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Could residential developers that took out CBILS loans during the pandemic struggle to clear their debts? – Activist Stewart Wellington discusses his plans to revive a north London community hub – Smart building technology has a key role to play in the safe return to workplaces
Four years on from Grenfell, leaseholders affected by cladding issues call on the industry to step up – The second meeting of PW’s Diversity & Inclusion editorial board – Quadrant Repurpose founders Chris Daniel and Mark Phillipson on acquisitions, department stores and what’s next for the company
The key takeaways from Property Week’s Industrial & Logistics event – How giant mixed-use Toronto development The Well drew inspiration from UK schemes in Belfast and Leeds – China’s real estate market has bounced back from the Coronavirus pandemic with a wave of flagship projects taking shape
Time to celebrate the sector’s high achievers as the RESI Awards open for entries – Cebr’s Vicky Price on how economic impact of Covid will affect the market – General Projects’ Jacob Loftus shares his vision for developing buildings that are both eclectic and sustainable
Four big think pieces from thought leaders in property.
Rise in online gaming brings wave of bingo hall closures – Landsec to stick with London office development despite £1.4bn loss – SEGRO CEO David Sleath explains how and why the company has updated its Responsible SEGRO ESG strategy
Costa Coffee property and store development director James Hamilton on the secrets of the coffee chain’s longevity – Property Awards now open for entries ahead of the online and in-person event on Friday 12 November – Impact duo Robert Whitton and Nick Shattock discuss their future plans
Ahead of the long-delayed COP26 conference, the property industry looks at what actions it can take to meet the climate challenge – PW’s Climate Crisis Challenge partners outline practical next steps companies can take on journey to net zero carbon – A look at the new ‘intentional trespassing’ bill
Office ventilation will play a vital part in keeping workers safe from Covid-19 – LandAid and Newcore’s Pro Bono Programme shows industry’s caring side – Delancey founder Jamie Ritblat on the challenges of the Olympic Village site – Concerns that equal pay issue is being ignored
Results of second Climate Crisis Survey reveal how property is facing up to the environmental emergency – CEO Keith Breslauer on Patron Capital’s commercial and charitable vision – Sphera has devised a clean solution to concrete pollution – UK hotels sector optimistic about recovery
McArthurGlen co-chief exec Susie McCabe on future of physical retail – Why Belfast’s office sector is primed for a post-pandemic regeneration – What’s driving demand for space in Ireland’s I&L sector? – Stevenage plans to become an ‘exemplary’ New Town after receiving government funding
As Costa Coffee turns 50, we look at how the chain built its substantial UK estate and its future plans – Fiona Fletcher-Smith, new CEO of L&Q, discusses how a new five-year plan will take the housing association forward – Government rules out MCC business rates appeals
Exclusive research reveals the locations set to feel the biggest impact of the long-term shift to WFH – The alternative property sectors that have been the winners and losers of the pandemic – The murder of Sarah Everard raises questions about how better urban planning could make our streets safer
Two big think pieces from thought leaders in property
Eight leading architectural practices respond to PW’s design challenge to rethink redundant department stores – Flex workspace operators are looking for the most sustainable business models post-Covid – What the extension of the moratorium will mean for occupier-landlord relationships
RICS chief executive Sean Tompkins responds to members’ criticism of the embattled organisation in an exclusive interview – Green loans and sustainable finance are gaining traction – Could the Bank of England be set to introduce negative interest rates to counter Covid-19’s economic impact?
