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Property and construction industry leads call for a green recovery plan

More than 200 prominent business leaders have written to the Prime Minister calling for a clean, inclusive and resilient recovery from coronavirus. The property and construction industry is heavily represented in the letter, with members of the UK Green Building ...

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Property Guardian companies offer NHS workers rooms across the UK

Members of the property guardian sector’s standards bearer, The Property Guardian Providers Association, (the PGPA), have offered over 500 rooms and properties they manage, that could be used to help the NHS during the coronavirus crisis. Property guardianship makes use ...

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Covid-19: Security and arson protection advice in unoccupied buildings

The UK’s national fire safety organisation, the Fire Protection Association is offering security and arson protection advice for building and business owners and insurers – a free guide to managing the risk during the Covid-19 outbreak. Of particular relevance to ...

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Benchmark report shows commercial property energy use fell by more than 3% in 2019

The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) has published the latest results from its Real Estate Environmental Benchmark, which captures trends in operational performance from some of the largest commercial property owners in the UK. Based on the annual utility consumption data ...

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Research reveals sustainable buildings deliver better returns for investors

New research by global property firm JLL has revealed the tangible financial benefits that sustainable office buildings can deliver to investors through a combination of higher rents and stronger leasing velocity. The impact of sustainability on value also demonstrated the ...

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Morgan Sindall Property Services contributes to Group’s positive results

Repairs and maintenance specialist, Morgan Sindall Property Services, has helped to deliver positive group preliminary results for the year end of 2019. The construction and regeneration group, Morgan Sindall Group plc delivered strong profit growth in 2019, with adjusted profit ...

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More than £2bn secured by selling off surplus government sites over the past year

Work to reduce the size of the government estate has freed up land for development and secured more than £2 billion over the past year, according to the latest data released by the Cabinet Office. The government’s ‘State of the Estate ...

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Totalmobile secures digital transformation contract with Fortem

Field Service Management business, Totalmobile, has won a contract with specialist property services company Fortem, to transform the way it delivers repairs and maintenance services to local government and commercial clients across the UK. The contract was awarded following an ...

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Call for interest – BBP launches owner-occupier forum to tackle sustainability issues

The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP), a collaboration of the UK’s leading property owners who work together to improve the sustainability of the UK’s existing commercial buildings, is inviting major corporate occupiers to collaborate in a new owner-occupier forum on sustainability ...

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RICS report encourages companies to develop and implement responsible business practices

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has launched a new ‘Responsible Business Report’ with recommendations for real estate firms to develop and implement responsible business practices, to improve their business culture, reduce their environmental impact and attract and retain ...

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