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
  • Liz Hamson
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    Why Amazon Go is a no-go

    2019-07-04T23:00:00

    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.

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    A cosmic balancing act

    2019-06-27T23:00:00

    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.

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    The battle may be over…

    2019-06-20T23:00:00

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

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    It’s not about us, it’s about you

    2019-06-06T23:00:00

    I received a complaint via email last week. There is nothing particularly unusual in that.

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    Has modular’s time come?

    2019-05-30T23:00:00

    Modular homes have long been hailed as the potential solution to the UK’s housing crisis.

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    Interview with head of Battersea Power Station Development Company

    2019-05-23T23:00:00

    After decades of delays and false starts, the redevelopment of the giant Battersea Power Station site is finally in full swing. Liz Hamson dons a hard hat, hi-vis vest, boots and protective glasses to take a look around the site with BPSDC CEO Simon Murphy.

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    Emergency on Planet Earth

    2019-05-16T23:00:00

    Having written about property for a long time, I’m not shocked by much.

  • Liz Hamson Leader
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    It pays to be best in class

    2019-05-09T23:00:00

    What do you want from your employer? Or perhaps the better question is: what do you expect of it?

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    Actions speak louder than words

    2019-05-02T23:00:00

    JLL should be commended for its decision this week to withdraw from managing nearly £2bn of hotel assets owned by the Sultan of Brunei.

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    Rabbit hutches and stable doors

    2019-04-25T23:00:00

    Jeez. Talk about closing the stable door after the horse has bolted. Labour is a bit late to the party with its pledge to end office-to-resi permitted development, isn’t it?

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    Once more unto the Brexit breach

    2019-04-17T23:00:00

    We are a nation on the verge of a Brexit breakdown.

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    The resilience of the residential sector

    2019-04-11T23:00:00

    As retail lurches from crisis to crisis, the residential sector this week demonstrated its extraordinary capacity to resolutely soldier on come what may or, more accurately, despite May.

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    We need to mind the gap

    2019-04-05T00:00:00

    It is a concept people think they understand, that a good percentage (but arguably not a big enough one) believe in fervently and that depressingly, we are making very little, if any, progress on.

  • Liz Hamson Leader
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    A good time to bet on retail

    2019-03-22T00:00:00

    Has the bloodied and bowed retail sector finally bottomed out – or does it still have further to fall? With the retailer casualties continuing to pile up, the likes of Nick Leslau think the latter, and you have to wonder when you hear that the bookies expect to offload thousands ...

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    No sugar-coating the Brexit pill

    2019-03-08T00:00:00

    You might want to pour yourself a stiff one (or large rosé if in Cannes) before you read this.

  • Liz Hamson Leader
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    The good, bad and almost ugly

    2019-02-22T00:00:00

    OK, I have some good news and bad news.

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    High stakes for sheds and beds

    2019-02-15T00:00:00

    They say necessity is the mother of invention – and boy, is the shortage of land in and around London forcing people to be inventive.

  • Liz Hamson Leader
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    Time to ditch the optimism?

    2019-02-01T00:00:00

    Property is famously full of relentless optimists. Having written about the sector for years, it has even rubbed off on me.

  • Liz Hamson Leader
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    Life after the death of May’s deal

    2019-01-18T00:00:00

    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 ...

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    A new look for a new year

    2019-01-11T00:00:00

    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 through.

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