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JLL paints 2040 cityscape

Wi-Fi trees, driverless transport, smart buildings and co-working will be commonplace in 2040 according to a new report.

MIPIM PropTech Europe General View

Reed Midem gears up for Paris proptech showcase


Neil Tague

The organiser of the MIPIM stable of property industry events is expecting 1,500 delegates at the inaugural MIPIM PropTech Europe, to be held in Paris on 20 and 21 June this year.

Intu opens second round of accelerator


Emma Gordon

Entrepreneurs with the vision to transform the retail and leisure market are being invited to apply for an incubation programme, set to bring their ideas to life.

Style Seeker BC Hammerson

Hammerson joins Concrete VC investors

Retail developer Hammerson, industrial specialist Segro and insurer Lockton are the latest investment partners to put money into the pot at Concrete Venture Capital, the specialist proptech fund.


Will blockchain really revolutionise property investment?


Natasha Stokes

If you’ve been following the hype, blockchain has been claiming to do everything from cutting down on paperwork to putting lawyers out of jobs and creating a new paradigm of trust online. Can the technology really revolutionise how property is bought and sold?

Tom Cheesewright

First get the basics right

As a futurist, I spend most of my time talking about what could be, rather than what is, writes Tom Cheesewright. When I’m asked to speak about proptech, I talk about future possibilities: living cities, smart buildings, AI assistants and mixed reality experiences.