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ONE MONTH TO GO | PlaceTech Prize deadline nears

Property and tech businesses have just one month left to enter the PlaceTech Prize 2019, for a chance at high-profile recognition as real estate game-changers, as we celebrate innovation at its best in the industry.

QFlow Founders Jade And Brittany

Qflow receives funding to work on HS2


Nicola Byrne

The startup, which uses machine learning to predict environmental impacts during engineering and operational works, has received funding from government initiative Innovate UK to work on the planned high speed railway.

Spacemaker raises $25m to design better cities


Nicola Byrne

The Norway-based AI startup, used by developers and architects to generate and analyse development designs, will use the $25m to accelerate the company’s roll out and grow product, engineering and commercial teams.

Ocado Van

Ocado bets £17m on vertical farming


Nicholas Fearn

The online grocer is investing £17m into the emerging vertical farming sector as it continues to diversify its technology portfolio.

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Tech is moving faster than a lot of industries can keep up - but why has real estate been so slow to disrupt and change? What route does property need to take in order to act on the unprecedented opportunities to engage in innovation?

Deansgate Square Renaker

The changing role of…residential developers


Nicola Byrne

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The ways in which people are choosing to live are constantly changing. Alongside the housing supply shortage and increasing pressure from conscious consumers, residential developers are having to turn to new methods of construction and technologies to prevent being left behind.

Paul Unger Editor PlaceTech

Editor’s note: Carbon cop


Paul Unger

Have you ever followed your recycling to see what happens to it? Many of us blissfully assume our plastic and paper are taken off to be turned into useful goods and put back into circulation.