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Fear, not apathy, revealed as main reason residents don’t use outdoor spaces

Fear, not apathy, revealed as main reason residents don’t use outdoor spaces

Safety concerns are clashing with a growing interest in the productive uses of outdoor space, according to data pooled from 43 online surveys conducted by social and affordable housing providers.

How Barking Riverside clicked with the community

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”?

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

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.

How can planning consultants engage with hard to reach communities?

How can planning consultants engage with hard to reach communities?

Shona Snow, LHC head of procurement, explores how planning consultants can engage with hard to reach voices in communities, with the help of Built-ID

EG Tech Awards 2021 – Winners

EG Tech Awards 2021 – Winners

When we launched the EG Tech Awards in 2018 we felt safe in the knowledge that 60 entries from 55 companies was pretty good going for a debut event in an already awards-heavy industry.

PropTech 50 – UK’s most innovative property technology creators for 2021

PropTech 50 – UK’s most innovative property technology creators for 2021

Following the creation of a 90-strong shortlist, the final ranking was decided by a combination of selections from an independent judging panel

48 Women Who Will Shape The Future Of UK Real Estate

48 Women Who Will Shape The Future Of UK Real Estate

To mark the second London Women Leading Real Estate event, Bisnow looked to the future, and the future looks great. Last year we compiled a list of the most influential women in UK commercial real estate.

#StartupLife3: This Is How PropTech Founders Took The Leap Into Startup Life!

#StartupLife3: This Is How PropTech Founders Took The Leap Into Startup Life!

How do you know if you are sitting on a unicorn or are about to throw away the next few years of your life on a pipe dream?

Gyoza, 'Brinvasion' And Alibaba: What To Watch And Hope For In Real Estate In 2019

Gyoza, 'Brinvasion' And Alibaba: What To Watch And Hope For In Real Estate In 2019

If 2018 was the year of mergers that didn't happen, the continued retail apocalypse and absolutely zero clarity about Brexit, what has 2019 got in store for the U.K. real estate sector?

Mishcon de Reya, Propertyshe podcast with Savannah De Savary

Mishcon de Reya, Propertyshe podcast with Savannah De Savary

Savannah de Savary is the Founder and CEO of Built-ID. After graduating from the University of Oxford in 2013, Savannah joined Thor Equities, where she managed NYC real estate development projects.

Collaborators 2016: Tech teams

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.

Tech: monetising user-generated content

Tech: monetising user-generated content

LinkedIn’s founder Reid Hoffman famously said that if you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.

Illuminating idea: Using tech to create a team

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

Hub of all knowledge for buildings

Hub of all knowledge for buildings

Geo-tagging will allow a developer to take a picture of a building on their phone and find out the details of all those who collaborated on it

Meet EG’s Rising Stars 2016

Meet EG’s Rising Stars 2016

Embrace failure, work harder and don’t be an arse. If there is one thing the 15 people profiled here have in common, it is not shying away from a brutally honest – and first-hand – evaluation of what it takes to make it in the property industry.