All Insight articles – Page 12

  • S&W panel
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    Key issues facing the property sector

    2021-09-03T00:00:00Z

    With major changes to property taxes combining with the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, Property Week – in association with Smith & Williamson – brought together a panel of experts to discuss the main challenges.

  • LandTech resi
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    It’s a brave new world for the resi sector

    2021-09-03T00:00:00Z

    Residential development has been through a sea change over the past decade. Updates to the planning system and shifting attitudes on where people want to live have led to the introduction of new players and new investors, as well as new technologies.

  • Inspired Asset's_Central Cross_Croydon_scheme was created through PDR and is an example of the award-winning homes permitted development can create
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    Councils are wrong to block new PDR

    2021-09-03T00:00:00Z

    I do not often get angry, but your cover story on 17 of 35 London local planning authorities prohibiting automatic permitted development rights coming into effect from 31 July 2022, when the old office-to-residential PDR will cease to have effect, infuriated me.

  • Victoria Station
    Insight

    A new platform for regeneration

    2021-09-02T00:01:00Z

    Real assets provide a great opportunity where real estate meets infrastructure. 

  • London Docklands
    Insight

    Predicting the legacy of Covid

    2021-09-02T00:01:00Z

    We may not be entirely out of the Covid woods yet, but at least we can assume the worst is behind us.

  • Hines 200,000 sq ft
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    Distribution is biggest challenge

    2021-09-02T00:01:00Z

    Last year saw a record-shattering take-up of 50m sq ft of big-box warehouse space across Europe. As consumers flocked to online retail during the pandemic, the race for industrial and logistics (I&L) space ramped up to meet the unprecedented demand for warehousing and distribution centres.

  • Green office
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    The office will adapt and survive

    2021-09-02T00:01:00Z

    There is plenty of optimism in the air, with warmer weather, loosened Covid restrictions and a strong vaccination programme signalling that we are hopefully moving in the right direction towards a return to normality.

  • Selfridges
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    Time for the high street to evolve

    2021-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Even prior to the pandemic, we were becoming accustomed to headlines proclaiming ‘the death of the high street’ and witnessing the retreat of big-name retailers from our town and city centres. 

  • Ros Goode index
    Professional

    Q&A: Five minutes with Ros Goode, principal and managing director at Avison Young

    2021-09-01T10:13:00Z

    Ros Goode, principal and managing director, London, at Avison Young, on how she got started in property. She also shares her cultural tips, her worst purchase and what she would do with a million pounds.

  • Forest fire, climate crisis
    Online

    ​SMEs need incentives to implement net zero strategies

    2021-08-27T11:46:00Z

    Fires have been raging from one corner of the planet to another. Rain has fallen at Greenland’s ice summit for the first time on record. Parts of Europe have experienced record high temperatures. 

  • Cafe ext Covid
    Online

    Top tips for commercial tenants

    2021-08-27T11:24:00Z

    Just over a month on from ‘Freedom Day’ life has returned to normal and we have forgotten the horror of the last 18 months. Right?

  • Electric charging point
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    On the road to a more sustainable transport future

    2021-08-27T00:00:00Z

    Editor: With the government’s announcement that it is to spend £91.7m on decarbonisation projects, Cluttons recognises the importance of ensuring the roll-out of infrastructure to support new green automotive technologies.

  • Sustainability reporting_shutterstock_160036250_cred song_about_summer
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    Government must expand on BNG remit

    2021-08-27T00:00:00Z

    Editor: The government’s decision to introduce a 10% biodiversity net gain (BNG) mandate in English planning law is a welcome step in the transition towards a low-carbon, sustainable future for the built environment sector. However, as an industry, we should press policymakers to go further.

  • Bricks
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    Living in a material whirl

    2021-08-26T00:00:00Z

    Spiralling material prices threaten to slow the delivery of much-needed new homes, but modern methods of construction may offer a solution by making output more efficient and cutting costs.

  • Chapter Old Street - study space (Tigg + Coll Architects)
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    Urban living: fresh thinking is vital

    2021-08-26T00:00:00Z

    Summer in the UK has been very different this year. Foreign holidays have been few and far between for obvious reasons, with many people choosing to explore the UK instead.

  • Generic office
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    Flexible leases are key for office landlords

    2021-08-26T00:00:00Z

    As we emerge from lockdown and home working, companies across the UK have adjusted their working patterns, a priority shift that has altered the traditional business requirement for office space.

  • Hotel bed
    Insight

    Hotels must evolve to survive

    2021-08-26T00:00:00Z

    As consumer confidence starts to return, there are some reasons for optimism in the hotel industry. However, the scars of the pandemic will not heal overnight.

  • Diversity
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    It’s time to tackle the lack of diversity

    2021-08-26T00:00:00Z

    Research shows the property industry is failing to attract enough people from diverse backgrounds and keep them in the industry.

  • Stefano D'Ambrosio index
    Professional

    Q&A: Five minutes with Stefano D’Ambrosio, environmental and planning solicitor at Irwin Mitchell

    2021-08-26T00:00:00Z

    Stefano D’Ambrosio, environmental and planning solicitor at Irwin Mitchell, on how he got started in property. He also shares his cultural tips, his worst purchase and what he would do with a million pounds.

  • Martin Steele
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    View from the top: Martin Steele, chief executive of NHS Property Services

    2021-08-26T00:00:00Z

    The chief executive of NHS Property Services talks to Property Week about mending its relationship with NHS tenants and the lessons it learned from a highly critical Public Accounts Committee report.