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2021-09-24T00:00:00+01:00By Richard Silva, Mick Platt, Michael Gaston
It is a time of great upheaval for the professional freeholder sector. The government is bringing forward dramatic reform of the leasehold/freehold model, with the sale of leasehold houses to be banned and ground rents on new leasehold apartments to be reduced to a peppercorn.
HomeGround’s head of legal and portfolio services on the health and safety obligations of freeholders.
For almost a decade now, the UK logistics sector has been undergoing a fundamental, structural change which has only been amplified by the current pandemic situation.
In July, Property Week and Freeths hosted a digital think tank entitled ‘UK versus US property sector: who is the digital leader and who is the laggard?’ Leading figures in the proptech sector from both sides of the Atlantic discussed key differences between the two countries and the impact of ...
Residential development has been through a sea change over the past decade. Updates to the planning system and shifting attitudes on where people want to live have led to the introduction of new players and new investors, as well as new technologies.
With major changes to property taxes combining with the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, Property Week – in association with Smith & Williamson – brought together a panel of experts to discuss the main challenges.
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.
Unlike other areas of the property industry, the industrial and logistics sector has only been boosted by the likes of Covid-19 and Brexit. However, a number of issues are on the horizon. Property Week, in partnership with Dentons, recently brought together a virtual panel of experts to ask what the ...
At the Property Week editor’s lunch in London last week, leading figures from across the industry gathered to identify the key issues for real estate as it emerges from lockdown. The future shape of the office and retail sectors, and the need to embrace diversity, sustainability and technological progress, were ...
2021-06-25T00:00:00+01:00By Simon Creasey
Property Week’s latest Power of Proptech survey, supported by Freeths, shows that the real estate industry has become increasingly reliant on the use of technology during the pandemic.
Property Week’s webinar ‘Next steps to net zero carbon: how to transform your portfolio’, hosted in collaboration with UKGBC, Carbon Intelligence, chapmanbdsp and Hawkins\Brown, brought together a panel of experts to discuss what practical steps businesses can take to meet their net zero carbon targets.
Property Week editor Liz Hamson speaks to Mishcon to Reya partner and head of debt advisory Omega Poole about the challenges and rewards of green finance and what needs to happen for it to really take off as we race towards net zero.
Last month, Property Week, in association with Yardi, hosted a digital think tank entitled: ‘How do the Dublin and London build-to-rent markets compare?’
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2021-05-21T00:00:00+01:00By Jacqueline Oakes
It has, it is safe to say, been a year like no other. There cannot be a section of society or the economy that has been untouched by the Covid-19 pandemic.
In early summer last year, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors published its commercial property survey covering the second quarter of the year. It made for grim reading for most of the industry.
REDD London’s MD discusses the resilience of prime resi.
2021-05-21T00:00:00+01:00By Zoe Thomas
In recent years, the tax landscape for property investors has changed dramatically, perhaps no more so than when it comes to non-resident capital gains tax (NRCGT).
2021-05-21T00:00:00+01:00By Mark Eade
Property, as anyone with even the vaguest passing association with the industry knows, is a people business. Conversations that could easily take place over the phone or via video conference are, more often than not, done in person. Investors like to meet with those charged with managing their money and ...
Data page referencing the changes in funds across property sectors.
Last month, Property Week and St. Modwen held a one-hour webinar in which a panel of experts discussed sustainability and design in the industrial and logistics sector, and asked the burning question of how developers can meet the changing requirements of occupiers while still making a scheme viable.
Last month, Property Week in association with Yardi hosted a digital think tank to discuss the flexible workspace market with the title: ‘Commercial landlords need to rethink their way of working or become obsolete’.
Property Week hosted its second ‘In Conversation with Dentons’ exploring the changing relationship between landlords and tenants which has evolved dramatically due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Property Week and Freeths brought together a panel of industry experts to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and their forecasts for the year ahead. They talked about the future of the office, the contrasting fortunes of the retail, hospitality and industrial sectors, and the climate crisis agenda.
For the first time, Savills and Tritax Symmetry’s Logistics Spotlight event was held virtually due to the Covid pandemic, with more than 700 people attending online. The panel of speakers discussed what this year would bring for logistics following a record-breaking year in 2020 for the industrial sector by almost ...