All Big Interviews articles – Page 12

  • Irvine_Sellar

    Irvine Sellar interview: My battle to create The Shard

    Irvine Sellar talked to Property Week in 2012 about his epic battle to create a global landmark for London.

  • Ian Worboys

    The battle of Britain: Ian Worboys interview


    Ian Worboys is indulging in a bit of well-deserved dolphin spotting. The chief executive of P3 Logistic Parks is speaking to Property Week from a boat off the coast of the Maldives, days after his company was acquired by GIC from TPG and Ivanhoé Cambridge in one of the ...

  • Howard Phillips

    Flying high: Howard Phillips interview


    It isn’t often that a chief executive of seven years’ standing - and one, moreover, who has worked for their company for 25 years - decides to jack it in and start again. But that is exactly what Howard Phillips did four-and-a-half years ago when he quit retirement living housebuilder ...

  • Killian Hurley

    At the peak of his powers: Killian Hurley interview


    In 2013, Killian Hurley, co-founder and chief executive of London developer Mount Anvil, stated that his ambition was to build an average of 500 homes a year. Any more than that and he would worry about losing control.

  • Rob Shepherd

    Shepherd's watch: Rob Shepherd interview


    Rob Shepherd may not look as though he deals daily with the likes of Mad Max, but ‘road warriors’ are precisely the demographic the development director for Europe at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) says it caters for at its Holiday Inn chain - with a good deal of success, it ...

  • Gary Yardley

    Court in the spotlight: Gary Yardley interview


    It is fair to say the redevelopment of Earls Court has encountered its fair share of challenges over its decade-long gestation, from concerns over the number of foreign investors buying London’s newest housing stocks to Deutsche Bank issuing a special note last year warning that it would be affected particularly ...

  • Matthew Crichton-Brown and Mark Allnutt

    American apparel: Greystar interview


    To some, it is the private rented sector (PRS). To others, it’s the professional rented or build-to-rent sector. With the arrival of US giant Greystar in the market, another moniker is rapidly gaining traction: multi-family housing.

  • Gerry Hughes GVA lead

    GVA’s new ringmaster: Gerry Hughes interview


    When Swedish private equity firm EQT announced in October that it was renaming Bilfinger GVA’s parent company Apleona, the new name for Bilfinger GVA itself was conspicuous by its absence.

  • Inteview Mark Granger Carter Jonas

    Granger in a foreign land: Mark Granger big interview


    Under Mark Granger’s leadership, Carter Jonas has evolved from being a largely rural agency to encompassing residential, commercial and industrial - now the plan is to expand into Europe.

  • Left to right: Steven Underwood, Neil Dickinson, Jeremy Greenland and Jonathan Harris

    Power play: Peel Logistics interview


    In September 2016, Peel Logistics Property - a joint venture formed by the Peel Group and Macquarie Capital in 2015 - announced that it had joined forces with logistics developer Evander Properties to create a specialist UK industrial property development and management platform.

  • Tom Horne, William Green and Sheila King

    Tales of the Hood: L’Estrange interview


    Tom Horne and William Green, founders of start-up menswear brand L’Estrange, are holed up in Mayfair’s Arts Club with one of their key supporters, Sheila King.

  • Chris Hayward

    City of angles: Chris Hayward interview


    Banks abandoning London, financial services firms moving staff abroad, falling occupier and investor demand and dwindling rents… while many of the fears expressed immediately after the Brexit vote have not been realised, or not yet anyway, the property industry nevertheless remains in a state of limbo as the meaning and ...

  • Gym

    Sit up and listen: F45 Training interview


    A workout craze from Down Under is set to turn the UK’s fitness scene on its head. As revealed by Property Week in September, Australian operator F45 Training is embarking on a programme to open 50 studios across the country by autumn next year.

  • Jonathan Goldstein

    Citizen Cain: Jonathan Goldstein interview


    There are plenty of football fans in the property industry - and plenty of Spurs fans in particular. Not many attempt to buy the club they support, though. Then again, not many are like Cain Hoy’s Jonathan Goldstein.

  • Hoola, Royal Docks

    HUBba bubba!: Steve Sanham and Robert Sloss interview


    “Why not?” is a question residential developer Hub’s newly promoted managing director, Steve Sanham, likes to ask a lot - and why not if you are one half of a double-act that prides itself on providing “aspirational yet attainable homes for hard working Londoners”?

  • Nick Leslau

    Top dog: Nick Leslau interview


    Sitting in his swanky offices on Cavendish Square, complete with Mini bonnet signed by the 2003 World Cup-winning rugby team, the chairman of Prestbury Investments, Nick Leslau, has just acquired the 55-hotel Travelodge portfolio for £196.2m on behalf of the Secure Income REIT he advises.

  • Dror Nagel

    A house proud man: Dror Nagel interview


    If you thought the UK government had done a lot to push home ownership in the past few years, it’s nothing compared with what’s been happening in Israel.

  • Ian Rickwood Henley 1

    How Henley’s ‘candy store’ is filling pockets


    Ian Rickwood has an unusual CV for the boss of a private equity real estate business.

  • Lars Huber

    New Hines variety: Lars Huber interview


    During an hour-long interview, Hines Europe co-head Lars Huber barely mentions offices - which is surprising given that Hines is one of the biggest global office developers of the past half century.

  • Hanover, Germany

    Logistic optimistic: Michael Hughes interview


    Back in 2010, Michael Hughes had a vision. Hughes, who had built up a strong reputation for delivering sheds through industrial developer Helios, could see that the UK and European warehouse and logistics market was changing.