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GPA gets green light to develop state-of-the-art Weather Centre HQ

Planning permission to develop a new cutting-edge headquarters for the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) at the University of Reading has been granted after Wokingham Borough Council approved the development at its February 2024 Planning Committee. The new ...

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Savills reveals key European property themes in 2024

Price discovery, energy, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations will all have a significant impact on the real estate industry this year. These are the predictions from real estate advisor, Savills who has unveiled its key ...

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Property giants collaborate on ‘Property Needs You Challenge’ to inspire young people

Twelve of the largest real estate consultancies in the UK are behind a new competition to encourage more young people to consider how they can positively impact the future build environment, with internships awarded to five winners. The Property Needs ...

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BCO unveils winners of the NextGen Awards 2023

The brightest young professionals in the UK’s commercial property sector and their best achievements have been recognised at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) NextGen Awards ceremony. The NextGen Awards is a key feature in the BCO’s NextGen programme, which ...

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GPA submits planning application for Weather Centre HQ

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has submitted a planning application to Wokingham Borough Council for a European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) at the University of Reading. If successful, the new-state of-the-art headquarters will create the largest cluster of weather and ...

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FM & Property professionals ‘Tee Off’ at inaugural Golf Day

The inaugural Property Connect / FMJ Golf Day, held at Farleigh Golf Course on October 9th saw professionals from FM & Property take to the fairways (and the occasional rough) to battle it out in individual Stableford and group competitions. ...

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Europe not yet on track to deliver a climate neutral built environment by 2050 says WorldGBC

Yesterday (24 May), marked one year since the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) launched a bold new policy plan, the EU Policy Whole Life Carbon Roadmap, to help the European Union accelerate total decarbonisation of buildings and construction — the ...

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We must engage and support property users to create the property estates of the future

By Craig McGilvray, Amey Managing Director of FM Business Successful decarbonisation of the UK’s building stock is central to meeting the nation’s goal to become a net zero carbon emitter by 2050. According to recent estimates by the National Infrastructure ...

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Gleeds appoints global CIO

The international property and construction consultancy has appointed Ian Shearer to the newly created role of Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) to support its digital transformation journey. Shearer, who will be based out of the company’s UK headquarters, joins the ...

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BPF and UK Proptech Association announce merger

The British Property Federation (BPF), the voice of the UK real estate industry, and the UK PropTech Association (UKPA), which represents all parts of the proptech ecosystem, have announced an intention to merge in order to drive innovation in the ...

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