Insight and comment
At the height of the Covid pandemic in the spring, wonderful images were shared of clear skies in cities like Mumbai, Shanghai and Los Angeles, as lockdowns improved air quality. They showed what is possible.
Almost every part of the property industry has been detrimentally affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Food and beverage operators have spent more days closed this year than open, retailers have shuttered stores after going under or entering into CVAs and administration and offices have lain empty during the biggest WFH ...
Some said it was sheer madness to attempt it – and I think I speak for all the Property Week team involved in RESI when I say we were bricking it on Tuesday morning as we prepared to kick off our first fully virtual two-day event during a national lockdown.
Well, here we go again. Lockdown number two. While it was perhaps inevitable, it is a blow to the many businesses that were starting to get back on their feet. It may have been necessary to protect lives, but with Christmas on the horizon and no end to the pandemic ...
Legal and professional advice
Post-Covid-19, it is more important than ever for office space to cater to individuals’ wide-ranging needs.
When I attend real estate events, they tend to be ‘pale, male and stale’. This is good in a way, because I’m easy to find in a crowd and everyone remembers me, but it’s not truly representative of the general population.
Commercial-to-residential property conversions are becoming increasingly common, and with the permitted development scheme now in place, this is likely to accelerate further, particularly as many of these properties tend to have good access to amenities and transport.
Widespread criticism has caused housing secretary Robert Jenrick to backtrack on planning proposals.
Empty property rates is a tax on failure – the failure of the owner to find either a profitable use for the premises or a paying tenant. It is no wonder that affected ratepayers look to mitigate their liabilities, and the devolved administrations of the UK are developing their own ...
The chief executive of Grainger discusses BTR, the effects of Covid-19 on rentals and her proudest moment
Housing heavyweights discuss first-time buyers, the public sector, planning reform, MMC and the economy.
The shopping centre giant’s capital-raising plans are rejected while conditions remain unfavourable for sale of assets.