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  • Immersive theatre company Histrionic takes performance into new spaces
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    Immersive theatre company Histrionic takes performance into new spaces

    2020-07-10T00:00:00Z

    Adam McKenzie Wylie, CEO of immersive theatre start-up Histrionic Productions, talks to Andrew Saunders about its first show, finding suitable venues and the challenge posed by social distancing

  • Mark Robinson
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    View from the top: Mark Robinson, chair of High Street Task Force

    2020-07-10T00:00:00Z

    The new chair of the government-led High Streets Task Force tells Property Week about the problems facing UK retail, his ambitions for the initiative and the importance of a sense of place.

  • Planning and dev
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    We must plug housing investment gap

    2020-07-09T09:03:00Z

    Editor: As lockdown eases, we are reminded that we need to get the economy going again.

  • Empty shop
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    Planning reform key to UK recovery

    2020-07-09T08:48:00Z

    Editor: The prime minister is clearly backing construction to dig us out of the economic hole created by Covid-19 ( ’Industry reacts to Boris Johnson’s Covid-19 recovery speech ’).

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    SME shed take-up is a positive sign

    2020-07-09T00:00:00Z

    A bit less ‘just-in-time’ and a bit more ‘just in case’: it’s one of my favourite adages from the business car crash of recent months.

  • New York
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    Letter from New York

    2020-07-09T00:00:00Z

    An eerie, Twilight Zone-like atmosphere descended on sweltering New York City this week. Over a muted July 4th Independence Day weekend, the Big Apple was torn between celebration and unease.

  • London Designer Outlet
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    Turnover-based rents model is the future

    2020-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Turnover-based rents in the retail and leisure sector are not new. But judging by media coverage in recent weeks, suddenly they seem to be everyone’s favourite route forward for the post-coronavirus world.

  • Shared ownership cover
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    Shared ownership is fit for heroes

    2020-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Not a day goes by without new data or a survey from the housing industry being released. I’m sure we are all eagerly flicking through these articles to see what the future might hold. Frankly, the uncertainty is exhausting.

  • Andrew Lynch
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    ‘We never wanted to grow too quickly’: interview with Huckletree co-founder

    2020-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Huckletree co-founder Andrew Lynch talks to Emma Shone about the co-working firm’s community-based offering, the benefits of its Places model and his reimagining of the sector in a post-Covid world

  • Kidbrooke Village, Greenwich
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    How Tony Pidgley built London

    2020-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Berkeley Group founder Tony Pidgley was, along with Sir Lawrie Barratt, one of the two giants of modern housebuilding – an industry they both, in differing ways, were largely responsible for fashioning.

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    Space as a service comes of age

    2020-07-09T00:00:00Z

    In the past few weeks, the speed of change has been breathtaking. Ideas that were once regarded as outlandish have become mainstream very quickly.

  • Zeroing in on the key climate issues
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    Zeroing in on the key climate issues

    2020-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Property Week’ s recent Net Zero: The Art of the Possible virtual event brought industry experts together to debate the Climate Crisis Challenge and how to achieve net zero carbon.

  • Mark Ridley
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    View from the top: Mark Ridley, group CEO of Savills

    2020-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Savills’ global boss talks to Property Week about the real estate winners and losers in the aftermath of Covid-19, what lies ahead for offices and his anticipation of a ‘swoosh’-shaped recovery

  • Ryan Babel
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    Building the tower of Babel

    2020-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Dutch international footballer Ryan Babel tells Property Week why he thinks investing in residential property is cooler and sexier than splashing out on expensive watches and fast cars.

  • New Bond Street
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    Time to woo overseas shoppers

    2020-07-02T00:00:00Z

    For a specific part of the economy, the Covid-19 impact started earlier and will end far later than most others. This will have a direct impact on property owners and their tenants across the UK.

  • Boris Johnson
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    A long road to recovery

    2020-07-02T00:00:00Z

    The tectonic plates are moving – and not before time.

  • New York Skyline
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    Letter from New York

    2020-07-02T00:00:00Z

    The Big Apple has come to life again with the start of phase II of reopening. Thousands of restaurants opened outdoor seating and encouraged by good summer weather and a sustained reduction in Covid-19 infections, New Yorkers finally enjoyed a taste of pre-pandemic pleasure.

  • London homes skyline
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    Resi landlords suffer in silence

    2020-07-02T00:00:00Z

    An important principle is taught in training first responders to an accident: check those not crying for help first, as those not making noise are probably suffering too much to muster the energy to scream or, even worse, are already dead.

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    BTR looks to a healthier future

    2020-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Lockdown is easing and parts of the nation are emerging from weeks of isolation. We’re not out of the woods yet, but a vision of normal life is visible on the horizon.

  • Generic office space
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    Why we all still need the office

    2020-07-02T00:00:00Z

    I want to go against the current – and surprising – trend among some property industry experts for extolling the virtues of working from home and sounding the death knell of the office.