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LAND MARKETS

How hybrid land development agreements work and the benefits

Farmers with development ambitions have traditionally only used promotion or option agreements to unlock the potential of their land, but a new system that combines the best features of these…

LAND MARKETS

Move to online ordering drives demand for development land

Land for distribution and logistics buildings is a market described as ‘on fire’, with the pandemic having shifted online ordering into a new gear. Suzie Horne asked Patrick Stanton of…

LAND MARKETS

Sales of land in support schemes: What farmers should know

Land that has been included in a farm business’s support scheme application or agreement is subject to specific rules that must be followed during the transaction process to avoid financial…

LAND MARKETS

Sussex farm weighs pros and cons of biodiversity pilot scheme

The concept of biodiversity net gain (BNG) will become increasingly familiar over the next few years as developers look for land on which to offset their environmental obligations.  Doing a…

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Case studies

LAND MARKETS

Why we’re selling the family farm during coronavirus

Jane Clark and her son, Fred, have decided to sell their family farm in Essex during a time of global uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic has given the family a chance…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

How HS2 compensation battles have hit two family farms hard

The high-speed rail project set to link London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester has proved controversial. The project has cost taxpayers £4.1bn even before construction has started, according…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

How compulsory purchase has ruined a dairy farmer

A Lancashire farmer has been forced to sell his dairy herd during a compulsory purchase battle that has left him out of pocket for four years. Paul Casson farms in…

LAND MARKETS

Video: Farming family sells estate after 70 years

Succession planning is commonly defined as the process of passing a farm from one generation to the next. Done properly the outcome should provide clarity over the future of the…

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Insights

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Land in your area 2021: East of England

Land supply in the East of England is generally low, with only small volumes being sold in 2021 on the open market, according to agents. Meanwhile, the private market for…

LAND MARKETS

Land in your area 2021: West Midlands

Less land came onto the open market in the West Midlands in 2021, with the number of acres launched down 38% on the previous year. The average price for arable…

LAND MARKETS

Land in your area 2021: East Midlands

The East Midlands has followed suit with many of the wider national trends observed in the UK land market during the past year. Demand continues to outweigh relatively tight supply,…

LAND MARKETS

Land in your area 2021: Yorkshire and Humber

During 2021, the number of acres brought to the market in Yorkshire and Humber was more than double the previous year’s levels, according to Strutt & Parker’s Farmland Database. Demand…

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News

LAND MARKETS

Farmers encouraged to share views on NI let land system

Landowners who let land, farmers who rent land and farmers who are interested in renting land have been asked to share their views on Northern Ireland’s letting system. The economics…

LAND MARKETS

Experts warn farmers against tie of long-term land schemes

Farmers should beware of losing control of their land use options due to increasing and conflicting demands for natural capital, public goods and food production. The Central Association of Agricultural…

LAND MARKETS

The biggest, best and most unusual farm sales of 2021

The UK land market has been more active in 2021, with the marketplace adapting fast to growing interest from environmental buyers and properties increasingly being launched year-round. Supply has jumped…

LAND MARKETS

Tree planting interest to raise value of grassland in 2022

Annual returns from low-grade grassland currently used for grazing livestock are forecast to hit 8.9% in the four years to 2026 as corporate buyers target it for woodland planting. According…

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Large Lincolnshire arable estate selling in lots

One of the largest commercial arable holdings to come to market in Lincolnshire for 20 years is being sold off in several lots to a variety of buyers. Rainthorpe Farms,…

LAND MARKETS

Video: Farming family sells estate after 70 years

Succession planning is commonly defined as the process of passing a farm from one generation to the next. Done properly the outcome should provide clarity over the future of the…

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VIDEO & PICTURES: Stunning Leicestershire dairy farm for sale

Property agent Howkins & Harrison is selling a 235-acre Leicestershire state-of-the-art dairy unit that will seriously whet the appetite of all milk producers. The firm's Jeff Paybody says Ridgefield Farm at…

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Landowner-led development series

Landowners may live with the consequences of their development decisions for years to come. "Legacy developments" allow landowners to exert a certain level of control in the design, construction and…

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