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Mipim Charity Tennis Tournament 2023
The “Make A Racket” Mipim Charity Tennis Tournament celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2023, and it did not disappoint players, sponsors & spectators alike.
The time has come: Allsop’s residential auction returns to the ballroom
2023-04-11T00:00:00+01:00By Richard Adamson
Despite the turbulent state of the UK economy and the uncertainty within the UK property market over the past few years.
Biodiversity Net Gain transition period is ending November 2023: What are the options and are you ready?
The need to prepare for the biodiversity net gain (BNG) requirement is coming into force officially this November. Business development director for Environment Bank, Helen Wyman says, time is of the essence for developers to start planning their BNG strategy now to ensure the financial viability and successful delivery of ...
How engineering can help you maximise returns from PBSA Developments
2023-03-21T10:30:00+00:00By Euring Andrew Stanford BEng (Hons) CEng FICE
Optimising and value engineering PBSA buildings from an early stage and throughout the project allows smart developers and investors to maximise the potential returns from this unique kind of development.
Why build to rent is our Way of Life
2023-01-16T00:00:00+00:00By Sowgol Zarinchang
It will be five years in January since I joined Way of Life, and in that time I have learned that, when it comes to BTR, the ‘Build’ part is only half the story. Our customers are really our guests, and whether they are staying for weeks, months or even ...
Material reuse and the benefits of early supply chain involvement
2022-12-08T11:53:00+00:00By Adriano Amorese
Material reuse and the adoption of circular economy principles are at the heart of the industry’s drive towards net zero carbon.
PBSA: The strength of the sector in light of new cost of living challenges
The PBSA sector faced its challenges throughout the pandemic, but admission levels this year have shown that more 18-year olds than ever are looking to go to university.
The role of landlords in the future of flexspace
Experts from Colliers discuss how hybrid working creates compelling opportunities for landlords.
A sustainable reality
2022-11-28T09:56:00+00:00By Sarah Spurling
Years ago, the terms “sustainable finance” and “green lending” were more often used in discussions relating to our progressive distant future.
Four steps for taking control of property data chaos
Changing physical spaces are everywhere around us. Businesses in retail, banking, medical, and more are focusing efforts on redesigning their current footprints to maximise their functionality and to improve customer experiences.
Back to the basics: Simplicity is key for effective property management
Property managers must prioritise building knowledge, stay up to date with the latest industry trends and collaborate with clients to deliver the best service for customers.
Improve the tenant experience with an end-to-end solution
Technology has advanced rapidly and improved the way we live and work. However, when we think about improving the tenant experience, we don’t see technology as the first step.
Development & Operations: Reimagining Student Living
How to deliver affordable, inclusive accommodation amidst rising living costs.
Insulation from the energy crisis
Vincent Bryant, CEO and co-founder of Deepki, discusses the importance of improving energy efficiency across property portfolios if managers are to avoid the worst this winter.
Accelerating digital transformation in commercial real estate
At many points in history, extraordinary events shaped and reset the way we interact with physical space and the outside world. Recent events not only forced businesses to rapidly adapt in real-time, but it also reset how consumers expected the physical places they visit to operate.
10 ways to use data for due diligence
The amount of information available on properties and local areas has never been greater, and buyers of residential property and land should use this to their advantage when evaluating a potential purchase.
Hamptons’ Top 10 New Homes Trends for 2023
‘Unprecedented times’ is a phrase that has done a lot of heavy lifting recently. Changes that typically would have played out over a generation have been squeezed into just a handful of years.
UK homes: accelerating the transition
2022-10-17T11:14:00+01:00By Amy Crick
Weather patterns around the world are changing, and extreme weather events are increasing in frequency, becoming more severe and unpredictable. At the same time a rapid increase in energy costs, particularly the wholesale price of gas, has been a key driver of the recent increases in inflation.
Streamline the BTR Leasing Journey for Residents & Operators
When managing build to rent (BTR) real estate operations, delivering a seamless end-to-end resident experience is fundamental.
How to attract the best talent in a competitive market
With 69% of businesses around the world struggling to recruit the talent they need, it’s more important than ever to make your company as attractive as possible.
Security threats to property and how to stay a step ahead
2022-09-26T00:00:00+01:00By Noah Price
The threats faced by the property sector are varied and depend on a number of factors, including how good the security is. The pandemic has also reshaped some of these factors and changed threat levels.
Big growth in the small to mid-box market
2022-09-20T00:00:00+01:00By Jason Rockett
Demand for small to mid-box warehousing has never been higher, despite serious economic challenges, explains Jason Rockett, MD of Potter Space.
Three ways to recession-proof your development business
There’s some uncertainty about whether or not the UK is actually in a recession at the moment. But the current financial downturn and increasing cost of living mean that if we’re not officially in one already, it is likely just around the corner.
The four-day week trial: what does it tell us about productivity?
More than 70 countries are taking part in trials of a four-day working week. Will it catch on? Is it doomed to failure? Time will tell – but either way, it’s time for businesses to think seriously about their approach to productivity, and hybrid working looks set to take a ...
A buy-to-let boom – why now’s an ideal time to grow your residential property portfolio
The property market moves fast – especially when it comes to residential buy-to-let investments which has seen a boom in recent years driven by the COVID stamp duty holiday which saw buy-to-let purchases up last year by 52% in London, 49% in the South East, and 41% in the South ...
A Smart approach
2022-07-18T14:50:00+01:00By Trevor Leitao
Trevor Leitao is a Smart Building and Building Automation Consultant at chapmanbdsp, a building services and environmental engineering consultancy.
Digital poverty in social housing
The pandemic has shown us that getting people online, keeping them online and enabling them to get the most benefits of being online is a national priority.