The government must show leadership on building safety, says Network Homes

Helen Evans, CEO of Network Homes, and Jamie Ratcliff, the housing association’s executive director of people and partnerships, sat down with Andrew Teacher of Blackstock Consulting to discuss building safety, four years on from the Grenfell Tower fire.

Assael, Enfield Council and Be First say co-locating homes and commercial space is prime for Londoners and Amazon deliveries

Public private partnerships are enjoying a resurgence with the co-location of housing alongside offices and last-mile logistics becoming an emerging solution for urban regeneration, experts have told PropCast.

TopHat and Jo Cowen Architects say modern methods of construction are key to delivery of UK homes

Paul Buddin and Matt Evans from TopHat, alongside Jo Cowen, founder of Jo Cowen Architects, sat down with Blackstock Consulting’s Andrew Teacher in the latest episode of PropCast to discuss the future of the UK’s housing, particularly the growing contribution of modern methods of construction (MMC).

Modulous and Homes England on collaboration and innovation in construction

Sophie White, director of the Infrastructure Grant at Homes England and Sarah Horden, co-founder and COO of Modulous, a digital construction firm, sat down with Andrew Teacher from Blackstock Consulting to discuss the contributions that the public and private sectors can make to the future of housing.

Argent’s bosses prefer curation to control

Nick Searl and Robert Evans, Argent’s joint managing partners and Partners of Argent Related spoke to Blackstock Consulting’s founder Andrew Teacher in the latest episode of BossCast, where the leading figures in global real estate and proptech come to be grilled and share insight from their time at the top table.

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.

Landsec chief on London's resilience

Mark Allan discusses London's long history of overcoming challenges, the high street, eco-friendly offices, and the future of the landlord-tenant relationship in the first episode in our BossCast series.

Arts chiefs call for rates and licensing overhaul to promote social value

Wesley Ankrah, founder at SeerBridge, Shain Shapiro, founder at Sound Diplomacy, and Vestalia Chilton, director of Kensington and Chelsea Art Week discuss the higher level of policy focus on art and culture that is critical to bring about social value creation.

A/O PropTech says innovation and investment are aligned

Greg Dewerpe discusses the innovation and technology that is playing a key role in helping housing associations improve their governance, with Cem Savas of Plentific, and Elly Hoult of 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