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Rising demand for development land in the Regions

It is interesting to see that the latest Savills report on development land matches the data found in our joint "UK Powerhouse Report" with CEDR , an extract from which set out below. Notwithstanding Brexit, and, course the upcoming election in June, there is still an overall increase in Gross Value Added, a good measure of growth. take a look at the whole report and our "Cities" table.

In the West Midlands, the opinion of businesses is

32% believe the Government has taken the necessary steps to boost economic growth in their region
48% believe greater devolution of powers would boost economic growth in their region
55% believe an increase in transport & infrastructure spending would boost economic growth in their region
65% want the ability to set business rates
1 in five (19%) of businesses said investment in improved telecoms was their number one priority”