Soho’s John James has a legacy of supporting independents, and building a new home for Harry Potter

In our latest BossCast, Soho Estates’ John James told Blackstock Consulting’s Andrew Teacher about his pride in collaborating closely with West End independents and why Warner’s new West End hub is a boost for London’s film industry.

Grainger’s Helen Gordon on the resilience of build-to-rent

Helen Gordon, chief executive of Grainger, the UK’s largest listed residential landlord, says the company is on track to double in size again

MMC will soon dominate the housebuilding market, says Man Group

Modern methods of construction (MMC) are on track to be a dominant form of construction in the housebuilding industry, according to Man Group’s Shamez Alibhai and ilke Homes’ Patrick Bergin.

The built environment should be for everyone, say property industry leaders

Liz Peace, Sadie Morgan and Emma Cariaga speak on diversity and inclusion in the built environment.

Bruntwood CEO chats offices and innovation

Chris Oglesby goes into detail about his company’s values and strategy, particularly how collaboration and partnerships lie at the heart of the organisation. Oglesby speaks about regenerating town centres, building innovation districts, his thoughts on the future of the office sector, and much more.

BlackRock says “super prime” offices could arise from pandemic

Simon Durkin joins our real estate podcast to share insights on the future for logistics and offices. BlackRock's head of real estate research discusses the need to be cautious on evaluating risk in hot sectors like logistics and the opportunities for a new strata of offices to emerge as occupiers reassess their workspace demands.

Eden Project founder on humanity's green future

Sir Tim Smit, best known for creating the Eden Project and for his social activism, 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.

Ian Marcus OBE says shorter leases create opportunities for investors

The industry titan discusses the future of lending, re-pricing in the commercial real estate market, and the continued importance of the life sciences and student housing sectors on Blackstock Consulting's real estate podcast.

Shaftesbury CEO on the West End's future

Brian Bickell believes people shouldn't bet against the West End. Shaftesbury’s chief executive discusses the changes needed to improve landlord-tenant relationships to help strengthen the high street in a post-pandemic recovery.