Insight

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    A look around the new SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    With its combination of road, rail and air access, SEGRO’s vast new logistics park in the East Midlands holds national significance.

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    New Gateway scheme boosts Bridgwater's appeal

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    Bridgwater Gateway aims to capitalise on the town’s appeal to manufacturers with its spec and build-to-suit industrial units, while also providing a raft of amenities for workers. 

  • Euston HS2 Train
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    The challenges and opportunities posed by HS2

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    A slew of industrial and logistics sites have made way for HS2 but new schemes are also expected to be built along the new railway line.

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    Service culture will transform the sector

    2019-05-08T23:00:00Z

    Service providers have entered the real estate sector on the back of the rise in the service economy, sitting between the landlord and the tenant. The latter generally no longer signs a long lease and increasingly takes on less of the occupational risk, such as being subject to market rent ...

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    Social commerce is a logistical challenge

    2019-05-08T23:00:00Z

    The European industrial and logistics sector remains in rude health, with take-up and investment volumes robust following what was a record 2017.

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    How the role of architects has evolved

    2019-05-08T23:00:00Z

    Architects are perceived as focusing all their energy on design, creating buildings that we feel are iconic and exemplary and that respond to the social and urban environment in which that building sits.

  • Proptech
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    Tech takes pain out of deal analysis

    2019-05-08T23:00:00Z

    There’s been a lot of talk about how proptech can address the ‘pain points’ property professionals face on a daily basis. The battle to work smarter and be freed up to deliver value-added activity is one of the key reasons-to-be of proptech solutions.

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    PDR risks creating a new wave of slum housing

    2019-05-08T13:57:00Z

    Editor: The extension of permitted development rights (PDR) is the clearest sign yet of the low regard afforded to the quality of the homes we provide in the UK.

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    London is still a magnet for investors

    2019-05-08T13:45:00Z

    Editor: With all the noise surrounding Brexit you would be forgiven for thinking that London is teetering on the edge of economic purgatory, and of being cut off from the supply of cautious global capital. The reality is altogether different. 

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    Five minutes with Michael Green

    2019-05-08T11:00:00Z

    Aviva Investors Real Assets head of UK industrial and logistics on digitisation, good rum and collecting Lego