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  • General Election 2017: The new Government must refocus on property
    Residential property

    General Election 2017: The new Government must refocus on property

    The UK has its second hung Parliament in seven years, with no party commanding a majority in the Commons. With the Conservatives proceeding as a minority administration; it is more important than ever that Government listens to the views of the property sector and pursues effective policies across housing, infrastructure and construction.

  • What words describe a successful city?
    Planning & development

    What words describe a successful city?

    When asked what words describe a successful city, experts at the 2017 World Built Environment Forum Annual Summit in Shanghai suggested the following list. Connectivity, capacity, character, resilient, efficient, having identity, healing, inclusive, healthy, bold, leading, authentic.

  • 5 must-read books for real estate professionals
    Personal property

    5 must-read books for real estate professionals

    While eReaders are on the rise, many of us still succumb to the discreet charm of paper. Our Bookshop Manager at Parliament Square Paulo Ferreira shares his recommendations for the five books every real estate professional should read, which can all be ordered from the RICS Bookshop.