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Brownfield site

​Brownfield sites can deliver more housing but longer-term approach needed

2021-10-21T15:19:00+01:00By Lawrence Turner

On 12 October, the government announced that approximately £58m of the Brownfield Land Release Fund has been allocated to local authorities to deliver housing on underutilised public sector land.

Business rates

​Reform of business rates relief must not be delayed any longer

2021-10-21T15:15:00+01:00By

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has alluded that he might not give a comprehensive response to the consultation on business rates reform when he gives his Budget next Wednesday, but might “tinker with the system” – on the grounds that he has not yet had time to give the question proper consideration.

Berlin commuters

It’s business as usual in Germany

2021-10-21T00:00:00+01:00By Andrew Coombs

In a Financial Times opinion piece earlier this month headlined ‘Why Germany is the West’s sanest country’, columnist Gideon Rachman wrote: “The recent German election and its aftermath underline the point; it was a close contest, but the losers accepted the results gracefully. No one tried to claim that the ...

PW Perspectives: Autumn 2021

QL Penthouse

Smart tech will power up the home of the future

2021-09-24T00:00:00+01:00By Murtaza Bukhari

Developers need to meet post-pandemic demand for smart homes with easily controlled tech features.

Orega Arkwright House_4th Floor_communal area

Flexible working will drive the future of the office

2021-09-24T00:00:00+01:00By Lynsey O'Keefe

The office is not dead, but it will need to evolve and adapt to offer more than one solution for everyone.

In conversation with...

PW In conversation with Savills

Property Week In conversation with Savills

2021-07-13T11:26:00+01:00

Property Week editor Liz Hamson talks with Chris Cummings, Director of Savills Earth, about the challenegs invovled with reducing operational carbon.

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  • Pandora Papers and the cracks

  • All bets are on

  • Another winter of discontent