range of parties, from landlords and tenants to those involved in the areas of law and planning…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Goodman Derrick briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
Sign in or Register to continue reading this article
It's quick, easy and free!
It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.Register now
Why register to The Lawyer
In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.
Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.
Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.
More relevant to you
To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.
News from Goodman Derrick
Briefings from Goodman Derrick
There is confusion over the new agency legislation and businesses should treat it with care and determination.
It has been over three years since Vince Cable’s announcement that the government was committed to reviewing the Agency Workers Regulations (AWRs).
Analysis from The Lawyer
Active financial management is vital, but with firms looking more closely at the process of debt and fee collection, the personal touch still counts
The lure of the law can kick in at any stage of life. We speak to four individuals who have made a radical switch to a legal career