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    Interview with Maarten Jamin: ‘I’m not worried about competition’

    2020-10-15T00:00:00Z

    Maarten Jamin, IWG chief design officer and founder of design agency bs;bp, talks to Adam Branson about IWG’s two new office concepts, its quick flex-workspace rollout and the impact of the new WFH directive

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    Proptech is a 2020 game changer

    2020-10-15T00:00:00Z

    This year there has been an incredible acceleration in the adoption of digital technology, particularly in the property sector, thanks to the unprecedented impact of the pandemic. Across all asset classes, the way we think about property has become synonymous with technology.

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    The tech’s there to tackle laundering

    2020-10-14T14:10:00Z

    Editor: The case of Mansoor Mahmood Hussain, known as ‘Manni’, (‘ Leeds developer loses £10m of property due to money laundering charge ’,) clearly demonstrates the huge gaps in protection against money laundering that exist in the property market, through which criminals are able to pour millions of pounds a ...

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    The state of mental health in the real estate sector

    2020-10-12T16:24:00Z

    The real estate world can be very fast-paced. 

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    Hub-and-spoke model is the future

    2020-10-09T00:00:00Z

    Editor: It is no surprise that the regional office market has remained robust throughout the coronavirus pandemic, with stable rents outside the UK’s primary cities a strong indication of future working norms.

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    Why we need RESI Trailblazers

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Why are house prices rising? This is the question everyone is asking against a backdrop of increasing unemployment and an economy struggling with the impact of Covid-19.

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    Regeneration plans will level up the UK

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Before the global pandemic, the government outlined its plans to level up Britain by investing in the ‘left-behind’ regions. Post-Covid, regeneration of our towns and cities will be more important than ever.

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    Harnessing the power of location

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    The mantra ‘location, location, location’ has defined the property market for decades as the vital factor for buying, renting or building.

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    We should give office workers the freedom to work flexibly

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    In the latest part of our ‘Save the office’ campaign, the heads of two leading flexible workspace operators speculate on the future of their sector now that many of us are working from home again for the foreseeable future.

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    Can everyone please get a grip?

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Apparently more people are worried that we are not taking enough precautions to protect ourselves from Covid-19 than want to get the economy moving again. In which case, I fear that — not for the first time — I shall be in a minority.

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    Covid is reshaping how we live

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Covid-19 significantly impacted the property industry, with a slowdown in land deals, sales and completions.

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    Time for a new elderly care model

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unimaginable pain for many people, and laid bare the importance of rethinking how elderly care is delivered to meet new health and safety standards, while protecting the right to space, privacy and dignity.

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    The government needs a new approach to get Britain safely back to work

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    There can be no question that the increase in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks necessitates the absolute prioritisation of public safety. However, the recent government policy U-turn on returning to the office does not serve this.

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    The time for the built environment sector to act on sustainability is now

    2020-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Newly elected UKGBC chair Sunand Prasad says time is running out for the built environment sector to act on sustainability, but remains ‘obstinately optimistic’ about the future. 

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    Digital solutions can help CRE firms

    2020-10-07T14:40:00Z

    Editor: Yardi’s Justin Harley noted recently in Property Week that “ technology is more important than ever in the residential world ”. This can also be said for the commercial world, yet many CRE businesses still have far to travel in digital transformation and data capabilities.

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    View from the top: Lars Windhorst, German businessman and financier

    2020-10-02T00:00:00Z

    The German businessman and financier tells Property Week why he is backing a multi-million-dollar skyscraper development in New York and has a bullish outlook for London’s property market too.

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    Pandemic will leave lasting symptoms

    2020-10-01T00:00:00Z

    The economic impact of Covid-19 is unprecedented. With millions expected to lose their jobs, while sectors such as retail spiral into chaos, what post-pandemic challenges does the residential sector face?

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    Offices vs Politics: How the work from home policy is shaping the workplace

    2020-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Many thought talk of the death of the office was exaggerated, but that was before the new WFH directive.

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    Technology holds the key to safer offices

    2020-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Government guidelines advising a return to working from home (WFH), issued as many companies were starting to bring staff back into the office, were met with disappointment by the property industry, hospitality firms serving business districts and workers, many of whom are fed up with remote working.

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    Hospitality faces a knockout punch

    2020-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Editor: It really is turning into the fight of the century for the hospitality sector .