All Big Interviews articles – Page 7

  • Johnny Ronan

    Johnny be good: Johnny Ronan interview


    Johnny Ronan rarely speaks to the press. The Dublin-based founder of Ronan Group Real Estate prefers to let his work do the talking - and the company has plenty to talk about.

  • Pat Gunne

    The REIT direction: Green REIT interview


    Green REIT’s chief executive Pat Gunne talks about the firm’s development plans and how it is restructuring its portfolio.

  • Peter Miller

    Westfield's west world: Peter Miller interview


    London’s two Westfield shopping centres have been around for less than a decade, but it is hard to imagine the city’s retail scene without them.

  • Sir Terry Farrell

    A true masterplanner: Sir Terry Farrell discusses a Gold Medal-winning career


    Last month, it was announced that Sir Terry Farrell CBE had been awarded the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI’s) Gold Medal in recognition of his “outstanding achievements as one of the world’s most influential architects, planners and urban designers”.

  • Ana Nekhamkin Inhabit

    Force of Inhabit: Ana Nekhamkin interview


    Inhabit Residential is the biggest build-to-rent (BTR) company you’ve never heard of. In recent years, it has quietly amassed a £1bn development pipeline of 3,500 units across seven sites in seven regional cities, the vast majority of which have planning permission.

  • Chris Stewart

    Big interview: the entrepreneur building on Edinburgh’s glorious history


    Being a developer in a historic city is never easy. When that city is Edinburgh, where the planning system has a reputation for being particularly laborious, things are even tougher - especially when you have an interest in complex, listed assets.

  • Tom Bloxham

    HoUSe proud: Tom Bloxham interview


    Tom Bloxham is a man who likes to prove people wrong.

  • Chris Taylor

    Taylor made: Chris Taylor interview


    Chris Taylor isn’t particularly interested in talking about this or that individual deal. Instead, the chief executive of Hermes Real Estate and head of private markets at Hermes Investment Management is keen to discuss the history of places and how they might develop in the future.

  • Tim Henman

    Big interview: Tim Henman serves up property investments


    Tim Henman, new ambassador for property investment fund The Hideaways Club, tells Property Week about his first flat and his love of bricks and mortar.

  • Paul Brundage

    Big interview: Brundage lays out BPF plans


    You would not expect a Canadian expat to love the quintessentially British sport of rugby, but the British Property Federation’s new president Paul Brundage does - in no small part because the game shares so many characteristics with business.

  • Wirral town centre

    By the riverside: Martin Liptrot interview


    For far too long, Wirral has lived in the shadow of the city of Liverpool, which sits ‘over the water’.

  • Darius Ziatabari

    Touch of magic: Darius Ziatabari interview


    Darius Ziatabari is standing at a kitchen counter in Surrey, merrily spraying playing cards into the air for the benefit of Property Week ’s photographer.

  • Savannah de Savary

    Property’s Shazam: Savannah de Savary interview


    Imagine having a tool at your disposal that instantly provides information about the building you are looking at - the agents leasing it, the architect who designed it, the contractor that built it - a ‘Shazam for the built environment’, if you like.

  • David Camp

    A new Stanhope: David Camp interview


    Few developers make their name with a single project. But that is exactly what Stanhope did when in 1986 it embarked on the development of 4m sq ft of commercial property on 29 acres of land at Broadgate, just north of Liverpool Street station in the City of London.

  • Tom Atchison

    Lettings from America: Tom Atchison interview


    Tom Atchison greets Property Week with a firm handshake and a broad grin that reveals a set of perfect teeth.

  • Paul Crosbie

    Speculate to accumulate: Paul Crosbie interview


    Finding suitable investment opportunities in the industrial sector isn’t easy at the moment, according to M G’s head of logistics and industrial, Paul Crosbie.

  • John Burbage

    London’s called: John Burbage interview


    Burbage Realty has been one of the best-performing industrial agencies through good times and bad. Now it is on a growth push, looking to capitalise on the strong market fundamentals in the industrial and logistics sector.

  • James Silver

    Silver bullet: James Silver interview


    It is rare for the development director of a property company to admit to “over-speccing” offices, but Landid’s James Silver does just that when we meet at the developer’s HQ off Carnaby Street to discuss its joint venture with Brockton Capital in the Thames Valley.

  • Jean-Marc Vandevivere

    Platform_ soul: Jean-Marc Vandevivere interview


    Jean-Marc Vandevivere looks down on his former employer. His stance is literal rather than attitudinal. From Platform_’s boardroom, he has a view out over the offices of British Land, where until the end of last year he was head of residential.

  • Craig McWilliam

    The man with a 20-year plan: Craig McWilliam interview


    Grosvenor Britain Ireland’s chief executive Craig McWilliam is looking to inject some hustle and bustle into genteel Mayfair and Belgravia. In his first interview since taking the role, he explains how.