BossCast 4: Eden Project's Sir Tim Smit

Blackstock’s Andrew Teacher speaks to Sir Tim Smit, best known for creating the Eden Project and for his social activism, ahead of his keynote speech at ULI’s UK conference. Sir Tim blasts modern developments that cause ‘mass misery’ and says a radical shift in our collective moral compass could completely alter the way we think about business, sustainability, and the built environment.

BossCast 3: Industry titan Ian Marcus

Marcus spoke to Blackstock Consulting founder Andrew Teacher about the future of lending, re-pricing in the commercial real estate market, and the continued importance of the life sciences and student housing sectors.

BossCast 2: Shaftesbury Chief Brian Bickell

Speaking to Blackstock Consulting’s Andrew Teacher in our new BossCast series, Brian Bickell says the pandemic is accelerating changes to the landlord-tenant relationship that were already underway across the retail and leisure sectors.

BossCast 1: Landsec Chief Mark Allan

Allan tells Blackstock founder Andrew Teacher why the West End will still be a hive of activity despite major insolvencies, explaining how Covid-19 has shifted the dynamic of the landlord-tenant relationship.

Social value shake up requires rates and licensing overhaul – say arts chiefs

ESG Series Episode 4: Wesley Ankrah, SeerBridge; Shain Shapiro, Sound Diplomacy; Vestalia Chilton, Kensington and Chelsea Art Week

“Innovation and investment are aligned,” says A/O PropTech

ESG Series Episode 3: Greg Dewerpe, A/O PropTech; Cem Savas, Plentific; Elly Hoult, Notting Hill Genesis

Elementa & Hawkins\Brown: Measuring embodied carbon is key to hitting targets

ESG Series Episode 2: Clara Bagenal George at Elementa Consulting & Louisa Bowles at Hawkins\Brown

“Green premium is clear” says Aviva Investors ESG boss

ESG Series Episode 1: Ed Dixon, Head of ESG at Aviva Investors

Designing for “digital natives” is more important than ever

Darren Gardner, COO of Nido Student