22 Mar 2012

East Village – designing a legacy for London (1)

Implementing effective, high quality levels of estate management will be one of the crucial challenges facing Qatari Diar Delancey QDD in taking forward the East Village project.

16 Mar 2012

London’s High Streets – Outer London ideas

Sterling work is being done to revitalise London’s High Streets through 90 schemes kick-started by new regeneration money aimed at Outer London.

13 Mar 2012

Post Portas: London retail now

London’s retail scene needs to take on board holistic planning and management principles, accept change and be flexible about how space is used. But it is too late to ‘put the genie back in the bottle’ – high streets must adapt or die, and in ways which may not be entirely retail focused.

9 Mar 2012

NLQ goes to MIPIM: David Taylor’s letter from Cannes – day 3

And so to day three, with more than half an eye on the future, as well as on journeys home.

8 Mar 2012

NLQ goes to MIPIM: David Taylor’s letter from Cannes – day 2

Ah, sunshine. There’s nothing quite like a bit of seasonal weather to bring out the optimists, add some warmth to people’s outlook in general and to this property market in particular.

7 Mar 2012

NLQ goes to MIPIM: David Taylor’s letter from Cannes – day 1

Following a tortuous, late-running Eurostar-afflicted journey which saw this correspondent take the circuitous route via an enforced overnighter in Marseilles, it was time to take in this year’s MIPIM.

2 Mar 2012

Public space in NY-LON – a tale of two cities

New York and London are making great – if differing – strides in the provision of new public space, but the fight to restrain the motor vehicle must be on-going.

1 Mar 2012

Driving growth – the impact of transport investment and delivery on the capital

The Olympics represents a golden chance to rethink the way we travel around London.