All Science and technology articles – Page 8

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    Backing the life sciences boom


    With space in traditional locations tight, investors are looking further afield. 

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    Race for eco-energy hots up


    Energy crisis could lead to green revolution in how property is powered. Adam Branson reports

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    Don’t abandon the digital agenda


    Ever since Boris Johnson announced his intention to resign as Conservative Party leader, and de facto as prime minister, there has been much speculation and concern as to what the future holds for the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill. 

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    Land Registry vows to go digital to clear backlog of applications


    Industry welcomes strategy to speed up processes through more online services and automated learning.

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    Industry must embrace BMS tech amid climate crisis


    I echo the concern expressed by Jamie Bennett-Ness in his recent article ‘Buildings fail to handle the heat’ over the failure of UK buildings to cope with the recent slew of heatwaves. However, the real estate industry should not resign itself to outdated air-conditioning systems but should instead embrace building ...

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    Morgan Sindall named builder for Cambridge Unity lab campus


    Property investor and developer Howard Group has appointed Morgan Sindall Construction as sole contractor to build three wet laboratory buildings at Unity Campus, a life sciences cluster eight miles south of Cambridge.

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    Expect ups and downs as tech matures


    Property Week’s latest Power of Proptech survey, supported by Freeths, reveals changing attitudes as technologies adopted during the pandemic become embedded in the sector.

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    C&W and JLL to market giant Canary Wharf life sciences development


    Cushman & Wakefield and JLL have been appointed leasing agents for an 800,000 sq ft commercial laboratory development in London business quarter Canary Wharf.

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    Lifecycle is just beginning for cryptocurrency


    There is much talk in the media right now about cryptocurrency, some of it more negative than positive. I’ve written articles on how cryptocurrency will be a force for needed change in the hospitality industry, and how it has the potential to influence numerous markets, no matter how big or ...

  • Digital London

    Lloyds Bank claims digital payment first


    Lloyds Bank says it has completed the UK’s first digital promissory note purchase, which the high street giant says could open up new possibilities for construction and property financing.

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    Oxitec announces Milton Park HQ expansion


    Biotech company Oxitec has announced that it is expanding its HQ at Milton Park in Oxfordshire, doubling its size at the science park.

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    Life Science REIT draws down £37m to develop Cambridge and London assets


    Life Science REIT has drawn down £37.2m from its £150m debt facility with HSBC to fund the development of sites in Cambridge and London.

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    Dream Factory takes Shoreditch office spot


    Truman Estates has signed content creation company The Dream Factory to its 4 Chance Street building in Shoreditch, replacing previous occupiers Gucci and Beats by Dre.

  • Jon Seal

    Connectivity key to levelling up


    The pandemic, recent rail strikes and a change in work culture have all helped support the trajectory of flexible working. Despite the ability for many to work from home, connectivity remains a barrier up and down the country.

  • Digital technology property

    AI will take over repetitive tasks in the workplace


    AI is already in the workplace – but perhaps not obviously so. Already, there are lots of AI tools out there that support businesses with improving data processing and consistency by reducing human error. AI does this by taking over repetitive tasks and analysing data to isolate trends and ...

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    Lateral recruits Burborough to science team


    Asset and development manager Lateral has appointed Rob Burborough as non-executive director of its science team.

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    Green light for 80,000 sq ft Oxfordshire tech scheme


    Plans for a state-of-the-art tech box scheme at Milton Park, Oxfordshire, spanning just under 80,000 sq ft have been given the green light.

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    Tech to cut building energy use can yield more than smaller bills


    With reports showing that Britain’s inflation rate has climbed to the highest it has been in 40 years, the UK faces an increasing risk of falling into a recession. As a consequence, landlords and property managers of industrial and commercial buildings face mounting pressure to keep their properties appealing to ...

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    ARC launches science accelerator


    Real estate partner for science and innovation ARC has launched Motherlabs, an accelerator and incubator space in West London for early-stage science, technology, and innovation businesses.

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    The digitalisation of the real estate market


    The tech-enabled genie is out and it is not going back in its bottle – even in the complex sector of real estate financing. The gold standard for the industry is real-time processing. This is because real estate and debt fund structures are complex, and understanding real-time cash positions can ...