Big Interviews

  • Richard Bains

    Leaving nothing to chance: Richard Bains interview


    Less than a year after taking over as managing director at Chancerygate, Richard Bains talks about his first few months in post and his strategy for the company’s future.

  • Dean Clifford & Grant Lipton GME

    Great minds: Dean Clifford and Grant Lipton interview


    Dean Clifford and Grant Lipton tell Adam Branson how Great Marlborough Estates is aiming to bridge the gap between the mass-market housebuilders and ‘uber-high-end’ developers.

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    Feathering their Nest: Cuckooz Nest interview


    The duo behind Cuckooz Nest tell Adam Branson how they plan to grow the co-working-with-crèche concept.

  • Lucinda Kelly

    Filling in the gaps: Popertee interview


    Lucinda Kelly saw a chance to unite proptech and pop-ups. Her firm, Popertee, is thriving, and she’s resolved to keep it rooted in Ireland.

  • Isabelle Scemama

    The French investment woman: Isabelle Scemama interview


    Isabelle Scemama took over from Pierre Vaquier as chief executive officer of AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets in February 2017. Last week, Property Week caught up with her at AXA IM – Real Assets’ Mipim base just off the Croisette to quiz her on the annual property jamboree, ...

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    Canary sings a new tune: John Garwood interview


    Canary Wharf Group managing director John Garwood tells Property Week  why it has diversified beyond its commercial heartland into residential – and what’s next on the agenda.

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    Retail review: Jonathan De Mello


    Head of retail consultancy at Harper Dennis Hobbs, Jonathan De Mello, gives Property Week his exclusive insights on the state of the retail sector following the recent mega-deals between Hammerson Intu and Unibail Westfield and the struggles of high street chains Next, New Look, Debenhams ...

  • Matt Crompton

    Why Muse is feeling good: Matt Crompton interview


    Muse may be known for creating mixed-use schemes in the north of England, but managing director Matt Crompton tells Property Week  that it is strength of opportunity rather than location that matters.

  • Mike Watters

    Income support: Mike Watters interview


    RDI REIT is eyeing a market cap of £1bn in its quest to become the UK’s leading income-focused REIT. Chief executive Mike Watters tells Property Week why it pays to be ‘absolutely vicious’ working your assets.

  • Mike Green

    Aviva la revolución: Mike Green interview


    Aviva Investors is selling off smaller industrial units and investing in bigger, better-located ‘clusters’. Head of UK logistics Mike Green explains why.