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  • Workspace
    Insight

    Stop fixating on millennials – focus on the end user

    2019-04-11T10:43:00Z

    Editor: Commercial real estate landlords and managers believe they have a pretty good handle on who millennials are and what they want from their workplace: stripped-back offices, funky seating, industrial-style lighting, coffee and beer on tap and a few splashes of colour. But do they?

  • Egypt
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    New Egypt capital must be open to all

    2019-04-11T10:40:00Z

    Editor: Having read Emanuele Midolo’s overview of Egypt’s new capital , my first thought was that there was one important aspect that could be included: the opinion of Egyptian people towards the mega city.

  • Social housing
    Insight

    It’s disheartening to see new housing standards slip

    2019-04-03T15:30:00Z

    Editor: London has a long tradition of progressive and sustainable social housing projects. From the late 1800s onwards, organisations such as the Guinness Trust and Peabody have made great improvements to the capital’s housing stock and enabled generations to live in areas throughout central London.

  • Amazon parcel
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    Amazon misjudged New York climate

    2019-04-03T15:27:00Z

    Editor: I was disappointed that Steve Cuozzo’s recent column  presented such a one-sided version of a complex situation.

  • Shopping mall
    Insight

    Rates reform needed to help high streets thrive

    2019-03-27T12:33:00Z

    Many UK retailers are caught in a ‘perfect storm’, with Brexit uncertainty, rising wages, increased occupancy costs and the growth of online shopping working against them .

  • Office ext generic
    Insight

    PDR decision sparks light concerns

    2019-03-27T12:23:00Z

    The content of the chancellor’s Spring Statement washed over many in the property profession as the Brexit storm continued .

  • hammond
    Insight

    The Spring Statement: not the game-changer we need

    2019-03-21T17:01:00Z

    Amid the Brexit chaos, Philip Hammond revealed unexpected funding for the housing sector last week – a £3bn boost to the affordable homes guarantee programme.

  • High street
    Insight

    Town centres need joined-up approach

    2019-03-15T00:00:00Z

    The future of high streets and town centres remains a hot topic that has now moved into the planning arena, with the proposed changes to permitted development rights (PDR). 

  • Apex airspace
    Insight

    Airspace development potential may be overstated

    2019-03-15T00:00:00Z

    Having read your piece on airspace development (08.03.19), my first thought is: are we at risk of creating lots of expensive penthouses? 

  • EMA Canary Wharf
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    Brexit ‘frustration’ dispute is not over yet

    2019-03-08T12:37:00Z

    Although the EMA failed to persuade the High Court that Brexit amounted to a ‘frustration’ of its lease at Canary Wharf, it has been granted leave to appeal, so it won’t be the last we hear of this high-profile dispute (‘Canary Wharf v EMA Brexit “frustration” case to go to ...