Property Week Leader & Blogs

Comment from editor Liz Hamson and other senior journalists at Property Week.

  • Liz Hamson

    Europe gets Real about Brexit

    2019-10-11T00:00:00+01:00By

    Remember as a kid hiding behind a cushion when you were watching the scary bits on Dr Who? That’s what it is like watching the latest daily episode in the long-running Brexit saga – minus the cushion or expectation of a happy ending.

  • Liz Hamson

    Tories take ownership of housing

    2019-10-03T23:00:00+01:00By

    There was a distinct sound of fiddling as Rome burned this week, courtesy of some pretty bold – but, in the big scheme of things, trivial – housing announcements at the Conservative Party Conference.

  • Liz Hamson

    Black holes and revelations

    2019-09-26T23:00:00+01:00By

    Parallels have inevitably been drawn between Boris Johnson’s “anti-democratic” attempt to prorogue parliament and Oliver Cromwell’s establishment of the Protectorate government.

  • Mitchell Labiak index

    Industrial & Logistics supplement September 2019

    2019-09-26T23:00:00+01:00By

    The planet is heating up. July was the hottest month on record. And it’s not just the environmentalists who are concerned.

  • Emma Shone index

    PW Perspectives: Autumn 2019

    2019-09-19T23:00:00+01:00By

    Welcome to the 13th issue of Perspectives, Property Week’s collection of thought leadership essays from experts across the real estate sector.

  • David Parsley index

    Will the power of We be enough?

    2019-09-19T23:00:00+01:00By

    The news this week that WeWork has ‘postponed’ its multi-billion-dollar New York listing will have come as no surprise to Property Week readers.

  • Liz Hamson

    Meet the RESI A-Team

    2019-09-12T23:00:00+01:00

    I love it when a plan comes together. When we launched our inaugural search for the RESI Trailblazers last year, we went all out to make it as diverse a list as we could.

  • Liz Hamson

    When times are bad, do good

    2019-09-06T01:00:00+01:00By

    Picked your jaw up from the floor yet? No, me neither. The image of the week has to be rebel Tory MP Phillip Lee crossing the floor to take his seat on the opposition benches as PM Boris Johnson addressed the House of Commons.

  • Liz Hamson

    How to survive the new term

    2019-08-29T23:00:00+01:00By

    It’s back to school soon and nobody is deluding themselves that anything other than an extremely challenging term lies ahead.

  • Mitchell Labiak index

    The benefit of Hines sight

    2019-08-29T23:00:00+01:00By

    If you have read a newspaper of late, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Brexit is the only issue in town

  • Liz Hamson

    The calm before the storm

    2019-08-22T23:00:00+01:00By

    Have you noticed that more people seem to be on holiday, and for longer, this summer than usual?

  • Guy Montague-Jones

    The big open-ended question

    2019-08-15T23:00:00+01:00By

    Open-ended property funds were back in the news last week after it emerged that outflows had picked up in July. To me, the remarkable thing is not that the growing threat of a no-deal Brexit has sparked a fresh round of redemptions, it is that more than three years on ...

  • Liz Hamson

    The only way is up… baby

    2019-08-01T23:00:00+01:00By

    Funny things words. When I was at school, being described as a disruptive influence was not a compliment.

  • Liz Hamson

    The blond bombshell lands

    2019-07-26T00:00:00+01:00By

    We’re not living in an age when the mighty are falling.We’re living in one in which the puny are rising.

  • Guy Montague-Jones

    From flexible boom to bust?

    2019-07-18T23:00:00+01:00By

    OneEleven’s decision to review its UK plans could be a sign of things to come.

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