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  • Guy Montague-Jones
    Insight

    Are property disruptors running into trouble?

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    The list of disruptors struggling to live up to their hype or burning through cash at an alarming rate with no obvious path to profitability is growing increasingly long. 

  • Mitchell Labiak index
    Insight

    Industrial & logistics supplement November 2019

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    The industrial and logistics market has slowed, but there is still plenty of growth in pockets.

  • David Parsley index
    Insight

    A not-so-merry Christmas for retail

    2019-11-08T00:00:00Z

    With Bonfire Night out of the way, all eyes will now be focusing on the run-up to Christmas, but the festive season is not shaping up to be so merry for many in the property sector.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Will Brexit be the final straw for struggling property firms?

    2019-11-01T00:00:00Z

    I want to be sanguine about the ongoing political omnishambles, but I’m struggling. 

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Will SoftBank’s rescue plan for WeWork work?

    2019-10-24T23:00:00Z

    Occasionally, there is good reason to throw good money after bad. 

  • 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.