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  • HB Reavis
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    View from the top: Steven Skinner, CEO of HB Reavis

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    HB Reavis’s CEO reveals to Property Week how the Covid-19 crisis has affected its developments, what he believes offices will look like post-lockdown and why sustainability is now more important than ever

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    A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    Alexander Graham Bell’s words of wisdom “when one door closes, another opens” are well known, but less famous is that he went on to add “but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us”. ...

  • New York skyline
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    Letter from New York

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    New York City mayor Bill de Blasio said on 21 May that “all roads” lead to partial reopening of stores and businesses by mid-June. It was an unexpected upbeat note amid the prevailing gloom.

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    Invest now in the ‘new normal’

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    “It’s wise to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.”

  • Housing
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    Help for reopened housing market is long overdue

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    Editor: In reopening the housing market the government has introduced a number of new measures that will support development that arguably should have been in place anyway.

  • Angelica Donati
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    A silver lining in a year to forget

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    This has been a year to forget so far. On 20 February, global equity markets plunged in a crash rivalling the 2008 downturn. Though they have rallied thanks to central bank support, hopes for a Covid-19 vaccine and a rebound in business activity as governments ease lockdown, things could take ...

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    Put employees first in the return to work

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    Editor: Savills’ Richard Rees is right to emphasise that planning properly for the return to work is crucial, with health and wellbeing a top priority.

  • Finance chart Covid-19
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    The market will survive this crisis

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly had the most significant impact on the world economy since the global financial crisis (GFC).

  • Broadgate Circle current people
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    Plenty of life left in city offices

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    How fragile yet dynamic the workplace has become over the past four or five decades. Ever since Sir Stuart Lipton and DEGW produced the Orbit Study to underpin the then revolutionary occupational and related investment case for Broadgate, change has been piled on top of change in a never-ending quest ...

  • Retirement home
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    The investment case for UK senior housing

    2020-05-22T13:24:00Z

    Investment in our later living market has risen markedly in recent years, but what does the future hold? 

  • Leeds CC Whitehall Road
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    Whitbread and wisdom

    2020-05-22T00:00:00Z

    Whitbread head of property Mark Anderson tells Property Week how the hospitality company has approached managing its hotel and food-and-drink arms amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Aerial CGI of Portmarnock
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    The Irish plan

    2020-05-22T00:00:00Z

    Quintain Ireland’s Eddie Byrne tells Property Week how Covid-19 is affecting business and what it all means for its plans to become one of the republic’s biggest housebuilders.

  • Chris Ireland
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    View from the top: Chris Ireland, UK chief executive of JLL

    2020-05-22T00:00:00Z

    The UK chief executive of JLL talks to Property Week about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the firm and his own way of working – and why he thinks it offers an opportunity to reimagine the sector. 

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    Don’t go boldly into the storm

    2020-05-21T08:44:00Z

    Next Wednesday, 27 May, British Land is likely to declare a stonking loss for the year to March, caused by valuation shrinkage within the £4.8bn retail portfolio.

  • New York
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    Letter from New York

    2020-05-21T00:00:00Z

    The Big Apple’s devastated retail scene trembled even more with news that Nordstrom is to close 16 of its 116 full-line stores across the US and Neiman Marcus has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

  • Comptoir Libanais restaurant, Soho
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    Time to serve up new restaurant leasing models

    2020-05-21T00:00:00Z

    Editor: While it is an uncertain time for restaurant operators to think of acquisitions, this climate might prove a new dawn for trialling new approaches to leasing.

  • Jonathan Goldstein
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    If we fail on planning, plan to fail

    2020-05-21T00:00:00Z

    These are highly unusual times by anyone’s standards. We are all trying to plan for the future in an environment where we do not know what tomorrow will bring. We need to use this time to drive the change that will see us come out of this crisis securely.

  • Sue Clayton index
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    Diversity will gather momentum

    2020-05-21T00:00:00Z

    After eight weeks of lockdown, most of us have adapted to new ways of working, if not fully embraced them. Some seem to enjoy the absence of a commute, with more time to themselves or among family. Others cannot wait to get back to the office to mix with colleagues ...

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    The City of London is a resilient place

    2020-05-21T00:00:00Z

    Covid-19 presents unprecedented challenges for all of us, but at the City of London Corporation we are emphatically open for business.

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    Build homes for heroes

    2020-05-21T00:00:00Z

    Every Thursday, people across the UK stand on their doorsteps to applaud and cheer NHS workers, to show how much we value them and acknowledge their huge dedication and sacrifice during the coronavirus outbreak.