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Education

Improving the Leasing Experience

28.10.2021, 11:06 Improving the Leasing Experience the University of Oxford has expanded its use of MRI Software solutions, further streamlining tenant leasing operations and improving the experience for staff and customers.   As the oldest university in the English-speaking world, the University of Oxford owns and manages a diverse property portfolio, including commercial, residential and…

Events

Compass Group Academy to Drive Social Mobility

27.10.2021, 10:40 Compass Group Academy to Drive Social Mobility Compass Group UK & Ireland has launched the Compass Group Academy, a multi-million pound investment to develop much needed skills in the hospitality industry with a focus on supporting young people from disadvantaged areas to build careers in the sector. Combining outreach and learning with Compass’…

Healthcare

Improve Health and Reduce CO2 Emissions in Commercial Buildings

21.10.2021, 21:21 Improve Health and Reduce CO2 Emissions in Commercial Buildings Aircuity is marking National Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month in the United States by promoting better understanding of ventilation optimization in commercial buildings. Credited with healthier IAQ and reducing carbon emissions in line with new standards which are being introduced nationally, and in cities…

Construction

CICV Forum Recognised in Scottish Parliamentary Motion

21.10.2021, 16:36 CICV Forum Recognised in Scottish Parliamentary Motion A cross-party selection of Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) have recognised The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum for its collaborative approach to supporting the recovery of the country’s construction sector from the pandemic.   MSPs from the SNP, Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats backed a…

Canada

Walton Street Capital Acquires Salt Lake City Industrial Park

20.10.2021, 17:21 Walton Street Capital Acquires Salt Lake City Industrial Park Cushman & Wakefield has brokered the disposition sale of a newly constructed 628,611 SF Class A industrial project in West Valley City (Salt Lake City), Utah. Built in 2021, the three-building, multi-tenant property known as 201 Mountain View Park is situated in Salt Lake…

COP26

Net Zero: Is the UK Missing the Point?

19.10.2021, 14:24 Net Zero: Is the UK Missing the Point? Mark Bouldin, an environmental specialist with Johnson Controls, comments on the UK government’s strategy for cutting greenhouse gas emissions which was published today. The UK has just released its plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions but it’s missing an important piece of the puzzle. 40 per cent of…

Energy Management

Supporting Sustainable Estates Management

A new partnership between Mitie and Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) is helping public and private sector organisations roll out large-scale decarbonisation and energy efficiency projects for their estates. Through the partnership, Mitie and SDCL which invests in energy efficient and decentralised energy projects, will assist organisations seeking capital investment in machinery that delivers environmental…

COP26

Why COP26 is Now Even More Critical

14.10.2021, 10:48 Why COP26 is Now Even More Critical Environmental specialist Mark Bouldin comments on The Climate Transparency Report 2021 finding released today that CO2 emissions will rise by 4 per cent across the G20 this year despite falling 6 per cent during the pandemic. 2021 has been a critical year for climate action so the…

Environment

Psychological Health Certification First for EMCOR UK

06.10.2021, 10:27 Psychological Health Certification First for EMCOR UK EMCOR UK has become the first organization in the world to be certified against BSI’s new psychological health and safety scheme ahead of World Mental Health Day. With just days to go before World Mental Health Day 2021, the facility services provider has proved it prioritizes…

Healthcare

Getting Smarter with Equality, Diversion and Inclusion

RoSPA and L’Oréal are reporting a ‘phenomenal’ response to their Leading Safely for Women programme which launched earlier in the year as part of a wider [email protected]@Home partnership. The programme aims to develop the abilities of women with an entrepreneurial spirit in health and safety, enhancing their visibility in the sector and working towards creating…

Germany

Savills IM Fund to Acquire Leipzig Office Building

30.09.2021, 14:44 Savills IM Fund to Acquire Leipzig Office Building Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has signed a purchase agreement for an office building currently under construction in Leipzig for its club deal special fund, “Savills IM Real Invest 1”.   The developer and seller is Helaba Real Estate Group business, OFB Projektentwicklung GmbH, which specialises…

