Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Ben Sasson

Mayor of London Carbon Offset Funds – what are they and how are they used?

Mayor of London Carbon Offset Funds – what are they and how are they used?

The Mayor of London has declared a climate emergency and has set an ambition for the city to be a zero carbon city by 2050.

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Is sustainable real estate investment the future?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Is sustainable real estate investment the future?

The sustainability of real estate assets is an increasing area of interest for landlords, tenants and institutional investors. Commercial buildings ge ...

The importance of considering ‘setting’ in a heritage context

The importance of considering ‘setting’ in a heritage context

The National Planning Policy Framework (“NPPF”) provides guidance on when a planning proposal might cause harm to the significance of a heritage asset ...

The implications of Net Zero by 2050 target on housebuilding in the UK

The implications of Net Zero by 2050 target on housebuilding in the UK

The Climate Change Act 2008, as amended in June 2019, stipulates that the UK must cut its carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 100% by 2050. This ta ...

Planning Policy for Build to Rent

Planning Policy for Build to Rent

In the last 20 years the amount of people living in the private rented sector has more than doubled. This has created a demand for good quality rented ...