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
  • Pay gap
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    Bubbly, bubbles and pay gaps

    2021-04-09T00:00:00

    Plenty of people will be raising a glass of bubbly on Monday as we reach the first significant milestone on the roadmap out of lockdown. Some, however, will have bubbles of a different sort on their minds.

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    Waking up to a brave new world

    2021-04-01T00:00:00

    After so many blue Mondays, how nice was it to wake up to Happy Monday on 29 March? It was the perfect spring day to emerge blinking from our WFH bunkers and resume interaction with the outside world – and what a brave new world it is.

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    Out of the retail ashes

    2021-03-26T00:00:00

    We will soon find out what the new normal looks like for retail when non-essential retail – or what’s left of it – reopens on 12 April.

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    Things are finally looking up

    2021-03-19T00:00:00

    The industry may not quite be full of the joys of spring yet, but it appears finally to have left the winter of discontent behind it.

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    RICS CEO defends his stance

    2021-03-11T16:00:00

    It’s the explosive interview everyone has been waiting for. No, not THAT one (all I’ll say about the Harry and Meghan interview is that as a mixed-race woman, I think it’s critically important to address race and mental health issues.)

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    The ultimate fudge it Budget

    2021-03-05T00:00:00

    It was the best of Budgets, it was the worst of Budgets – the best in terms of the eye-watering £65bn rescue package, and the worst as that said package represents a drop in the ocean of what is required to kickstart the economy.

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    Roadmaps and brickbats

    2021-02-26T00:00:00

    As roadmaps go, Boris Johnson’s “cautious” plan to ease England out of lockdown is not exactly the easiest to navigate – and there seems to be at least one major road missing.

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    Do or die time for climate

    2021-02-19T00:00:00

    I thought there was only supposed to be one Blue Monday a year. The 15th of February certainly gave the third Monday in January a run for its money.

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    Reset or RIP for retail?

    2021-02-12T00:00:00

    Everyone (including me) keeps talking about long, dark tunnels, but I am starting to think we’re actually stuck in a very deep hole – one that it may prove impossible for some parts of the market to dig themselves out of.

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    RICS must face the music

    2021-01-22T00:00:00

    The genie is out of the bottle. The cat is out of the bag. Pandora’s box is open. RICS can no longer avoid its day of reckoning.

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    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.

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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.

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    Hi ho silver lining

    2020-11-27T00:00:00

    The Covid-19 clouds are finally beginning to lift.

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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.

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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.

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    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.

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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.

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