2019-12-12T00:00:00+00:00By Hala El Akl
We have all seen cases where an attempt to include culture in a real estate development doesn’t feel right: where a project’s cultural offering looks copied from somewhere else, where it seems to be the result of a box-ticking exercise or where it appears insincere and disingenuous.
2019-12-12T00:00:00+00:00By Greg Hill
Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard a lot of bluster about housing targets and new homes revolutions, but simmering in the background is a policy change that threatens to derail the very regeneration and housing projects the politicians are trying to kickstart.
2019-12-10T13:39:00+00:00By Erin Clarke & Shivani Goolab
Last year, to coincide with Property Week’s Student Accommodation Conference, we challenged developers and investors to question the status quo by looking to extend the lifecycle of their beds-for-rent portfolios – a theme that was picked up in the Future Living Report published by Investec earlier this year.
2019-12-09T11:13:00+00:00By Richard Auterac
On the face of it, parades of local shops in secondary locations might not seem attractive investments but they are becoming increasingly popular with buyers in the auction room.
2019-12-06T00:00:00+00:00By James Keegan
How we work and how we live are evolving at a faster pace than ever before. In major cities across the world – including London, New York, Singapore and Hong Kong – flexible working, innovative office spaces, top-class amenities and competitive socialising between residents are creating more effective and diverse ...
2019-12-06T00:00:00+00:00By Ailish Christian-West
The blend of how we live, work and spend our leisure time continues to change at pace and as we move towards a new decade, this will only accelerate.
2019-12-06T00:00:00+00:00By Yolande Barnes
Last week, I mentioned to my 14-year-old daughter that I was writing this column.
2019-12-05T00:00:00+00:00By Simon Thomas
With historically low interest rates, a decreased appetite by high street lenders to lend to SMEs following the financial crisis and an opportunity to use technology to gain an advantage over traditional processes, the rise of peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms has not been surprising.
2019-12-02T12:20:00+00:00By Trevor d’Sa
The government first introduced the structures and buildings allowance (SBA), a tax allowance for commercial property designed to stimulate investment on structures and buildings, in October 2018.
2019-12-02T12:26:00+00:00By Nigel Evans
With traditional retail under pressure from many quarters, much consideration is being given to how our high streets can remain healthy and relevant.
2019-11-29T00:00:00+00:00By Phillip Lyons
The relationship between city centres and surrounding suburbs has been somewhat tumultuous over the past four decades.