VIDEO | Faisal Butt of Pi Labs on reprising his role as CEO

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Nicola Byrne

Faisal Butt, founder and CEO of property innovation fund Pi Labs, shares his thoughts on retaking the reins as CEO after his stint as chairman, what he did on first day after taking over from Dominic Wilson, and plans for expanding into Europe.

VIDEO | Jamestown on the adoption space race

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Nicola Byrne

Michael Philips, president of US-based fund manager Jamestown, also talks plans for 2019, managing relationships between property and technology, the difference between the US and European markets, his view of post-Brexit Britain, and what technology excites him most.

Working together: Avison Young + Blue Bolt

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Nicola Byrne

Access startup Blue Bolt and global property firm Avison Young share how the two companies are collaborating, and the challenges involved when bringing property and technology together.

Andrea Mechelli

Urban Mind: Mental health in the city and beyond

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Chloé Vaughan

Urban Mind is a research project that measures the effects of urban and rural environments on mental health, created by a team of lecturers and PhD students from King’s College London, landscape architects J & L Gibbons, and arts foundation Nomad Projects.

MIPIM PropTech Europe 2019 | How was it for you?

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Nicola Byrne

MIPIM PropTech Europe 2019 saw over 2000 delegates from around the globe gather for two days of learning and networking in Paris. PlaceTech spoke to attendees to get their key takeaways from the event.

Paul Unger Editor PlaceTech

Editor’s note: Rocking the status quo

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Paul Unger

Inside and outside Le Centquatre arts centre in Paris, taken over by MIPIM Proptech Europe this week, there were enthusiastic efforts to break the status quo.

VC viewpoint: MetaProp, Concrete, Pi Labs

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Nicola Byrne

While exploring MIPIM PropTech Europe in Paris, PlaceTech chatted to senior figures from some of the venture capital firms active in the sector to reflect on the first half of 2019 and gather forecasts for the remainder of the year.

Instant Group Flexible Office Spaces Old Street London

Brexit triggers flux in flex office market

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Chloé Vaughan

Flexible workspace supply and demand increased by 16% and 19% respectively in cities around the world between Q1 2018 and Q1 2019, according to the latest Global Flex Market Report from The Instant Group.

Kai-uwe Bergmann

BIG: Lessons from Google

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Nicola Byrne

Kai-uwe Bergmann, partner at Danish architecture studio BIG, opened MIPIM PropTech with his keynote on how technology can help preserve heritage.

Equiem Panel

Matching expectations of today’s workspace users

A 'Proptech Masterclass' hosted by Experience Makers and Equiem at Huckletree Shoreditch explored the extent to which technology is helping a traditionally conservative industry transform towards a more user-focused model.