What do corporate tenants regard as a distinctive address nowadays? Developers and investors should ask themselves this key question in order to ensure their properties fit the bill. The answer is that buildings need to offer more than just prestige. Companies are thinking very carefully about how to use properties for strategic effect.
Housing markets in major European cities are under pressure: one of the most urgent challenges is the implementation of the EU climate protection targets. Investments in energy-positive residential towers are seen as a promising solution. By Steve Hays
Those who wish can ponder, relax and let their thoughts wander here. Extraordinary seating in public spaces fascinate with their unique design. By Elke Hildebrandt
Movable components in buildings offer spectacular visual effects and greater comfort for users. The art of adaptability also wins converts by increasing energy efficiency. By Elke Hildebrandt
Despite the global retail industry facing considerable headwinds, a select group of investors are betting on the asset class for strong returns, with one eye on the future. By Isobel Lee
As the UK strikes out into the post-Brexit world, exploiting its competitive strengths will be crucial to its success. Fostering the country’s creative and tech industries – where the UK is a recognised world leader – will be high on the list.