Commercial Property e-news

A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool improvement scheme

Napthens - October 23rd 2017
The A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool Improvement Scheme is still in the consultation stage, with two options being considered. During the public consultation period, 78% of the respondents indicated a preference towards Option 1, a bypass, over Option 2, alterations to the existing A585. Of the 78% who preferred Option 1, 63% indicated a preference for option 1a (a bypass with a junction at Garstang New Road east of Little Singleton) and 37% indicated a preference of option 1b (a bypass without a junction).
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Stating the obvious: overage and implied terms

Napthens - October 23rd 2017
Commercial property partner, John Lomax looks at the recent case of Sparks v Biden [2017] EWHC 1994 (Ch). This case gives guidance on how the courts will make use of implied terms to deal with situations whereby potential overage liability is avoided on technical grounds.
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Development agreements and agreements for lease

Napthens - October 23rd 2017
Concluding her series of articles reviewing construction documents underpinning a commercial development, Leigh Child, Senior Associate in the Construction team, looks at development agreements and agreements for lease. Leigh considers the importance of ensuring obligations agreed by developers under those third party agreements flow down into the underlying construction documents.
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Legal 500 – praise for our commercial property department

Napthens - October 20th 2017
Napthens LLP’s team is praised for its ‘depth of expertise’ and ‘first-class’ service across a range of commercial property mandates, with a particular specialism in the leisure sector.
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Boost for Blackpool businesses

Napthens - August 18th 2017
One of the biggest distinguishing factors for Blackpool and the Fylde Coast is the close partnership existing between local authorities and the private sector. This could not be more evident than with the founding of the Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Economic Development Company, which brings together the three local authorities (Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre) to develop a diverse economy across the Fylde Coast. They address key areas in a congenial manner, such as, planning, infrastructure and accommodation needs.
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Appointment of a professional team

Napthens - August 18th 2017
In her third installment of articles reviewing the common construction documents underpinning a commercial development, Leigh Child, Senior Associate in the Construction team at Napthens, addresses the appointment of the professional team, their respective roles, and the form of appointment.
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