26 Jan 2012
Student residential accommodation – bucking the trend?
London has a keen and growing appetite for student accommodation, especially for schemes which are integrated into their community. But the background is one of a growing public hostility to projects and a tightening planning scenario.
20 Jan 2012
Shaping the future of the Queen Elizabeth Park
Much of the London Olympics attention thus far has been on the buildings. But a breakfast talk given this morning by some of the designers responsible for the park at the east London site showed that the landscape features will be just as exciting, and a major part of the wider area’s legacy.
18 Jan 2012
London should ‘pull together’ to weather economic storm
London faces stiff challenges in 2012 across most sectors, largely due to the fallout from Europe’s wider economic uncertainties. But the development community can grasp opportunities from the Olympics and pull together to forge innovation, even from limited finance.