Perspectives – Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 edition of Property Week's publication of thought leadership essays from some of the biggest names in the industry

Winter 2017 special


Technology has potential to transform build-to-rent

2017-11-22T13:52:00+00:00By Fay Chester

Proptech offers wide-ranging benefits for BTR developers, operators, investors and customers.

Council housing

Bridging the gap to greater diversity in housebuilding

2017-11-22T13:52:00+00:00By Stephen Wasserman

Lender set to announce new finance proposition for SME developers across UK to secure loans of up to £7.5m.

Premier Inn, Frankfurt

Innovation shaping the future of Premier Inn

2017-11-23T08:00:00+00:00By Mark Anderson

Hotel chain plans to use its £5bn worth of real estate to expand into existing markets and enter new ones.

Airport City Manchester

Putting people first is the new No.1 rule of business

2017-11-22T18:00:00+00:00By Lynda Shillaw

How nurturing a sense of place now is laying the platform for businesses to retain talent and engage customers.


Joint venture approach to lending benefits everyone

2017-11-23T09:00:00+00:00By Mark Stephen

Reditum Capital is now acting as an asset-backed financier in a series of medium- to large-scale projects.


Bringing business back to a re-awakening Derby

2017-11-23T11:27:00+00:00By John Forkin

Marketing Derby strives to encourage investment into the city from within the UK as well as far beyond it.

Basing View, Basingstoke, Longcross Park

Industry needs to be smart to stay ahead of the game

2017-11-24T00:00:00+00:00By Mark Pearson

Creating places that can attract tenants and top talent will be key for tech-savvy developers and landlords.


Property managers vital for expanding PRS model

2017-11-23T12:00:00+00:00By Nigel Howell, Martin King, Jeremy Ogborne

The entry of institutional investors into the build-to-rent sector must make for a better-quality product.


Tech must complement human skills in business

2017-12-18T09:00:00+00:00By Iryna Ignatyev, Oleg Ignatyev

Proptech’s increasing role in transactions should not come at the expense of human expertise.