Thomas Newby, Tonik Energy

Why developers must futureproof EV infrastructure


Thomas Newby

As electric and autonomous vehicles become the new normal, we can expect to see increasing pressure on developers and the construction industry to ensure the infrastructure is in place to support clean, green motoring, Thomas Newby of Tonik Energy writes.

Paul Unger Editor PlaceTech

Editor’s note: Rocking the status quo


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.

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.

Chris Evans Rolton Group

The future of the retail car park


Chris Evans

The way people get around is changing and will have a big impact on planning shopping districts in the future, Chris Evans of Rolton Group writes.

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.

10 themes from FUTURE: PropTech


Nicola Byrne + Paul Unger

What was hot on the conference stages and exhibition floor at the biggest ever pure proptech gathering in the UK attended by nearly 2,000 people in London on Tuesday?

Ben Lerner

Entering the M+A arena

Massive valuations in IPOs such as Uber, Lyft and Pinterest show what a seller’s market it is in tech right now and the property side is no exception. Nicola Byrne sat down with Ben Lerner, mergers and acquisitions advisor, to talk about the ripple effect of investment on consolidation and maturity in the proptech industry.