All Insight articles

  • Eric Chou

    Next Gen Board Members at Freehold on how millennials and Gen Z are driving LGBTQ+ inclusion in real estate


    In the real estate industry, a much-needed transformation to become more inclusive and diverse is under way. As part of National Inclusion Week, Eric Chou and Sarah Chapman explain how millenials and Gen Z are driving this change.

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    Sponsored Content: HSBC Transition Pathways – Real Estate


    The real estate sector is stepping up its focus and capex spending on decarbonisation. Discover insights from over 300 real estate developers and investors across 20 markets globally, how they are putting transition plans into action, what is accelerating their decarbonisation, and where they are investing. Find out more here.

  • Joanna-Turner

    Canada Life Asset Management’s Joanna Turner on evolving EDI


    As part of National Inclusion Week, Joanna Turner considers the challenges and opportunities for women in the predominantly male real estate sector and how the sector has evolved.

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    Property is leading on sustainability


    Editor: The prime minister’s recent changes to the UK’s important environmental commitments means there is an opportunity for a new focus when it comes to reaching net zero.

  • Zero-carbon home

    Net zero policy changes will have minimal impact


    Editor: The prime minister’s announcement on key net zero policies has been met with widespread frustration from the public, industry and media.

  • Old Oak Common building site shutterstock_1418102204 Dave Jacobs

    Is the HS2 project going off the rails?


    There has been much talk in the past few days on two highly contentious issues that will have a profound impact on the country generally. 

  • Diversity

    Bridging the EDI divide


    Equity, diversity and inclusion continues to challenge companies of all sizes. To mark National Inclusion Week, Property Week asks what steps property firms can take to make a difference.

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    Making EDI the central thread


    HR business partner Charmaine Platt explains what programmes property consultant Carter Jonas has put in place to weave promotion of equity, diversity and inclusion into the fabric of the firm.

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    Big interview with CapitalRise CEO, Uma Rajah: Setting a prime example in London


    Uma Rajah, CEO of specialist lending exchange CapitalRise, tells Property Week why her firm is well placed to seize the opportunities offered by the largely recession-proof luxury London housing market.

  • Daniel Leon

    Square Feet’s Daniel Leon on how mixed-use schemes will solve property woes


    UK real estate is in a precarious position, with chronic housing shortages and rising mortgages posing a significant challenge to the future development of residential and commercial properties. Homeowner confidence has declined dramatically, with 62% of Londoners dissatisfied with the state of the housing market since 2019.

  • Lesley Males

    ​Avison Young’s Lesley Males on whether the concept of the department store is truly dead


    The decline of the department store sector has been under way for the last 10 years. Around 85% of those occupied by the former ‘traditional’ operators have closed, with problems increasing since the collapse of BHS. This begs the question of whether the concept of the department store is truly ...

  • Energy stars

    Closing the Performance Gap with NABERS UK


    NABERS UK will both act as an engine to better understand our buildings, and to drive the energy and carbon reductions our climate so urgently needs. The expected financial rewards for building owners create the critical virtuous circle which can fund building performance improvement. NABERS Energy Assessor, Phil Tower from ...

  • gigafactory_cred Alexander Steamaze

    Linesight's Niall Greene on why the gigafactory opportunity is huge


    The property sector is in a race to strategically plan and construct the necessary infrastructure for a decarbonised world. This encompasses a wide range of essential elements, including renewable power generation, zero-emission transportation and net zero buildings. The magnitude of this endeavour cannot be overstated.

  • Dominique Moerenhout

    EPRA’s Dominique Moerenhout on why Europe’s hotel sector is a promising avenue


    The European real estate market has experienced turbulence due to rising inflation and shifting investor sentiment. At a subsector level, however, the continent’s hotel sector has emerged as a promising asset class with a strong future. As travel restrictions have largely eased and consumer confidence proves resilient, the hotel industry ...

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    Osprey’s Salmon’s Leap Super-hub: A Model for Modern Charging Infrastructure


    Osprey Charging has created a totally unique EV charging destination at Salmon’s Leap, in Buckfastleigh, Devon, a sign-post for the future of rapid EV charging.

  • Truss, Liz

    Was housing really trussed by Liz?


    Blink and you’d have missed them, but a year on from Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng’s widely derided clanger of a ‘mini Budget’, housebuilders and estate agents are still reporting the aftermath. Imagine if the former prime minister and chancellor had unleashed a ‘maxi Budget’?

  • Houses of Parliament House of Lords London

    Nutrient neutrality: we are back in limbo again


    Editor: The House of Lords’ rejection of the government’s proposed nutrient neutrality solution is where people playing party politics do this country no favours at all.

  • Home maintenance man shutterstock_2234401771 Thanakorn.P

    Landlords rely on good contractors


    Editor: The Housing Ombudsman’s annual review reported tenant complaints rose 104% in 2021-22, with 66% of these focusing on repairs. It seems that dissatisfaction with landlords and management companies is at an all-time high, something that has been exacerbated by concerns about the cost-of-living crisis and rising interest rates.

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    Property Week’s RESI Trailblazers: the stars of the show


    Property Week’s RESI Trailblazers celebrate the rising stars of the UK residential real estate sector. We outline the achievements of our winners – 12 outstanding professionals aged under 30.

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    Resi sector faces up to big challenges


    This year’s RESi360 conference brought together leading thinkers to debate the key issues facing the residential sector and to discuss what steps need to be taken to get the market moving again.