There is no denying the success of Help to Buy. From its launch in April 2013 to December 2018, a total of 211,000 loans were granted under the scheme, with a total value of £11.7bn.
‘New retail’ is the phrase coined by Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba, to describe its aim to redefine commerce by enabling seamless engagement between the online and offline worlds.
The government’s reported plans to merge high street use classes raises questions about the use class system as a whole.
Whether your building is classed as smart or not, the systems in it are already creating vast amounts of data, which is probably not being used to its full potential. So how can facility managers exploit this resource and use it to deliver measureable benefits for their buildings’ occupants?
Editor: The continued expansion of the flexible workspace market will be driven by existing operator participants and established property owners entering the sector. We are already seeing a number of traditional landlords embrace a more flexible and tenant-focused approach.