• Twentytwo Bishopsgate and City skyline sunset

    The lioness and her pussycat


    PLP’s lead architect on 22 Bishopgate, Karen Cook, is a fierce defender of her craft, according to Sir Stuart Lipton, creator of the 1.4m sq ft City tower, which has just topped out at 945ft. “She is a lion; a brilliant architect,” he says. “But every lion needs a lion ...

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    Interview with Uncommon co-founder Tania Adir


    Tania Adir set up flexible workspace provider Uncommon with her husband Gal five years ago. Mia Hunt finds out what sets their business apart from the competition as the company steps up its expansion plans 

  • High street

    How to revitalise the high street


    The number of empty shops on Britain’s high streets rose by more than 7,500 last year, and the number of retail openings have fallen every year since 2015, when they were overtaken by closures. While some high streets continue to thrive, many others appear dormant and need to transform.

  • Working

    Wellness is no passing fad


    There is a lot of hype about the flexible office market and it is true to say that it is growing exponentially, with large players, corporate landlords and smaller, more bespoke brands jostling for a piece of the action.

  • Proptech

    Modernising investment agency


    Embracing modern investment marketing methods and technological change has not been easy for the real estate industry.

  • Flats

    Time to celebrate renting as a lifestyle choice


    Editor: As Samuel Horti touched on in his recent market report, a chief job of branding agencies is to work with developers to get the unique benefits of BTR across to target consumers .

  • Theresa May

    End of May brings threat to stability


    Editor: While Theresa May’s resignation was not much of a shock, it raises the question of whether the property industry should take stock of new threats a change of leadership might bring.

  • City tech

    Urban Land Institute launches paper on how technology is changing cities


    The Urban Land Institute, leaders of creating sustainable communities, has launched an Urban Technology Framework to help cities advance into the next generation.

  • Brexit

    Brexit breathing room


    While uncertainty continues to cloud the UK residential development market, Avamore Capital’s Q2 Market Bulletin  suggests, particularly in the residential development space, that the extension of the Brexit deadline to 31 October has created some breathing room for developers to move ahead with their projects.

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    Trailblazers bring fresh thinking


    The property sector hasn’t always had a reputation for embracing change, but in recent years there has been a big shift in attitude. We have seen a flow of new talent into the industry, bringing fresh thinking and innovative ways of doing things, with technology a key enabler.