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Savills calls for lenders to be ‘bold’ in helping unviable assets towards net zero
Lenders have been urged to take control of commercial assets to aid environmental refurbishments in the secondary markets as prime assets look set to leave them behind
Will King be a royal influencer?
This weekend we will witness a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle: the coronation of a king. A six-gun salute will be fired from Horse Guards Parade to mark the exact moment the crown touches the monarch’s head and the UK will be alive with colour and noise. But behind the pomp and ceremony ...
I&L Conference: Drive for density will dictate multi-level progress
Industrial and logistics experts speaking at Property’ Week’s I&L Conference & Showcase have predicted that multi-level developments similar to those common in Asia will soon be seen in the UK, but progress will be driven by lack of supply of traditional space and only when costs are less prohibitive.
I&L conference: social factors will be ‘standalone chapter’ in future developments
Developers have been warned to prepare for the social aspect of environmental, social and environment requirements, as the industrial & logistics (I&L) sector faces a ‘ticking time bomb’ on environmental changes.
Interview with WIP’s Chithra Marsh: A focus on people
Chithra Marsh, new national chair of Women in Property, tells Property Week about her plans to make the sector more forward-thinking and the need to focus on social value as well as profit.
Student conference hears ESG is prime concern in PBSA sector
Speakers at Property Week event agree sustainability will be key priority for the student market next year.
You win some, you lose some
This week started with relief that the nation hadn’t gone entirely crazy and voted rogue MP and former health secretary Matt Hancock winner of ITV show I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Instead, Lioness Jill Scott picked up the crown.
Oxygen extends trampoline portfolio with RedKangaroo acquisition
Indoor family activity brand, Oxygen, has acquired regional trampoline operator, RedKangaroo.
Westminster Property Association and Westminster City Council launch Sustainable City Charter
Westminster Property Association and Westminster City Council have launched London’s first Sustainable City Charter.
CoStar launches LoopNet in the UK as global interest in the market rises
US real estate marketplace CoStar Group has launched LoopNet, its commercial property marketplace, in the UK market.
Don’t bury your head in the sand
The Bank of England last week warned that the UK was facing its longest recession in 100 years as it raised interest rates to 3%. Coming off the back of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine war, the UK political merry-go-round, supply chain costs rapidly increasing and the cost-of-living crisis, this ...
Scottish rent freeze bill seen as ‘lose-lose’ move for market
Industry figures say rent cap is cynical move to win votes that will put brake on investment and housing supply
Scottish rent freeze bill could trigger wider downturn in construction sector
The Scottish housing sector could face a downturn in construction as the Scottish parliament is set to pass emergency legislation to freeze rents for up to 18 months.