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  • Warehouse
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    Things to be wary of when trading places

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    It is amazing how quickly half-truths can turn into seeming full truths. Commercial landlords will certainly already be tired of the column inches committed to condemning Covid-19 for choking the life out of traditional retail models.

  • MMC housing
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    Home truths on the MMC revolution

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    With the government and housebuilders promoting modern methods of construction to help boost affordable housing supply, are we about to see housebuilding factories spring up across the UK?

  • Freeports
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    Reaping freeport rewards

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Plans to create eight new freeports in England should benefit businesses that choose to locate themselves in these areas as well as generate jobs, but will they generate much-needed investment?

  • steel
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    Steel shortage is starting to driving up costs and delays

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    A perfect storm of supply chain issues means a steel shortage is holding up projects and driving up costs in the industrial sector. 

  • Tessa English
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    Five minutes with… Tessa English, JLL’s head of urban and city logistics

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    JLL’s head of urban and city logistics on tech, her dream job and why she wants to meet the Queen.

  • Jack Wills
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    Building a ‘house of brands’

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Another retailer enters administration. Jobs to be lost.” It’s a familiar headline, but while it is easy to blame the pandemic, there were plenty of failures pre-Covid, with changing customer habits, online, digital integration and poor proposition and management some of the factors to blame.

  • Warehouse
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    Industrial & logistics sector continues to boom

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Industrial & logistics is one of the few sectors to have emerged strongly from the pandemic. Indeed, such has been the boom in demand for shed space, mainly from ecommerce retailers but also cold storage operators and data centres, that speculative development is booming, too.

  • Verona, Italy
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    Interview with BentallGreenOak’s Toby Phelps

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    BentallGreenOak’s Toby Phelps discusses the international investor’s move into the UK warehouse market with Property Week and explains why it is far from done investing in the industrial sector despite how hot it now is.

  • CS Dentons logistics
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    What lies ahead for the industrial and logistics sector post the pandemic?

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Unlike other areas of the property industry, the industrial and logistics sector has only been boosted by the likes of Covid-19 and Brexit. However, a number of issues are on the horizon. Property Week, in partnership with Dentons, recently brought together a virtual panel of experts to ask what the ...

  • 2021 editors lunch
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    Post-lockdown agenda set at Property Week editor’s lunch

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    At the Property Week editor’s lunch in London last week, leading figures from across the industry gathered to identify the key issues for real estate as it emerges from lockdown. The future shape of the office and retail sectors, and the need to embrace diversity, sustainability and technological progress, ...

  • I&L
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    Lights, camera, action!

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Film and TV studio space is in demand, and firms such as Location Collective are changing their approach to leases. What could that mean for traditional shed occupiers?

  • Village green
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    Our villages need reimagining

    2021-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Ever since the pandemic began, the prospect of a post-pandemic urban exodus has highlighted a fundamental issue: English villages are among the most unsustainable, unaffordable, undiverse and inadequate settlements of the modern era.

  • Diversity
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    We must prove that we matter

    2021-07-01T00:00:00Z

    A few weeks ago, courtesy of Real Estate Balance and Savills, I had the pleasure of chairing a seminar about social mobility in the real estate sector.

  • Green belt housing
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    We need green-belt housing too

    2021-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Guess which London borough we are talking about. “The largest number of units delivered in any one year (357) equates to 25% of the annual average needed. 

  • Jermyn Street
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    Post-Covid reality hits the West End

    2021-07-01T00:00:00Z

    S Franses’ lease at 80 Jermyn Street SW1 expired in March 2016. After a bitter battle to obtain changes to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, the Supreme Court finally held in December 2018 that landlord The Cavendish Hotel could not oppose the grant of a new tenancy to S ...

  • Generic investment pic
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    End of the road for property funds?

    2021-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Editor: The article ‘ All eyes on Aegon after Aviva winds up UK property fund ’ turned out to be an accurate prediction as Aegon has now announced the closure of its funds, also covered by Property Week .

  • Nick Romito
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    Nick Romito and Charlie Wade of VTS discuss current challenges and future plans

    2021-07-01T00:00:00Z

    VTS CEO Nick Romito and EMEA MD Charlie Wade join Property Week to discuss localisation challenges, the impact of Covid-19 and what’s in store for the platform.

  • Covid closure
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    Eviction ban extension has averted Armageddon

    2021-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Editor: Senior property industry figures may have described the government’s nine-month extension of the commercial property eviction moratorium as “crazy” , but in my view anything other than this would have resulted in a feeding frenzy for lawyers and insolvency practitioners, as many thousands of companies face collapse against a ...

  • Closed sign coronavirus
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    Take action now for March 2022

    2021-07-01T00:00:00Z

    The hospitality industry is raring to go – summer is here, Brits’ Covid-19 savings are burning a hole in their pocket and they want to make up for lost time. But the UK government seems to have other plans and has extended the restrictions on social contact for another four ...

  • Digital property
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    Survey results show that tech is key to productivity

    2021-06-25T00:00:00Z

    Property Week’s latest Power of Proptech survey, supported by Freeths, shows that the real estate industry has become increasingly reliant on the use of technology during the pandemic.