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Harnessed correctly, occupier data has the potential to transform business strategy and help landlords better adapt to their customers’ rapidly changing needs.
Why do we do the things we do? In a world that is changing rapidly, with technological inventions constantly challenging our assumptions, why does the property industry remain in its own silo? Most importantly, why do we think our industry is not going to have its own ‘Uber’ moment?
With Brexit still rumbling on in the background, no doubt many were expecting political uncertainty to hang over this year’s Mipim like the rainclouds did last year. But as Property Week editor Liz Hamson noted, there was in fact a surprising sense of optimism along the Cannes beachfront.
Property fraud is not new, but it is becoming increasingly sophisticated and affected parties may be surprised to learn that their professional advisers may not be liable for the losses suffered.
After all the brouhaha that followed the Brexit vote and faux ‘will she or won’t she?’ drama ahead of this week’s triggering of Article 50 (I say faux because only momentarily was there a suggestion it wouldn’t be this week), the actual event was a bit of an anticlimax, wasn’t it?
There has been a lot of talk about the growth of the nascent BTR housing market in Scotland in recent months, but very little about the importance of communities.
While the debate about the implications, meaning and form of Brexit runs on, one effect is clear - the fall in the pound following the UK’s decision to leave the EU has attracted new overseas investors to the UK property market eager to take advantage of the favourable exchange rates.