Insight

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

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Lehman Brothers a decade on

2018-09-20T23:00:00+01:00

Property Week asks senior industry figures to look back at the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the impact of the global financial crisis.

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What’s new in the W&I market?

2018-09-20T23:00:00+01:00

Warranty & indemnity insurance is still a relatively new insurance product, but it has been quickly accepted in the real estate advisory community. The product is rapidly evolving and growing awareness among investors has led to increased competition among insurers, especially on pricing and coverage. What does this mean for ...

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Opticians: the future of looking is bright

2018-09-19T23:00:00+01:00By

The eyewear market is booming in an otherwise challenging retail sector. Property Week asks if the growth can be maintained.

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Hot Housing Index 2018: South East closes in on north and Scotland

2018-09-14T07:13:00+01:00By

Location specialist CACI ranks the best places to live in the UK based on factors ranging from affordability to low crime rates

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Hot Housing Index 2018: Top 5 locations

2018-09-14T07:13:00+01:00By

We reveal the Top 5 Hot Housing Index locations this year as specialist CACI ranks the best places to live in the UK

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Hot Housing Index 2018: First-time buyers and downsizers

2018-09-14T07:13:00+01:00By

We reveal the Top 20 locations for first-time buyers and downsizers, ranked by location specialist CACI

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Industrial & Logistics Census: logistics gets the thumbs-up

2018-09-06T23:00:00+01:00By , ,

More than half of the occupiers who took part in our logistics market census expect to take more space in the next two years, as professionals from across the sector remain positive that growth is set to continue.

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Measuring the impact of tech on property firms

2018-09-06T05:09:00+01:00By

Earlier this year, Property Week, in association with Freeths, surveyed members of the property industry to find out what impact technology is having and will continue to have on their business over the next few years.

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The cult of WeWork

2018-08-30T23:00:00+01:00By Thomas Hobbs

Thomas Hobbs attended the co-working giant’s annual Summer Camp earlier this month to find out how co-founder Adam Neumann is ‘changing the world’

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Office reboot: One Microsoft Place tour

2018-08-30T23:00:00+01:00By

Initially tasked with just renovating Microsoft’s Dublin campus, RKD Architects ended up designing a whole new building.

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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.

Top UK Agencies

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.

More property analysis features

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Rockfisher King: Mitch Tonks interview

2018-09-20T23:00:00+01:00By

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has opened five Rockfish seafood restaurants over the past eight years. He tells why he now plans to scale up the business.

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Wimpy’s beefy comeback: Chris Woolfenden interview

2018-09-07T00:00:00+01:00By Noella Pio Kivlehan

Chris Woolfenden, general manager of the pioneering UK burger chain, shares his recipe for a mouthwatering turnaround.

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The poster boys for digital billboards

2018-09-06T05:45:00+01:00By Andrew Saunders

Damian Cox and Patrick Fisher’s Wildstone is leading the way in innovative outdoor advertising. Andrew Saunders asks the pair what makes a good site.

More big interviews

  • RESI 2018: Interview with Tony Pidgley

  • RESIcasts: resi-retail schemes and BTR finance challenges

  • Fantastic five: RESIcasts 2018

  • Video: surveying apprenticeships with UCEM

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