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  • Mia Hunt 480
    Insight

    It's not all doom and gloom for the retail and leisure sector

    2018-09-20T23:00:00Z

    Few property landlords have had as tumultuous a time in 2018 as owners of retail, food and beverage (F B) and leisure assets.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Ten years after the world turned upside down

    2018-09-20T23:00:00Z

    As with 9/11 and, if you are longer of tooth, the assassination of JFK, most of us remember where we were when Lehman Brothers collapsed. It is one of those seismic events that are branded like a hot iron into the collective psyche.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    A letter to the new housing minister

    2018-09-13T23:00:00Z

    Dear Kit, thank you for joining us at the RESI Convention in Wales this week. We are delighted that you have chosen to give your first major public address to the sector as housing minister at our event.

  • Guy Montague-Jones
    Insight

    BTR needs rocket fuel to make a real difference

    2018-09-07T00:00:00Z

    Data from Savills and the British Property Federation on the growth of build-to-rent (BTR) sounds impressive.

  • Guy Montague-Jones
    Insight

    Why London’s becoming a no-go zone for investors

    2018-08-30T23:59:00Z

    Who said it was grim up north? Whereas last year was all about London investment as foreign investors piled into the capital to snap up trophy assets such as the Cheesegrater and the Walkie-Talkie, this year is all about regional investment.

  • Mia Hunt 480
    Insight

    Ireland supplement: two decades on from Good Friday Agreement

    2018-08-30T05:35:00Z

    The Good Friday Agreement was signed two decades ago and what a 20 years it has been since. The end of ‘the Troubles’ meant Northern Ireland’s property market was suddenly open for business, prompting a flurry of deals and development.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Are councils venturing too far from home?

    2018-08-23T23:00:00Z

    I will happily venture outside my comfort zone if I think I’m up to it and it’s worth it, but let’s just say there are three good reasons I will never undertake a triathlon. I have to seriously question, therefore, the wisdom of councils venturing beyond their skill sets and comfort zones to invest

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Will Ashley’s Direct approach work for House of Fraser?

    2018-08-17T00:00:00Z

    The ‘will he or won’t he?’ question had been swirling around Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley for weeks. Some thought he would splash the cash to protect his shareholding, others that he would sit on his hands and do nothing.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Digital-only issue: RESI, steady, go

    2018-08-09T16:15:00Z

    Has there ever been a more exhilarating – or terrifying – time to be working in the residential sector? I can’t think of one. The sector has had to deal with challenge after challenge this year: the fourth housing minister in 12 months, the chaos caused by Brexit, the ailing prime market in London

  • David Parsley
    Insight

    Capco’s Earls Court duel becomes a matter of honour

    2018-08-03T00:01:00Z

    While neither side in the battle for Earls Court has directly accused the other of lying, they have near as damn it.