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.

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Tel:
020 8253 8745
Email:
liz.hamson@propertyweek.com
  • Liz Hamson
    News

    The end of the Atkins plan?

    2020-05-28T14:00:00

    It had been coming (and critics would say he had it coming). The only surprise is that it did not happen sooner.

  • Liz Hamson
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    Going above and beyond

    2020-05-22T00:00:00

    Mental Health Awareness Week will have resonated more than usual this year for many of us as we struggle to cope with Covid-19.

  • David Sleath
    Insight

    David and the industrial Goliath

    2020-05-15T00:00:00

    As SEGRO turns 100, chief executive David Sleath talks to Property Week about how it became an industrial powerhouse, the challenges Covid-19 poses and what the business plans to do next.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    At a climate crossroads

    2020-05-15T00:00:00

    What might have been. In January, 2020 was shaping up to be a transformative year for the climate agenda. Inspired by cataclysmic floods and fires, the Extinction Rebellion and the stirring rhetoric of Greta Thunberg, the industry finally seemed to have woken up to the gravity of the situation and ...

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    The back to work minefield

    2020-05-07T00:00:00

    The odds are if you have not been struck down by coronavirus, you will have caught coronaphobia.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    The long road to recovery

    2020-05-01T00:00:00

    You can see why conspiracy theorists are having a field day over Covid-19. None of the global health crises of the past century or so have turned into global economic ones. Why this one? Some sinister force must be at work.

  • Liz Hamson
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    The battle for survival

    2020-04-17T00:00:00

    Normally, it is a case of survival of the fittest. Not this time. With the Office for Budget Responsibility forecasting that the economy could shrink 35% by June and the International Monetary Fund starkly warning that the global economy faces its biggest downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, ...

  • Liz Hamson
    Online

    The worst Good Friday

    2020-04-09T11:50:00

    I think we can all agree that Good Friday is anything but this year. Aside from the obvious – the grim escalation in the number of deaths as we approach the expected peak of the Covid-19 pandemic – there are the horrendous economic, social and personal ramifications of this unprecedented ...

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    This will define us all

    2020-04-03T00:00:00

    I had thought we would see more companies start to “buy the dip” by now. But even those with the cash to splash must first make difficult decisions, as every business must, about pay cuts, furloughing staff, even making people redundant.

  • Liz Hamson
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    Life in lockdown

    2020-03-27T00:00:00

    There have been many dire warnings over the years about the threat of a global pandemic, but who seriously thought that when World War III broke out it would not pit nation against nation in nuclear Armageddon but the entire globe against a common enemy of a rampant and deadly ...

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    We are here for you

    2020-03-20T00:00:00

    OK, strictly speaking, that’s not true. We’re not physically here in Croydon. Like the rest of the UK, indeed global, workforce, we are adapting to the new norm that is working, or trying to work, from home (other halves, kids and pets permitting), so we are all over the place, ...

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    Co-living in the USA

    2020-03-06T00:00:00

    Liz Hamson takes a tour of The Collective’s New York City co-living sites and finds out more about its ambitious plans to open 100,000 new units by 2025.

  • Liz Hamson
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    There are bigger issues that transcend coronavirus

    2020-03-06T00:00:00

    This week’s issue was supposed to go to Mipim. That’s why it has an international focus. Like everyone else who was going, we have had to make some last-minute changes to our plans.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    Could Cannes be canned?

    2020-02-27T11:25:00

    The fear surrounding coronavirus is spreading faster than the virus itself – and could ultimately have more serious implications.

  • Liz Hamson
    Insight

    Be kind. Be the solution

    2020-02-21T00:00:00

    Will people suddenly start to ‘be kind’ in the national press and on social media in the wake of Caroline Flack’s suicide? I’m not holding out much hope, but I’d like to think so.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    Don’t believe the HS2 hype

    2020-02-14T00:00:00

    What an HS2 hullabaloo… err, not.

  • The Climate Crisis Challenge: be the solution
    Insight

    The Climate Crisis Challenge: be the solution

    2020-01-31T00:00:00

    There has been plenty of talk about the climate crisis. Now its time to walk the walk, says Liz Hamson, as Property Week and UKGBC join forces to launch the Climate Crisis Challenge.

  • Be the Solution
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    It is time for the industry to rise to The Climate Crisis Challenge

    2020-01-31T00:00:00

    Property Week and UKGBC join forces to launch campaign calling on industry to cut its carbon footprint

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    Will we see a Brexit bounce?

    2020-01-24T00:00:00

    This time next week, we will be officially leaving the EU – or, more accurately, entering a fraught transition period with a frighteningly tight deadline.

  • Liz Hamson
    News

    Can retail rise from the ashes?

    2020-01-17T00:00:00

    Last year was the worst on record for UK retail and the new year has not exactly got off to a flying start.

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