Insight

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

Canary Wharf

RESI Convention 2019: An ever-expanding financial universe

2019-07-18T15:00:00+01:00

Over the past decade, the residential market has changed beyond recognition, which has meant more opportunities for financiers.

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Landlords raise the CVA stakes

2019-07-11T23:00:00+01:00By

Recent CVAs for Arcadia and Monsoon have seen landlords take stakes in ailing retailers or embark in profit shares with them. Is this a smart move?

Bidwells_Science spotlight

Science Parks & Innovation spotlight: will the Arc really float?

2019-07-11T23:00:00+01:00By

Property Week’s team of experts debate the merits of the vision behind the Oxford-Cambridge Arc.

Angel Gardens, Manchester

RESI Convention 2019: finding the perfect mix

2019-07-10T23:00:00+01:00

For-sale housing is still at the heart of many mixed-use schemes, but the palette is broadening to include sheds and beds, BTR and cultural uses

Amazon Go store

What is really driving Amazon's new bricks-and-mortar strategy?

2019-07-04T23:00:00+01:00By

Simon Creasey asks why online retailer Amazon is so determined to build a bricks-and-mortar presence at such a challenging time for the high street

RESI twitter debate

RESI Convention 2019: is mass modular a pipe dream?

2019-07-04T15:34:00+01:00

After a string of high-profile deals, modular has reached a tipping point. But there are still barriers to overcome if it is to help solve the housing crisis.

Yardi coworking

Yardi coworking think tank: how to build a flexible brand

2019-07-04T23:00:00+01:00

With more property companies launching flexible workspace brands, Property Week and Yardi put together a panel of industry experts to identify the secrets of success in a highly competitive market.

Eccleston Yards, London

Central Working CEO on why the traditional office lease is dead

2019-06-27T23:00:00+01:00By

Central Working’s Grant Powell tells Property Week why traditional offices are dead and how it is looking to the hospitality sector to inspire the flexible space of the future.

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Power of Proptech 2019: proptech makes waves in sector

2019-06-27T23:00:00+01:00By , ,

Property Week’s third annual Power of Proptech survey, supported by Freeths, reveals that real estate businesses large and small are rapidly evolving and adapting to new technology.

Queens Square Crawley

New hope for Crawley market

2019-06-20T23:00:00+01:00By Mia Hunt

Redevelopment of old stock could help cut town’s stubbornly high vacancy rate.

Strettons Auction

Has confidence returned to the auction room?

2019-06-19T23:00:00+01:00By

Auctioneers are divided over whether a recent uptick in sales will continue.

Auctions

Auctioneers upbeat on life beyond London

2019-06-19T23:00:00+01:00By

While the capital dominates for large commercial lots, regional sales continue to attract big crowds of local bidders.

Haul or nothing: the Operation Overlord assault course challenge marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day

Elifar challenge 2019: The ultimate challenge

2019-06-19T23:00:00+01:00By

Retail property teams take on 20 quirky contests to raise funds for Elifar charity.

More property analysis features

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Q&A: Henderson Park founder on the firm’s $3bn fundraising

2019-07-11T23:00:00+01:00By

Nick Weber reveals how his team pulled in the investment and explains the company’s ‘big deal’ strategy

Basil Demeroutis

Interview with FORE Partnership co-founder Basil Demeroutis

2019-06-27T23:00:00+01:00By

FORE Partnership co-founder Basil Demeroutis tells Property Week how a social investment and sustainability ethos binds together the developer’s otherwise diverse portfolio.

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The last of its kind: interview with James Thornton

2019-06-20T23:00:00+01:00By

Mayfair Capital co-founder James Thornton says regulatory pressure means there’s not much of a future for small fund managers. But as he tells Guy Montague-Jones, thanks to Swiss Life, it’s a different story for his firm

More big interviews

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  • Why Amazon Go is a no-go

  • A cosmic balancing act

  • The battle may be over…

  • Landlords must fight back