Insight and comment
After three months imprisoned within the same four walls, people in England were finally (partially) let loose from lockdown this week.
The economic uncertainty triggered by the global pandemic has been a reminder of the aftermath of the 2008 global economic crisis.
Few industries have been as badly hit by the pandemic as hospitality. The ban on social gatherings, hotel stays and travel for the best part of a year has driven thousands of restaurants, bars and hotels into bankruptcy, despite increased demand for food delivery services and the Eat Out to ...
Following the radical shift in working practices thrust upon businesses by the pandemic, power is slowly but certainly moving from owners to tenants. Owners must compete for a smaller number of tenants, which will drive an emphasis on services as well as flexibility.
With lockdown easing, the sun shining and the success of the UK vaccine programme, there is optimism in the air for the hospitality sector and this is reflected by a huge increase in market activity, with many agents reporting a significant increase in viewings and offers, and deals starting to ...
Legal and professional advice
Anna Clare Harper, chief executive of SPI Capital, on how she got started in property, her proudest career moment and what she wants to change about the industry. She also shares her cultural recommendations.
The sector must invest in future talent for the benefit of individual businesses and wider industry growth.
I loved sci-fi as a boy. Even though I hid behind the sofa when the Daleks appeared in Doctor Who, it always inspired excitement. Proptech is real estate’s sci-fi and, of this, augmented reality (AR) is particularly exciting.
While the public’s focus has understandably been preoccupied with the global pandemic, and that of planners with the planning white paper, the government has released significant new guidance that could lead to lasting changes to both public health and planning.
Q&A: Five minutes with Sara Bailey, head of real estate & incoming senior partner at Trowers & Hamlins
Sara Bailey, head of real estate and incoming senior partner at Trowers & Hamlins, on how she got started in the property industry, her proudest career achievement and her cultural recommendations.
Potential plans for 60-storey BTR tower at 1 Park Place could form part of a larger post-Covid residential play
The property industry faces a public confidence crisis over its ability to deliver schemes that are truly in the interests of local communities, reveals a damning new survey conducted by Urban Land Institute UK (ULI UK) and YouGov.
Rita-Rose Gagné is upbeat despite the worst results in the company’s history, and says ‘all options are on the table’.
Paul Bridge and Andrew Dawber reveal how CSH is trying to help the homeless.
Hopes are high for Manchester’s office market this year despite the ongoing challenges posed by the Covid pandemic.