Insight

Features, analysis, big interviews and video – in-depth articles on the property sector.

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After Grenfell: ACM cladding investigation

2018-08-03T00:00:00+01:00By

The use of cladding on high-rise buildings has come under intense scrutiny since the Grenfell Tower fire. Emanuela Barbiroglio investigates how many private residential blocks in London are at risk.

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Agency 2018: CBRE remains leader of resilient agency pack

2018-07-26T23:00:00+01:00By , , ,

A 5.3% increase in revenue keeps CBRE on top globally, regionally and in the UK, but its closest rival JLL is hot on its heels.

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Norwood Property Lunch: raising the roof on what’s possible

2018-07-25T14:35:00+01:00By

The 19th annual Norwood Property Lunch, themed ‘Raise the Roof on Possible’, attracted almost 800 of the industry’s biggest names and raised a whopping £550,000 for the charity.

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Seoul science: LG's new science park

2018-07-19T23:00:00+01:00By

Helen Crane visited LG’s brand-new science hub in South Korea to find out about the world’s largest corporate research campus.

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BTR - a toddler still learning to walk?

2018-07-19T05:17:00+01:00By

Just a few years ago build-to-rent (BTR) was a rarely used phrase in the UK. Now it is one of the hottest real estate sectors around. Our panel of leading experts discuss the extent to which BTR has matured, the challenges it still faces and where the sector will go ...

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US Embassy relocation: was it a bad deal?

2018-07-13T00:00:00+01:00By

Emanuele Midolo investigates whether the US Embassy’s move from Grosvenor Square to Nine Elms in Battersea was really the “bad deal” president Donald Trump described it as ahead of his UK visit

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How public-private partnerships can ease the housing crisis

2018-07-12T14:01:00+01:00By

GL Hearn brought together a panel of experts to discuss how public-private partnerships can alleviate the housing crisis by increasing housing delivery.

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Block party

2018-07-06T00:00:00+01:00By

Blockchain has been heralded as the next big thing in real estate, but not everyone is convinced. Mitchell Labiak talks to the lovers and haters of this divisive new technology

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Carbon cities: greening up their act

2018-06-28T23:00:00+01:00By Catherine Early

Manchester and London are setting tougher carbon-reduction targets – but is there a danger that lack of consistency between cities will create confusion?

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RESI 2018: construction at a crossroads

2018-06-28T05:41:00+01:00By Tom Roberts

Two years on from the publication of Mark Farmer’s review into the state of the construction industry, what progress has been made to improve efficiency and increase delivery?

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#RESIdebate on the future of housing

2018-06-28T05:04:00+01:00By ,

@PropertyWeek and @Savills take to Twitter to discuss what lies ahead for the UK residential market

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World’s Biggest Property Bike Ride: tackling the peaks of the property cycle

2018-06-27T10:48:00+01:00By

This year’s CBRE bike ride was the biggest yet and raised a record amount for charity Action for Children.

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The Future Works: the future work place?

2018-06-21T23:00:00+01:00By

A new speculative office development has just been unveiled in Slough, a town that has been enjoying a renaissance over the past few years. Property Week visits The Future Works to find out more.

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Elifar Challenge: cutting-edge challengers

2018-06-20T18:22:00+01:00By

Axe throwing was among the unusual activities 24 property teams undertook at this year’s Elifar Challenge charity fundraising event.

More property analysis features

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The King of Soho: Vivienne King interview

2018-08-02T05:04:00+01:00By

Soho Housing chief executive Vivienne King tells Samantha Partington how she plans to deliver more affordable homes in the heart of London and encourage greater gender equality in property.

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The jewel in The Crown - Alison Nimmo interview

2018-07-19T23:00:00+01:00By

Alison Nimmo has transformed The Crown Estate from a traditional, landed estate into a modern, progressive business. In her first interview since announcing she is stepping down at the end of 2019, she explains how to Liz Hamson

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The Allan Key: St Modwen's Mark Allan interview

2018-07-13T00:00:00+01:00By

St Modwen’s chief executive Mark Allan tells Guy Montague-Jones about his plans to narrow the company’s investment focus, what progress has been made so far and what work still needs to be done

More big interviews

  • Video: surveying apprenticeships with UCEM

  • RESIcast: What role can JVs play in tackling the UK's housing crisis?

  • RESIcast: Trailblazers - diversity and innovation in the property industry

  • RESIcast: how investors make profit from the new emerging trends affecting residential property

  • RESIcast: the role of housing associations in the evolving resi sector