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  • Liz Hamson
    News

    On the cusp of social revolution?

    2019-10-18T00:00:00Z

    There are tales of long, drawn-out developments and then there is the tortuous saga of Elephant and Castle.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    Europe gets Real about Brexit

    2019-10-11T00:00:00Z

    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
    Insight

    Tories take ownership of housing

    2019-10-03T23:00:00Z

    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
    Insight

    Black holes and revelations

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

    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
    Insight

    Industrial & Logistics supplement September 2019

    2019-09-26T23:00:00Z

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

  • David Parsley index
    Insight

    Will the power of We be enough?

    2019-09-19T23:00:00Z

    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.

  • Emma Shone index
    Insight

    PW Perspectives: Autumn 2019

    2019-09-19T23:00:00Z

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

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Meet the RESI A-Team

    2019-09-12T23:00:00Z

    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
    News

    When times are bad, do good

    2019-09-06T01:00:00Z

    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
    Insight

    How to survive the new term

    2019-08-29T23:00:00Z

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

  • Mitchell Labiak index
    Insight

    The benefit of Hines sight

    2019-08-29T23:00:00Z

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

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    The calm before the storm

    2019-08-22T23:00:00Z

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

  • Guy Montague-Jones
    News

    The big open-ended question

    2019-08-15T23:00:00Z

    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
    News

    The only way is up… baby

    2019-08-01T23:00:00Z

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

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    The blond bombshell lands

    2019-07-26T00:00:00Z

    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
    Insight

    From flexible boom to bust?

    2019-07-18T23:00:00Z

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

  • Richard Williams
    News

    The CVA stakes get higher

    2019-07-11T23:00:00Z

    Landlords have finally started to strike back against the CVA process.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Why Amazon Go is a no-go

    2019-07-04T23:00:00Z

    I visited the Amazon Go store in San Francisco with my husband a few months ago. It was not an experience I want to repeat. 

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    A cosmic balancing act

    2019-06-27T23:00:00Z

    It feels as though there’s a bit of a cosmic balancing act – or maybe it’s just a good old battle between good and evil – going on at the moment.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    The battle may be over…

    2019-06-20T23:00:00Z

    Will the grass prove Greener on the other side of the Arcadia CVA vote?