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?

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The changing role of…retail agents

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Nicola Byrne

Retail has long been one of the sectors most under fire from tech. How are agents adapting to protect their clients’ assets and stay relevant in an ecommerce world?

Transport Planners Main

The changing role of…transport planners

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Nicola Byrne

With the rise of new mobility services, driverless vehicles and big data, transport planners are having to learn new skills in order to provide flexibility for the future.

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Tech is moving faster than a lot of industries can keep up - but why has real estate been so slow to disrupt and change? What route does property need to take in order to act on the unprecedented opportunities to engage in innovation?

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The changing role of…residential developers

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Nicola Byrne

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The ways in which people are choosing to live are constantly changing. Alongside the housing supply shortage and increasing pressure from conscious consumers, residential developers are having to turn to new methods of construction and technologies to prevent being left behind.