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.
2018-07-26T23:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
So what to make of Hammerson’s strategy update? It was always going to be tricky for chief executive David Atkins to identify the opportunity amidst the chaos of the abandoned merger with intu and rejected takeover bid from Klépierre.
2018-07-19T23:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs… if only.
2018-07-12T23:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
Amid the football fever, Brexit brouhaha and Trump trashing, most Brits will have barely registered that the knock-on effect of David Davis’s resignation as Brexit secretary was the appointment of Kit Malthouse, the fourth – yes, fourth – new housing minister in 12 months.
2018-07-05T23:00:00+01:00By Guy Montague-Jones
Short sellers have made some pretty astute bets against property firms in recent years.
2018-06-15T00:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
Who would have thought that we Brits, a nation of folk who not so long ago scorned US-style customer service – proudly preferring service with a snarl to anything with a smile – would become such converts to the service culture?
2018-06-08T00:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
Whoa, hold your horses – or should that be: leave those chocks where they are? Transport minister Chris Grayling may have rubber-stamped a third runway at Heathrow, but it hasn’t been given final clearance for take-off yet and might not be for some time.
2018-06-07T06:34:00+01:00By Richard Williams
Welcome to the summer edition of Perspectives, Property Week’s series of thought leadership essays from key industry figures.
2018-05-31T23:00:00+01:00By David Parsley
OK, so it’s not a new topic of conversation, but it’s one of the property industry’s most intriguing ones, and I make no apology for returning to it.
2018-05-24T23:00:00+01:00By Liz Hamson
The only surprising thing about the news earlier this week that Marks & Spencer plans to shut more than a hundred stores is that it did not resort to the current vehicle du jour, the company voluntary arrangement (CVA).