All Big Interviews articles – Page 8

  • David Lloyd and Martin Helme

    All under one roof: David Lloyd and Martin Helme interview


    A new venture from health club pioneer David Lloyd and Martin Helme of Holmes Investment Properties looks to shake up the leisure market with family-focused multi-activity centres.

  • Cal Lee

    Space man: Cal Lee interview


    Workthere has all the usual attributes associated with a proptech company - a cool-looking website, hip young staff and a funky name that would not sound out of place in Silicon Valley. But Workthere is not your average VC-investor-backed start-up. It is the brainchild of Savills.

  • Eyal Weizman

    Conflict interest: Eyal Weizman interview


    If you constructed a Venn diagram representing architecture, investigative journalism, acoustic engineering, human rights law and psychology, you would find a tiny area of intersection in the middle.

  • Kevin Nowlan

    Bring on Brexit: Kevin Nowlan interview


    Whatever opportunities the UK’s exit from the EU throws up for the Dublin office market, Hibernia chief executive Kevin Nowlan plans to capitalise.

  • Richard Cherry

    Estate of mind: Richard Cherry interview


    Political interest in estate regeneration comes and goes, depending on the fiscal position the government of the day finds itself in and, crucially, the personalities involved.

  • Andrew Percival UPP

    A man on the UPP: Andrew Percival interview


    Andrew Percival has every right to feel nervous. It is his first major interview since being appointed managing director of UPP Projects last July and he now leads a company that has been responsible for the development of a portfolio of 36,500 student accommodation rooms, not to mention a further ...

  • Redrock Stockport leisure complex

    A northern soul: Eamonn Boylan interview


    In 1979, Eamonn Boylan came to Manchester to study English and American literature. And but for a brief sojourn across the Pennines, Cumbria-born Boylan has stayed in the city that has become his spiritual home ever since.

  • Tim Rodber (left) and Matt Dawson

    Instant results: Tim Rodber and Matt Dawson interview


    The word ‘disruptor’ characterised the whole playing career of former England rugby international back row Tim Rodber.

  • 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 ...