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01 Aug 2022 82% of FTSE 100 companies now aim for ‘Net Zero’ emissions by 2050

Senior Associate, Sophie Henwood and Associate, Katherine Worrall reflect on how ‘Net Zero’ ambitions are creating substantial demand for ever more carbon efficient commercial property and providing opportunities for commercial landlords and developers.

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31 Mar 2022 Landlords could benefit from a tenant’s click and collect service

In Estates Gazette, Senior Associate, Sophie Henwood, outlines how landlords could profit from tenants operating click and collect services, as the great return to the office continues.

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20 May 2021 Life after Serviced Offices – the legal implications of ‘Offices As A Service’

Serviced offices have been all the rage for years now; consider WeWork, Regus and countless others. But Covid has exposed some key shortcomings.

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10 May 2021 Part Two: The Rat Race – on the final straight?

PropTech is the technology that enables the Hub & Spoke Model; Flex Space; and Desks for Hire. It facilitates the better use and management of property.

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05 May 2021 Part One: The Rat Race – on the final straight?

As lockdown eases, attentions are again turning to the office. Huge questions remain about what “the return” is going to look and feel like.

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23 Apr 2021 Drones & Real Estate: What are the opportunities?

On Wednesday 21 April, Partner, Navpreet Atwal and Senior Associate, Sophie Henwood hosted an expert panel discussion on drones and the opportunities this evolving technology will create for landowners, developers and investors.

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23 Apr 2021 Could redundant space be converted for life science use?

In the last year, COVID-19 has fuelled a significant interest in life science-related real estate. Clusters of life science-related real estate have developed within the London-Cambridge-Oxford triangle and also in Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Scotland.

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24 Mar 2021 Drones: The impacts and opportunities for property owners & developers

Unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones, are set to revolutionise how we travel and how products reach their final destinations. Ultimately, it will redefine how we interact with our built environment.

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18 Mar 2021 The use of drones in construction projects

There is a perpetual myth the construction industry trails other industries in the drive for modernisation.  Whilst this may be true in labour and recruitment practices, it is not a universal truth.

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15 Mar 2021 How can drones be used when purchasing a property?

It is worth considering firstly how drones are presently being used in the property sector, which in recent years has become widespread. A number of organisations have been successfully using drones for many years to conduct external inspections of property.

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