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  • Casino Council  01
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    They bet big, but will councils lose big?

    2020-07-30T00:00:00Z

    Local authority investment in property has soared in recent years. Property Week asks what now as values and rental income crash.

  • Planning and dev
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    Alternative fix for housing crisis

    2020-07-30T00:00:00Z

    It is no secret that the UK is suffering from one of the worst housing crises in generations.

  • House keys
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    Help to Buy alone is not enough

    2020-07-30T00:00:00Z

    Green shoots have started to show in the housing market, from an uptick in mortgage enquiries, renewed interest in certain properties such as houses with gardens, and big statements of confidence from major housebuilders such as Taylor Wimpey.

  • Office
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    The traditional office has advantages over flexi space

    2020-07-30T00:00:00Z

    Editor: I have followed your articles by Steve Jude, chief executive of NewFlex, on the whys and wherefores of the service office market for many years and have always found him optimistic about the serviced office market competing with, and perhaps taking over, from the traditional market.

  • Property Week Events logo
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    Property Week’s events are returning soon

    2020-07-27T09:56:00Z

    Following the government’s announcement that conferences and exhibitions will be permitted in England from 1 October, Property Week has published its updated event schedule.

  • Mike Ingall Allied London
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    View from the top: Michael Ingall, CEO of Allied London

    2020-07-24T00:00:00Z

    The Allied London CEO talks to Property Week about Covid-19 construction delays, seismic shifts in the perception of property caused by the pandemic and the critical importance of a diverse portfolio

  • New York skyline
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    Letter from New York

    2020-07-23T00:00:00Z

    New York State governor Andrew Cuomo broke restaurant-lovers’ hearts when he renewed the indoor dining ban that was expected to be lifted on July 20.

  • Working from home
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    WFH and offices go hand in hand

    2020-07-23T00:00:00Z

    In one of his recent podcasts, renowned real estate consultant Antony Slumbers, who coined the term ‘space as a service’ in 2014, described the magnitude of the Covid-19 effect thus: “There will be history books with titles such as ‘The Calamitous Third Week of March 2020’, when (in the UK) ...

  • Construction of houses
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    Why the stamp duty move is still not enough

    2020-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Looking back in history, whenever the UK economy has faced a recession, the government has always looked to the housing market to stimulate activity – Help to Buy being the effort that followed the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Friends eating pizza
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    Are cities off the menu?

    2020-07-23T00:00:00Z

    While cities remain quieter than usual as lockdown eases, local neighbourhoods have burst into life. Property Week looks at how F B operators are capitalising and asks: what next for the sector?

  • Coronavirus/working from home/facetime
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    The return to offices calls for some flexibility

    2020-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Editor: Gerald Kaye’s column did a fantastic job of extolling the office’s virtues and pointing out home-working’s limitations.  

  • Food Warehouse interior
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    Government must aid the F&B recovery

    2020-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Editor: Having seen numerous cycles, although they have not been easy, I have been comforted by the knowledge that food and beverage (F B) is always the last to fall and the first to recover.

  • Cladding
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    Time for action on cladding crisis

    2020-07-23T00:00:00Z

    The bravado and bluster from the government has so far not had the desired effect of expediting complex cladding remediation works.

  • Matt Crompton - managing director, Muse Developments
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    View from the top: Matt Crompton, managing director of Muse

    2020-07-17T00:00:00Z

    Muse managing director Matt Crompton reveals to Property Week how the developer kept its schemes ticking over during lockdown and why he thinks it is well-placed to seize the post-pandemic opportunities.

  • Closed high st Liverpool
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    Retail needs a lifeline to survive

    2020-07-16T00:00:00Z

    It’s hard to imagine how the past three months could have been any tougher for the retail property sector.

  • westferryprintworks_665639
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    Learning from the past master

    2020-07-16T00:00:00Z

    A pity Richard Desmond did not follow the late Tony Pidgley’s footwork when trying to double the size on his now-notorious scheme for 1,500 flats at Westferry Printworks on the Isle of Dogs – if only to understand how Berkeley got permission to build 1,280 flats on a plot one ...

  • Student
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    PBSA leads on space as a service

    2020-07-16T00:00:00Z

    Successful property strategies are all about understanding customer needs and delivering best-in-class services that reflect those needs.

  • Office team work
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    Flexibility is the future for offices

    2020-07-16T00:00:00Z

    With the further easing of lockdown to allow pubs and restaurants to open in July, many of us are looking ahead to our return to the office.

  • Acton Gardens Central Square Apartments
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    Residents’ ballots get our vote

    2020-07-16T00:00:00Z

    When mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced the process of residents’ ballots almost two years ago, we embraced the policy, which aligned with our ethos of putting residents first, despite cynicism about its merits in the broader industry.

  • American Dream
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    Is American Dream the future of retail?

    2020-07-16T00:00:00Z

    Triple Five recently launched one of the world’s biggest retail and leisure schemes. The firm’s leasing vice-president tells Property Week why experiential retail is key to survival for malls in America and beyond.