Technology & software solutions

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Appetite for diversification to underpin HK progress

Appetite for diversification to underpin HK progress

Hong Kong recently introduced regulatory reforms, policies and incentives to drive growth and increase Hong Kong’s attractiveness as a fund domicile. The newly adopted Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance (LPF) bill allows Hong Kong’s private equity firms to launch limited partnership funds. Already, there are signs that firms are taking advantage of the market to innovate. 

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Innovation, disruption and change in the world of real estate investing

Innovation, disruption and change in the world of real estate investing

The word ‘drone’ has become something of a standing joke with my colleagues, alongside ‘customer expectations’ and ‘storage’ as a sort of Buzzword Bingo for those poor souls who have heard me mention them in almost every meeting since 2015. I was an early adopter of mandating inclusion of drone delivery pads in our larger residential building specifications and had been giving all sorts of ‘Future of Residential’ presentations to real estate conferences from Australia to MIPIM for years so this was to be expected. One of the many areas of change in current UK planning policy is around how to safely accommodate the proliferation of drone and other robotic deliveries and their related infrastructure as our appetite for deliveries shows no sign of abating.

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Huq launches real-time footfall measurement product to help local government save high street

Huq launches real-time footfall measurement product to help local government save high street

Huq Industries, the footfall measurement expert, has launched a new product to help inform the key decisions that councils, BIDs and LEPs are facing now, regarding the future of our cities, towns and high streets, post lockdown. The zero-hardware measurement product comes to market at a time when councils are increasing their focus on tracking footfall across high-streets and town centres as part of the Re-opening High Streets Safely initiative from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). 

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Ince launches first integrated technology and legal advisory KYC solution in real estate sector

Ince launches first integrated technology and legal advisory KYC solution in real estate sector

International legal and professional services firm, Ince, has launched the first integrated software solution combining the best know-your-customer (KYC) technology with expert legal advice and escalation in a single platform, for seamless client onboarding to meet anti-money laundering (AML) regulations.