July 2016 Blog Archive

Without space, how can Brighton’s businesses grow?

July 22nd, 2016

It is a much pondered question in Brighton and Hove, and a topic that has arisen in many conversations over the past few years, as the city's existing office space and potential for development is far exceeded by its desirable location. This is a city where people want to be, and for a long time demand has outweighed supply, pushing the cost of housing up by 10% over the past year. As a result of the focus on housing - the city’s assessed need is 30,120 houses by 2030 - further pressure has been put on the creation, and indeed retention, of good quality workspace.