Commercial Law

In association with the Mayor of London and London Growth Hub, DeVono Cresa joins expert property advice panel.

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In recognition of the challenges startups and small businesses face in securing premises and negotiating leases and agreements, Nwes, one of the largest not-for-profit enterprise agencies in the UK and the London Growth Hub delivered by the LEAP in association with the Mayor of London launched a series of workshops, masterclasses and panel discussions to give […]

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A Healthy Approach to Finding Space

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Bradley Hill, founder and CEO of The Simple Health Kitchen, talks to us about the drivers behind the concept and explains how his approach to the search process helped secure the best sites for the business. Bradley Hill has spent most of his life immersed in the health and fitness industry. By the age of […]

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Steps to Success in Fintech

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Daniel Hegarty, Founder and CEO of online mortgage broker Habito, tells us what it takes to be successful in fintech and how he got there.   1. How was the Habito concept born? After I left my role at Wonga as Head of Product in 2013, I knew I wanted to start my own business, I just […]

Commercial Law

Legal Tips For Occupiers

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Belinda Solomon, a partner at Brecher LLP, shares her top tips for a successful  commercial real estate transaction. I have learned a lot from my 25 years plus working as a lawyer.  The majority of my clients are occupiers of either offices or retail units and their knowledge of property varies wildly.  I have several US occupier […]

INDUSTRY NEWS

What Occupiers Want in Today’s Market

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Blackstone is the largest real estate private equity firm in the world. its portfolio of investments in London includes some of the capital’s most iconic office buildings and office campuses. Being an occupier-only consultancy firm, DeVono Cresa never represents landlords. However, to present a holistic view on the market we will interview a number of […]

NEWS AT DEVONO

Weird & Wonderful Serviced Office Space

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With more competition than ever before in the flexible workspace market, providers in central London are turning to themed design to make their offering stand out from the crowd. This month we have handpicked a selection of the most fabulous, quirky business centres with themed and original design on the market. So why not differentiate […]

Offices

The Best Rooftop Offices This October

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It’s no secret that London has one of the best skylines in the world so we have decided to put together the serviced offices we feel offer the best experience of it. Rooftop terraces are great for businesses all year round, whether it’s used for after work drinks in the summer or just to collect […]

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Serviced Office Myths Debunked

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From flexibility to budget planning, there are so many reasons to choose serviced offices for your business. However there are a few misconceptions around the serviced office solution. Here we dispel some of the most commonly heard myths … “Serviced offices are more expensive” The monthly spend for a serviced office can on the face of it, […]

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Top Serviced Spaces for August 2017

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This summer there is so much on offer from the flexible office market. Here’s our pick of London’s best for August 2017 – with features ranging from amazing communal areas to dazzle your workforce to the highest quality private IT networks, and facilities that cater for an active workforce. FENCHURCH STREET, EC3 Prices from £600 per […]

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6 reasons why global businesses are turning to serviced office space

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With the serviced office industry growing fast, it’s becoming the preferred solution for many businesses looking for flexibility, practicality and cost efficiency. Finding prime office space can be a problem for London based businesses, particularly if budgets are tight. Serviced office space ticks all of the boxes and allows businesses of any size to get […]

Offices

How has office culture changed over the last decade?

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Mobile connectivity and easy remote access mean that being at work no longer has to involve being tied to the desk. Meanwhile, a global marketplace is helping to drive new ways of collaborating and communicating. Other changes are happening too; increasingly, businesses with an eye on maximising productivity appreciate the importance of a happy, healthy […]

Conflicts of interest

12 ways RICS regulations should improve to help you get a better commercial property deal

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The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) looks set to tighten up its guidelines setting out how dual agencies should deal with conflicts of interests. How might this help to ensure fairer outcomes for tenants? While RICS undertakes its review, academics from The University of Leeds have recently provided the industry with further food for […]

INDUSTRY NEWS

How to stay balanced in uncertain times

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While the UK attempts to work out the possible implications of the vote to exit the EU – can you afford to put big decisions on hold? For organisations with important property decisions, such as a lease expiry or break on the horizon, business must go on. How do you balance accommodating the needs of your business and […]

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Why SMEs need to know about conflicts of interest in the commercial property industry

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Are businesses getting the service they expect from commercial property agents? SMEs deserve the full picture on “double dipping” (firms advising both landlords and tenants) and the implications this can have for securing a fair deal on office leases and licences. Increased awareness of the double dipping culture may help to prevent businesses getting shortchanged, […]