• Boxpark, Wembley Park

    How to survive the retail apocalypse


    Many of the best brains connected with the retail sector – brands, landlords, agents and advisers – will gather for the Property Week seminar on Thursday 2 May at Boxpark Wembley. Currently, the sector is going through a major evolution. Indeed, the national media is, seemingly, filled with stories ...

  • Bookies

    Landlords on a losing streak


    Thousands of betting shops are to close as restrictions on fixed-odds betting machines come into force. Simon Creasey asks what the odds of finding new tenants are

  • Winchester Cathedral

    Winchester learns from its past


    Two failed projects are being revived. Andrew Stone looks at whether they will succeed this time

  • Shops

    The hanging Sword of Damocles


    Like peeling back the skin of an onion, each layer of the property investment market reveals something different about the state of play and, unless you have prepared properly, you may well end up in tears.

  • Service charges

    Finding a service charge solution


    I’m ignoring Brexit. Despite having been an MP for 15 years, a minister for five and a former party vice-chairman, I haven’t a clue what will have happened by the time you read this. I am reassured by the knowledge that nobody from the prime minister down knows either.

  • Steven Marcus

    Welcome to the WeWork of biotech: interview with Steven Marcus


    Steven Marcus is poised to launch a business that offers flexible lab space for biotech firms. He explains the new concept to Mitchell Labiak

  • Liz Hamson Leader

    A good time to bet on retail


    Has the bloodied and bowed retail sector finally bottomed out – or does it still have further to fall? With the retailer casualties continuing to pile up, the likes of Nick Leslau think the latter , and you have to wonder when you hear that the bookies expect to offload ...

  • Cannes

    Logistics thriving across Europe


    Mipim last week was dominated by talk of Brexit – in everything other than the logistics world, where we continue to see far bigger structural drivers at play.

  • Liverpool ONE Feast Weekend

    Why all is not lost for UK towns


    The publication of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee’s report on the future of UK high streets was a well-rounded review of the scale of the issues facing our towns and cities. It also usefully pointed the way towards how owners, occupiers, councils and other stakeholders can work together ...

  • Mipim 2019

    Mipim blog: Cannes can be barking but mood remained upbeat


    Some things about Mipim make me quite cross .