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  • Liz Hamson Leader
    Insight

    Life after the death of May’s deal

    2019-01-18T00:00:00Z

    This Tuesday, all I wanted to do was stick my fingers in my ears, close my eyes and sing tra-la-la as the Brexit vote pantomime played out complete with gasps from the audience as the extent of the defeat for Theresa May’s deal became apparent. Unfortunately, there is no hiding ...

  • Liz Hamson Leader
    Insight

    A new look for a new year

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Cometh the hour, cometh the magazine. If you are feeling a degree of trepidation about the year ahead, console yourself with the knowledge that in this swirling vortex of uncertainty that you find yourselves, there is one certainty: Property Week will be here to help you navigate your way ...

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    The industry’s darkest – and finest – hours of 2018

    2018-12-14T00:00:00Z

    So here we are, at the end of 2018, bloody but still unbowed…

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    A radical rethink of the high street is needed

    2018-12-07T00:00:00Z

    There are some turds you cannot polish, however skilled you are in that department. The Brexit deal is one of them. Others, however, can be buffed to a high shine and in some instances, on closer inspection, are revealed not to be turds at all – but merely in deep ...

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Is pre-Brexit stockpiling distorting the market?

    2018-11-30T00:00:00Z

    The blows just keep coming.

  • Guy Montague-Jones
    Insight

    Business – but not as usual – as Brexit crisis deepens

    2018-11-23T00:00:00Z

    Addressing the CBI Conference on Monday was one of Theresa May’s easier tasks of late. The prime minister got a warm reception from business leaders, who prefer her Brexit deal to the alternative. As the CBI’s director-general Carolyn Fairbairn said: “It isn’t perfect but it takes the cliff edge ...

  • Richard Williams
    Insight

    PW Perspectives: wide ranging themes will shape industry

    2018-11-22T06:03:00Z

    As 2018 draws to a close and the industry prepares to take a well-deserved break over the Christmas holidays, many will be taking the time to reflect on the past 12 months and look ahead to 2019.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Why flexible is becoming everyone’s friend

    2018-11-16T00:01:00Z

    As Property Week went to press on Wednesday, the cabinet had just approved the draft Brexit deal. Will this bring greater clarity? Maybe. Maybe not. 

  • Mia Hunt index
    Insight

    Industrial and logistics: investors and occupiers continue to pile in

    2018-11-16T00:00:00Z

    At a time when the UK’s industrial and logistics market is typified by high demand and lack of supply, it’s little wonder that rents are sky high.

  • Guy Montague-Jones
    Insight

    It’s not all bad news for the high street

    2018-11-09T00:00:00Z

    More retail doom and gloom made the headlines this week. The latest depressing addition to the relentless flow of bad news was that struggling fashion retailer New Look plans to close up to 100 stores. The company’s executive chairman Alistair McGeorge couldn’t have been more downbeat in his assessment of ...