2018-12-07T00:00:00+00:00By Raed Hanna
I am frequently asked the age-old question: why is London the destination of choice for Middle Eastern investors? A number of factors in London and the Middle East change frequently, yet London remains a popular choice. The rock-solid British laws and property market continue to draw foreign investment from around ...
2018-12-07T00:00:00+00:00By Liz Peace
I’ve had a long association with LandAid, and one that gives me a huge sense of pride. I well recall Mike Slade telling me back in the early noughties when I was chief executive of the British Property Federation about his plans to turn a tiny charity, run by enthusiasts ...
2018-12-07T00:00:00+00:00By Angus Boag
One always wonders what the world of work will look like over the next few decades. Could we be interacting in virtual reality and relying on robots, or will face-to-face networking still be the order of the day? What will it all mean for the working environment?
2018-12-06T05:06:00+00:00By Alastair Stewart
Everything’s been tried: Help to Buy, lifting council house building caps, modular homes. But still the government is nowhere near to hitting its target of 300,000 new homes a year. There’s only one solution. Call in… The Luvvies.
2018-11-30T00:00:00+00:00By John Williams
A lack of real data around the supply and demand of co-working spaces has clouded the market view in recent years. The traditional real estate market continues to misunderstand the key drivers behind the growth of this sector. But what is also stymieing a greater understanding is a sector wedded ...
2018-11-30T00:00:00+00:00By Adam Jaffe
Amid high street gloom this autumn, one Financial Times article on retail property in the US caught my eye. Surely I’m talking about another prediction of failure and falling values, warning of further problems over here in the UK?
2018-11-30T00:00:00+00:00By Guy Glover
Environmental social governance (ESG) has been one of the major themes of 2018 and it has become such an intrinsic part of an investor’s decision-making criteria that neglecting to give proportionate value to ESG immediately weakens your ability to compete in a highly active market.
2018-11-29T05:48:00+00:00By James Sparrow
The retail unit is dead. As is the corporate office. And the hotel.
2018-11-26T13:20:00+00:00By Chris Grigg
While the number of ‘awareness’ days/weeks/months can sometimes feel overwhelming, a recent one had a real impact on us.
“There is something rotten at the core of the valuation system.” These are the words of a moderately senior industry figure, dismayed by the pretence that retail capital values are gently contracting, rather than rudely collapsing.
2018-11-23T09:19:00+00:00By Stephen Springham (Knight Frank)
Is Black Friday more damaging to the UK retail sector than Brexit and the rise of online combined?
2018-11-23T00:00:00+00:00By Andy Gulliford
Black Friday today will inevitably provoke further debate over the future of online shopping versus bricks-and-mortar sales in shopping centres and on the high street.