All Insight articles – Page 5

  • Office community
    Insight

    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.