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Urban futures: Fresh ways to look at a city

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Paul Unger

One of the clearly emerging benefits of modern property methods is the set of tools and techniques for looking at cities. Assessing sites, measuring economies and mapping data has never been easier.

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WiredScore moves into residential market

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Nicholas Fearn

The broadband rating service has chosen the UK to launch its WiredScore Home certificate aimed at build-to-rent landlords. Four thousand units are committed at launch from customers including Legal & General, Patrizia, Long Harbour, Town Centre Securities, Argent, Ask, Richardson and LaSalle.  

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Google revisits Glass headset

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Nicholas Fearn

Google has launched the second iteration of its augmented reality headset four years after halting production of the original model. The product is aimed at the business market with implications for design and marketing.

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GuestReady acquires Airbnb manager BnbLord

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Nicholas Fearn

Switzerland-based short-term rental company GuestReady has acquired French rival BnbLord as part of its expansion drive. This is the third takeover of a competitor in as many years, with more planned.

Gabrielle McMillan Equiem

Deal flow quickening for right innovations, says Equiem CEO

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Paul Unger

Adoption of technology is accelerating across the UK and US, with a strong chance of rapid rollout if the solution is proved right in the first instance, according to Gabrielle McMillan, chief executive and co-founder of Equiem, the global tenant engagement platform.