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

“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

Government makes major announcement on Oxford Cambridge region taking recommendations from Blackstock’s award-winning report

Bidwells’ partner Mike Derbyshire and Perkins&Will's head of Urban Design Peter Baird join Blackstock founder Andrew Teacher to discuss the government’s new Oxford Cambridge strategy

We must future-proof our communities, says Centre for Ageing Better

Dr Anna Dixon of the Centre for Ageing Better and Eugene Marchese of Guild Living

Be First says developers should be building for working Londoners

Pat Hayes, MD of housing developer Be First, says housebuilders have missed a trick by overlooking ordinary Londoners

Alternative investments growing; PBSA set for strong 2021 rebound

Brian Welsh, CEO of Nido Student on the resilience of the student housing sector

Fifth Wall: Tech is enabling new real estate asset classes

Roelof Opperman on technology in real estate and Fifth Wall's new Real Estate Technology European Fund