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    Industrial & logistics supplement

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    In recent months, much has been made of companies taking warehouses to stockpile goods ahead of Brexit, but ask agents and institutional investors and they will tell you it has not quite been the phenomenon it was expected to be .

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    Service culture will transform the sector

    2019-05-08T23:00:00Z

    Service providers have entered the real estate sector on the back of the rise in the service economy, sitting between the landlord and the tenant. The latter generally no longer signs a long lease and increasingly takes on less of the occupational risk, such as being subject to market rent ...

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    Social commerce is a logistical challenge

    2019-05-08T23:00:00Z

    The European industrial and logistics sector remains in rude health, with take-up and investment volumes robust following what was a record 2017.

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    How the role of architects has evolved

    2019-05-08T23:00:00Z

    Architects are perceived as focusing all their energy on design, creating buildings that we feel are iconic and exemplary and that respond to the social and urban environment in which that building sits.

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    Tech takes pain out of deal analysis

    2019-05-08T23:00:00Z

    There’s been a lot of talk about how proptech can address the ‘pain points’ property professionals face on a daily basis. The battle to work smarter and be freed up to deliver value-added activity is one of the key reasons-to-be of proptech solutions.

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    PDR risks creating a new wave of slum housing

    2019-05-08T13:57:00Z

    Editor: The extension of permitted development rights (PDR) is the clearest sign yet of the low regard afforded to the quality of the homes we provide in the UK.

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    London is still a magnet for investors

    2019-05-08T13:45:00Z

    Editor: With all the noise surrounding Brexit you would be forgiven for thinking that London is teetering on the edge of economic purgatory, and of being cut off from the supply of cautious global capital. The reality is altogether different. 

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    Five minutes with Michael Green

    2019-05-08T11:00:00Z

    Aviva Investors Real Assets head of UK industrial and logistics on digitisation, good rum and collecting Lego

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    Resi volumes pick up in London

    2019-05-02T23:00:00Z

    Whisper it, but something seems to be stirring in the hitherto moribund London residential market. People have stopped fretting about Brexit and started buying and selling houses again.

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    Property is a huge force for good

    2019-05-02T23:00:00Z

    Back in the summer of 2001, I answered a job advert in The Times for the role of director-general of something called the British Property Federation.