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Office conversions need to stop

Posted on August 12th, by James Naylor in Economics & Business. 12 comments

The extension of Permitted Development Rights (PDR) to offices has transformed Croydon at a speed not seen since the ’60s. But now – as then – it’s getting out of control

In the 2012/2013 financial year, Central Croydon was sporting office vacancy rates worse than central Detroit. A quite astounding 52% of available space was empty; literally millions of square feet of unused space, including thirty-five entirely vacant buildings.

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The wisdom (and money) of the crowds comes to Croydon

Posted on April 16th, by Paul Scully in Economics & Business. No Comments

Ahead of tomorrow’s #Croydon #TechCity financial tech event, Paul Scully explains Croydon’s role in P2P lending’s history

Investment is key to every business, be it a start-up or a multinational. Yet sourcing and securing it remain key inhibiting factors for growth. Through the internet, crowd sourcing has quickly started to take shape as a possible solution. Websites like Kickstarter provide an answer for the problem … Read More »