News, gossip and data are ‘must haves’ for property people the world over. Today Property Week brings you all three every day FREE through our new website. Giles Barrie explains
Propertyweek.com is the most significant development for our title since its 2005 expansion and redesign, which took us into the worlds of the private investor, residential and professional.
The internet allows us to grow our coverage even more. And with online publishing across the world moving away from subscription models, we will not be charging you a penny to log on.
While Property Week will continue to provide your Friday diet of the biggest and boldest scoops, our award-winning news desk will also pump out breaking stories online every day.
These will be sorted for you into our finance, policy, retail, office, industrial, residential and global categories as they go live.
On top of this, we will update you by 8 am every morning with the biggest property stories from the national press.
Property Week’s email alerts from the news that Chesterton had gone into receivership, to British Land buying Pillar, to ProLogis buying Parkridge have electrified the industry over the last two years.
We will continue to send these to your BlackBerrys as soon as our reporters get the stories.
Networking is the lifeblood of property, and the best parties invariably trigger the biggest deals.
So we will be devoting a whole section of propertyweek.com to industry events, whether it’s a dinner for 1,000 people, an agents’ society pub bash, a shopping centre opening or an office or shed launch.
On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, the Morning After will bring you coverage of these events. To get coverage of yours, contact our web editor, Hannah Emanuel
We will also bring you televised coverage of Property Week and other events through Property Week Live.
And a crucial part of propertyweek.com’s events section will be the Charity Box, a rotating slot that will allow the industry’s favourite good causes to showcase themselves to readers across the globe.
Finally, the events section will feature a service the industry has been demanding for years: a definitive calendar, covering everything from launches, dinners and parties to the all-important sports and social events.
Deals and Data
No one has greater expertise in property than CB Richard Ellis, Cushman & Wakefield and Knight Frank, and we are proud to have this trio as our partners in the data section of propertyweek.com. All three will provide a vast selection of their market-leading research.
This is fully searchable and global, allowing you to brief yourself for vital meetings without incurring any charge.
We have also teamed up with research group Experian to give you Retail Detail, a handy guide to market conditions in 25 of the UK’s top towns.
In addition, we will supply information on thousands and thousands of deals. Fully searchable, and having appeared over the years in Property Week, these will be an invaluable comparisons aid.
But that’s not all. Property Week’s archive, dating back to 1999, is also fully searchable and available to everyone for free.
Regional features, supplements, overseas coverage and news is all there for you to delve into and print off whenever you need it.
And if you have a professional dilemma to solve, you can use the site’s Advice section, where you can search through more than 300 tips from Property Week’s highly popular professional advice problem page.
Subscribers to Property Week need not be perturbed about all this free content, however. Recent copy will be off-limits to the website and remain as premium content for magazine subscribers only.
Finally, none of this rich mix would work if it were not delivered through cutting-edge design. So Property Week has gone to the best.
We engaged Malcolm Garrett, creative director at Applied Information Group and the first interactive designer to be made a Royal Designer for Industry, to design propertyweek.com.
Modern, colourful, crisp and clear, we believe this site is in the best traditions of Property Week.
Welcome to our new world.