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Confidence continues to recover across the UK commercial property market

As restrictions lift, results from the Q2 2021 RICS UK Commercial Property Survey sees further signs of recovery with 56 per cent of respondents reporting the market is in an upturn. This is mirrored in investor appetite as +15 per ...

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Business owners urged to protect their facilities from the effects of climate change

As the UK continues to experience unpredictable weather, property care experts, MSL, are warning about the impact this could be having on our buildings. Climate change is bringing extremes of weather which are affecting the structure and safety of essential business ...

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UKGBC launches Solutions Library to help with sustainability challenges within the built environment

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a new Solutions Library designed to tackle shared sustainability challenges within the built environment and enhance collaboration between innovators and corporates. According to the UKGBC many of its members have already set ...

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New £180k bursary will support more black and minority ethnic students to work in property sector

Chancerygate Foundation has announced a new £180,000 bursary programme to enable more black and minority ethnic students to study at London South Bank University (LSBU) and build careers in the UK property industry. The programme will support students who are ...

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RICS publishes new global guidance for land measurement

New guidance on the measurement of land for development projects such as new housing and commercial development has been published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which defines common measurements used across the built environment and associated metrics ...

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New NHS property disposal policy set to benefit communities

NHS Property Services (NHSPS), alongside the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England & Improvement (NHSE&I) have developed a new policy that will see proceeds of disposals from surplus buildings and properties within the NHSPS estate shared ...

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Building owners and developers who capitalise on health & wellbeing will benefit in post-pandemic world

A new report from JLL highlights the key trends over the next five years that developers and building owners will need to address to meet the radically altered needs of occupiers, who have been forced to re-think their relationship to ...

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Have your say in Build Recruitment’s Salary Survey 2021

Build Recruitment is working with professionals across the built environment to build its annual salary guide to be released this April. The report will focus on hiring trends, the shift to and from home working, market confidence and of course, ...

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Kath Fontana becomes RICS new President

Kath Fontana has become President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) 2020-21. Her inauguration as President took place on Friday 20 November after the RICS Annual General Meeting 2020, chaired by Tim Neal, the outgoing RICS President. Fontana ...

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BCO celebrates the best young property talent in the UK

The rising stars of Britain’s commercial property industry have been recognised at the recent British Council for Offices’ (BCO) fifth annual NextGen Awards ceremony. The Awards are part of the BCO’s NextGen programme, which sets out to mentor and encourage ...

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