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Samaila Zubairu, president and CEO, Africa Finance Corporation, outlines Africa’s infrastructure needs and opportunities the continent has to achieve for economic success and independence. What is required for Africa to meet its industrial and economic potential?  The world needs an engine of growth and Africa is this engine. We have gone through a massive pandemic that has affected economies, lives and livelihoods. The lessons we have learned during the pandemic have helped us focus on... Read More >

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Tim Green talks to Frankie Whitehead, finance director of Tritax Big Box REIT. Frankie Whitehead has been with Tritax for seven years, having joined the company shortly after the IPO of Tritax Big Box. A lot has changed in that time, Read More >

Proptech is not new: a conversation with (above, from left to right) Jim Young, founder and CEO of Realcomm, Michael Beckerman, CEO of CREtech, and Matt Ellis, CEO of Measurabl. Biographies Jim Young is the founder of Realcomm Conference Read More >

Finance Director Philip Magnus has been at W.RE for five years, where he has seen the business grow to having a total of £1.5bn of assets under management. Having studied IT at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology Read More >

INTERVIEW ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2ND 2017 Veritable housing soothsayer Tony Pidgley turned 70 in August, and in September, Berkeley was re-admitted to the FTSE 100 for the second time - its share price hitting a new all-time high. Mr Read More >

INTERVIEW ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AUGUST 2ND 2017 Thanks to a successful 40 year career as a property developer and investor, David Lewis has created significant assets, but is better known today for his extraordinary art collection than for his Read More >

Alexander Chartres of Ruffer tells Property Chronicle how past crises inform the wealth manager’s outlook as the world economy approaches a turning point On the wall of Ruffer’s office in a modern glass block on London’s Victoria Street Read More >

Lee Jones, founder of The Lettings Room and The Investment Room, in conversation with The Property Chronicle Lee Jones is the owner and director of The Lettings Room and The Investment Room based in Stocksbridge, Sheffield. Specialising in Read More >

Marcus Phayre-Mudge of BMO and Adrian Elwood of Clerkenwell Capital tells Property Chronicle that there are plenty of alternatives to back beyond shopping centres. Investors in listed European property companies may feel at a disadvantage. A Read More >

Amanda Clack has had more career peaks than the Atlas Mountains in a wonderfully blended working life spanning more than 30 years! This has included partnerships at two of the Big Four accounting firms and being President of the Read More >

Butterfield Mortgages Ltd is the UK property finance subsidiary of the Butterfield Group, the 150 year-old Caribbean bank, which is also listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Its CEO, Alpa Bhakta, is a phenomenon. She entered the financial Read More >

Willie Gething, managing partner of Lennox Investment Management, helped to pioneer the residential buying agent business in the Thatcher years, sold his company Property Vision to HSBC in 2001 and 11 years ago moved on to launch his own central Read More >

Spencer Levy is the Head of Americas Research for CBRE, the property consultancy firm. A former real estate investment banker, he has been with CBRE for 10 years. