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UKGBC launches social value consultation

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a consultation to canvas views of property and construction professionals on a definition of social value for the built environment sector. The definition will help to set a standard of ambition for ...

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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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Real estate needs to step up the pace on improving gender balance says report

There is a disconnect between boardrooms and those operating at the coalface of the real estate sector, according to a new report commissioned by campaign group Real Estate Balance and carried out by PwC. While the industry is making important ...

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Key trends for FM and property in 2018

2017 brought some interesting developments for commercial office occupants; over half of employers now offer some form of flexible working; smart building technology made further inroads and wellbeing looks set to become as important to FM and property management as ...

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The right stuff

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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Preparing for changes to business rates

The biggest changes to business rates for a generation are set to arrive in spring, with London expected to bear the brunt of the increases. What are FMs doing to prepare for these changes? Could this prompt a move out ...

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Minding the gap

Sara Bean spends the day visiting estates and facilities manager Carl Jones at his base on the Medway gap and it’s unlike any other FM workplace visit “This is my office” says Medway estates & facilities manager Carl Jones as ...

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Is the future really Uber – or just the headlines?

This month, Martyn Freeman, FM managing director at Mitie, looks at the future of the property and facilities industry. One of the delights of this industry is that you are never far from a conference in which somebody decides to ...

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Swinging sixties property portfolio managed successfully for 50 years by Adair Paxton

Swinging Sixties Property Portfolio Lands Leeds Son in Clover Association with Leeds Estate Agent, Adair Paxton, Over 50 Years Realises Substantial Gains  The last property in a portfolio of 12 terraced houses in Harehills, Leeds, bought in 1965, has just ...

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