With an average of 16.6 per cent occupancy, there was no significant increase in the number of office workers returning to their desks last week, according to the latest nationwide research from Remit Consulting.
Hybrid working strategies will trigger new investments across space and workplace software, says Verdantix survey
Independent research firm Verdantix has released its annual global survey of 285 senior corporate real estate & facilities management executives in the position to influence corporate real estate and facilities management decisions at their respective firms. The survey respondents – Heads of Real Estate, Directors of Facilities Management, Vice Presidents of Real Estate and Senior Managers of Facilities Management – reveal that firms are planning new technology investments across employee workplace experience, asset management and cloud-based security solutions.
Supercity Aparthotels, a specialist in luxury serviced apartments, is to launch at a new location in the heart of Leeds. Due to open in 2023, work will begin this winter to transform the former Jubilee Hotel into a signature new Supercity Aparthotel.
DC Byte, a data centre research and analytics platform, has shared the latest statistics and insights from its most recent ‘Data Centre Report’, published in partnership with Knight Frank, the leading global property adviser.
Panattoni, the largest logistics real estate developer in Europe, has signed a lease with Ocado Retail Limited, the online grocer, for a 346,132 sq ft speculatively developed logistics facility in Luton.
The UK healthcare sector has seen stifled supply growth in care home beds in the past year despite ever-increasing demand, with data from leading global property adviser Knight Frank revealing that UK care home supply has grown by only 6 per cent in the last decade, while the UK’s over 65 population has increased by 22 per cent over the same period.
Results from the latest pan-European INREV Quarterly Asset Level Index reveal the strong performance of European non-listed real estate. Total returns hit 3.01 per cent in Q2 2021, driven largely by capital growth of 2.10 per cent (up from 0.42 per cent the previous quarter) and marking the fourth consecutive quarter of positive performance, and the best quarterly result in three and a half years.
LABS Group, an end-to-end blockchain property investment platform, has successfully raised USD3,650,000 for Kunang Kunang Resort. Kunang Kunang Glamping Resort is the world's first-ever community-owned project fractionalised into Rewarding Timeshare (RTS) non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
By Zvi Noé (pictured), founding partner of Capreon, Noé Group – There’s no denying that many trends rapidly accelerated over the course of the pandemic. This is nothing new. With Covid-19 restrictions forcing people to stay at home, there was an absolute necessity to use technology for everyday tasks. The result was a fundamental shift in the way people work and shop, thus having wide repercussions for the commercial property industry.
Investment in UK retail property is beginning to rebound with transaction volumes totalling GBP2.76 billion in the first half of the year, up 80 per cent on the same period in 2020, according to new analysis from Knight Frank.
Investment in Scottish commercial property increased by more than one-third (35 per cent) compared to the same period last year during the first six months of 2021 as the market continued its recovery from the pandemic, according to analysis from Knight Frank.
The construction industry needs to rethink its approach to reusing and recycling buildings if it is to be seen as truly sustainable, according to a leading expert.