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

    On the cusp of social revolution?

    2019-10-18T00:00:00

    There are tales of long, drawn-out developments and then there is the tortuous saga of Elephant and Castle.

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    Europe gets Real about Brexit

    2019-10-11T00:00:00

    Remember as a kid hiding behind a cushion when you were watching the scary bits on Dr Who? That’s what it is like watching the latest daily episode in the long-running Brexit saga – minus the cushion or expectation of a happy ending.

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    Insight

    Tories take ownership of housing

    2019-10-03T23:00:00

    There was a distinct sound of fiddling as Rome burned this week, courtesy of some pretty bold – but, in the big scheme of things, trivial – housing announcements at the Conservative Party Conference.

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    Black holes and revelations

    2019-09-26T23:00:00

    Parallels have inevitably been drawn between Boris Johnson’s “anti-democratic” attempt to prorogue parliament and Oliver Cromwell’s establishment of the Protectorate government.

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    When times are bad, do good

    2019-09-06T01:00:00

    Picked your jaw up from the floor yet? No, me neither. The image of the week has to be rebel Tory MP Phillip Lee crossing the floor to take his seat on the opposition benches as PM Boris Johnson addressed the House of Commons.

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    How to survive the new term

    2019-08-29T23:00:00

    It’s back to school soon and nobody is deluding themselves that anything other than an extremely challenging term lies ahead.

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    The calm before the storm

    2019-08-22T23:00:00

    Have you noticed that more people seem to be on holiday, and for longer, this summer than usual?

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    The only way is up… baby

    2019-08-01T23:00:00

    Funny things words. When I was at school, being described as a disruptive influence was not a compliment.

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    The blond bombshell lands

    2019-07-26T00:00:00

    We’re not living in an age when the mighty are falling.We’re living in one in which the puny are rising.

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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.

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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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