A Property Week investigation reveals local authorities are sitting on a pile of unspent S106 and CIL contributions – K&K Property Holdings CEO Kino Law on the firm’s London expansion plans – Lockdown boom in online grocery shopping leads distributors to search for delivery depot sites in the capital
Qatari Diar CEO on rationale behind conversion of former US embassy to luxury hotel – Jeremy Rainbird and Piers Read on their quest to professionalise the UK TV and film production scene – Anger grows as business rates is review pushed back – How flexible working can improve work-life balance
Former presidents, senior figures and members tell us what they want to see from the RICS review – Tory London mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey on why he would be good for the capital and property industry – Critics attack ‘unfair’ tax on developers to fund removal of dangerous cladding
Help shape property’s response to the environmental crisis by taking part in our Climate Crisis Perceptions Survey – Meet the industry figures who’ve formed Property Week’s diversity and inclusion board – Landlords and leaseholders find flaws in government cladding removal plan
LandTech founders explain how their software platform is growing strongly and helping address the housing crisis – View from the top with Allsop’s Scott Tyler – Could leisure uses be about to ride to the rescue of stricken high streets?
Property Week investigates how a number of councils spent £820m of public money buying property through tax-avoiding offshore vehicles – View from the top with Harry Badham – Is SEGRO starting a new logistics trend with hunt for underground City site?
RICS set to carry out an independent review - Government set to toughen building safety rules - Interview with Nick Candy - Midlands markets
Experts from across the industry gaze into the crystal ball to give us more predictions for 2021 in the final part of our preview of the year – CEO Gillian Charlesworth on how she turned BRE Group around and her hopes for hitting zero-carbon targets – Trafford City in Manchester ...
Leading figures from across the property industry reveal their hopes and predictions for life after Covid-19 and Brexit in part two of our 2021 preview – Leasehold reform is back on the government’s agenda, but will it really deliver this time? – Local mayor Ben Houchen plans to change the ...
Leading figures from across the property industry reveal their hopes and predictions for life after Covid and Brexit in our 17-page 2021 preview – Industrial sector experts believe boom is set to continue as online shopping demand surges and investors circle – Linklaters’ real estate team looks ahead to ...
We take a look back at all the big stories from 2020, the year when resi and logistics proved their resilience, while retail, offices and hospitality took a massive hit from Covid-19 – Five key takeaways from Property Week’s Student Accommodation Conference, held last week – The turmoil caused by ...
Jason and Brett Oppenheim, stars of US reality show Selling Sunset, on the art of selling homes to LA’s super-rich – Guy Harrington, CEO of Glenhawk, on the challenger lender’s new bridging product and wider expansion plans – Housing sector’s stars shine at last week’s virtual RESI Awards ceremony celebrating ...
Brunswick Property Partners founders outline plans to build a £1bn portfolio with new workspace venture Akoya – Chief executive of CRM Students, Stewart Moore, on the pandemic’s impact on the PBSA sector – PBSA operators are braced for a challenging 2021 as the sector reels from the impact of the ...
Winners and highlights from Property Week’s 25th anniversary event – Simon Carter on the challenges and opportunities presented by his new role as head of British Land – Do the ‘magnificent seven’ mega malls opened in the UK from the mid-1980s still have a future in online retail age? – ...
Will property’s efforts to tackle climate change be derailed by the struggle to survive economic fallout of Covid-19? – Participants in the recent RESI Twitter debate address some key issues for the sector – Property Week photographer Phil Weedon hits the streets to capture eerie scenes of London in lockdown ...
Thought-leadership essays from Yardi, Clive Emson, Colliers International and more.
Property Week and CACI reveal the 100 UK retail locations that have proved most resilient to the Covid-19 pandemic – US journalist Reeves Wiedeman on the travails of WeWork and its eccentric founder Adam Neumann – Key takeaways from the Industrial & Logistics Conference & Showcase – The pandemic has ...
Meet the people making a big mark in the residential sector as we unveil this year’s cohort of RESI Trailblazers – Fifth Wall managing director Roelof Opperman on why the venture capital firm is launching a proptech fund – As new lockdown bites, retail tenants and landlords are adopting strategies ...
As many occupiers look to sublet empty offices, what will be the impact of this ‘grey space’ on the market? – Mount Anvil MD Darragh Hurley talks about the developer’s new Verdean scheme and why it likes partnerships – A look at the range of measures property managers have ...
Former Dragons’ Den star James Caan on why he is backing IPSX and his advice for new businesses – The response to the Covid-19 crisis could be make or break moment for property finance as non-bank lenders step up – As more investors turn to bridging finance, what are the ...
