All Insight articles – Page 6

  • SEGRO Park Hayes
    Insight

    How big a problem is London's loss of light industrial land to resi?

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    As demand for industrial space and housing grows in the capital, mixed-use schemes could provide a creative solution. 

  • Proptech
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    How tech will benefit real estate in the future

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    At the start of this month, I was invited to give the opening keynote at Proptech Middle East in Dubai. 

  • PWMA 2019 Winners
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    Stars of the show: PWMA awards

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Outstanding property managers were saluted last week at the Property Week Management All-Stars awards

  • Andrew Bird
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    Interview with Warehouse REIT’s Andrew Bird

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Warehouse REIT’s Andrew Bird tells Mitchell Labiak about the company’s IPO, the setbacks it has overcome and its plans for the future

  • Mitchell Labiak index
    Insight

    Industrial & logistics supplement November 2019

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    The industrial and logistics market has slowed, but there is still plenty of growth in pockets.

  • Glasgow
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    Q-Park sale-and-leaseback strategy will pay off

    2019-11-14T13:43:00Z

    Editor:  It has been reported that parking operator Q-Park has completed 14 sale-and-leasebacks across the UK since March this year . Investors are more interested in the market than ever before – but why?

  • WeWork
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    Flexible office model is here to stay

    2019-11-14T12:50:00Z

    Editor: The further we dig into the sorry story of WeWork, the clearer it becomes that the factors that led to its incredible expansion worldwide are the same factors that have fuelled its demise .

  • Johnny Hawkins index
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    Five minutes with Johnny Hawkins

    2019-11-14T11:01:00Z

    Knight Frank’s capital markets partner on building trust, younger generations and gender equality

  • Brexit
    Insight

    Brexit effect on logistics

    2019-11-14T10:58:00Z

    The UK’s eventual departure from the EU is likely to cause major changes in occupational demand. The industrial and logistics sector will be at the forefront of this change, given its role in creating, moving and storing physical goods.

  • Daniel Craig Pinewood
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    We need studio space – and fast

    2019-11-14T00:00:00Z

    James Bond has been one of Britain’s most high-profile symbols since his arrival on the big screen in 1962. But now his home is under threat from the arrival of an American giant.

  • Boris Johnson
    Insight

    Johnson is clearly in his element

    2019-11-14T00:00:00Z

    So Boris finally got the election he was calling for.

  • Empty warehouse
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    Make most of old industrial land

    2019-11-13T15:28:00Z

    Industrial towns across the country were once the centre of Britain’s car-building might. But after successive years of decline, we are starting to look at how former car manufacturing land can be brought back into use, bringing the towns that the manufacturing giants left behind back to life.

  • Grenfell Tower
    Online

    Learnings from the Marchioness disaster: post-Grenfell recommendations cannot be ignored

    2019-11-08T12:08:00Z

    In the early hours of 20 August 1989, the 47-ton pleasure steamer Marchioness , packed with 130 partygoers, sank in just 30 seconds after being hit by the 1,475-ton dredger Bowbelle  on the River Thames in London.

  • Westhorpe Gardens
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    Shared victory for social housing

    2019-11-08T00:00:00Z

    For property people, it doesn’t get much better than winning the Stirling Prize. It’s the new-building equivalent of the Booker Prize for literature or the Turner Prize for art. Past winners have included the glitzy and glamorous – perhaps none more so than last year’s £1.3bn Foster-designed Bloomberg HQ.

  • Brexit chess pieces
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    No need to turn back on Europe

    2019-11-07T15:05:00Z

    Amid all the political wrangling over Brexit in the last few months, you might have missed a report from the European Systemic Risk Board, Europe’s economic watchdog, that commercial and residential property across Europe has been overvalued.

  • Co-working
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    How to solve the skills gap crisis

    2019-11-07T15:01:00Z

    To get a glimpse into how we are taking practical steps to bridge the skills gap needed to respond to the UK’s housing needs, you just have to witness the apprentices who have come through a new fast-track scheme that we’re backing expertly laying rows of bricks on one of ...

  • Derby County Stadium
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    How are football stadiums valued?

    2019-11-07T00:00:00Z

    As the EFL investigates the sale of Derby County’s Pride Park for more than £81m, Adam Hooker asks why stadium valuations are so inconsistent

  • WeWork
    Insight

    Feet of clay cannot keep walking

    2019-11-07T00:00:00Z

    REITs’ share prices rebounded 5% in a Brexit relief bounce as the receding risk of no deal drove up the value of sterling against the US dollar.

  • Broadway plans
    Insight

    Nimby policies to attract voters

    2019-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Plop: the first general election leaflet hit the doormat last Saturday. A tightly targeted anti-development screed from Helen Grant, MP for Maidstone and The Weald. The loyalist successor to batty Ann Widdecombe is clearly not a deux with the Conservative target of building 300,000 homes a year.

  • Esther McVey
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    McVey’s vision for modular housing is spot on

    2019-11-06T10:31:00Z

    Editor: The news that housing minister Esther McVey has called for the UK to become a ‘centre of excellence’ for modular housing, with the north of England as the ‘construction hub’, couldn’t come soon enough .