All Insight articles – Page 6

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    Insight

    Spiralling costs change the game

    2021-12-09T00:00:00Z

    The worst of the pandemic looks to be behind us – provided Omicron is not a game-changer – but businesses worldwide face a different set of challenges, most notably persistently high inflation.

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    Insight

    Return of the RESI Awards

    2021-12-09T00:00:00Z

    At the first in-person RESI Awards since 2019, Property Week recognised those who went the extra mile in the toughest of years. Find out here who the winners are. 

  • Toby Lewin-Lloyd
    Professional

    Q&A: Five minutes with Toby Lewin-Lloyd, senior architect at Urbanist Architecture

    2021-12-09T00:00:00Z

    Toby Lewin-Lloyd, senior architect at Urbanist Architecture, on how he got started in property, his film and book recommendations, his best and worst purchases and the most interesting fact he knows.

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    Act now for a sustainable future

    2021-12-09T00:00:00Z

    The built environment covers a diverse range of buildings, from listed historic ones through to the latest in new builds, but the focus must be on decarbonising existing stock, given that 80% of our building requirements for 2050 have already been constructed.

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    ​It will take decades for benefits of Leasehold Reform Bill to be felt

    2021-12-08T22:43:00Z

    Last week, the second reading of the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill passed unopposed. Referred to as ‘the appetiser’ by former housing secretary Robert Jenrick, it is the first of a two-part reform of leasehold. 

  • Office
    Online

    ​Office leases of the future

    2021-12-06T14:26:00Z

    The future of the office and its role in the commercial world is a popular debate. Whatever your view, it is difficult to deny that the role of the office is changing. 

  • Housing generic
    Online

    ​How might stamp duty rules on mixed-use and multiple dwellings change?

    2021-12-06T14:20:00Z

    The government is consulting on making changes to the stamp duty rules on mixed-use and multiple dwelling transactions. The proposed changes, which are significant, are unlikely to be introduced until autumn 2022.

  • Climate change building
    Online

    Offsetting can close the carbon gap, but it is no climate fix

    2021-12-06T13:03:00Z

    Real estate clients are increasingly making corporate commitments to become net zero within a relatively short period of time. 

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    Insight

    Let’s build genuinely inclusive places

    2021-12-03T09:36:00Z

    As we mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, it is a fitting time to shine the spotlight on an issue that deserves to be higher up property’s ESG agenda. We talk about creating spaces that work for everyone but while access is factored into design and planning, the more ...

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    A new era for the PBSA sector

    2021-12-03T00:00:00Z

    CRM Students’ motto as an operator of student halls is to put residents at the heart of everything. Its chief executive officer Richard Skeels tells Property Week the future of PBSA is set to change in the wake of the pandemic, which has shifted students’ priorities when seeking accommodation.

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    Insight

    Logistics demand looks set to grow

    2021-12-03T00:00:00Z

    The findings of Property Week, Savills and Tritax Symmetry’s fifth annual Industrial and Logistics Census, in association with Analytiqa, demonstrate that lack of supply is one of the biggest challenges facing the sector.

  • London
    News

    London must recover its international cachet

    2021-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Editor: It is heartening to see London’s vital signs start to improve as the city comes back to life, especially given the current uncertain outlook.

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    News

    Why retrofitting buildings is so vital

    2021-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Editor: In the context of COP26 and the heightened urgency for decarbonisation strategies, retrofitting existing buildings for new purposes is a positive measure to ensure the sustainability of the housing sector. Crucially, retrofitting also helps to address the chronic housing crisis in this country.

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    Insight

    London’s repurposing renaissance

    2021-12-02T00:00:00Z

    Retail has faced significant structural change over the years – with an excess of retail space and the rise of online retailing, combined with the 2008 recession, leading to a swathe of retail business failures and consequent high street vacancies.

  • Casa by Moda neighbourhood
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    Rental is a key part of the housing mix

    2021-12-02T00:00:00Z

    The government has been banging the drum for new housing for years, with its 300,000 target tattooed on the sector’s collective mindset. But what the government doesn’t say, and what we at Moda know to be true, is that a big chunk of those new homes need to be rental ...

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    Many happy retail returns to HGR

    2021-12-02T00:00:00Z

    As the business turns five, the founders of London retail specialist agent Hanover Green Retail talk to Laura McGuire about their love for the troubled sector, how they weathered Covid and their future plans.

  • Katherine McCullough
    Professional

    Q&A: Five minutes with Katherine McCullough, director, head of UK property at Merchant Land

    2021-12-02T00:00:00Z

    Katherine McCullough, director, head of UK property at Merchant Land talks to Property Week about how she got into the property sector, and any advice she would give somebody starting a career in the industry.

  • Leena Gillespie
    Professional

    Q&A: Five minutes with Leena Gillespie, commercial director at Public Sector PLC

    2021-12-02T00:00:00Z

    Leena Gillespie, commercial director at Public Sector PLC, on how she fell into property, the enjoyment in bringing added value to assets — and how Star Wars shows girls can do whatever they put their minds to.

  • Michael Gove
    Insight

    Gove must avoid levelling down

    2021-12-02T00:00:00Z

    Just when we thought the worst of Covid was behind us, along comes Omicron. It may or may not be massively serious but meanwhile travel restrictions are tightened, supply chains disrupted and life in general is just a tad more miserable.

  • Office
    Insight

    Family values can aid investment

    2021-12-02T00:00:00Z

    After nearly 18 months of largely standing on the side lines, family offices are eager to deploy capital in real estate markets across the UK, but remain selective in their investments.