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Leesman & RICS-IFMA launch joint Covid-19 response group

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) collaboration is to throw its weight behind an emergency initiative by workplace assessment specialist Leesman, building a global pan-industry response group to the threat posed to ...

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Do Some Good: Property professionals launch volunteering platform to support the NHS

Property professionals from Greystar, SAY Consulting, deverellsmith, and Be Original have come together to create a central register where the real estate industry can pledge support to the NHS and healthcare workers to help these real-life superheroes fight Covid-19. The ...

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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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CBRE appoints new MD of Property Management UK

Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has appointed David Fogarty as leader of its UK Property Management business, which provides property and asset management services across 5,000+ assets for major global and local investor clients. Fogarty, who will take up his ...

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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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Savills signs Race at Work Charter 

International real estate advisor, Savills, has announced its commitment to racial equality by signing the Race at Work Charter, a government initiative in partnership with Business in the Community (BITC), designed to improve outcomes for black, Asian and minority ethnic ...

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Senior sustainability hire at CBRE

CBRE has appointed Carl Brooks as Head of Sustainability for Property Management in the UK. In his role, Brooks will be responsible for establishing sustainability as a key service line within Property Management and a core competence amongst all employees ...

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CBRE GWS appoints vice president of people EMEA

Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has appointed Lisa White as Vice President of People for the EMEA regions of CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business. White joins the company from Lendlease, where she held the role of Global Head of ...

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CBRE signs up to Race at Work Charter

CBRE has further demonstrated its commitment to diversity and inclusion by becoming one of the first property industry signatories of the Race at Work Charter in the UK. The Charter, developed jointly by the UK Government and Business in the ...

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