2021-01-13T15:35:00+00:00By Martin Davenport
Editor: Since March 2020, the financial support offered to retail and leisure businesses by the government has been commendable. Only last week, the chancellor offered further grants on top of the monthly £3,000 grants offered back in November.
2021-01-13T15:21:00+00:00By Richard Ward
Editor: There are no signs that Brexit will negatively impact international student figures.
2021-01-07T00:00:00+00:00By Paresh Raja
Editor: When faced with uncertainty, there is a tendency for people to focus on worst-case scenarios. This has certainly been the case when discussing Brexit.
2020-12-16T11:30:00+00:00By Elisabeth Kohlbach
Editor: The pandemic has put BTR in the spotlight and reaffirmed the appeal of renting as a lifestyle choice. In an ever-more saturated rental market, technology will be the crucial point of difference.
2020-12-16T11:46:00+00:00By Mark Kass
Editor: Flexible workspaces aren’t just offices, they’re hospitality hubs, too. Jonathan Goldstein’s ‘Room Service’ comment on the trials and tribulations of hotel brand loyalty opens up a debate as to what this might mean for the flexible workspace industry.
Editor: Net-zero or zero-carbon is a bold but necessary ambition for us all if we are going to safeguard our environment for future generations (‘London office construction plummets 50%’).
Editor: The prime minister’s ambition to deliver a ‘green industrial revolution’ should be welcomed by all in the property industry.
Editor: It is shocking but sadly unsurprising to see the extent to which some employees are dissatisfied with the culture of working from home.
Editor: At first glance, the prime minister’s highly anticipated ‘Ten Point Plan’ contains much for the green industries to be positive about. The plan includes several ambitious proposals and further reiterates the government’s commitment to mobilising investment in this area.
2020-11-25T15:20:00+00:00By Rebecca Taylor
Editor: The coronavirus pandemic has raised a number of fundamental questions about our economy. On an individual level, it has also forced us to adapt the way we live and work (‘72% of employers want to retain home working after the pandemic’). For many of us, our home has become ...
2020-11-25T15:42:00+00:00By Nick Sanderson
Editor: The UK residential property market, understandably, was buffeted at the start of the first lockdown. But during this second lockdown, early indicators are looking good, with the stamp duty holiday undoubtedly helping.
2020-11-18T13:54:00+00:00By Dave McLeod
Editor: M&G Real Estate’s Global Outlook Report highlights the uncertainty in the office market and the need for investors to carefully consider where to deploy capital (‘There is a future for the office, says M&G’). I agree with M&G’s Richard Gwilliam; the focus should be on the ‘right kinds of ...