We review how the new three-tier lockdown restrictions have dealt a new blow to the struggling pub trade – As Rita-Rose Gagné moves into the top spot at Hammerson, what are the challenges the little-known Canadian faces in turning round the retail giant? – IWG chief design officer Maarten Jamin ...
Industry experts provide insight into the future of the office at Property Week’s WorkSpace conference – New UKGBC chairman Sunand Prasad is optimistic about real estate’s ability to act now to tackle climate change – The heads of NewFlex and Office Space In Town reflect on role of flex space ...
Why Asda’s property portfolio could be the main prize for bidders in the contest to acquire the grocery retailer – In light of the government’s new work from home directive, what can offices do to adapt to the pandemic’s long-term effects and ensure their survival? – German businessman and financier ...
As coronavirus forces a new phase of office development, we look at the origins and evolution of the workplace – OBI founder Will Lewis explains how the agency became a leading player in Manchester over the past 10 years – Oxford Properties’ Paul Brundage on how Covid-19 has shaken real ...
The heads of TTS explain why it is the perfect time to launch an adviser dedicated to making turnover leases work for retail landlords and tenants – As students prepare for a very subdued return to university, how is the PBSA sector coping with the uncertainty caused by Covid-19? ...
The Black Lives Matter movement is raising questions about lack of ethnic diversity in the industry and what can be done to tackle inequality – Shaftesbury chief executive Brian Bickell on how the major West End landlord aims to help its struggling F&B tenants in the wake of Covid-19 – ...
We reveal this year’s 100 hottest UK locations for residential investment in Property Week’s annual survey based on exclusive data from CACI – High-profile speakers and an agenda exploring all the key issues for the sector make RESI Convention 2020 an event not to be missed – The Head of ...
Ireland’s retail sector looks better placed to recover from Covid-19 than the UK’s, but can recent deal activity blossom into a full-blown recovery? – A Hong Kong billionaire is planning to create a new Chinese settlement off the M1 motorway in Ireland – Cheltenham council is seeking a development partner ...
A rundown of the events programme for October’s WorkSpace Conference + Showcase - Landlords and tenants face the challenge of redesigning office interiors to make post-pandemic workplaces both safe and attractive for the returning workforce - View from the top with Simon Silver, co-founder of Derwent London - AV editor ...
Letter from New York - Industry pays tribute to Tony Pidgley - View from the top with Liz Peace - Interview with SEGRO’s David Sleath
After a parliamentary report found some agents are enabling corrupt Russian investors to buy into UK property, what should the industry be doing to clean up its act? – Nelson Mills, CEO of one of New York’s biggest landlords, Columbia Property Trust, outlines how the impact of Covid-19 looks set ...
Before Covid-19, commercial property investment looked like a good bet for cash-strapped councils, but the gamble is looking increasingly risky as retail and leisure values plummet – Matthew Howell, UK MD of RICS, on the organisation’s new digital-first strategy and how it plans to help the industry recover in ...
The retreat from city centres in the past few months has boosted neighbourhood food and beverage outlets, but can the trend continue? – A diverse portfolio and plans put in place to deal with Brexit have stood Allied London in good stead during the pandemic, says CEO Michael Ingall ...
Retail industry figures slam mini-Budget for failing to offer adequate help and support to the sector – Muse MD Matt Crompton on developing during lockdown and how the company plans to make the most of post-pandemic opportunities – Giant American Dream project points to an experiential future for malls ...
Mark Robinson, head of the new High Streets Task Force, on the challenges facing retail and the importance of placemaking in promoting recovery – Huckletree co-founder Andrew Lynch on how the co-working firm is helping reimagine the sector after Covid-19 – How new immersive theatre company Histrionic plans to take ...
The industry pays tribute to the late Tony Pidgley, a housebuilding titan and one of property’s great characters – How Dutch international footballer Ryan Babel has managed to score in his new field of property development – Savills’ global head Mark Ridley on the post-lockdown opportunities and why the recovery ...