Science and technology

All the latest property news from the science and technology sector, plus features and comment on proptech trends.
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Siemens Feilden House

90 North sells Feilden House to Siemens for £35m

21 April 2017

90 North has sold Feilden House in Lincoln to Siemens for £35m.

Nuffield Trust

Urban & Civic buys share of Cambridgeshire site earmarked for 2,800 homes

11 April 2017

Urban & Civic has acquired a one third partnership stake in a 400-acre site in Cambridgeshire that is expected to deliver up to 2,800 homes.

Costa Eco Pod

Carbon neutral coffee comes to South Wales

10 April 2017

Hammerson has announced that the Welsh debut of Costa’s carbon neutral ‘eco pod’ concept will form part of the £15m regeneration of Swansea’s Parc Tawe.

Reading Uni life sciences

Green light for new University of Reading £50m development of UK's largest teaching lab

7 April 2017

A new £50m health & life sciences building in Reading featuring research laboratories and a new home for the Cole Museum of Zoology has been given the go-ahead.

Savvanah de Savary

Leslau puts weight behind de Savary's Built-ID

4 April 2017

IndustryHub, the discovery and collaboration platform for the built environment led by Savannah de Savary, has announced its official launch as Built-ID after receiving backing from industry heavyweights including Nick Leslau.

David Atkins of Hammerson

Hammerson launches new sustainability strategy

23 March 2017

Hammerson has launched a new sustainability strategy covering environmental and socio-economic impacts, becoming the first real estate company globally with a ‘net positive strategy’.

The Min Bath

GVA appointed to market The Min in Bath

22 March 2017

GVA has been appointed to market the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, known locally as The Min, in Bath.

Electric grid

BlackRock closes debt financing of Swedish electricity distributor

14 March 2017

BlackRock Real Assets has closed a long-term debt financing for Ellevio, the regulated Swedish electricity distribution system operator.

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Science and technology features

Digital Economy Act

Landowners' income may drop under Digital Economy Act

11 May 2017

Emma Broad and Carla Revelo explain the changes to the new electronic communications code and how they will affect landowners.


Aylesbury university's digital hub to boost start-up businesses

26 April 2017

London’s Silicon Roundabout might garner most of the headlines in terms of the rapid rise of the tech sector. But it isn’t all about the capital - tech firms are playing an increasingly important part of local economies up and down the UK.

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Data centre

2017 Predictions: future bright for UK data centres despite Brexit uncertainty

20 January 2017

The mass of data created and relied upon by businesses of all sizes is growing every day. As such, data centres, huge repositories of digital information and truly vast pieces of real estate, are on an upwards curve.

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