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  • Climate change
    Insight

    Climate change is a planning consideration

    2019-08-06T13:58:00Z

    In October 2017, William McLennan applied for planning permission for solar panels on his property in Kent. 

  • Rent signs
    Insight

    Changing perceptions of industry

    2019-08-02T00:00:00Z

    A recent perception audit commissioned by the British Property Federation (BPF), the first of its kind across the UK property industry, provided a hard-hitting reality about how our industry is regarded.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    The only way is up… baby

    2019-08-01T23:00:00Z

    Funny things words. When I was at school, being described as a disruptive influence was not a compliment. 

  • Regents Crescent
    Insight

    Beauty is back in housebuilding

    2019-08-01T00:30:00Z

    This summer, there has been a wave of initiatives to put beauty back into housebuilding.

  • Breakout area
    Insight

    Outlook for flexible workspace sector still bright

    2019-07-31T11:02:00Z

    Editor: The flexible workspace market in London is increasingly competitive and success will require a focused strategy and deep expertise.

  • Retail
    Insight

    Retail-to-resi: one size does not fit all

    2019-07-31T10:49:00Z

    Editor:  In your recent article on the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission’s interim report, Chris Thompson from CACI is right to point out that the UK is over-spaced in terms of retail .

  • Sadiq Khan
    Insight

    Could rent controls boost BTR?

    2019-07-26T01:00:00Z

    London mayor Sadiq Khan put the cat among the pigeons last week when he called on ministers to allow him to impose rent caps in the capital. He stands little chance, but would it be a bad thing?

  • The Riverwalk, Durham
    Insight

    Time to stop working in silos

    2019-07-26T00:00:00Z

    The value destruction going on in our towns and city centres presents both the greatest challenge and the biggest opportunity in my 30 years in the property industry.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    The blond bombshell lands

    2019-07-26T00:00:00Z

    We’re not living in an age when the mighty are falling.We’re living in one in which the puny are rising.

  • Hyde Park
    Insight

    We need to ‘rewild’ our cities

    2019-07-26T00:00:00Z

    A recent study published in Scientific Reports shows that spending just two hours a week in nature can improve our health and wellbeing.