2019-07-18T14:46:00+01:00By Anthony Lorenz
Editor: I read with interest Liz Hamson’s wonderful editorial stating that “after the successful Arcadia CVA, the battle may be over, but the war hasn’t been won”.
2019-07-18T14:31:00+01:00By Douglas Green
Editor: Current valuation models for flexible workspace centres are not fit for purpose and a market accepted model is now essential to the sector’s growth, especially given increasing interest in the flexible sector and the desire of property companies and funds to invest.
2019-07-10T10:56:00+01:00By Conal O’Hara
Editor: The continued expansion of the flexible workspace market will be driven by existing operator participants and established property owners entering the sector. We are already seeing a number of traditional landlords embrace a more flexible and tenant-focused approach.
2019-07-10T10:33:00+01:00By Tim Pinder
Editor: Modular housing has been thrust into the spotlight once again with the arrival of Ikea to the sector. The recent momentum will be music to the ears of those with ambitious housing targets.
I am writing in response to Mitchell Labiak’s recent article about the possible merger of business class uses and the impact this might have on the high street (14.06.19).
The continued decline of bricks-and-mortar banks is leaving vast empty space on the high street.
Mitchell Labiak’s recent interview with Steffen Szeidl highlights a dichotomy our industry faces (14.06.19).
Scotland’s flexible workspace sector is expanding fast, driven by demand that is growing by at least 25% annually in all major cities (07.06.19).
2019-06-20T11:01:00+01:00By James Newbery
Editor: The new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules for governing the burgeoning peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector should be welcomed by the industry, especially in the current climate (‘FCA reveals new P2P rules days after Lendy collapses’). However, they are not enough.
2019-06-20T11:04:00+01:00By Chris Keen
Editor: Last week, discount retailer Lidl announced it was to create 40 new London stores as part of a £500m expansion plan (‘Lidl unveils £500m expansion plans for London’).
2019-06-12T13:20:00+01:00By Vivienne King
Editor: Your leader last week responding to a complaint about the lack of gender diversity in the magazine made for difficult reading. And that’s because you are completely right – property has a diversity problem and the responsibility lies with us, your readers, not you.
2019-06-12T13:32:00+01:00By John Burton
Editor: Markets can and should play a big part in discussions about the high street’s future (‘Market Halls set for £20m cash injection’).