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Understand occupancy and vacancy rates within your centre which allows you to compare against other competing centres
With the maps you can identify clustering of vacant units or various classification types (such as specialised quarters or certain parts of your town that needs regeneration)
This paired with ability to track persistent vacancy forms a vital part of planning policy for councils developing local development frameworks.
Help identify daytime and night time economy and track key footfall driving business and anchor tenants within your town.
Understanding the current occupier mix of your town and identifying over and under supply of retail offer.
Identifying risky occupiers who are closing in similar locations to your town
Using LDC Gap Analysis and Retailer Profiling to identify occupiers who are expanding in similar locations which helps with specific or targeted inward investment campaigns.
Ability to see and understand the distribution of floor space in your town and the rateable value for each business which plays a key part of planning and maintaining your BID.
Ability to understand key visitor hours and areas within your town which allows you to deploy BID ambassadors in the right locations at the right time.
Identify which businesses are driving footfall through your town.
Track the impact of town centre events by analysing change in visitor patterns to support future event funding.
Independent visitor numbers which allow you to market your town for inward investment.
Use the interactive map to understand the distribution of occupancy and vacancy and potential clustering within your town.
From here you have the ability to click on each premise to see occupier details including floor space and rateable value.
You can define a bespoke town centre boundary which reflects your area of interest and view detailed temporal analysis of occupancy and vacancy trends.
This can be saved and viewed at any time.
Understand temporal change in your town by identifying which businesses are opening and closing.
In here you can also access demographic data such as average weekly earnings, house prices, crime and employment profile.
The report function quickly and easily allows you to compare your town to competing locations and understand which retailers are missing in your town but present in others.
Understand retailer trends by analysing existing locations and seeing where they are opening and closing. This can help you understand if your town is an area in which they are opening (an opportunity) or an area in which they are closing (a risk).
Using the Floor Space Analysis you can identify key occupiers by floorspace and distribution of retail offer by floorspace.
This allows you to gain an understanding of occupancy and vacancy by floorspace rather than units and can be used to plan BID feasibility by understanding potential levy income by profiling business rates.
Use the Health Index to evidence the impact or potential impact of your strategy through benchmarking your centre to LDC’s health index. This has proven to be a robust and comprehensive location performance indicator.