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Features, analysis, big interviews and video - in-depth articles on the property sector.

Big Interviews

Richard Cherry

Estate of mind: Richard Cherry interview

Political interest in estate regeneration comes and goes, depending on the fiscal position the government of the day finds itself in and, crucially, the personalities involved.

Andrew Percival UPP

A man on the UPP: Andrew Percival interview

Andrew Percival has every right to feel nervous. It is his first major interview since being appointed managing director of UPP Projects last July and he now leads a company that has been responsible for the development of a portfolio of 36,500 student accommodation rooms, not to mention a further £1bn of projects in the development pipeline.

Redrock Stockport leisure complex

A northern soul: Eamonn Boylan interview

In 1979, Eamonn Boylan came to Manchester to study English and American literature. And but for a brief sojourn across the Pennines, Cumbria-born Boylan has stayed in the city that has become his spiritual home ever since.

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Professional and legal features

Data compliance

Businesses must look seriously at their data compliance

Root-and-branch data protection reform is coming under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even though this is European legislation, the UK government has confirmed that it will still become law. It takes effect on 25 May 2018, which is not as far off as it sounds.

Ginny Warr

Q&A: British Land realises benefits of opening up dialogue with suppliers and advisers

In what is believed to be an industry first, British Land recently organised a conference for its suppliers and advisers.

Finance

Industry secures key revisions to new tax legislation

The property industry has welcomed revisions in this week’s Finance Bill to legislation on tax relief for interest costs that help to address potentially damaging and unintended consequences for property developers and investors.

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Gareth Lewis PwC

Video: PwC's Gareth Lewis on emerging trends in real estate Video

24 March 2017

Following publication of ‘Emerging Trends in Real Estate (global) 2017’ report by PwC and the Urban Land Institute, real estate director Gareth Lewis speaks exclusively to Property Week at Mipim 2017 about the key findings and trends.

Mipim LandAid Tennis cover

Video: 2017 LandAid Mipim Tennis Classic Video

22 March 2017

The LandAid Mipim Tennis Classic 2017 in association with BNP Paribas Real Estate proved a hit as players, spectators and sponsors came together to raise over £20,000 for LandAid, smashing the amount raised in the 2016 competition. Watch highlights of the event below before a full report in next week’s edition of Property Week.

Power 100 video

Property Week launches #PWpower100 at Mipim 2017 Video

21 March 2017

Property Week teamed up with Dentons and Malcolm Hollis to officially launch the Power 100 at Mipim 2017, outlining the thinking behind our inaugural ranking of the 100 most powerful people in property

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Property Analysis

Sir Howard Bernstein

Over but not out: Bernstein’s high hopes for Manchester

Today is Sir Howard Bernstein’s final day as the chief executive of Manchester City Council after 20 years at the helm.

Proptech illustration

Proptech and agents: rise of the machines

Proptech start-ups are disrupting the established agency business model. Should the new generation of property firms be resisted - or embraced?

Mipim Editor’s Dinner

Mipim Editor’s Dinner: reasons to be cheerful Video

Property leaders at Mipim were surprisingly bullish about UK property prospects in the brave new Brexit world.

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Property market features

Spaces, Regus

‘Funkier’ workspace providers look beyond the capital

31 March 2017

The UK flexible workspace sector is booming. According to data from The Instant Group, the number of flexible workspace centres in the UK grew by 11% in 2015-16.

Nottingham Council House

Nottingham makes renewed push to attract investment

30 March 2017

In theory, Nottingham is perfectly placed to attract investment and jobs from the overheated south, but the reality is that both have been slow to materialise.

Amazon, Bardon

Industrial stands out from the crowd in Leicestershire results

30 March 2017

Last year was a successful one for the Leicestershire property market. According to data from Midlands-based commercial property agency Innes England, all sectors experienced healthy take-up. But it was industrial that performed “outstandingly”.

John Forkin

Q&A: fixing a broken high street and bringing business to Derby

30 March 2017

The boss of Marketing Derby is frank about the challenge his city faces. Years of lacklustre asset management and the departure of big-name retailers have left parts of the city looking like a picture of “Britain’s broken high street”.

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