Skip to main content

Estates Management record 2013/14 - Net Internal Area commercial spaceNetInternalAreaCommercialSpace

Back to C13042

Estates Management record 2013/14

Fields common to all countries

Net Internal Area commercial space

return to field list
Short nameNetInternalAreaCommercialSpace

The fields in this entity contain data about the Net Internal Area (NIA) of space dedicated for commercial use.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All higher education providers (HEPs).


The term ‘commercial space/property’ (also called investment or income property) refers to buildings (or part buildings) or land intended to generate a profit or strategic benefit to the HEP, which might be from capital gain, rental income or collaboration benefits i.e. intellectual property rights or other. The arrangements may be by licence, lease or other formal arrangement.

In general, commercial space would be let to a third party, whose aims and objectives are not an integral part of the core function of the HEP. The floor area of any commercial space that is currently vacant, even if it has been let previously and may be again, should not be separately identified as ‘commercial’ if the costs associated with that space are included elsewhere within the HEP return.

Mandatory for
Quality rules
Quality rules relating to this entity are displayed here.
Reason required
Part of
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Has parts

Contact Liaison by email or on +44 (0)1242 388 531.