Charting the rise of the property CTO

CTO in proptech

The property sector has long been behind the curve with technology. Now a new wave of chief technology officers has been tasked with getting it up to speed, but this will only work if they have a seat at the top table

What is proptech?

It sounds like the latest tech trend to hit headlines and attract investment, but proptech is about more than digital transformation. Technology can help put purpose, culture shift and customer experience at the heart of the property sector

How proptech can get buyers on the ladder

Hurdles have never been greater for first-time buyers wishing to climb the housing ladder, so what can proptech do to help?

Giving owners the keys to sustainability

flooded streets in York

New proptech can help property managers and tenants alike understand the sustainability of their buildings, but should the burden for eco-friendly homes really be passed to consumers?

How tech is streamlining the property sector

From poorly measured floor plans to overdue payments, innovative technology solutions are making property processes simpler than ever. Here are three examples

Is property inheritance widening the wealth gap?

Whether we are increasingly living in a system not necessarily defined by class but by our inherited wealth gets a mixed reception from economists

London: a honeypot for property fraud

London property Fraud

Dirty money is being laundered in the London property market by criminals hiding behind anonymous shell companies, pushing up prices beyond the reach of ordinary Londoners

Now London is competing for business with the North

AVERAGE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MONTHLY RENTS IN CENTRAL LONDON BETWEEN 2010 AND 2015

Rising commercial and residential property prices in London and the South East mean more businesses are relocating and workers moving north, seeking a better quality of life