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  • Hotel desk bell
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    The industry must embrace hotelisation

    2019-10-02T15:11:00Z

    Editor: The industry must embrace hotelisation, whereby any asset can offer services, unique experiences and a space to connect with others.

  • Robert Dobrzycki
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    Five minutes with Robert Dobrzycki

    2019-09-26T23:01:00Z

    Panattoni Europe’s chief executive on positive thinking, flexibility and spreading more happiness

  • Retail park
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    LDC identifies retail parks ripe for logistics use

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Eleven small retail parks with vacancy rates above 33% shortlisted as targets for logistics conversion.

  • Matthew Lamb - Potter space
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    How Potter Space turned itself into a landlord

    Converting a logistics business into a real estate company is not easy. Mitchell Labiak talks to Matthew Lamb, the man behind the transformation of the 50-year-old Potter Group.

  • Fradley 432
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    West Midlands spec development

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Soaring availability and a recent dip in take-up suggest a wave of West Midlands spec schemes may be ill-timed, but market watchers insist demand remains strong.

  • Paris Air2 Logistique
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    How innovative designs are easing lack of logistics space in London

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Demand for logistics space in and around London has been increasing dramatically for years. Emanuela Barbiroglio asks what is being done to address this need. 

  • Daniel Wheble
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    Interview with The Boutique Workplace Company’s CEO

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Daniel Wheble tells Property Week what sets The Boutique Workplace Company apart from other flexible office operators.

  • Liz Hamson
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    Black holes and revelations

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Parallels have inevitably been drawn between Boris Johnson’s “anti-democratic” attempt to prorogue parliament and Oliver Cromwell’s establishment of the Protectorate government. 

  • Climate crisis illustration
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    Time to end apathy on the climate crisis

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Some big investors are backing moves to limit the industrial sector’s carbon footprint, but can the rest of the sector be convinced of the financial benefits? 

  • Base East Thetford Aerial
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    Why the slowdown in logistics investment is not all bad news

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    While investment in logistics has fallen, it is still an attractive asset class. Owners are reluctant to sell so how can potential investors find opportunities?

  • WeWork London
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    WeWork IPO is a lesson to all

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    News of The We Company’s IPO being postponed last week was a predictable outcome following weeks of media commentary about the firm’s valuation, its complex relationship with co-founder and recently resigned chief executive Adam Neumann, the risks in WeWork’s subletting model and its widening operating losses.

  • Warehouse tech
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    Sector needs to be smarter about tech

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    After decades of underinvestment, we are now in a golden era for technology in real estate. 

  • Wincanton new livery renault cab
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    Spike in 3PL demand sparks stockpiling fears

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Brexit stockpiling is not the only factor driving the increase in take-up by 3PLs.

  • RESI Trailblazers
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    RESI Trailblazers: the class of 2019

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    At the RESI Convention earlier this month, we kicked off the three-day extravaganza by unveiling the entrepreneurs, disruptors and innovators that make up this year’s cohort of RESI Trailblazers.

  • The great Section 106 and CIL scandal
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    The great Section 106 and CIL scandal

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    Billions are being contributed by developers in Section 106 and Community Infrastructure Levy payments, but just how much of it have councils actually spent?

  • Mitchell Labiak index
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    Industrial & Logistics supplement September 2019

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    The planet is heating up. July was the hottest month on record. And it’s not just the environmentalists who are concerned.

  • Self-storage unit
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    What’s in store for self-storage?

    2019-09-25T22:00:00Z

    The 2019 FEDESSA European Self Storage Industry report, produced in conjunction with JLL, which will be officially launched at the European Self Storage Conference at the QEII in London next week, shows that the self-storage industry continues to grow across Europe, with average occupancy and returns remaining relatively stable.

  • Office community
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    Helping people find true value

    2019-09-25T22:00:00Z

    It’s easy to take employment for granted. We establish a routine, learn new things, gain skills, make friends, earn money and progress through life. While this is a journey familiar to so many, for others this can seem out of reach.

  • Brexit chess pieces
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    Call time on our Brexit purgatory

    2019-09-25T22:00:00Z

    “JUST GET ****ING ON WITH IT!” Not the war cry of a hardline Brexiteer, but the plaintive refrain (give or take the adverb) from some dozen property people I’ve chatted to over the past month or so – all of whom voted remain, but now long to get on with ...

  • Thomas Cook
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    We should revitalise, not repurpose, the high street

    2019-09-25T16:09:00Z

    Editor: This week’s collapse of travel giant Thomas Cook has led to the closure of more than 550 high street stores with immediate effect (‘ All Thomas Cook stores closed “with immediate effect” after travel firm collapses ’).