Real estate, infrastructure and social property
Are the conditions in your office helping you to work more effectively? Improving workplaces in Britain could lead to major gains in productivity, benefiting both the economy and real asset investors alike.
Despite the high prevalence of obesity in the UK, the value of Britain’s gym market continues to grow. As these trends show no sign of abating, can the real estate sector put greater emphasis on wellbeing in retail and leisure to help get local communities more active?
Branded as 'not for the faint of heart' in the early days, direct UK renewable assets have become a staple ingredient of infrastructure funds of varying risk profiles. However, the investment landscape is shifting considerably.
Roll back the clock far enough and the majority of the population rented, not owned, the homes they lived in. As the mix of tenures shifts in composition once again, what can the history of housing tell us about the future?
In the 2018 budget, the government announced it would stop using private finance initiative (PFI) structures to fund future UK infrastructure projects. News articles on the death of the unloved financing scheme promptly ensued. But the devil, as always, is in the detail.
What is the long-term future of leisure, and how are the ambitions of leisure businesses likely to develop? How should property owners respond and how can the wider physical environment help create a future-proof location? Read on to find out!
Are you visiting your bank branch more or less often than five years ago? Let me guess – it’s less. But what’s driving this trend?