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  • Lending
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    The debt market outlook is brightening

    2021-09-23T00:00:00Z

    Confidence is returning for lenders and real estate market participants with the emergence of a more positive UK economic outlook. Many subsectors such as industrial and residential are in a relatively healthy position, while others, like retail and offices, face challenges.

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    Three items of AOB for the RICS

    2021-09-23T00:00:00Z

    There are three items of ‘any other business’ before the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors fully embarks on Agenda for Change 2.0. 

  • Grenfell tower
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    Are we sleepwalking into another Grenfell?

    2021-09-23T00:00:00Z

    Modular construction has been hailed as a fast, cost-effective, climate-friendly solution to the UK housing crisis, but fire safety experts are starting to have serious reservations about it.

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    View from the top: Alastair Moss, chair of the City of London Corporation’s planning and transportation committee

    2021-09-23T00:00:00Z

    Ahead of WorkSpace Conference + Showcase, the City of London Corporation planning and transportation committee chair talks to Property Week about the Square Mile’s prospects as office workers return.

  • Climate protest
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    Behaviour change is vital if we are to achieve net zero carbon

    2021-09-22T10:59:00Z

    Next week, young climate advocates from across the world will take part in the Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition event in Milan, Italy (28-30 September).

  • Poundstretcher
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    How will recent retail CVA rulings affect the landlord-tenant relationship?

    2021-09-22T10:56:00Z

    Like numerous retailers over the last few years, Poundstretcher divided its property estate into three categories, A, B and C, by way of a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) launched in July 2020.

  • Amazon
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    The regional space race

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    As occupiers compete for space in UK cities, investors are looking beyond traditional hotspots such as London to the regions.

  • Vertical farming
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    The rise of vertical farming

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    The recent boom in warehouse take-up in response to unprecedented levels of online shopping has been well documented over the past 16 months. 

  • Fleet vehicles
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    Parking sites are in demand

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    A sustained increase in demand from consumers for speedy deliveries has put pressure on logistics operators to further expand their vehicle fleets. So, it is not surprising that we are now seeing a new trend emerging in the logistics sector of increased requirements from operators looking for land specifically for ...

  • Office
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    Employees look for the human connection

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Editor: It is promising to see an accelerating ‘return to the office’ drive increasing confidence in the commercial real estate sector. With economic recovery leading to a surge in job vacancies, there is an air of optimism around the London business ecosystem that has not been felt for some time.

  • Covid office worker
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    Clean sweep vital for office return…

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Editor: Reports that workers have returned in their thousands to offices following the summer should come as an incredibly welcome sign for City landlords after many months of reduced occupancy and uncertainty. In fact, some members of the London Property Alliance are now reporting occupancy rates of 40% to 60%.

  • CS Dentons logistics warehouse
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    The changing face of the logistics market

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    It’s no secret that the industrial and logistics sector is booming. Take-up in the first half of the year continued to soar and investment activity also sky-rocketed to a new record high of £6bn, according to data from Knight Frank. That’s 54% more than the previous high recorded in H1 ...

  • London traffic
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    Businesses must consolidate deliveries to cut emissions

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Efficient estate management makes good business sense, and the extent to which building management can also support businesses in achieving their ESG and net zero carbon ambitions is coming into sharp focus.

  • Slough Trading Estate (Leigh Road) beehives
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    It’s not easy being green

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    As developers are forced to undertake costly biodiversity assessments on new schemes, Property Week reports on the long-term implications for the sector.

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    Beds and sheds: a capital idea?

    2021-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Regal London planning director Steve Harrington tells Property Week about its Wembley and Orchard Wharf schemes and the challenges of delivering large-scale beds-and-sheds developments in the capital.

  • Diversity
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    This is a movement not a moment

    2021-09-16T00:00:00Z

    At Hammerson, we work hard to create an environment where everyone can bring the best of their unique differences to work.

  • Planning
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    Planning must reflect how we live

    2021-09-16T00:00:00Z

    Planning has been in the headlines all summer, with Create Streets founder Nicholas Boys Smith appointed as head of a new Office for Place and other reforms being blamed for the Conservatives’ loss of the Chesham & Amersham by-election.

  • Tech
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    Proptech needs to raise its game

    2021-09-16T00:00:00Z

    The proptech sector has come a long way since I sat at my kitchen table to plot a course for Built-ID in 2016. Real estate businesses have taken giant steps forward in regard to not only digitising their legacy operations but digitalising their approach to their end users’ experience and ...

  • Data management cityscape
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    It’s time to invest in facilities management

    2021-09-16T00:00:00Z

    The real estate industry is under the spotlight as never before. The buildings we occupy are under constant scrutiny, not just for how they operate during a pandemic but also their capacity to emerge more efficient and more flexible than they were before, as well as increasingly for their net ...

  • British Land Paddington Central Pride LGBT Stairs
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    How industry is driving diversity

    2021-09-16T00:00:00Z

    Earlier this year, Property Week launched its new diversity & inclusion (D&I) editorial advisory board, with a view to promoting greater diversity, equity and inclusion in the magazine and industry.