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  • Homeless person
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    Act now to tackle homelessness

    2022-02-24T00:00:00Z

    Last autumn’s Budget and spending review were notable for many reasons, not least the significant increase in funding allocated by the government to tackle the current surge in rough sleeping and homelessness.

  • City of London
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    Hogan Lovells completes 266,000 sq ft pre-let for London HQ

    2022-02-22T16:36:00Z

    Hogan Lovells has completed a deal to pre-let 266,000 sq ft of office space in Holborn for its new London HQ – as tipped by Property Week four months ago.

  • Michael Gove
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    Gove vague on plans to hold foreign firms to account over cladding

    2022-02-22T16:05:00Z

    Housing secretary Michael Gove has refused to explain how the government will make foreign companies pay to remediate unsafe cladding on high rise buildings.

  • Scalpel
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    The Scalpel to be sold in £820m deal

    2022-02-22T15:25:00Z

    The Scalpel office tower in the City of London is in the final stages of being acquired by a Singaporean investor for around £820m – 16 months after Property Week revealed the building had been put up for sale.

  • Planning
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    Fair funding, education and social value generation: can the levelling-up agenda be achieved?

    2022-02-18T11:03:00Z

    The long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper has finally been revealed, outlining the government’s 12 key ‘missions’ to rebalance the opportunities across the UK and reverse the decline being observed in certain areas.

  • London market
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    ​The rise of the market towns

    2022-02-18T10:53:00Z

    After two years of Covid-induced lockdowns, it is evident that we are all yearning to get out and about.

  • CCC 2022
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    Take the Property Week/UKGBC Climate Crisis Challenge Survey 2022

    2022-02-18T07:48:00Z

    This week, Property Week and UKGBC kick off the third year of our Climate Crisis Challenge, supported by founding partners, Argent and Mishcon de Reya, leading partners Barclays and Deepki and supporting partners chapmanbdsp and Octopus Real Estate.

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    Time for industrial intensification

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Industrial intensification has been a topic of discussion for a number of years in London, as planning policy and supply-and-demand dynamics have moved the market in this direction.

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    Green from the get-go

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    At Magna Park MK, GLP has focused on sustainability since day one. Adam Branson finds out how and why it adopted this strategy.

  • The Climate Crisis Challenge
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    Time to move further and faster

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Much has changed since we first joined forces with Property Week on the Climate Crisis Challenge. As we begin year three of our partnership, it’s important to reflect on progress made to date, and highlight where action is still urgently required.

  • CCC 2022
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    The year of radical collaboration

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    The time for climate action has come as Property Week and UKGBC kick off year three of the Climate Crisis Challenge campaign, focusing on performance, planning and proof.

  • Warehouse
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    The big-box boom

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Following another record year of industrial take-up in the UK last year, with more than 55m sq ft of take-up in the big-box space alone (100,000 sq ft-plus units) according to data from Savills, the overall vacancy rate is at an all-time low of 2.9%.

  • Andrew Pilsworth, Managing Director, National Logistics
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    Five minutes with… Andrew Pilsworth, SEGRO’s managing director

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    SEGRO’s managing director, national logistics, on diversity, the ESG challenge and his love of travel.

  • I&L supplement American Invasion
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    An American Invasion in the UK logistics market

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    They may be late to the UK logistics party, but three US-backed industrial developers are making a name for themselves in the market.

  • London
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    There are positive signs for the year ahead

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Last year was a strong one for industrial land values. While they have been on an upward trajectory for some time, in the past six months we have seen a considerable surge, with values matching – and in some cases exceeding – residential figures, as well as other commercial sectors.

  • CS tritax 18 feb
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    What’s in store for industrial in 2022?

    2022-02-18T00:00:00Z

    Property Week, Savills, Tritax Symmetry and Analytiqa brought together some of the biggest names in logistics to look at the record-breaking surge in take-up and investment over the last few years, the factors driving the trend, the success of Amazon’s model and what the future holds for this booming sector.

  • Waverley
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    More is required from the Levelling Up White Paper

    2022-02-17T00:00:00Z

    The government’s long-awaiting Levelling Up White Paper has arrived, and while there are some encouraging steps, more will be required to deal with what is a complex problem.

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    London ends rental drought

    2022-02-17T00:00:00Z

    London rental levels have finally shaken off the curse of George Osborne, with agents now foreseeing residential rents in the capital rising faster than the rest of the country for the first time since the ex-chancellor’s 2015 Budget put the kibosh on the sector for close on seven years.

  • Coal Drops Yard - 2019. Image courtesy of John Sturrock
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    Setting a course for regen success

    2022-02-17T00:00:00Z

    Lasting improvements in behaviour and the built environment go hand in hand. They take a long time to complete, but the symbolic laying of foundation stones can announce in the near term a determined and deliberate commitment to follow a course to success.

  • Housing generic
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    Get smarter on BTR amenities

    2022-02-17T00:00:00Z

    This year marks a decade since the arrival of the UK’s first BTR home. The role of amenities and how they are perceived by renters has changed a lot during that period, while the industry’s response has been mixed. There is still room to get smarter.