All Insight articles – Page 13

  • 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.

  • Boris Johnson
    Insight

    Will PM inject new life into north?

    2019-09-19T23:00:00Z

    It has been just over five years since George Osborne first coined the term ‘northern powerhouse’ to describe his vision to unite the cities of the north and inject new investment to help regenerate the region.

  • Climate change
    Insight

    Time to wake up to climate crisis

    2019-09-18T23:00:00Z

    Today’s Global Climate Strike is a wake-up call for everyone. “Our house is on fire – let’s act like it. We demand climate justice for everyone,” is the call to arms by the strike’s organisers.

  • Proptech
    Insight

    Let’s get on top of the data detail

    2019-09-18T22:00:00Z

    By miscommunicating its scale and availability, proptech is doing the property industry a disservice. The root of this problem is found in its approach to data.

  • Mentoring
    Insight

    Mentoring can be of huge benefit

    2019-09-18T22:00:00Z

    Throughout their careers, most people will have received some level of career advice, be it from a manager, a friend, a parent or a colleague.

  • Bovis Homes
    Insight

    Housebuilding news indicates a life beyond Brexit

    2019-09-18T16:07:00Z

    Editor: After all the recent Westminster antics, it’s good to see some more positive business news emerging from the housebuilding sector.

  • Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson
    Insight

    Second referendum is only solution

    2019-09-18T16:01:00Z

    Editor: Steve Norris gives us his usual perceptive take on Westminster .

  • The Pro-Bono Challenge logo
    Insight

    It’s time to showcase good work

    2019-09-06T00:00:00Z

    Newcore Capital and Property Week are launching The Pro Bono Challenge at RESI this month.

  • Building house
    Insight

    Stop building castles in the air

    2019-09-05T23:00:00Z

    There is a housing crisis. More homes are needed. Private developers build 85% of all new homes. They complain of planning red tape and land shortages. Red tape must be cut and more land zoned for housing. Developers will then build more homes, won’t they? No.

  • Generic biz rates
    Insight

    Business rates burden: structural change is needed

    2019-09-05T16:06:00Z

    Editor: Two months ago, the Conservative leadership election was in full swing, shining a light on issues that had seemingly been neglected for years.

  • Moda - Broad Street Frontage
    Insight

    Resi rises to Malthouse challenge

    2019-09-05T01:00:00Z

    As we count down to RESI 2019, it’s useful to reflect that a lot can happen in housing in a year.

  • Moda glasgow
    Insight

    Harrison Street goes for European growth

    2019-09-04T23:00:00Z

    Managing director Daniel Gorzawski talks about the investor’s approach to alternative residential assets

  • WeWork London
    Insight

    WeWork isn’t the only flexible option

    2019-09-04T15:52:00Z

    Editor: Your recent WeWork article highlights that the company is proceeding at pace with its expansion plans

  • Investment
    Insight

    The struggle for funding is real

    2019-09-04T15:13:00Z

    Securing finance is consistently listed as one of the biggest challenges facing SME developers, especially when they are new to the development game.

  • Construction cranes
    Insight

    Partnering for a productive future

    2019-09-04T13:24:00Z

    Now is a crucial time for the housebuilding industry. Housing is a top domestic priority for the government, which has set clear targets to significantly increase the supply of new homes.

  • London houses
    Online

    What we’ve learnt about shared ownership

    2019-09-02T13:20:00Z

    I was pleased to see housing minister Robert Jenrick’s recent announcement of a review of shared ownership with a view to widening home ownership, particularly for younger people.

  • Old people
    Insight

    How tech can benefit later-lifers

    2019-08-30T01:00:00Z

    Following the success of our first hackathon in 2017, we’re pleased to be supporting the 2019 #RESIHackathon, which will focus on providing state-of-the-art tech solutions to the elderly through innovation in residential design – a need that is often overlooked in the later-life industry.

  • Closed down shop
    Insight

    CPOs: a four-point mini manifesto

    2019-08-29T23:00:00Z

    Compulsory purchase orders are “as close as the property industry gets to an authoritarian state”, according to a widely respected contact in the residential sector, who is no stranger to CPOs. My view: they should be used sparingly. But they should be used.