All Comment articles – Page 6

  • Regents Crescent
    Insight

    Beauty is back in housebuilding

    2019-08-01T00:30:00Z

    This summer, there has been a wave of initiatives to put beauty back into housebuilding.

  • Breakout area
    Insight

    Outlook for flexible workspace sector still bright

    2019-07-31T11:02:00Z

    Editor: The flexible workspace market in London is increasingly competitive and success will require a focused strategy and deep expertise.

  • Retail
    Insight

    Retail-to-resi: one size does not fit all

    2019-07-31T10:49:00Z

    Editor:  In your recent article on the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission’s interim report, Chris Thompson from CACI is right to point out that the UK is over-spaced in terms of retail .

  • Sadiq Khan
    Insight

    Could rent controls boost BTR?

    2019-07-26T01:00:00Z

    London mayor Sadiq Khan put the cat among the pigeons last week when he called on ministers to allow him to impose rent caps in the capital. He stands little chance, but would it be a bad thing?

  • The Riverwalk, Durham
    Insight

    Time to stop working in silos

    2019-07-26T00:00:00Z

    The value destruction going on in our towns and city centres presents both the greatest challenge and the biggest opportunity in my 30 years in the property industry.

  • Hyde Park
    Insight

    We need to ‘rewild’ our cities

    2019-07-26T00:00:00Z

    A recent study published in Scientific Reports shows that spending just two hours a week in nature can improve our health and wellbeing.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    The blond bombshell lands

    2019-07-26T00:00:00Z

    We’re not living in an age when the mighty are falling.We’re living in one in which the puny are rising.

  • Guy Montague-Jones
    Insight

    From flexible boom to bust?

    2019-07-18T23:00:00Z

    OneEleven’s decision to review its UK plans could be a sign of things to come. 

  • Yoga
    Insight

    Workplaces must be more human

    2019-07-11T23:00:00Z

    Millennials are the driving force behind the world’s changing work habits. 

  • Tesco van
    Insight

    The ‘new retail’ revolution is here

    2019-07-11T23:00:00Z

    ‘New retail’ is the phrase coined by Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba, to describe its aim to redefine commerce by enabling seamless engagement between the online and offline worlds.

  • Clapham Park - Courtyard Final
    Insight

    Shared ownership’s time has come

    2019-07-11T23:00:00Z

    There is no denying the success of Help to Buy. From its launch in April 2013 to December 2018, a total of 211,000 loans were granted under the scheme, with a total value of £11.7bn.

  • Jeremy Hunt
    Insight

    Hunt’s the only man for the job

    2019-07-10T23:00:00Z

    As the Tory leadership hustings grind on, the process seems increasingly irrelevant because Conservative Central Office was foolish enough to send ballot papers out too early.

  • Graph – annual total return (%)
    Insight

    Woodford woes prompt liquidity rethink

    2019-07-04T23:00:00Z

    The well-publicised Woodford scenario has again brought open-ended property funds to the front pages of the national newspapers, referencing the illiquidity mismatch between their underlying assets and the offer of daily liquidity.

  • Workplace
    Insight

    Tech matters in fight for talent

    2019-07-04T23:00:00Z

    With every chief executive eager to attract and retain great people, now is a good time to reflect on the war for talent that faces organisations and how to engage those great people through an enhanced workplace.

  • Acton Gardens Central Square Apartments
    Insight

    Partnerships make communities

    2019-07-04T23:00:00Z

    When the housing secretary announced a new commission championing beautiful buildings as an integral part of the drive to build the homes communities need, it marked a shift in the way national government viewed the future of housebuilding.

  • Smart Home Features
    Insight

    How to cater to today’s consumer

    2019-07-04T23:00:00Z

    Does anyone remember what life was like before the iPhone or TV on demand? 

  • Wardian development, Canary Wharf, Isle of Dogs
    Insight

    Towering ambitions in Docklands

    2019-07-04T23:00:00Z

    At 7pm on Friday 9 February 1996, I was one floor up from Property Week , working at Building magazine. 

  • Gender pay gap
    Insight

    Pay gap reporting is here to stay

    2019-06-27T23:00:00Z

    We have a problem. According to PwC, the average gender pay gap in real estate improved by 3.8% in the newly reported 2018 figures but the sector continues to have one of the highest pay gaps among all UK industries at 28%

  • Construction
    Insight

    Fresh modular recruits welcome

    2019-06-27T23:00:00Z

    The recent news that Goldman Sachs has invested £75m in East Midlands factory-built housing company Top Hat is a welcome shot in the arm for the struggling modular housing sector.

  • shutterstock_221809534_cred Nejron Photo
    Insight

    Learn from personal challenges

    2019-06-27T23:00:00Z

    It is the third anniversary of Britain’s referendum on its membership of the EU and yet we are no closer to knowing what Brexit really means