Reader Panel - Should developers get tax breaks for including landscaping in projects?

New Society of Garden Designers chair Charles Rutherfoord has called for developers to be given tax breaks for including landscape in housing, retail and office schemes. He said the UK should follow the example of the USA where commercial developments receive tax incentives for including art and sculpture. We asked industry figures whether they agreed.


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