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Review of the year

Review of the year: The age of unreason

2018-12-14T00:00:00+00:00By ,

It has been a punishing year for property what with the Presidents Club scandal, retail armageddon and Brexit mayhem – but there were pockets of resilience. Property Week rounds up the winners and loser

Review of the year

Review of the year: key events timeline

2018-12-14T00:00:00+00:00By

It has been a shattering 12 months for the industry. Property Week rounds up the events, people and issues that defined the year.

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What’s next for W&I insurance?

2018-12-13T06:11:00+00:00

Fierce competition in the warranty and indemnity insurance market has driven price reduction, coverage enhancement and genuine innovation over the past few years.

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The office remix: Ministry of Sound's flexible workspace

2018-12-07T00:00:00+00:00By

The Ministry of Sound’s creative director talks to Simon Creasey about its new co-working office venture

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Think tank: rise of the robo-agent?

2018-12-06T06:07:00+00:00By

A growing percentage of an agent’s day-to-day tasks is being undertaken by technology. So what role are agents likely to play in the property industry of the future and should agencies view the ‘proptech revolution’ as a threat or as an opportunity to enhance their service offer? Freeths hosted a ...

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Foreign matter: London embassy ownership

2018-11-30T00:00:00+00:00By ,

The embassy landscape is changing – and with it the owners. Emanuele Midolo and Graham Lanktree investigate who owns what and where, and ask how desirable overseas governments really are as tenants.

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Shifting Sands: revival hopes for Jaywick Sands

2018-11-22T05:54:00+00:00By

Three years after Jaywick Sands was named England’s most deprived ward, Adam Branson visits the Essex village – unwitting star of the recent US midterm elections – to find out how much has changed

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Spotlight on studios

2018-11-16T00:01:00+00:00By

A severe studio shortage is a major threat to the UK’s booming film and TV industry. Simon Creasey asks whether enough new space can be delivered

Retail Apocalypse

Retail outlook: high noon on the high street

2018-11-16T00:00:00+00:00By Robyn Wilson

With the number of collapses and CVAs likely to increase, what can be done to survive the retail apocalypse?

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Would no deal be such a bad deal?

2018-11-13T13:42:00+00:00By Nick Hughes

The prospect of a no-deal or hard Brexit has prompted companies to start stockpiling goods. Will it lead to increased demand for space?

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Retail trends: the high street paradox

2018-11-09T00:00:00+00:00By

Data compiled by CACI reveals that there is hope for shopping centres amid the chaos – and the winners will be those that provide the best experience. Simon Creasey reports

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Yardi think tank: the future of coworking

2018-11-09T00:00:00+00:00By

The evolution of the flexible office sector has shaken up the real estate industry and has arguably changed it for the better. Yardi recently brought together a panel of experts to discuss the many segments of flexible offices and what lies in store for the sector.

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All-Star quality: PWMA awards

2018-11-08T17:13:00+00:00

The best and brightest were crowned at the third annual Property Week Management All-Stars awards last week.

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Saudi investment: business as usual?

2018-11-02T00:00:00+00:00By

Following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Emanuele Midolo asks whether international outcry could stem the flow of Saudi money into UK property.

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