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    Why wellbeing at work is more important than ever

    2022-10-06T00:00:00+01:00By Claire Robson

    With World Mental Health Day taking place on 10 October, Claire Robson asks what steps property companies are taking to improve the wellbeing of both their own staff and tenants.

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    Battersea Power Station: in pictures

    2022-10-06T00:00:00+01:00By

    Ahead of the grand opening of the fully refurbished Battersea Power Station a week from now, Lem Bingley takes a tour of the highly anticipated mixed-use scheme.

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    We can work it out

    2022-09-29T00:00:00+01:00By

    After the scandal and huge losses of recent years, Samit Chopra, WeWork International’s president and chief operating officer, tells Property Week how the flexible office space provider plans to turn a profit this year.

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    Future-proofing the flicks

    2022-09-22T00:00:00+01:00By Claire Robson

    Times have been tough for cinema operators, but will new experiential models and central locations help them to ride out the storm? Claire Robson asks what the future holds for big-screen venues.

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    Property industry must have diverse aspirations

    2022-09-08T00:00:00+01:00By Kate Parker

    Two years ago, the Black Lives Matter protests sharpened many companies’ focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. Kate Parker asks whether genuine progress has been made across the property industry

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    Giving more power to the people

    2022-08-31T00:00:00+01:00By Saxon East

    There has been a rapid rise in the number of companies becoming employee-owned in recent years. Saxon East finds out how the transition worked for a number of property businesses

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    The force of nature

    2022-08-24T00:00:00+01:00By

    As biophilic office design comes back into fashion, thanks in no small part to Covid-19, Adam Branson considers the benefits of bringing the outside in.

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    All out retro: how retrofitting is transforming industrial property

    2022-07-29T00:00:00+01:00By Noella Pio Kivlehan

    Upgrading older warehouse and industrial units is often far more environmentally friendly than knocking them down and starting over. Noella Pio Kivlehan looks at how the industrial sector is embracing retrofitting.

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    London 2012: Games Changer

    2022-07-28T00:00:00+01:00By Noella Pio Kivlehan

    Ten years on from the 2012 London Olympics, Noella Pio Kivlehan asks to what extent the games delivered the transformational property, social and environmental legacy promised for East London.

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    Making a northern powerhouse

    2022-07-19T23:00:00+01:00By

    Andrew Coombs, chief executive of Sirius Real Estate, tells Andy Hillier why the business park operator has its gaze fixed on the north after the purchase of BizSpace.

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    Retail rejuvenated

    2022-07-13T00:00:00+01:00By Noella Pio Kivlehan

    LGIM’s Kingland Crescent scheme in Poole has breathed life into a rundown parade of shops, but is its bold rent-free retail experiment a blueprint for the reinvention of other towns?

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    ESG is critical for business

    2022-07-06T08:00:00+01:00

    Last month, Property Week held a Climate Crisis Challenge Campaign webinar on why environmental, social and governance criteria are now critical for property, what new reporting requirements mean for the sector and how the industry can effect change in an era of climate change and rising energy prices.

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