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:
0208 253 8745
Email:
liz.hamson@propertyweek.com
  • Liz Hamson Leader
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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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    The impact of social impact in 2019

    2019-01-04T12:35:00

    Ahead of a special social impact spotlight event organised by Property Week in association with LGIM, we are conducting a short, anonymous survey to find out how important social impact is to your organisation and the wider industry.

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    Review of the year: The age of unreason

    2018-12-14T00:00:00

    It has been a punishing year for property what with the Presidents Club scandal, retail armageddon and Brexit mayhem – but there were pockets of resilience. Property Week rounds up the winners and loser

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    The industry’s darkest – and finest – hours of 2018

    2018-12-14T00:00:00

    So here we are, at the end of 2018, bloody but still unbowed…

  • Liz Hamson
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    A radical rethink of the high street is needed

    2018-12-07T00:00:00

    There are some turds you cannot polish, however skilled you are in that department. The Brexit deal is one of them. Others, however, can be buffed to a high shine and in some instances, on closer inspection, are revealed not to be turds at all – but merely in deep ...

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    Is pre-Brexit stockpiling distorting the market?

    2018-11-30T00:00:00

    The blows just keep coming.

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    Why flexible is becoming everyone’s friend

    2018-11-16T00:01:00

    As Property Week went to press on Wednesday, the cabinet had just approved the draft Brexit deal. Will this bring greater clarity? Maybe. Maybe not.

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    Yardi think tank: the future of coworking

    2018-11-09T00:00:00

    The evolution of the flexible office sector has shaken up the real estate industry and has arguably changed it for the better. Yardi recently brought together a panel of experts to discuss the many segments of flexible offices and what lies in store for the sector.

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    Hammond dashes high street’s high hopes

    2018-11-02T00:00:00

    ‘Malities, malities, malities, malities – that’s the four malities over.’ Now that’s a funny joke.

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    Will Saudi investment be banned? Should it be?

    2018-10-25T23:00:00

    The most startling image in the news this week has to be that of Jamal Khashoggi’s son Salah shaking the hand of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Tuesday three weeks after his father’s brutal murder. What must he have been thinking as he met the man allegedly ...

  • Liz Hamson
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    Hammond must use Budget to help rescue retail

    2018-10-18T23:00:00

    Just as you thought things couldn’t get any worse in the retail sector, they do… much worse.

  • Liz Hamson
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    Not so caught between a rock and a hard Brexit

    2018-10-11T23:00:00

    Is the industry just sensibly keeping calm and carrying on as Michel Barnier continues to lob brickbats at Theresa May’s Brexit plans – or fiddling (increasingly nervously) while Rome burns?

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    Diversity is about more than slapping ‘fe’ on to ‘male’

    2018-09-27T23:00:00

    As a Cambridge graduate, I was depressed and, frankly, embarrassed at how lowly the university ranked on social diversity in The Sunday Times’ latest Good University Guide – with only Oxford scoring lower.

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    RESI 2018: meet the top 40 resi Trailblazers

    2018-09-27T14:16:00

    Check out Property Week’s inaugral list of 40 Trailblazers, as chosen by the RESI Senate.

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    Calling out to all the Best Places to Work in Property

    2018-09-27T05:14:00

    Does your company boast a best-in-class work environment? Are your corporate culture, employee engagement and benefits second to none? Do you go out of your way to not just attract the best talent but also nurture and reward that talent?

  • Liz Hamson
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    Ten years after the world turned upside down

    2018-09-20T23:00:00

    As with 9/11 and, if you are longer of tooth, the assassination of JFK, most of us remember where we were when Lehman Brothers collapsed. It is one of those seismic events that are branded like a hot iron into the collective psyche.

  • Liz Hamson
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    A letter to the new housing minister

    2018-09-13T23:00:00

    Dear Kit, thank you for joining us at the RESI Convention in Wales this week. We are delighted that you have chosen to give your first major public address to the sector as housing minister at our event.

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