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Industry Insights - Property & Urban Renewal

By SEC Newgate team
22 September 2022

Over the last few weeks, SEC Newgate’s property and urban renewal specialists have been sharing their top property-themed podcast and insight picks. Below, we’ve linked to podcasts and headlines from across the property spectrum – from market analysis and debate around the big issues in real estate, to fascinating interviews and stories from people operating in and affected by the property sector.

We hope you’ll enjoy our suggestions.

What we’ve been reading:

  • Commercial property value ‘could fall 15%’, according to a report in The Times
  • The Telegraph writes on EPC ratings and how a letter from the alphabet could add £50k to the value of your property
  • Experts share with The Guardian how any stamp duty cut could benefit UK’s wealthier and raise inflation
  • Foreign buyers are snapping up London property as the pound falls, according to The Times
  • Is Liz Truss going to rip up green planning laws to kickstart housebuilding? The Telegraph hears she may well do
  • According to reports in The Guardian, investment zones may mean affordable housing provisions are ditched in certain areas
  • What does the new Housing Minister Lee Rowley mean for planning? Planning asks the question

What we’ve been listening to:

  • In its latest podcast, the PAT CAST shares in-depth analysis on impact investing from thought leaders around the world on ‘how art creates cities worth living in’ 
  • Avison Young, in its most recent Changing Places podcast explores the complex world of planned communities, their appeal and what it means for more organic urban destinations.
  • From the archives: Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd’s Reasons To Be Cheerful looks at access to nature and the barriers to it

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