Simon lead the features desk, co-ordinating and writing the Insight section. He worked for Property Week on a couple of different occasions between 2000 and 2022..
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View from the top: Neil Sinclair, chief executive of Palace Capital
The Palace Capital chief executive tells Property Week how the developer kept its cool through the Covid pandemic to pull off the Hudson Quarter scheme in York - and kept its faith in regional markets.
Take-up slows down among online retailers
Savills data shows increased 3PL outsourcing has triggered a fall in I&L take-up by online retailers this year.
Let the good times roll on a little longer
During my first stint at Property Week in the early 2000s I was given the sheds patch.
Big interview with the founder of flex office start-up infinitSpace
Wybo Wijnbergen, founder of flex office start-up infinitSpace, tells Property Week how the lessons he learned at WeWork helped inform his white-label flex space service for landlords.
House of Hackney to open flagship store
Luxury British interiors, fashion and lifestyle brand House of Hackney is opening a flagship store at St Michael’s Clergy House, on Mark Street in Shoreditch, east London.
LCR Property CEO discusses post-Covid life and future plans
Peter Hawthorne is CEO of LCR Property, which brings forward land near railways for redevelopment. He tells Property Week how he plans to unlock and de-risk a pipeline of 300 sites across England and Wales.
Moda and Osborne to create £350m district
Moda Living and Osborne+Co have acquired a 15.5-acre site in Edinburgh with a view to creating a new residential-led district with a GDV understood to be around £350m.
TDS integrates API with Yardi
The government-approved Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has integrated its application programming interface (API) with Yardi’s residential property management platform to allow agents, owners and operators of residential real estate to register deposits more efficiently.
Oxford Court Partnership buys landmark Manchester building
Oxford Court Partnership has bought the 15,694 sq ft Richmond House on Bloom Street in the centre of Manchester for an undisclosed price from a private owner.
Knight Frank’s Will Foster joins BNPPRE
Will Foster has joined BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNPPRE) as a senior director in its national markets office agency team.
Caledonian Modular sold by administrators
Caledonian Modular has been sold to the JRL Group by administrators Alvarez & Marsal for an undisclosed sum.
Tritax appoints ESG director
Alan Somerville has been appointed director of ESG at logistics real estate investment manager Tritax Group.
Fifty Paddington implements Smart Spaces tech
Mixed-use commercial building Fifty Paddington has implemented Smart Spaces’ smart building operating system and customer engagement app.
Network Rail appoints new group property director
Robin Dobson has been appointed as group property director at Network Rail, replacing Stuart Kirkwood who is leaving the organisation at the end of this month after 11 years.
The Arc sold for £13m
The Arc office building at the NG2 Business Park in Nottingham has been bought by a private buyer from Schroders SREIT in an off market transaction for £13m.
TLC takes space at 3 World Trade Center
TLC Marketing has taken space on the 50th floor of 3 World Trade Center in New York City.
Octopus commits to net zero care home schemes by 2030
Octopus Real Estate has announced plans to build new care home developments that are net zero by 2030.
Savills appoints new D&I head
Savills has appointed Chanelle Gray as head of diversity and inclusion (D&I) for its UK business.
Genpower leases 100,000 sq ft Newport warehouse
Welsh e-fulfilment business Genpower has taken a 100,000 sq ft warehouse from St Modwen Logistics at St Modwen Park Newport. The new warehouse is rated BREEAM ‘Very Good’ and has an EPC A rating.
Featherstone secures £30m funding for Bermondsey resi scheme
United Trust Bank (UTB) has provided around £20m of funding for Featherstone Homes’ £30m, mixed-use residential and commercial development in Bermondsey, South London.