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

Big Interviews

Chris Taylor

Taylor made: Chris Taylor interview

Chris Taylor isn’t particularly interested in talking about this or that individual deal. Instead, the chief executive of Hermes Real Estate is keen to discuss the history of places and how they might develop in the future.

Paul Brundage

Big interview: Brundage lays out BPF plans

You would not expect a Canadian expat to love the quintessentially British sport of rugby, but the British Property Federation’s new president Paul Brundage does - in no small part because the game shares so many characteristics with business.

Tim Henman

Big interview: Tim Henman serves up property investments

Tim Henman, new ambassador for property investment fund The Hideaways Club, tells Property Week about his first flat and his love of bricks and mortar.

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Professional and legal features

Blenheim Retirement Living, Chobham, Surrey

Planning authorities are failing to prioritise housing for older people in their local plans

Developers have long complained that a major barrier to the delivery of more retirement living schemes to meet the needs of an ageing population is the planning system.

Plants in an office

Office wellbeing is no passing fad so take the long view

For many people, discussion of workplace trends or the future of the office turns their minds to Google another tech giant and trendy, open-plan floors with bean bags, table tennis and fake grass.

Yasmine Lunn

Next generation steps forward as Women in Property student awards shortlist is announced

Now in its 11th year, the Women in Property National Student Awards are open to second-year - or third-year in Scotland - female students that are studying on a built environment course.

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Power 100 video

Video: PW Power 100 - how it feels to make the list Video

20 July 2017

Property Week teamed up with Dentons and Malcolm Hollis to bring you the Power 100 in 2017, a ranking of the 100 most powerful people in property. Hear insights from members of the Power 100 on how they felt about making the list, their motto in property as well as thoughts on the year ahead.

Power 100 card shuffle

Video: PW Power 100 - Nick Leslau on being number 1 Video

20 July 2017

After claiming top spot on the inaugural PW Power 100, Nick Leslau tells Property Week about his career highlights, challenges for the future and his motto for property and life.

Michela Hancock hi-res

Video: PW Power 100 - Michela Hancock Video

20 July 2017

After landing at number 47 on the inaugural PW Power 100, Greystar’s Michela Hancock tells Property Week about her highlights of the past 12 months, challenges for the future and her motto in property.

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Property Analysis

Nick Leslau Number 1

PW Power 100: Number 1 - Nick Leslau

Prestbury Investments chairman Nick Leslau has had a phenomenal year by anyone’s standards. Secure Income REIT was the strongest performing REIT of 2016, he has been extremely bullish over Brexit and as well as continuing to influence the market, he has backed new influencer Savannah de Savary. Property Week asked him what the secrets of his success are.

Power 100 first 10

PW Power 100: power people party

On 6 July, the crème de la crème of property gathered at 1 Fleet Place in the City to find out who had made the cut in Property Week’s Power 100, sponsored by host Dentons and Malcolm Hollis.

New Waverley, Edinburgh

Location and amenities key to GPU New Waverley pre-let

The UK government made waves in the Edinburgh office market last week when it announced a 190,000 sq ft pre-let at Artisan Real Estate Investors’ New Waverley scheme - the city’s largest letting in 20 years.

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Property market features

St Helier, Jersey

What impact would ‘stealth tax’ have on Jersey property?

21 July 2017

Jersey is known as a playground for the rich. The opulent mansions, yachts and private jets that adorn its land, sea and sky are a constant reminder that the island’s community includes a disproportionate number of millionaires and billionaires attracted by its tax-haven status.

Jersey

Jersey and Guernsey strive to support population growth

21 July 2017

The Channel Islands have the tricky task of growing while protecting green-belt land.

International Finance Centre, Jersey

Current IFC masterplan ‘highly unlikely’ to be delivered in full

21 July 2017

The one thing that all members of the Jersey property community have an opinion on is the development of the island’s International Finance Centre (IFC).

Havelet Waters, Guernsey

Rare multi-apartment resi scheme set to fill gap on Guernsey seafront

21 July 2017

The development of a new mansion isn’t an unusual thing in the Channel Islands. The tax haven has a record of attracting entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals in search of luxury space.

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