2018-10-04T23:00:00+01:00By Richard Williams
At first glance, the data from Real Capital Analytics on European real estate investment looks ominous. Investment levels in the first half of 2018 were 9% down on the same period in 2017. And worryingly, the industrial and logistics sector, which had been the belle of the investment ball in ...
2018-09-27T23:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
As a Cambridge graduate, I was depressed and, frankly, embarrassed at how lowly the university ranked on social diversity in The Sunday Times’ latest Good University Guide – with only Oxford scoring lower.
2018-09-27T23:00:00+01:00By Mia Hunt
What will the shed of the future look like? Will it be partially – or even totally – underground? Will it take the form of a ‘shedscraper’ several storeys high? Or will it be long and thin, allowing landlords to slice and dice the space depending on occupier requirements?
2018-09-20T23:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
As with 9/11 and, if you are longer of tooth, the assassination of JFK, most of us remember where we were when Lehman Brothers collapsed. It is one of those seismic events that are branded like a hot iron into the collective psyche.
2018-09-20T23:00:00+01:00By Mia Hunt
Few property landlords have had as tumultuous a time in 2018 as owners of retail, food and beverage (F&B) and leisure assets.
2018-08-30T23:59:00+01:00By Guy Montague-Jones
Who said it was grim up north? Whereas last year was all about London investment as foreign investors piled into the capital to snap up trophy assets such as the Cheesegrater and the Walkie-Talkie, this year is all about regional investment.
2018-08-30T05:35:00+01:00By Mia Hunt
The Good Friday Agreement was signed two decades ago and what a 20 years it has been since. The end of ‘the Troubles’ meant Northern Ireland’s property market was suddenly open for business, prompting a flurry of deals and development.
I will happily venture outside my comfort zone if I think I’m up to it and it’s worth it, but let’s just say there are three good reasons I will never undertake a triathlon. I have to seriously question, therefore, the wisdom of councils venturing beyond their skill sets and ...
2018-08-17T00:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
The ‘will he or won’t he?’ question had been swirling around Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley for weeks. Some thought he would splash the cash to protect his shareholding, others that he would sit on his hands and do nothing.
2018-08-09T16:15:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
Has there ever been a more exhilarating – or terrifying – time to be working in the residential sector? I can’t think of one. The sector has had to deal with challenge after challenge this year: the fourth housing minister in 12 months, the chaos caused by Brexit, the ailing ...
2018-08-03T00:01:00+01:00By David Parsley
While neither side in the battle for Earls Court has directly accused the other of lying, they have near as damn it.