All Insight articles – Page 10

  • Hotel desk bell
    Insight

    The industry must embrace hotelisation

    2019-10-02T15:11:00Z

    Editor: The industry must embrace hotelisation, whereby any asset can offer services, unique experiences and a space to connect with others.

  • ThyssenNocheMuseos
    Online

    The art of maintaining the best possible gallery environment

    2019-10-01T11:46:00Z

    Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum has just concluded an extensive facility upgrade with help from long-term technology partner Honeywell. 

  • Retail park
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    LDC identifies retail parks ripe for logistics use

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Eleven small retail parks with vacancy rates above 33% shortlisted as targets for logistics conversion.

  • Matthew Lamb - Potter space
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    How Potter Space turned itself into a landlord

    Converting a logistics business into a real estate company is not easy. Mitchell Labiak talks to Matthew Lamb, the man behind the transformation of the 50-year-old Potter Group.

  • Fradley 432
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    West Midlands spec development

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Soaring availability and a recent dip in take-up suggest a wave of West Midlands spec schemes may be ill-timed, but market watchers insist demand remains strong.

  • Paris Air2 Logistique
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    How innovative designs are easing lack of logistics space in London

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Demand for logistics space in and around London has been increasing dramatically for years. Emanuela Barbiroglio asks what is being done to address this need. 

  • Base East Thetford Aerial
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    Why the slowdown in logistics investment is not all bad news

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    While investment in logistics has fallen, it is still an attractive asset class. Owners are reluctant to sell so how can potential investors find opportunities?

  • WeWork London
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    WeWork IPO is a lesson to all

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    News of The We Company’s IPO being postponed last week was a predictable outcome following weeks of media commentary about the firm’s valuation, its complex relationship with co-founder and recently resigned chief executive Adam Neumann, the risks in WeWork’s subletting model and its widening operating losses.

  • Warehouse tech
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    Sector needs to be smarter about tech

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    After decades of underinvestment, we are now in a golden era for technology in real estate. 

  • Wincanton new livery renault cab
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    Spike in 3PL demand sparks stockpiling fears

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Brexit stockpiling is not the only factor driving the increase in take-up by 3PLs.

  • The great Section 106 and CIL scandal
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    The great Section 106 and CIL scandal

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Billions are being contributed by developers in Section 106 and Community Infrastructure Levy payments, but just how much of it have councils actually spent?

  • Mitchell Labiak index
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    Industrial & Logistics supplement September 2019

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    The planet is heating up. July was the hottest month on record. And it’s not just the environmentalists who are concerned.

  • Self-storage unit
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    What’s in store for self-storage?

    2019-09-25T22:00:00Z

    The 2019 FEDESSA European Self Storage Industry report, produced in conjunction with JLL, which will be officially launched at the European Self Storage Conference at the QEII in London next week, shows that the self-storage industry continues to grow across Europe, with average occupancy and returns remaining relatively stable.

  • Office community
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    Helping people find true value

    2019-09-25T22:00:00Z

    It’s easy to take employment for granted. We establish a routine, learn new things, gain skills, make friends, earn money and progress through life. While this is a journey familiar to so many, for others this can seem out of reach.

  • Brexit chess pieces
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    Call time on our Brexit purgatory

    2019-09-25T22:00:00Z

    “JUST GET ****ING ON WITH IT!” Not the war cry of a hardline Brexiteer, but the plaintive refrain (give or take the adverb) from some dozen property people I’ve chatted to over the past month or so – all of whom voted remain, but now long to get on with ...

  • Thomas Cook
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    We should revitalise, not repurpose, the high street

    2019-09-25T16:09:00Z

    Editor: This week’s collapse of travel giant Thomas Cook has led to the closure of more than 550 high street stores with immediate effect (‘ All Thomas Cook stores closed “with immediate effect” after travel firm collapses ’).

  • Esther McVey
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    McVey failed to consider rental sector

    2019-09-25T16:03:00Z

    Editor: Earlier this month, housing minister Esther McVey spoke at the RESI 2019 conference and announced to industry experts that “together we have to tackle this Great British housing building problem” .

  • Warehouse
    Insight

    Has the demand for industrial peaked?

    2019-09-24T23:00:00Z

    Having been the darling of real estate over the past few years, the industrial sector has started to lose its shine somewhat of late. Sentiment has become more muted and transaction volumes have dipped as the prolonged strong yield compression has finally started to abate and rental growth has taken ...

  • Financial Investment
    Online

    Are some lenders living on borrowed time?

    2019-09-24T16:10:00Z

    We are facing an unprecedented period of political and economic uncertainty with mounting confusion over Brexit and an increasingly volatile global market.

  • Climate change
    Online

    Our house is on fire – why we must start acting differently today

    2019-09-20T16:13:00Z

    The climate is in crisis. With the built environment responsible for 40% of total UK carbon emissions, it is vital that the property industry plays a leading role in making the move to net-zero-carbon mainstream.