Contracts

Supporting Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life

28.09.2021, 15:05 Supporting Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life Veolia has extended its service to Cancer Research UK by providing the recycling and waste services for over 130 Race for Life and Shine Night Walk events between August and September.   The service will see distribution, collection and processing of around 1000 bins at  Race…

Foodservice & Catering

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste 2021

28.09.2021, 14:37 International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste 2021 On the eve of the second annual United Nations awareness day for preventing food loss and waste, Sodexo has provided an update on its ‘Wastewatch powered by LeanPath’ food waste reduction programme in the United Kingdom. The French multinational foodservice and facility services…

News

Family Investment Vehicle Acquires LA Retail Anchor Store

28.09.2021, 12:52 Family Investment Vehicle Acquires LA Retail Anchor Store Cushman & Wakefield has brokered the sale of a newly built single-tenant grocery property in Los Angeles, California for US $35 million. Completed in 2020, the 29,456 SF property is located prominently on the southeast corner of Centinela Avenue and La Tijera Boulevard and benefits…

Blog

Investing in Commercial Real Estate

23.09.2021, 18:43 Investing in Commercial Real Estate Despite a tail-off in demand for commercial real estate during the Covid-19 pandemic, the asset class is expected to return to growth rates similar to those of the last decade within five years. With offices reopening from national lockdowns imposed by many countries, employers are beginning to accommodate…

News

U.S. “Top 50” Bed Bug Infested Cities

As students return to college campuses, Terminix has released a list of the 50 most bed-bug ridden cities in America. Bed bugs spread easily by hitching rides on luggage, backpacks and clothing, and can crawl through cracks in walls making shared dorm living areas extremely vulnerable to infestations. Senior director of bed bug services at…

News

Grid-to-Vehicle Approaches in EV Fleet Management

08.09.2021, 15:12 Grid-to-Vehicle Approaches in EV Fleet Management Bernard Magee, director of eMobility Infrastructure at Siemens GB&I and Siemens Financial Services director Mark McLoughlin, explain why charging electric vehicles directly from the grid makes sense.   On the 28 September 2021 at Alexandra Palace London, Freight in the City opens its doors to showcase the…

News

Just Eat Appoints JLL to Find European Inner-city Scoober Hubs

08.09.2021, 01:16 Just Eat Appoints JLL to Find European Inner-city Scoober Hubs JLL has been appointed by global online food delivery marketplace Just Eat to acquire leasehold properties for its inner-city ‘Scoober’ hubs across the United Kingdom and Europe. Scoober, the company’s delivery model in Europe, provides hubs for couriers to begin and end their…

HVAC

Sustainable Buildings Leader to Present at I2SL Conference

07.09.2021, 20:35 Sustainable Buildings Leader to Present at I2SL Conference Aircuity CEO Dan Diehl will explain how exhaust fan control maximizes energy savings and reduces carbon footprints in lab facilities at this month’s International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories Annual Conference in Atlanta.   Exhaust systems can account for up to 20 per cent of a…

News

Sale and Lease of Vacant Entertainment Asset in Chandler

07.09.2021, 17:24 Sale and Lease of Vacant Entertainment Asset in Chandler Cushman & Wakefield has brokered the sale and lease of an innovative movie theater and brewhouse within the Overstreet mixed-used development in Downtown Chandler, Phoenix, Arizona. Built in 2018, the vacant 35,143 SF property at 1 Chandler Blvd contains a 9-screen movie theater with…

Environment

Supporting DGNB Sustainable Building Certification

07.09.2021, 17:01 Supporting DGNB Sustainable Building Certification MeteoViva Climate has been recognised as a service by the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) “Buildings in Operation” certification programme. The implementation of the company’s energy management and indoor climate control platform is now automatically linked to a guaranteed level of compliance, regardless of the specific characteristics of…

