Liz Hamson

Liz Hamson

Liz Hamson has been the editor of Property Week since July 2014 and writes a weekly leader column as well as other features across the property sector.

Contact info

Tel:
020 8253 8745
Email:
liz.hamson@propertyweek.com
  • RICS flags
    News

    A right ruckus at RICS

    2021-01-15T00:00:00

    Oh dear. It is never a good idea to keep sweeping stuff under the carpet when everyone suspects – or knows – there is a problem.

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    Long night’s journey into day

    2021-01-08T00:00:00

    New Year. New lockdown. Fanf***ingtastic.

  • Light at end of tunnel
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    Thank f*** it’s nearly over

    2020-12-18T00:00:00

    There can’t be anyone who won’t be happy to see the back of 2020.

  • Radiant sunshine
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    Hi ho silver lining

    2020-11-27T00:00:00

    The Covid-19 clouds are finally beginning to lift.

  • Covid-19
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    Lockdown losers and winners

    2020-11-20T00:00:00

    Forget about the winter of discontent. This has been the year of discontent.

  • ESG
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    ESG values begin in the boardroom

    2020-11-13T00:00:00

    Property Week editor Liz Hamson joins Mishcon de Reya’s Alexander Rhodes to discuss how companies are addressing ESG risks, the changing agenda in boardrooms, the importance of a granular approach and B Corps.

  • climate
    Insight

    UKGBC drives the climate agenda

    2020-11-06T00:00:00

    Property Week editor Liz Hamson and UKGBC chief executive Julie Hirigoyen discuss the drive to get real estate firms to commit to a net-zero-carbon target and why 2021 will be a crunch year for the climate agenda.

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    Brace for law and disorder

    2020-11-06T00:00:00

    Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse. As Property Week went to press the US presidential election was on a knife edge and England was bracing itself for a second national lockdown.

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    Stop the world. I’m getting off

    2020-10-16T00:00:00

    Bored now. Really, really bored.

  • Businesswoman dominos
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    All change at the top

    2020-10-02T00:00:00

    What is it that they say about buses? You wait ages for one and then three come along at once? That certainly seems to have been the case with senior industry appointments this week.

  • Stressed woman
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    Back to WFH? WTF?

    2020-09-25T00:00:00

    Can you hear it? The loud clattering of wooden wheels accelerating downhill? That is the sound of the handcart we are all going to hell in, that is.

  • Diversity
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    Diversity and the office matter

    2020-09-11T00:00:00

    I did not want to write this column. As a mixed-race person (half Trinidadian, half English), I am both black and white, but in the increasingly polarised debate over race, I am seen as neither, someone without enough skin in the game either way, the perennial outsider looking in – ...

  • Coronavirus/working from home/facetime
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    Home truths about WFH

    2020-09-04T00:00:00

    God, I miss the office. I even miss the four-hour round-trip commute. Yes, things are that bad – and I am one of the lucky ones.

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    UK industry on red alert

    2020-08-07T00:00:00

    The siege mentality induced by Brexit and exacerbated by Covid-19 has made us fearful of almost everything – returning to work, going to the shops, travelling abroad. It has also made us fearful of almost everyone, especially if they’re not British.

  • Surrey County Council
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    Councils count the cost

    2020-07-31T00:00:00

    Don’t try to catch a falling knife, the saying goes. Unfortunately, local authorities (LAs) have not heeded the advice, not when it comes to investment in commercial property, anyway.

  • Light at end of tunnel
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    Light at the end of a long tunnel

    2020-07-24T00:00:00

    Do my eyes deceive me? Is that light I spy at the end of the tunnel? This week, there was cause for cautious optimism on several fronts.

  • Pub closed sign
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    There’s not much to drink to

    2020-07-10T00:00:00

    Super Saturday wasn’t as super as some expected or, rather, hoped. The iffy weather didn’t help, but that wasn’t the real issue.

  • Tony Pidgley
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    Winners past and present

    2020-07-03T00:00:00

    It has been a week of extraordinary highs and lows.

  • Roger Wade
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    View from the top: Roger Wade, founder of Boxpark

    2020-06-26T00:00:00

    The charismatic Boxpark founder tells Property Week why he believes the retail and hospitality sectors face Armageddon if landlords, tenants and the government cannot work together to resolve the rent crisis.

  • Intu Watford
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    Hanged, drawn and quartered

    2020-06-26T00:00:00

    It has been a week of decidedly mixed fortunes for the retail and hospitality sectors.

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