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

Landmark office

Flexible working is crucial to ongoing health of UK plc

2018-11-19T16:25:00+00:00By John Spencer

Workspace providers are starting to provide more tailored solutions to meet the specific needs of their clients

Richard Morris of Regus

New accounting standards will encourage flexibility

2018-11-22T05:22:00+00:00By Richard Morris

Under new financial reporting standards, companies will have to shrink and maximise the use of their office space.


Demand for alternative lending is rising in Europe

2018-11-21T12:30:00+00:00By Daniel Pottorff & Amy Aznar

Investor appetite for alternative lending is broadening in an ever-evolving real estate debt landscape

Dublin - Premier Inn

Plenty of room for growth in the Irish hotel market

2018-11-21T11:11:00+00:00By Kevin Murray

Premier Inn plans a 2,500-room expansion programme in Dublin to address a big shortfall in hotel provision

Verdion Arvato Hanover 2

Occupier knowledge is key to unlock logistics value

2018-11-21T06:30:00+00:00By Simon Walter

Understanding exactly what businesses require now and in the future is vital in today’s low-yield environment

Instant group flexible offices

Technology helps to drive the coworking revolution

2018-11-20T12:34:00+00:00By Tony Freeth

The right software is key to providing the range of flexible office services a wide range of occupiers now require.

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Developers should harness locals’ independent spirit

2018-11-21T15:37:00+00:00By Theo Mitchell

Bywater’s developments see value in supporting independent retail to create vibrant workspaces

FirstPort building

Legislation will improve fire safety standards

2018-11-19T16:42:00+00:00By Nigel Howell & Mark Varley

Industry has a lot to learn from recommendations in review of building regulations and fire safety.

Bellrock Technical and Real Estate header

Tech can reduce risks and costs of property services

2018-11-22T05:50:00+00:00By David Smith

Data and technology can enhance services and improve safety and efficiency in property management


Built environment sector is facing a perfect storm

2018-11-21T13:36:00+00:00By Ashley Wheaton

Apprenticeships could offer an extremely valuable solution to the construction industry’s skills shortage