Blog

Fire Resistant Anchors

30.08.2021, 23:11 Fire Resistant Anchors Following a series of highly publicised losses of life to fire in refurbished buildings, Cintec International provides guidance on the importance of fire resistant remedial anchors and reinforcements. In recent years, the risk of fire has become of increasing concern when buildings are being retrofitted, restored, or modernized. London On…

News

Disposal of Southwest Valley Industrial Facility

30.08.2021, 22:33 Disposal of Southwest Valley Industrial Facility Minneapolis-based Opus Group has sold a 450,000 SF cross-docking logistics development in Goodyear, Arizona for US $56 million in a transaction brokered by Cushman & Wakefield. Developed on a 29-acre site at 2250 South Litchfield Road in 2021, the Class A facility is located adjacent to Phoenix Goodyear Airport…

Education

Cushman & Wakefield Strengthens California Investment Sales

19.08.2021, 08:31 Cushman & Wakefield Strengthens California Investment Sales Veteran commercial land and investment sales professional John Kaufman has joined Cushman & Wakefield as a senior director of its Sacramento office. During the last two decades, Kaufman has brokered numerous transactions throughout California and Nevada. He has worked with many high-profile clients and dozens of…

Denmark

Acquisition of Danish New-build Distribution Centres

18.08.2021, 08:45 Acquisition of Danish New-build Distribution Centres Savills Investment Management has acquired a newly built distribution centre and a distribution centre that is currently under construction in Horsens, Denmark, for its European Logistics Fund 3 (ELF 3).   The vendor and tenant in the sale-and-lease-back transaction is logistics service provider DKI Logistics A/S. The…

News

Savills IM Acquires Warehouses from UBS

11.08.2021, 14:05 Savills IM Acquires Warehouses from UBS Savills Investment Management has acquired two warehouses within the Leganés Logistics Park on the outskirts of Madrid from UBS Asset Management for EUR 51.56 million.   The logsistics facilities are the latest addition to Savills IM’s portfolio on the Iberian peninsula, which includes assets under management (AuM)…

Education

Coffee Partnership to Support the Homeless

A partnership at Southend University Hospital between social enterprise Change Please and Compass Group UK&I – Healthcare will help reduce local levels of homelessness. Change Please raises money for charitable causes through the sales of its award-winning coffee. Originally launched in London to train homeless people to serve its coffee as a means of getting…

Appointments

Compass Group Announces New CFO

02.08.2021, 09:49 Compass Group Announces New CFO Gareth Sharpe will succeed Sarah Sergeant as Compass Group UK & Ireland Chief Finance Officer. Sharpe joins the company from Tesco, where he served most recently as CFO for Asia during a 9-year career with the multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer that included time in the UK…

News

Accessibility: More than an Afterthought

29.07.2021, 11:44 Accessibility: More than an Afterthought Stuart Finnie, Regional Principal, Design – EMEA at commercial interior design practice Unispace, comments on the UK government’s National Disability Strategy.   A quarter of working adults in the UK now identify as having a disability, and there is growing recognition that accessibility is becoming an important corporate…

Automation & AI

Driving Sustainable Change

29.07.2021, 02:10 Driving Sustainable Change As part of its future fleet strategy, SPIE UK has announced the rollout of 60 new Nissan e-NV200 electric vehicles. The purchase is part of a wider strategy set by the company to replacing 98 per cent of its fleet with alternative fuel vehicles by 2025, and reinforces a commitment…

Environment

FCC Awards Scottish Grounds Maintenance Contract

27.07.2021, 14:11 FCC Awards Scottish Grounds Maintenance Contract FCC Environment has slected Complete Weed Control (CWC) to manage and maintain the environment around five waste recycling plants in Scotland. FCC Environment operates waste and material recycling facilities (MRF), energy from waste (EfW) plants and landfill sites across the United Kingdom, with some 200 facilities working…

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