The British Property Federation has commissioned a report, Lost in translation: How can real estate make the most of the PropTech revolution, which considers the opportunities and challenges posed by PropTech to the real estate sector. Authored by Future Cities Catapult, the report notes that there is a strong correlation between digitisation and productivity. While real
HM Land Registry is currently looking into the potential use of blockchain technology as part of its Digital Street project. This supports HM Land Registry’s aim to “become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data”. But how would this work in practice and what are the issues which
Robots; underwater warehouses; airships releasing drones for deliveries. No, this isn’t a pitch for a science fiction film but the future of distribution centres. The rise in global e-commerce together with shifts in customer delivery expectations and technological innovation are driving major developments in the logistics sector. In this blog we explore three such developments.
The sale of houses on a leasehold basis has been criticised in some quarters because of its apparent unfairness to leaseholders. Leaseholders, in contrast to freeholders, lease a property for only a number of years. The question then being, what happens at the end of the term? Enfranchisement rights provide leaseholders who hold a lease