Analysis Features

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    Shed of the future: automatic for the people

    2017-09-21T05:00:00Z

    A driverless vehicle docks at a remote warehouse in the Scottish Borders. Inside the four-storey facility, a workforce of more than 1,000 robots simultaneously picks items of stock and packs them into boxes ready for delivery to customers’ houses via an army of unmanned drones.

  • Alok Sharma, RESI Conference 2017
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    Home address: Alok Sharma speech

    2017-09-21T05:00:00Z

    At RESI 2017, the new housing and planning minister Alok Sharma gave his first major public speech since he replaced Gavin Barwell in June and took the opportunity to address the key priorities set out for him by industry leaders in Property Week last month.

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    MEES regulations: it’s not easy being green

    2017-09-20T09:35:00Z

    A fifth of industrial buildings could need alterations to meet new energy regulations - are landlords ready?

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    Smart cities: smart thinking

    2017-09-15T00:00:00Z

    New technology is revolutionising the way our urban spaces work - but it is not the only factor. Property Week finds out what really makes a smart city.

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    Standards under scrutiny as online agencies widen reach

    2017-09-15T00:00:00Z

    The online estate agency space has been a hive of activity in recent weeks.

  • Afan Valley Adventure Resort, Wales
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    Afan Valley Adventure Resort: an awfully big adventure

    2017-09-13T07:00:00Z

    Leisure industry veteran Peter Moore has teamed up with entrepreneur Gavin Woodhouse to develop one of the UK’s most ambitious activity resorts yet.

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    Chicken restaurants: poultry in motion

    2017-09-12T08:36:00Z

    The fast-food focus may still be dominated by gourmet burger restaurants, but there are other, arguably more interesting, stories out there, not least the recent expansion of gourmet chicken restaurants.

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    L&G chases grey pound with new retirement living arm

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Legal General has developed a reputation as an early mover into new, underinvested markets - witness its move into build-to-rent (BTR) and modular housing - and last month, it was at it again, this time announcing its intention to build 3,000 retirement homes over the next five years.

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    Hot Housing Index 2017

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Where in the UK is the best place to live? Location specialist CACI ranks the country’s hottest housing locations.

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    Office tenants: the art of the covenant

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Tech start-ups are booming in the UK. Between the EU referendum last June and this February, the number of tech businesses doubled, according to analysis from auditing firm RSM, and in 2016 job creation in the tech industry was found to be double the rate of the rest of the economy, accounting for