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.
UK hotel investment volumes reached GBP1.70 billion in the first half of 2021, across 59 deals, representing an increase of 135.2 per cent compared to the previous six-month period (July-December 2020), according to the international real estate adviser Savills. While this continues to be below the pre-pandemic five-year average of GBP2.43 billion for the same period, the positive momentum demonstrates the robustness of the sector and emphasises the green shoots that are being seen in terms of the UK hotel investment landscape, says the firm.
Timberland Investment Resources Europe LLP (TIR) has closed the TIR Forestry Fund II, having met its target of USD200 million in committed capital.
COIMA SGR and its partners Covivio and Prada Holding, have unveiled plans for the 2026 Winter Olympic Village and an updated masterplan for the Porta Romana railway yard in Milan.
International property and investment group Lendlease has announced it is phasing out liquid fossil fuels such as diesel and petrol on any of its UK construction projects, as part of its industry-leading commitment to tackle climate change.
Alagem Capital Group, in partnership with Cain International, has launched One Beverly Hills, a striking and dynamic mixed-use urban-resort in the heart of world-famous Beverly Hills.