How Barking Riverside clicked with the community
Technology’s practical application to real estate is the key to adoption. Sometimes it will be the most simple of solutions that can make a huge impact. And when the 433-acre Barking Riverside development in east London is eventually handed over to a community interest company, it will have been the implementation.
Why do we call them “hard-to-reach”?
Anyone working in planning or communications will be familiar with the concept of “hard to reach” audiences. It is used to refer to members of a community whose voices haven’t been fully represented during a consultation or engagement process, often because there has been some form of barrier or challenge in communicating with them.
Proptech and planning: connecting to communities
After the Levelling Up white paper left the property industry feeling somewhat underwhelmed last month, there was a small but encouraging signal this week that government is serious about enabling residents to have a greater say in shaping and regenerating their communities.
Collaborators 2016: Tech teams
This tech start-up, founded by Savannah de Savary, claims to be the epicentre of collaboration in property development. A sort of who’s who of real estate, it enables developers to unearth, connect and work with the professionals involved in projects they admire. Find a building, find all its players, in one place. Build connections and collaborate.
Illuminating idea: Using tech to create a team
Savannah de Savary is founder of IndustryHub, one of five new start-ups to be inducted into the Pi Labs cohort. The idea for IndustryHub was born while she was working for US investor Thor Equities managing office and residential developments in Manhattan