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Construction and property companies need to take more responsibility for their recruitment processes to address the industries challenges, argues Simon Girling, Founder and Director of Girling Jones Recruitment As the property industry skills shortage deepens, now is the time that ...

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Affordable short-term spaces to live or work: VPS Property Guardians new website attracts 70,000 visitors 

Since launching their dedicated website a few weeks ago, the property services and management specialists, VPS Group, have seen a surge of interest in their UK wide Property Guardian programmes, from both prospective guardians and property owners alike. The company ...

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Is the future bright?

William Betts, Senior Associate at recruitment consultancy Macdonald & Company, shares his predictions for the FM sector in 2018 FM continues to be an evolving industry that is at the forefront of business transformation. The 2017 RICS & IFMA Raising ...

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Property Solutions publishes latest service charge research

Property Solutions, a commercial service charge consultancy practice, and part of Bellrock Group, has launched its SCOR for Retail annual report. Now in its seventh year, the report evaluates both service charge costs and compliance with the RICS Code of Practice, ...

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Apleona targets real estate and FM expansion in Europe as GVA parts company

London-based GVA Grimley Ltd. (GVA) has separated from the Apleona Group and will be trading independently as an EQT portfolio company in future. The company previously operated in the UK as a real-estate advisory with its own brand under the ...

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State of the digital nation: Qube World round-up

Late last month, Qube’s premier customer-facing event took place at Westminster’s Park Plaza hotel, showcasing the latest and greatest in both proptech and computer aided facilities management (CAFM). The annual event saw Qube present some of its latest research and ...

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GVA expands Birmingham property management portfolio

The real estate consultancy service of Apleona, GVA, has been appointed to provide property and facilities management services to Edmund House in Birmingham Positioned on the corner of Newhall Street and Edmund Street, the recently refurbished 68,600 sq ft building is ...

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VPS gains double finals places in the Security Excellence Awards

The UK’s leading vacant property and construction security specialists, VPS and their sister company VPS Site Security, have achieved shortlisted finals places in two categories this year for the IFSEC Security Excellence honours. The first category is Large Security Installer, ...

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Shift in corporate occupier behaviour sees the rise of the flexible office market

The rise of the flexible office is the result of dramatic changes in the way corporate occupiers approach their real estate decisions, and will open up opportunities for landlords able to adapt and respond to these shifts, claims a new ...

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Mitie withdraws sale of Property Management business

Mitie Group has announced it has taken the decision to withdraw the sale of its Property Management business. The Bristol-based facilities management company initially announced its intention to sell the business as part of the wider strategic review of the ...

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