Perspectives – Mipim 2018

The Mipim 2018 edition of Property Week's publication of thought leadership essays from some of the biggest names in the industry

Mipim 2018 special


Living in harmony: student housing and mental health

2018-02-26T15:12:00+00:00By Alec McKenzie

It is important to design student accommodation that keeps residents happy, inspired and self-reliant.

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Resi must respond to new customer demands

2018-03-01T06:00:00+00:00By Nigel Howell, Martin King

Residents’ evolving needs and the rise of BTR mean it’s essential to transform property management.

House hunters

Making life easier for both residents and landlords

2018-03-01T06:00:00+00:00By Fay Chester

Yardi RENTCafé helps residents find homes while allowing landlords to rent out properties more efficiently.

iPort Rail

UK needs more strategic rail freight interchanges

2018-02-28T16:00:00+00:00By Michael Hughes

More road and rail interchanges are essential if rail is to become a fully functioning part of the supply chain.

Premier Inn

Entering new markets is key to Premier Inn’s growth

2018-02-28T14:23:00+00:00By Jo Moon

Hotel chain plans to expand into new locations and extend existing portfolio to meet its growth ambitions.


Access to loans is vital for SME developers

2018-02-28T09:10:00+00:00By Stephen Wasserman

Bridging loans can help housebuilders meet the challenge of fulfilling the country’s housing need.


Urbanisation poses risks for the property sector

2018-02-28T12:59:00+00:00By Mark Noble

The growth of cities brings risks and challenges that need to be mitigated by developers and retailers.

Airport City Manchester

Social responsibility is essential in placemaking

2018-02-28T13:01:00+00:00By Lynda Shillaw

Investment in social value is vital to the enduring appeal of business destinations.

Beechwood West, Essex

Affordable housing needs an innovative approach

2018-02-27T13:11:00+00:00By Geoff Pearce

Swan is raising the profile of offsite manufacturing and strives to deliver the homes the country needs.


Housing white paper: what has changed one year on?

2018-02-27T12:18:00+00:00By Jules Bickers

The property industry is adopting a more strategic approach to business and public sector land holdings.

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