Insight

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    Interview with Rob Tincknell: ‘We can solve the high street problem'

    2019-03-29T00:00:00Z

    After beating a pack of bidders to snap up Maidenhead’s Nicholsons mall, Rob Tincknell tells Richard Williams what new firm Areli and JV partner Tikehau are planning for the town and wider UK market 

  • Work space
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    SMEs want their name in lights

    2019-03-28T00:00:00Z

    Competitive markets, the war to recruit the best talent and high expectations from employees mean there’s a lot for businesses to contend with when it comes to achieving their ambitions. Workplace cultures are evolving and businesses are having to adapt to accommodate these changing demands.

  • Las Vegas
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    Tech lessons from Las Vegas

    2019-03-28T00:00:00Z

    Across the commercial real estate landscape, a human-centric design ethos is emerging. For technology to play an important part, it will need to show how it can add value to an office space and do it at scale.

  • Shopping mall
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    Rates reform needed to help high streets thrive

    2019-03-27T12:33:00Z

    Many UK retailers are caught in a ‘perfect storm’, with Brexit uncertainty, rising wages, increased occupancy costs and the growth of online shopping working against them .

  • Office ext generic
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    PDR decision sparks light concerns

    2019-03-27T12:23:00Z

    The content of the chancellor’s Spring Statement washed over many in the property profession as the Brexit storm continued .

  • Editor's dinner at Mipim 2019
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    Industry looks beyond Brexit: Mipim editor's dinner

    2019-03-25T13:20:00Z

    The leading industry figures who gathered for the Mipim editor’s dinner last week felt that property had the resilience to weather the current political uncertainty surrounding Brexit, while the future of retail, the housing crisis and the social impact of development were the more long-term issues up for debate ...

  • Boxpark, Wembley Park
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    How to survive the retail apocalypse

    2019-03-23T10:04:00Z

    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
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    Landlords on a losing streak

    2019-03-22T00:00:00Z

    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
    Markets

    Winchester learns from its past

    2019-03-22T00:00:00Z

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

  • Shops
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    The hanging Sword of Damocles

    2019-03-22T00:00:00Z

    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.