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Berlin housing vote a warning shot to HAs

News that Berliners may vote on effectively renationalising 200,000 rented apartments may have some institutional investors exploring build-to-rent in London looking nervously at the capital. With Labour mayor...

ASA bans Notting Hill Genesis ad

You have to feel a bit of sympathy for Notting Hill Genesis, whose shared ownership advert has been banned following a ruling announced today by...

Blackstock’s 18 for ‘18: A review

Last year, the Blackstock team put forward some predictions for how 2018 would play out. Let’s see if we were right:

Rent controls won’t solve the housing crisis

Claiming rent controls will help solve London's affordable housing crisis is about as honest as saying leaving the EU can give us £350m a week for the NHS, says Andrew Teacher, Blackstock Communications founder.

How Gillette failed to 'do a Nike'

The lesson companies should learn from Gillette is to avoid cynically jumping on bandwagons with fake, preachy and out-of-touch content, says Andrew Teacher. There’s that...

What comes first, employee or brand?

It is widely known that it can take years to build a brand and seconds to destroy it. In property, however, the personal brand is...

Prime residential PR challenges

It’s not the easiest market in which to be marketing prime residential luxury property. Together with the Brexit chaos, recent media reports around prime London...

Navigating Brexit

In the run up to the House of Commons 'Meaningful Vote' on the Prime Minister's negotiated deal with the EU, to be held on 11...

Property podcast: JLL & L&G

The second of our property podcasts, produced to celebrate BPF Futures' first anniversary, sees Blackstock founder Andrew Teacher joined by Legal & General’s head of...