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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.

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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. 

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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.

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    Pandemic puts BTR in the spotlight

    2020-11-25T15:20:00Z

    Editor: The coronavirus pandemic has raised a number of fundamental questions about our economy. On an individual level, it has also forced us to adapt the way we live and work (‘ 72% of employers want to retain home working after the pandemic ’). For many of us, our home ...

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    Logistics operators target surplus retail space

    2020-11-20T00:00:00Z

    The pandemic has meant retail units are no longer in demand but logistics centres are needed. Is it time to invest in converting one into the other?

  • London Gateway Entire Park CGI
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    Why port-centric logistics is growing in popularity

    2020-11-20T00:00:00Z

    The effects of Brexit, Covid-19 and the ecommerce boom are making port-centric development an increasingly attractive prospect.

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    Five minutes with Olivia Hinds

    2020-11-20T00:00:00Z

    The GLP associate on the ecommerce boom, an interview with a twist and her hopes for the future

  • Smart factory concept
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    Navigating market volatility with data

    2020-11-20T00:00:00Z

    The industrial sector is booming and technology has definitely supported the transformation of this part of the industry.

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    Covid-fuelled demand spike set to spark logistics space shortage

    2020-11-20T00:00:00Z

    New data from Savills shows I L space under construction for 2020-21 is down almost 50% on last year.

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    Industrial and Logistics supplement November 2020

    2020-11-20T00:00:00Z

    Almost every part of the property industry has been detrimentally affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Food and beverage operators have spent more days closed this year than open, retailers have shuttered stores after going under or entering into CVAs and administration and offices have lain empty during the biggest WFH ...

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    Covid-19 vs Cop26

    2020-11-20T00:00:00Z

    Will the coronavirus crisis lead to the climate agenda being shelved, as it was in 2008? Adam Branson finds out if resolve has weakened as the pandemic has dragged on

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    The holy grail of embedding ESG

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    It has been a very good week for the environment. US president-elect Joe Biden is readying one of the world’s leading economies to re-join the Paris Accord, while the UK government is to make it mandatory for companies to outline their efforts to arrest climate change – a world first. ...

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    Key year looms for UK’s eco push

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    On 9 November 2020, Glasgow was due to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), widely recognised as the most important climate summit since the landmark Paris Agreement in 2015. Like many events in 2020, it has been pushed back, to November 2021, due to the pandemic.

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    How digital economy and WFH are fuelling demand

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    The data centres sector was growing exponentially before Covid-19 and should have come of age during the pandemic. If only there were enough to meet demand. 

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    Twitter debate: #RESIdebate - Riding a resi rollercoaster

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    Government policy one of the big talking points at RESI Twitter debate hosted by Property Week and Savills.

  • Rural delivery
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    Exodus to countryside creates new logistics demand

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    As Covid-19 boosts ecommerce and many city dwellers seek a better quality of life in the countryside, some are predicting a boom in rural logistics facilities across the UK.

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    Why trade counters buck Covid downturn

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    Back in January, when I was interviewed by this magazine (‘ Hobby reveals trade secrets of Dunmoore ’), I said I viewed trade counters “as part of the last- mile logistics business” and that I believed “they will play a big role in the future supply chain”.

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    Old boxes, new tricks

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    On the outskirts of central London sit tired industrial estates. Once used to store products and manufacture traditional goods, these stale grey boxes that housed industrial operators now have a new lease of life, thanks to Millennials and Gen Z and the enormous growth of sectors including ecommerce and food ...

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    Interview with duo bringing big US player to UK

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    Industrial real estate developer BRIDGE is a fixture in the US but a relative unknown here. That could be about to change. Simon Creasey talks to the two men heading its newly opened UK office

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    The challenges involved in becoming Covid-safe

    2020-11-19T00:00:00Z

    The pandemic has led to the introduction of a raft of additional health and safety measures. Mitchell Labiak finds out exactly what has changed