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Edinburgh shows flex appeal

Edinburgh shows flex appeal

In this week’s newsletter, Emily Perryman looks at a new report from Knight Frank which reveals that recent rapid growth in Edinburgh’s tech sector is driving demand for ‘quirky’ flexible office space in the Scottish capital.

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Safe as houses: New 'gender lens' fund focuses on helping homeless women

Safe as houses: New 'gender lens' fund focuses on helping homeless women

In this week’s newsletter, Emily Perryman focuses on a new fund launch from Patron Capital, the Women In Safe Homes (WISH) Fund, which has a GBP100 million target, and is the world’s first ‘gender lens’ property fund aimed at helping at risk of or experiencing homelessness. And as Patron Capital MD Keith Breslauer highlights, the fund already has a GBP10 million commitment from impact investors Society Capital.

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Safe as houses?

Safe as houses?

In this week’s newsletter Emily Perryman finds out from Alexandre Grellier, chief executive of secure cloud solutions provider Drooms, why real estate professionals should heed the warnings of a recent survey suggesting that the sector is largely unprepared for data breaches. And as Grellier highlights, frequent high value transactions between multiple parties could make real estate companies a prime target.