Demand for commercial property in London — what does the future hold?
London First, in partnership with CBRE, releases a report looking at the post-pandemic future of the commercial property sector, focusing on office space, logistics, and retail.
Land Fund #2: how the GLA could attract co-investment to help build more homes
Our new report with PwC highlights the potential of Greater London Authority (GLA) Land Fund to ramp-up housing delivery in the capital.
Commercial property in London: what matters now?
During the summer and early autumn, we spoke to a cross-section of our members who own and develop commercial property in Central London, alongside our members who are their advisors and tenants, to
understand the main issues currently facing the sector and the implications for the wider public policy challenges facing London.
Planning for the Future: Consultation Response
Our consultation response on the Government’s proposed reforms of the planning system. The White Paper was published back in August and this response brings together London First and our members’ take on potentially the biggest overhaul of the planning system since 1945.
High Streets Manifesto
Our report calling for changes to planning and development rules and cutting red tape to unlock the potential of the high street, and to support London’s start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Everything you need to know about build to rent in London — second edition
This report – the second edition – provides an updated overview of why build to rent is relevant to housing in London, the benefits it can bring, and an explanation of key issues that boroughs need to consider when thinking about build to rent in their local areas.
Hard Choices — How much should the nation spend on building new homes?
A £20 billion ‘brick wall’ stands in the way of the government’s ambition to deliver its promise of building 300,000 homes a year in England, according to a new report for London First by leading economics consultancy Volterra.
Seizing the Opportunities- a new approach for transforming London
We have brought together practitioners and consulted widely to consider why London has struggled to transform many of its Opportunity Areas and similar locations into productive places. We identify what is needed to help accelerate progress to create great places to live and work, at pace, volume, quality and affordability for the long-term success of London.