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  • CS Shoosmiths panel
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    Councils step up on regeneration

    2020-12-04T00:00:00Z

    Shoosmiths and Property Week assembled a panel of experts from across the industry to discuss the growing role local authorities are playing in fostering regeneration in partnership with private-sector partners, and how this relationship can help deliver sustainable and vibrant town centres for the local population.

  • Amazon
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    Industrial & Logistics sector looks set to buck the economic downturn

    2020-12-04T00:00:00Z

    The responses to Property Week , Savills and Tritax Symmetry’s fourth annual market census, in association with Analytiqa, suggest the industrial and logistics sector is in good health and has a positive future outlook.

  • Covid lab
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    Vaccines are no instant solution

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    At the time of writing, the headlines were awash with announcements about promising vaccine trials – some claiming to be 95% successful – which have caused a spike in both the FTSE 100 and national optimism.

  • Brunswick Property Partners
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    Meet the new local heroes

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Brunswick Property Partners co-founders David Turner and Will Amies tell Property Week about their new London workspace venture Akoya and their ambitions for a £1bn portfolio.

  • Boris Johnson
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    The ‘Ten Point Plan’ needs finessing

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Editor: At first glance, the prime minister’s highly anticipated ‘Ten Point Plan’ contains much for the green industries to be positive about.  The plan includes several ambitious proposals and further reiterates the government’s commitment to mobilising investment in this area.

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    The pandemic has reset urban design

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    For many of us, long stretches spent at home and away from the office, shops and public areas during the pandemic have radically altered our relationship with our built environment.

  • Modern office
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    Decentralised offices are the future

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Editor: It is shocking but sadly unsurprising to see the extent to which some employees are dissatisfied with the culture of working from home.

  • Boris waving
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    Johnson’s days are numbered

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    So we go from lockdown to… lockdown. Unless you live in Cornwall or the Isle of Wight, in which case – lucky you.

  • Paris cyclists in masks
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    A glimmer of hope for our cities

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    After what, thanks to Covid-19, can only be described as the global annus horribilis that is 2020, we can at least see a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel, thanks to the wonders of science in creating a vaccine. 

  • Stewart Moore
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    View from the top: Stewart Moore, the CRM Students chief executive

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    The CRM Students chief executive tells Property Week about the main challenges facing the PBSA sector, the shift in student habits and how well he thinks private operators responded to the pandemic.

  • Love local shop sign
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    Innovators will weather Covid-19

    2020-12-03T00:00:00Z

    This year, we have seen a significant shift in the way we live and work, with Covid-19 proving to be an accelerator of existing trends.

  • CS Student Roost panel
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    Appeal of the PBSA sector holds up

    2020-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Property Week and Student Roost brought together a panel of industry experts to discuss the challenges facing the purpose-built student accommodation sector and the opportunities that have opened up this year.

  • Jon Culshaw Property Awards
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    Solid gold winners add a silver lining to the 25th Property Awards

    2020-11-27T00:00:00Z

    Not even a pandemic could tarnish the achievements of this year’s Silver Anniversary Property Awards winners.

  • Grenfell Tower
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    Lessons of the Grenfell inquiry

    2020-11-26T00:00:00Z

    The evidence given at the Grenfell Tower inquiry has become more shocking by the day, especially in relation to the behaviour of certain manufacturers.

  • Modern office
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    Taking care of our communities

    2020-11-26T00:00:00Z

    Are offices a thing of the past?

  • Green building
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    We need a single carbon plan

    2020-11-26T00:00:00Z

    I am sure I am not the only person heartened by the inclusion in the prime minister’s post-Cummings ‘reset’ agenda of a renewed emphasis on green matters.

  • Simon Carter British Land
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    View from the top: Simon Carter, the new chief executive of British Land

    2020-11-26T00:00:00Z

    As he reflects on his first day in the top job, British Land’s new chief executive talks to Property Week about his illustrious predecessors, his three priorities for the future… and the appeal of glass offices.

  • Fitting solar panels
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    Time to fight for a better world

    2020-11-26T00:00:00Z

    At the height of the Covid pandemic in the spring, wonderful images were shared of clear skies in cities like Mumbai, Shanghai and Los Angeles, as lockdowns improved air quality. They showed what is possible.

  • Intu Lakeside
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    Will the magnificent seven ride again?

    2020-11-26T00:00:00Z

    The pandemic and online shopping have dealt heavy blows to the seven UK super malls that opened in the late-1980s and 1990, but retail experts believe they can evolve and survive. 

  • Old people covid
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    Retirement living sector can help to beat loneliness

    2020-11-25T15:42:00Z

    Editor: The UK residential property market, understandably, was buffeted at the start of the first lockdown. But during this second lockdown, early indicators are looking good, with the stamp duty holiday undoubtedly helping.