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  • Climate change
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    What we can expect from COP26

    2021-07-22T00:00:00Z

    COP26 – the global climate summit being held in November this year – will be a defining moment for humanity. 

  • Empty high street shops
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    High street solution to homelessness

    2021-07-16T00:00:00Z

    Editor: It is promising to see new research by LCP Group and Savills affirm the potential of converting underused retail space into housing, which could provide as many as 450,000 new homes across the UK .

  • Corby closed shops Covid
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    Covid-19 pandemic causes rent review challenge

    2021-07-16T00:00:00Z

    Editor: Rent reviews are difficult enough to value at the best of times, but there are two major problems in finding the correct market rental values as a result of Covid-19.

  • Working environment
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    Let’s be in teams, not on Teams

    2021-07-15T00:00:00Z

    There have been many stop-starts, but 15 months on from the first lockdown, the office – a collaborative space for experts to strategise, create and innovate – has finally been placed on the ‘green list‘. From 19 July, technology will help guide us back to a new and upgraded working ...

  • Net zero
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    The industry needs a net-zero roadmap

    2021-07-15T00:00:00Z

    Liz Hamson talks to Savills director Chris Cummings about the challenges of reducing operational carbon, the importance of a long-term view and how to incentivise the industry to operate sustainably.

  • Couple with shopping bags
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    Do not ignore the retail phoenix

    2021-07-15T00:00:00Z

    Over the past year, real estate investors have been piling into the life sciences and logistics sectors en masse. 

  • Student Accommodation Awards 2019 - 1
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    Time to nominate your heroes of student housing

    2021-07-15T00:00:00Z

    With four new categories added this year, the Student Accommodation Awards are open for entries celebrating those who went above and beyond in a challenging year.

  • Cafe reopening Covid
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    Hospitality will feed the UK's recovery

    2021-07-15T00:00:00Z

    With the end of restrictions on the horizon, so-called ‘Freedom Day’ is now achingly close for the hospitality sector.

  • Alconbury Peter Bill col
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    From cold war to homes front

    2021-07-15T00:00:00Z

    Urban Civic intends to double in size over the next five years. In January, the master-developer, founded by Nigel Hugill and Robin Butler in 2009, was bought for £506m by the Wellcome Trust. Peter Pereira Gray runs the trust’s £32bn portfolio, which gained 12.9% in value last year. ...

  • Jonathan Goldstein - Cain Hoy
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    View from the top: Jonathan Goldstein, chief executive of Cain International

    2021-07-15T00:00:00Z

    Cain International’s chief executive tells Jessica Newman how, and why, the sector needs to avoid the mistakes of the past and stay disciplined.

  • Parliament 2019
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    How to avoid RP Armageddon

    2021-07-15T00:00:00Z

    The prospect of a sudden end to the eviction moratorium was recently described in these pages as “a potential Armageddon” for commercial tenants.

  • London
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    People have stuck with London

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    It has been well over a year since the prime minister announced the first lockdown in March 2020 and we are edging ever closer to the total end of restrictions later this month.

  • Housebuilding
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    Wall of money needs a home

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    “There’s a wall of money looking for a home,” a financier told me after one in a flurry of recent private equity-funded acquisitions. Where better a home for these billions than in, well, homes?

  • Virtual yoga
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    Smart tech key to office future

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    As a business, WiredScore runs with culture at its core. We’re incredibly proud of the values-driven attitude we’ve carried with us from the start and firmly believe that although we’re in the business of technology, it’s the people that make us tick.

  • Closed Covid
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    Moratorium extension is kick in the teeth for landlords

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    Editor: The extension of the commercial evictions moratorium is a kick in the teeth for landlords, who have mostly been made out in the media to be big bad wolves preying on tenants unable to trade. This is quite simply not the case.

  • Smart office
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    Office tech: second best will not do

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    Editor: As pandemic recovery begins, offices can only aspire to ‘super-prime’ status if they have the tech to support it ( ‘New strata of “super-prime” offices could arise from pandemic, says BlackRock’ ).

  • Europe proptech
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    Why nearshoring is so beneficial

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    When giant automotive supplier Robert Bosch opened a €1bn chip plant in Germany close to the Sirius Business Park in Dresden last month, it was hailed as a triumph for nearshoring – the opposite of the trend towards globalisation that has driven world economies in the 21 st century. ...

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    Art brings joy to our public spaces

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    Writing this on one of the longest (and hottest) days of the year, I can finally say that summer is upon us. 

  • Caroline Bathgate
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    View from the top: Caroline Bathgate, Knight Frank’s global head of valuation and advisory

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    Knight Frank’s new global head of valuation and advisory talks to Property Week about the challenges of carrying out valuations in a pandemic and the biggest changes she has seen in two decades in property.

  • Offices 1
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    Make space for the office 2.0

    2021-07-08T00:00:00Z

    With the BCO poised to review its office density guidance to potentially allow more space per worker, Property Week looks at the implications for the way workplaces are occupied.