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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.

Intel

Automation takes hold

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Harry Proudley

Automation is a behind-the-scenes operator in property, often overshadowed by more glamorous technology. However, it is essential in modernising the industry.

RICS Proptech What's Changed

RICS takes the pulse of proptech

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Chloé Vaughan

Don't despair if you haven't got your innovation adoption sorted - it's still early days and all to play for, according to MetaProp and other panellists on a RICS World Built Environment Forum roundtable.

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.

Vinci Immobilier’s startup strategy

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Nicola Byrne

PlaceTech caught up with Diego Harari, director of innovation and sustainable development at Vinci Immobilier, in Paris to find out more about the firm’s road to innovation, the challenges along the way, and its strategy for working with startups.

Sally Jones British Land

British Land: A controlled response to rapid change

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In the first of a two-part feature revealing British Land’s response to tech coming into property, Sally Jones, head of strategy, talks about facing the challenges, getting organised and working with small firms.

Changing Role Of Lawyers

The changing role of…lawyers

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Nicola Byrne

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Law firms are increasingly under pressure from clients to reduce fees and improve efficiency. As more data becomes available, and technologies muscle in to offer alternatives to various legal processes, how are lawyers adapting to stay relevant and retain clients?