Empty upmarket properties are essentially parasitic, accumulating value thanks to the surrounding hive of activity while contributing nothing towards it
Posts Tagged: Planning Policy
This year’s Wolfson Economics Prize seeks an answer to a sticky, essential question.
We need radical new policies to bring such consumer-friendly outlets to our high streets.
The Defence Secretary denies he is stifling debate, and attacks “misdirected individuals”
Andy McDonald, the Labour MP for Middlesbrough, has an article in the New Statesman about Britain’s economic divide. It's pretty… Read more »
How did we become such a nation of nimbys? We can’t always have been so hostile to new development otherwise… Read more »
When it comes to new buildings, does traditional architecture still have place in the modern world?Very much so, says Myron… Read more »
Like the Deep End, the Economist does not have bylines. On its many excellent blogs, however, the authors are identified… Read more »
0.3 per cent GDP growth in the first quarter of this year was better than many people expected. But it… Read more »
Despite the economy, house prices are rising – and with wages so flat, the dream of home ownership for many… Read more »