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  • Deepki blog

    Data dearth: challenges on the path to net zero


    April’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report repeated the message of earlier iterations: the world is not doing enough, or moving quickly enough, to limit an increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius over the next 30 years.

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    Know (& satisfy) your tenants


    Know your tenants it’s a statement that landlords or asset managers hear multiple times. But how do you really understand your tenants? What is going to make them excellent tenants, stay for longer and pay rent on time?

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    ​BREEAM vs LEED. From an investor’s perspective, which certificate is worth pursuing?


    Obtaining a green building certification significantly increases the value of the building and makes it more attractive to potential tenants or buyers. The two most popular multi-criteria building certification systems are LEED and BREEAM. Which one should you opt for when planning your investment?

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    The carrot and the stick


    The race to net zero emissions is on, and decarbonising the built environment - responsible for 37% of the world’s CO₂ output - is critical if corporates and policymakers are to align with the Paris Agreement on climate change by 2050.

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    ​Using technology to source off-market property


    Once you’ve used data and analytics to compare local property markets and identify the area for your next development, you’ll need to turn your attention to sourcing land or property suitable for your intended use.

  • HomeViews BTR

    Delivering A Seamless Experience – What Sets Top Performing BTR Developments Apart?


    The Build to Rent (BTR) sector is seeing rapid expansion and the number of developers and management companies in the market is also increasing.

  • Hamptons

    How can investors build a buy-to-let portfolio?

    2022-03-21T14:07:00+00:00By Hamptons

    For a long time, investing in buy-to-let was seen as a sure-fire way to make money. But, over the last five years or so, regulatory and taxation changes have dented its appeal.

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    Real estate: Are you ready to future-proof?

    2022-03-14T09:54:00+00:00By James Morris-Manuel

    Real estate is an industry that has always kept professionals on its toes, but the pandemic is changing the way this sector will operate forever. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing and indeed, real estate is resilient: capable of withstanding recessions and open to innovation.

  • CISL

    The emerging low build agenda at a time of change

    2022-03-07T00:00:00+00:00By Dr Tim Forman

    Construction Declares. Architects Declare. Engineers Declare. The ‘low build agenda’. Growing numbers of design and construction professionals before the pandemic were already re-evaluating their objectives and professional paradigms in response to the Climate and Biodiversity Emergency.

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    ​When local became national

    2022-02-28T00:00:00+00:00By Colin Brown

    Carter Jonas is committed to providing their clients with Simply Better Property Advice and our new Live Local Plan Monitor is doing just that – giving landowners and developers as well as local and national government the information they need to deliver their ever more ambitious development targets.

  • climate

    The business case for levelling up: why our cities are the key to sustainable growth

    2022-01-31T12:02:00+00:00By Joseph Daniels

    In January we launched the Levelling-Up Opportunity Index - an assessment of the “levelling up” potential of the biggest 34 cities and towns outside London.

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    How to analyse a local property market from your desk

    2021-12-06T00:00:00+00:00By Michael Dent

    Location is a critical factor for the success of a property development, and understanding the existing market dynamics of an investment area is an essential part of the research process when looking at potential development sites.

  • Fusion PBSA

    How covid proved the resilience of PSBA

    2021-11-29T00:00:00+00:00By Richard Skeels

    Before the March lockdown, the student accommodation sector was probably having the best year to date. The student housing cycle is very much eat, sleep repeat - and once October rolls around, you do it all over again.

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    UK house price growth expected to slow

    2021-11-15T11:39:00+00:00By Lawrence Bowles

    Annual UK house price growth peaked at 13.4% in June 2021, according to Nationwide. Growth at this pace is unusual. Doing so in the aftermath of a pandemic is nothing short of remarkable.

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    ​Servicing strong investment interest in student accommodation

    2021-11-08T00:00:00+00:00By John Carter

    Although the pandemic created obvious disruption in the higher education sector, recovery is underway.

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    Taking it online: How technology can drive connections between property managers and residents

    2021-11-01T11:54:00+00:00By David Young

    When managing residential properties, it is important to place people and their day-to-day experiences as the number one priority.

  • Confidence

    How to demonstrate real confidence in a development appraisal

    2021-10-18T00:00:00+01:00By Oliver Symons

    Confidence is a big part of being a property developer. But having confidence in yourself isn’t enough. You need to convey that confidence to others too, so they’re eager to come along for the ride – including lenders.

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    Get Living case study: driving exceptional resident experience


    Get Living creates exceptional communities and neighbourhoods across the United Kingdom. Places where people can live their best lives, homes they feel they belong in, and communities they can connect in with people.

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    The smart money is on residential development loans

    2021-09-13T00:00:00+01:00By Jason Constable

    More deals are going to be needed to meet the changing demands of the housing market.

  • Secure

    Is your vacant property insured?


    Insurers have taken differing views regarding security precautions during the Covid-19 crisis. Property owners need to ensure they are complying with policy conditions to avoid being exposed to losses.

  • Yardi resident

    Transform the resident journey with a single connected solution


    When managing residential real estate, keeping your residents happy is key in building a thriving community that helps boost occupancy and success.

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    How to make development appraisals easier (and why that matters)

    2021-08-30T00:00:00+01:00By Oliver Symons

    Accurate, robust development appraisals are a key part of the development process. To lenders, these appraisals are what separate the good developers from the bad – and you only get one chance to make a first impression.

  • Planning and dev

    Use class E to resi – the stats and the controversy

    2021-08-02T00:00:00+01:00By Grace Manning-Marsh

    Permitted development rights are a useful tool for many property developers. They essentially allow certain types of developments to bypass the planning application process, speeding up the time to completion.

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    How visitor management can help provide a secure return to the office

    2021-07-19T00:00:00+01:00By Paul Speariett

    As people decide whether to head back to the office, how do building owners and managers build confidence in the experience and procedures in place to make them want to return?

  • Digital planning

    How to find Green Belt opportunities that are more likely to convert

    2021-07-09T00:00:00+01:00By Grace Manning-Marsh

    Getting planning in the Green Belt has always been a challenge.

  • Save time

    Save Time with Automated Service Charge Reconciliation!


    In many leases, tenants are responsible for both rent and a share of the property expenses, which is commonly known as a service charge.

  • Data

    How to protect your data in a post-pandemic world


    Data security is always a challenge, for the property industry as much as anyone else.

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