Building Safety Act: What you need to know about the coming changes
With so much change happening across the industry, here is how we are helping clients and the wider industry focus on key priorities without getting overwhelmed, writes Max Meadows of Project Four Safety.
The changing investment landscape: secure financial planning for developers
Steep inflation, rising material prices, supply chain issues and new legal requirements all pose serious challenges for property developers and construction firms. But securing finance for their projects remains their biggest concern, writes Sarah Geiger of Alasco.
VIDEO | How do we de-risk the industrial sector?
The logistics and industrial sector appears to be slowing down from its former red hot pace. With that in mind, how do we secure the market’s future? That question was the focus of a roundtable discussion hosted by law firm Weightmans.
VIDEO | How do we speed up affordable home delivery?
The need for affordable housing is clear – so what’s holding the industry back from building these homes? Experts from across the industry came together to discuss that very question at a roundtable discussion hosted by Onward Homes.
Key Findings from 2022 Student Housing Tenant Demands Survey
Every building and its tenants are different. They come with varying characteristics, demands and needs. Continuously improving customer satisfaction is the core duty of all building operators, writes Ben Lampard of Spaceflow.
When serendipity and the road to Net Zero collide, great things happen
Dubbed ‘The World’s Leading Real Estate Tech Expo’, Propel by MIPIM has become a firm favourite in the calendars of global proptech businesses in recent years, writes Sara Donnelly. Bringing together some of the greatest minds in real estate and some of the most exciting tech innovators is always sure to kick start impactful and game changing conversations.
Why online property auctions are the future
Cycles of growth and housing market crashes, new technology, and, most recently, the pandemic-fuelled push to escape the city in search of country residences means that the property sector is evolving quicker than ever, writes Kate Lay of Landwood Group.
VIDEO | What is a 15-minute city and is it the key to a sustainable future?
The 15-minute city concept has been heralded as one of the outstanding architectural contributions to human development – does it deserve this praise? And how can we turn its ideas into reality? Those were the topics of this roundtable discussion, hosted by Weston Williamson + Partners.
Why planners need to think big on the environment
Environmental change impacts us through global warming and biodiversity decline. Both respond to each other, and right now that feedback is negative. The planning profession has the tools needed to take up this call and we, as planners, must act. It will require a new manifesto, writes Jeremy Hinds, planning director at Savills.
Key takeaways from EXPO REAL 2022
EXPO REAL welcomed almost 40,000 real estate professionals to Munich last week, writes Melis Karabulut of Spaceflow. The event was almost as buzzing as it used to be before the pandemic, and more engaging, fun, sustainable and progressive than ever before.
Savills: short-term wins on energy costs mustn’t overshadow long-term goals
Sustainability is a consideration that has permeated every aspect of the built environment, write Matthew Fitzgerald and Kelcie Sellers. In the face of an immediate energy price crisis, landlords must retain sight of the long game.