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In Property Week’s second design challenge, we asked leading architects and designers to provide their visions of how a tired shopping centre could be reinvented – WPA chair Paul Williams on London’s office and hospitality sector revival – Expert comment on landlord and tenant dispute resolution
We unveil this year’s winners as the Property Awards recognise stellar achievers from across the industry – Chancerygate managing director Richard Bains on how the industrial developer is coping with growing market competition – Industry experts say Land Registry’s move to electronic signatures in resi deals could be a game-changer
With the built environment low on the agenda, was COP26 a missed opportunity for property? – Chief executive Hugh Seaborn on Cadogan Estates’ pandemic recovery plans and net-zero-by-2030 vision – Five experts give their verdict on plans announced in the Budget to reform the business rates system
Thought-leadership essays from Clive Emson, Forge and Wildstone.
This year’s Hot Retail Index reveals the top 100 locations best placed to reinvent their shopping offer in the wake of the pandemic – Campaigners attack the government’s Disability Strategy for failing to make real changes on accessible housing – how much further will shopping centre values fall?
As the industry looks for ways to tackle embodied carbon, debate rages whether it’s better to retrofit old assets or build new low-carbon ones – industry uncertain about how rules requiring developments to improve biodiversity will work – experts question whether government can hit net zero target
With hybrid working models seemingly here to stay, what are the implications for the future of the workplace? – Sunderland City Council’s Peter McIntyre on how the key Riverside scheme has thrived throughout Covid – Uncertainty over local plans after PM casts doubt on greenfield housing
Argent’s Robert Evans looks back on the first 20 years of the developer’s flagship King’s Cross regen scheme – Property hot shots raise thousands at Chickenshed charity clay pigeon shoot – Government introduction of new Class MA PDR sparks urban planning debate
We reappraise the career of property tycoon Harry Hyams – Commercial Tenants Association chief executive Peter Bell is determined to fight distressed occupiers’ corner – Women in Property National Student Award winners and sponsors on how the event is fostering young talent
Premier Inn has emerged from the pandemic with bold European expansions plans – How have the European cities that hoped to lure companies from the UK post Brexit fared without the expected exodus? – Demand for business parks is rising as occupiers seek heathier, nature-connected space
Fire safety experts raise concerns about modular construction and its role in solving the housing crisis – The City of London Corporation’s Alastair Moss on recovery plans for the Square Mile as office workers return – What should the industry expect from Michael Gove as housing secretary?
Thought-leadership essays from Samsung, Wise Living, FirstPort and more.
Property Week asks developers and agencies to outline what initiatives they are putting in place to improve diversity and inclusion at their companies – Former housing secretary Robert Jenrick outlines government’s goals for the sector at RESI – What can the property industry do to counter ageism
Twenty years on from the 9/11 terror attacks, we look at the long-term effects on the New York market – Battersea Power Station Development Company boss Simon Murphy on the scheme’s post-pandemic prospects – Tenant flight to quality leaves grade-B London offices in need of repurposing
Hot Housing Index 2021 revealed – Liz Hamson on the government’s new affordable housing plan – Should local authorities be doing more to develop their own residential schemes?
NHS Property Services’ Martin Steele on the pandemic and a highly critical Public Accounts Committee report – Market watchers say uncertainty over Northern Ireland Protocol threatens unique EU/UK trade opportunities – Is a £1bn regen masterplan enough to revitalise poverty-stricken Blackpool?
BPF president David Partridge outlines challenges and opportunities for the industry – Quinn Estates founder Mark Quinn on building the firm and the big scheme set to be the pinnacle of his career – Senior Pathways to Property figures reveal how the programme has promoted diversity across the industry
The RESI Convention is back in the room for 2021! This exclusive two-day gathering of leaders from across the residential property sector has been carefully curated to focus on the most important strategic insights in the wake of Covid-19.
Castleforge Partners founder Brandon Hollihan on the private investor’s data-driven approach to deal-making – Office designs must adapt to demands for more space as staff and occupiers return to the workplace – Expert comment on how to spot negligence by conveyancing solicitors
Redrow CEO Matthew Pratt on leading the housebuilder through Covid-19 and the post-pandemic outlook – Income Analytics product is latest attempt to shake up valuation by making tenant income a key factor – Mixed feelings in Liverpool property scene on loss of world heritage status
Oxford Properties’ Jo McNamara on the wall of global capital driving fierce competition for best assets – Area4 head Andrew Reed on playing a part in TV and film productions – Three F&B operators discuss the challenges of the pandemic and their hopes for the sector’s future
CEO Jonathan Goldstein on Cain International’s ambitions and why it still favours leisure and hospitality – PW Student Accommodation Awards open for nominations to recognise high achievers from across the sector – Experts say end to stamp duty holiday will not lead to housing market crash
The post-pandemic office may look radically different as occupiers seek more and better space per employee – Knight Frank’s valuation and advisory head Caroline Bathgate on how Covid has rewritten the valuation rulebook – Employee wellbeing must be a top priority in return to work strategies
VTS duo on plans to make the proptech platform the operating system for property management – Key takeaways on meeting housing needs of the elderly from Property Week’s Later Living conference – Government takes step to modernise planning system as councils deploy digital tools
Duo behind developer CO-RE bullish about London office market – Will other councils follow Kingston’s lead in developing a bike storage hub? – Two big thought pieces on the return to work from property opinion leaders – Industry specialists discuss how the sector can best support LGBTQ+ staff
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 ...