Leader

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Why flexible is becoming everyone’s friend

    2018-11-16T00:01:00Z

    As Property Week went to press on Wednesday, the cabinet had just approved the draft Brexit deal. Will this bring greater clarity? Maybe. Maybe not.

  • Mia Hunt 480
    Insight

    Industrial and logistics: investors and occupiers continue to pile in

    2018-11-16T00:00:00Z

    At a time when the UK’s industrial and logistics market is typified by high demand and lack of supply, it’s little wonder that rents are sky high.

  • Guy Montague-Jones
    Insight

    It’s not all bad news for the high street

    2018-11-09T00:00:00Z

    More retail doom and gloom made the headlines this week. The latest depressing addition to the relentless flow of bad news was that struggling fashion retailer New Look plans to close up to 100 stores. The company’s executive chairman Alistair McGeorge couldn’t have been more downbeat in his

  • Mia Hunt 480
    Insight

    Retail Supplement: riding out the retail storm

    2018-11-08T05:55:00Z

    The retail market is a long way from finding a balance in which bricks-and-mortar retail thrives alongside ecommerce.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Hammond dashes high street’s high hopes

    2018-11-02T00:00:00Z

    ‘Malities, malities, malities, malities – that’s the four malities over.’ Now that’s a funny joke.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Will Saudi investment be banned? Should it be?

    2018-10-25T23:00:00Z

    The most startling image in the news this week has to be that of Jamal Khashoggi’s son Salah shaking the hand of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Tuesday three weeks after his father’s brutal murder. What must he have been thinking as he met the man allegedly behind the killing?

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Hammond must use Budget to help rescue retail

    2018-10-18T23:00:00Z

    Just as you thought things couldn’t get any worse in the retail sector, they do… much worse.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Not so caught between a rock and a hard Brexit

    2018-10-11T23:00:00Z

    Is the industry just sensibly keeping calm and carrying on as Michel Barnier continues to lob brickbats at Theresa May’s Brexit plans – or fiddling (increasingly nervously) while Rome burns?

  • Richard Williams
    Insight

    International investors still find UK industrial attractive

    2018-10-04T23:00:00Z

    At first glance, the data from Real Capital Analytics on European real estate investment looks ominous. Investment levels in the first half of 2018 were 9% down on the same period in 2017. And worryingly, the industrial and logistics sector, which had been the belle of the investment ball in recent

  • Mia Hunt 480
    Insight

    The shed of the future?

    2018-09-27T23:00:00Z

    What will the shed of the future look like? Will it be partially – or even totally – underground? Will it take the form of a ‘shedscraper’ several storeys high? Or will it be long and thin, allowing landlords to slice and dice the space depending on occupier requirements?