cognitive diversity

Real estate needs more ‘cognitive diversity’, Canary Wharf tells BossCast

In the latest episode of BossCast, Canary Wharf Group’s managing director of people, culture and customer experience Jane Hollinshead speaks about the areas where real estate has been successful in championing equality, diversity and inclusion, and the lengths it still has to go.
IMMO

Data can unlock Europe’s €50 trillion SFR sector, says proptech pioneer

IMMO’s co-founder Samantha Kempe explains how tech is helping institutional investors access single-family rental (SFR) and in the latest episode of BossCast with Andrew Teacher, she sets out her stall for why the most sustainable buildings are the ones already built.
Norges Bank

Active ownership preferable to divestment, Norges tells PropCast

In the latest ESG episode of PropCast, Christopher Wright, Norges Bank Investment Management’s head of ESG risk monitoring, explains how the sovereign wealth fund uses its size and influence to guide its investments towards better ESG outcomes.
Audley Group Later Living development

Later living communities need to be 'attractive enough to downsize', says Audley Group boss

In the latest BossCast, Nick Sanderson, CEO of Audley Group, discusses the pressing need for better retirement housing, the scale of the investment opportunity in the later living sector, and why we need to rethink how we treat the country’s older population.
BOXPARK

Outgoing BOXPARK boss says retail is the cornerstone of healthy communities

After more than a decade at the helm of BOXPARK, a company that has enjoyed unparalleled success in demonstrating the power of experiential retail, Roger Wade announced this week that he is stepping down as CEO. Shortly before the news went public, Blackstock Consulting’s Andrew Teacher sat down with the enigmatic entrepreneur for a particularly spirited interview.
Marcus Meijer discusses beds and sheds

Marcus Meijer on MARK’s European ‘beds and sheds’ strategies

In the latest episode of BossCast, Blackstock Consulting’s Andrew Teacher sits down with Marcus Meijer, CEO of MARK, the pan-European real estate investment manager formerly known as Meyer Bergman. Starting off with his love of art, cities and architecture, which can be seen in the regeneration of Borough Yards and the Whiteley in London, Marcus then discusses the company’s multi-platform approach to investment and why aggregating granular assets underpins its European ‘beds and sheds’ strategy.
Marks and Spencer demolition

M&S refurbishment row: experts say demolition decisions need to be about more than just carbon

In the latest episode of PropCast, Asif Din, Anna Harper, and Patrick Brown speak to Blackstock Consulting’s Andrew Teacher about the recent row that has erupted around the planned demolition of Marks & Spencer’s flagship Oxford Street store and the Mayor of London, why it matters, and what the real estate industry can do to better engage on embodied carbon.
Life Sciences report

Life sciences titans We Are Pioneer Group and JLL discuss landmark new report

In the latest episode of PropCast, two of the largest and most experienced real estate providers in life sciences real estate discuss their landmark new joint report, the regional growth in UK start-ups, and the flexibility of space that they need with founder and managing director of Blackstock Consulting, Andrew Teacher.
Huckletree

Huckletree, Farebrother and CO-RE bosses double down on workspace revival

In the latest episode of PropCast, Gabriela Hersham, David Hutton, and Alistair Subba Row speak to Blackstock Consulting’s Andrew Teacher about how the events of the last two years have caused a shift in priorities in the office sector.