A hallmark of the past year has been the ongoing struggle between Covid-19 and science, writes Vincenzo Maggio. The questions around retail and office space do not apply in the same way to R&D facilities.
Estates teams in the HE sector face a raft of challenges, writes Laura Ludlow, including reduced income from overseas students, third term rent refunds and the likely reduction of public sector spending in the near future.
Confirmation in the Queen’s Speech that the UK government will pursue laws to modernise the planning system were cautiously welcomed by the property industry, although the specifics of those plans are still unclear.
The first driverless vehicles are due to hit our streets later in this decade, writes Robbie Turner. As well as having an effect on how we live, work and travel, the rollout could have a profound effect on how our towns, cities and built environment are developed.