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    Twitter debate: #RESIdebate homes in on UK modular

    2019-07-24T23:00:00Z

    Property Week and Savills took to Twitter to debate the potential of offsite construction in the resi sector.

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    Doing nothing about London rental is not an option

    2019-07-24T13:30:00Z

    Editor: The mayor of London’s proposal for residential rent control and tenancy reform is proving controversial, but when so many Londoners are having to rent indefinitely, and 68% of them apparently agree with rent control, it would be more controversial to do nothing about the London rental market ( ‘Khan ...

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    Housing: we’re in a catch-22 situation

    2019-07-24T13:20:00Z

    Editor: On reading your in-depth piece on increasing housing supply, I couldn’t help thinking we are in somewhat of a catch-22 situation .

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    Can resi and mixed-use breathe new life into ailing high streets?

    2019-07-18T23:00:00Z

    Government wants redundant retail space to be repurposed. Will its mixed-use vision be realised?

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    RESI Convention 2019: An ever-expanding financial universe

    2019-07-18T15:00:00Z

    Over the past decade, the residential market has changed beyond recognition, which has meant more opportunities for financiers.

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    CVA safety net makes retailer shares a fair bet

    2019-07-18T14:46:00Z

    Editor:  I read with interest Liz Hamson’s wonderful editorial stating that “after the successful Arcadia CVA, the battle may be over, but the war hasn’t been won” .

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    Flexible valuation model is a must

    2019-07-18T14:31:00Z

    Editor: Current valuation models for flexible workspace centres are not fit for purpose and a market accepted model is now essential to the sector’s growth, especially given increasing interest in the flexible sector and the desire of property companies and funds to invest .

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    Is a BTR land use class needed?

    2019-07-18T14:04:00Z

    Build-to-rent (BTR), with its long-term outlook and institutional funding, is likely to be the asset class most capable of withstanding the political and economic uncertainty we face in the UK. Yet the number of BTR units coming through planning and in construction still forms a relatively small proportion of new ...

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    How sustainable is online retail?

    2019-07-17T23:00:00Z

    Is online retailing sustainable? I don’t mean just in a business sense, but also with regard to the environmental impact it has.

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    Planning miracles can happen

    2019-07-17T23:00:00Z

    Developer Iain Hutchinson has shown what determination, ruthless analysis and inspired architecture can do when it comes to winning planning permission on difficult sites.