Business parks were a highly favoured investment sector in the 1980s and 1990s. However; in recent years they have fallen out of favour with investors and to some degree with occupiers too. This has been fuelled to some extent by a movement back to central city locations by both occupiers and residents. Consequently; the future of business parks is looking more challenged; with many starting to suffer from obsolescence. It is within this context that the BCO research paper asks the question what is the future of business parks?