The anxiety of the death of retail has given way to the retail renaissance. Now coworking, the innovation that is rapidly changing the office landscape, is headed for urban and suburban malls, walkable storefronts and other space previously only used by retail tenants.
The Law Commission has today published its long awaited consultation paper on the proposed reforms to the residential leasehold system. Mark Chick has been part of the initial discussions leading up to this consultation and a short note on the background to this development appears below.
Recent trends suggest that consumers and retailers alike are not prepared to give up on brick and mortar stores, but that they are looking for more creative alternatives to the traditional arrangement.