Justin Harley Yardi

Yardi targets growing coworking market

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The first half of 2019 saw the continued rise of flexible space, with some of the largest property firms plunging headfirst into the market to compete with operators such as WeWork. Nicola Byrne asked Justin Harley, regional director of software giant Yardi’s coworking team, for his views on the current market after 18 years in the sector.

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EVENT | Future of the City

Join Mills & Reeve for a special briefing event to explore the state of the High Street at a time when retail is undergoing unprecedented disruption and the future of city centres has never been so uncertain.

UrbanLab collaboration, from left: Wei Basong, chief technology officer at Ping An Urban Tech; Guy Bradley, chief executive at Swire Properties; and KK Fung, chief executive officer at Great China JLL.

‘First accelerator’ created in China


Chloé Vaughan

JLL, Swire Properties, and Ping An Urban Tech have collaborated to "help foster the next generation of entrepreneurs from the Chinese proptech ecosystem."


Highways England to explore graphene for roads


Nicola Byrne

The government company has partnered with the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre, GEIC, to address challenges experienced by the road network in England, such as the deterioration of surfaces.

PlaceTech Big Night Out 2019

Join guests from across the world of property technology for an evening of entertainment, networking and business development at PlaceTech's annual social event.

MIPIM PropTech Europe 2019 | How was it for you?


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.