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01 Mar 2015
"When I was asked to be a part of regenerating Sheffield, they simply said: Do for Sheffield what you did for Manchester but without the bomb."
06 Apr 2017
To operate successfully, multinational companies are no longer just about profits; society demands they are transparent, ethical and, above all, responsible. Sustainability is a key consideration for many of these companies, not just because of their corporate responsibility remit, but also because making buildings more efficient makes for better business.
Mike Swain, 23 Nov 2017
Three familiar themes emerged from the RICS Telecoms conference 2017 – connectivity, community and collaboration. Mike Swain, Editor of the Land Journal reports.
05 Mar 2018
With news of Toys R Us and Maplin going into administration we want to start the debate, what is the future of the high street? And what role do surveyors play?
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 11 Apr 2018
Bruce Katz a former Director at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think-tank on matters urban and governance, was in London earlier this week. Railing against populism and the sclerotic nation state he declared that from an early age he was ‘brainwashed to believe in hierarchy’.
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 16 Apr 2018
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) 2012 replaced around a thousand pages of planning policy which had accumulated over the years. It was intended to encourage an enabling role for planning, rather than what was characterised as a controlling role.
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 10 May 2018
Those involved with planning applications as decision makers or applicants will be aware of how central development viability appraisals have become in determining planning and affordable housing obligations.
23 Apr 2018
It is something you do every day. As a professional working in the built environment, it is highly relevant to your working life. But how often do you really think about walking? Asks Susan Claris, Associate Director of Transport Consulting at Arup.
Dr Patrice Cairns, 15 Mar 2018
Following the briefing on the Department of Finances’ Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook 2018-20, the Secretary of State has announced a Northern Ireland Budget for the financial period 2018-2019.
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