Future Of Retail 2019

Tech underpins the future of retail


Chloé Vaughan

Electric vehicles, eco food packaging, drone deliveries and data collection are being integrated into the newest schemes by retail developers, according to speakers at the Future of Retail conference in Manchester.

IBI Aspyr Hospital

IBI buys smart building supplier

The global architecture and design practice has acquired Aspyr Engineering, a four-year-old information technology provider that it has worked with on major projects in Canada.

Paul Unger Editor PlaceTech

Editor’s note: Reboot our city thinking

Extinction Rebellion’s takeover of Manchester’s busy Deansgate thoroughfare for four days generated more debate locally about pedestrianisation than the climate crisis. Paul Unger writes.

VUCITY 11 58 10 AM 10 31 2018

Urban futures: Fresh ways to look at a city


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.


TWO WEEKS TO GO | PlaceTech Trend Talk London


Nicola Byrne

Join Arup, Avison Young, Concrete VC, Essensys, Hollis, IBI Group, WiredScore and more, who have already booked their place at this half-day briefing on property’s digital journey due to be held on 19 September.