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    The Arc’s passage to economic prosperity

    2019-07-23T09:21:00Z

    The government’s Industrial Strategy focuses on developing the UK’s knowledge-based economy – a vital part of future-proofing our country’s competitiveness.

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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.

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    Embrace change or fall behind

    2019-07-17T23:00:00Z

    As the commercial real estate (CRE) industry undergoes an unprecedented transformation, real estate companies throughout the entire value chain are approaching a crossroads. 

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    Workplaces must be more human

    2019-07-11T23:00:00Z

    Millennials are the driving force behind the world’s changing work habits. 

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    Shared ownership’s time has come

    2019-07-11T23:00:00Z

    There is no denying the success of Help to Buy. From its launch in April 2013 to December 2018, a total of 211,000 loans were granted under the scheme, with a total value of £11.7bn.

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    The ‘new retail’ revolution is here

    2019-07-11T23:00:00Z

    ‘New retail’ is the phrase coined by Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba, to describe its aim to redefine commerce by enabling seamless engagement between the online and offline worlds.

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    New rent law rocks NYC landlords

    2019-07-10T23:00:00Z

    New York City’s real estate moguls are reeling from the worst political defeat in their history. 

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    Hunt’s the only man for the job

    2019-07-10T23:00:00Z

    As the Tory leadership hustings grind on, the process seems increasingly irrelevant because Conservative Central Office was foolish enough to send ballot papers out too early.