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    Heat pumps: hope isn’t a strategy

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    The UK government’s Heat and Buildings Strategy (HBS) aims to reach net zero emissions from buildings by 2050. 

  • Pheonix Close Industrial Estate
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    Regional shift will pay dividends

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    We were especially encouraged to see the focus on addressing the talent and skills mismatch in last month’s Levelling Up White Paper.

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    We’re living in dangerous times

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    I doubt that many of us could have conceived that as we entered 2022 it would not be the virus that filled our media but the very real threat that an increasingly paranoid dictator in Russia could have seriously raised the threat of nuclear war.

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    Cutting through the rates noise

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    We are in an increasingly polarised society. 

  • Cal Lee
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    View from the top: Cal Lee, global head of Workthere

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    As Savills’ flexible workspace business Workthere turns five, its global head tells Property Week how it has fared, what his plans for growth are and where he thinks the biggest challenges and opportunities lie.

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    Getting on board with skateparks

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    Betongpark duo Daryl Nobbs and Stuart Maclure tell Simon Creasey how the Norwegian-headquartered skatepark design business operates and why they believe that skateparks are so important to an area.

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    Landlords should beware change in EPC regulations

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    Editor: Net zero is a big topic of conversation at the moment and, recently, the government set a target of lifting the minimum energy efficiency standard in to-let, non-domestic buildings to ‘B’, as part of its target for the UK to be net zero by 2050.

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    Mentoring can help build better

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    This time last year, I made a great decision. Looking for new ways to build my network amid a global pandemic, I applied for a mentee place on a scheme called Mentoring Circle, a free programme that pairs recently qualified female professionals with accomplished female leaders from across the industry ...

  • Housebuilding
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    ​Levelling up: collaborating to deliver

    2022-03-02T10:27:00Z

    How can the private sector bring its skills to deliver the levelling-up agenda through real assets?

  • Housing
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    ​The year of single-family BTR?

    2022-03-02T10:14:00Z

    The build-to-rent (BTR) landscape has benefited from exponential growth over the last few years, making 2022 an exciting time for all involved.

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    Predicting the future

    2022-02-25T00:00:00Z

    Predicting the future is a thankless task. In 2012, not even the best minds in the world would have been able to predict Donald Trump’s presidency, Brexit or a global pandemic. 

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    What does this year have in store for developers?

    2022-02-25T00:00:00Z

    There may be challenges ahead, but there are also myriad opportunities for property developers in 2022.

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    Alternative resi sectors are only set to grow

    2022-02-25T00:00:00Z

    The growth of co-living, PBSA, BTR and later-living is transforming the wider residential market.

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    Property management enters a new tech age

    2022-02-25T00:00:00Z

    The use of technology and data is becoming essential for commercial property management.

  • PropertyData
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    Democratising access to essential housing data

    2022-02-25T00:00:00Z

    Providing SMEs with affordable data on potential housing sites empowers them to make the right decisions.

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    Pinch from planning registers

    2022-02-24T00:00:00Z

    A tip for smaller landlords facing the forbidding prospect of spending £200/sq ft rejuvenating elderly office blocks in order to merit mandatory Energy Performance Rating ‘B’ by 2030.

  • Climate apocalypse city
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    The industry must lead on net zero

    2022-02-24T00:00:00Z

    COP26 in Glasgow was an opportunity for the real estate industry to showcase its commitments, and to engage in dialogue with governments from around the world on the opportunities, as well as the challenges, that net zero brings.

  • Pride flag
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    The industry must be more inclusive

    2022-02-24T00:00:00Z

    Across all industries, the need to ensure a more diverse and inclusive workforce has been declared a priority. A big focal point in these efforts has been the need to increase the number of people from minority groups who are able to meaningfully participate in the labour market, from the ...

  • Books
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    A new chapter for independents?

    2022-02-24T00:00:00Z

    With sales of books in the UK hitting a 10-year high during lockdown, Property Week looks at how independent booksellers have navigated the pitfalls of the pandemic to capitalise on the trend.

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    Mipim: no place for Cassandras

    2022-02-24T00:00:00Z

    I am both not surprised and surprised by the number of businesses that seem to be attending Mipim this March.