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Latest articles from Ken Ross

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    Capital allowances in property sales and purchases

    Capital allowances is a complex subject that requires detailed consideration against the history of the property in question. HM Partner Ken Ross gives a flavour of some of the important points to consider when buying or selling commercial property.

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    Student Accommodation: development and project finance

    Student housing has changed from a fringe investment to a global market worth today circa $200bn. This has been underpinned by a doubling of the number of students worldwide over the last decade. Institutional investors have been attracted to this asset class due to the relatively high returns on offer, combined with security of demand and covenant. The market is, however, still undersupplied in many university cities within the UK. Capital is available from pension funds who seek secure cashflow with a long term link to inflation.