Insight

  • Brexit
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    Investment risk is growing in UK

    2019-05-23T23:00:00Z

    Others’ problems should never be a source of comfort but they can provide perspective when required.

  • Crane building site
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    Get ready for the rise of contech

    2019-05-22T23:00:00Z

    When considering technologies in the real estate space, most people think about advancements that tech can bring to property management, valuations, sales, lettings and many more functions in the asset management lifecycle.

  • Climate change
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    Social impact is new bottom line

    2019-05-22T23:00:00Z

    Impact investing is a further evolution of the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment strategies alongside an overriding desire to ‘do good’ by delivering a social and total return

  • Financial Investment
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    Multi-let assets win on flexibility

    2019-05-22T23:00:00Z

    Which is a better investment? A single-let or a multi-let asset?

  • Workspace
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    MLI owners should embrace flexibility in the sector

    2019-05-22T11:49:00Z

    Editor: There is concern among multi-let industrial (MLI) property owners that the emergence of new operators in their sector could see them relegated to passive owners of an underlying asset . However, the experience of the flexible workspace sector suggests that this does not have to be the case.

  • Debenhams Oxford Street
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    Retail CVAs could limit local funding

    2019-05-22T11:38:00Z

    Editor: Now that Debenhams’ CVA plans have been approved by its creditors , the struggling retailer will eventually be able to close a third of its 166 UK stores to continue trading.

  • Silicon Valley
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    Lessons from the Valley

    2019-05-22T09:16:00Z

    Silicon Valley, the high-tech hub of the Bay Area, is not just a place – it is a brand synonymous with innovation. Countless household tech companies have been founded, ballooned in size and sold for eye-watering sums within its zip code.

  • WeWork London
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    We ignore WeWork at our peril

    2019-05-16T23:00:00Z

    Liz Hamson’s piece last week on great places to work reminded me of a conversation I had recently with a group of industry colleagues about WeWork. Was it likely to IPO at a huge price or was it actually bound to crash and burn? Frankly my dear, I don’t give ...

  • Diversity inclusion hands
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    Protecting mental health in construction

    2019-05-16T15:31:00Z

    This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, an opportunity for all of us to show solidarity with our colleagues, friends and family who may be struggling with mental health problems, and to consider ways we can help them.

  • High street
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    Let’s reimagine our high streets

    2019-05-15T23:00:00Z

    Debenhams has joined the ever-growing list of retailers that have fallen prey to the long, slow death of Britain’s high streets.