What’s on the menu for London’s future success?

What’s your breakfast fare of choice at the weekend? The audience in a recent conference got a glimpse into my breakfast essentials; precisely why later. The event was organised...

What’s on the menu for London’s future success?

What’s your breakfast fare of choice at the weekend? The audience in a recent conference got a glimpse into my breakfast essentials; precisely why later. The event was organised...

Sir Terry Farrell Gold Medal Lecture

The Sir Terry Farrell Gold Medal Lecture at the Royal Institute in Mayfair was a rare treat to mark the prestigious award by the Royal Town Planning Institute. The...

Crystal Clear: Concurrent Delay

CASE: North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd [2017] EWHC 2414 (TCC) Until recently there has been some uncertainty over the enforceability of risk allocation clauses by the...

Labour Party Conference 2017

Brighton started out bright and sunny and then quickly deteriorated to become wet and gloomy. Our Mishcon de Reya and LCA Property Shapers Dinner sponsored by Essential and New...

Conservative Party Conference 2017

There was such a large police presence in Brighton when we arrived for our Sunday night Conference dinner that I almost didn’t get through the security cordon and had...

Flexible workspace: the new way

Flexible workspace: an option reserved for tech start-ups or an evolving trend for the full spectrum of the market? What is the attraction to tenants, or ‘members’ as they...

Liberating Lawyers Through PropTech

The writing on the wall couldn’t really be clearer: the real estate world, not generally seen as being in the vanguard of change, is having to adapt to fast-moving...

Is BrainTech the next PropTech?

Ever since Jonas Salk claimed his discovery of the polio vaccine came when he swapped his basement lab for an Italian monastery, the psychology and cognitive science sectors have...

Build to Rent: how important is customer experience?

Savills recently hosted an engaging seminar in conjunction with Women in Property. The all- female panel, each stars in their particular fields, had come together to discuss design in...

Blockchain (Many copies, one solution)

Sally Davies in the FT Tech Report states that “Blockchain is to Bitcoin, what the Internet is to email”.  Patrick Spens of PwC claims that it will revolutionise the...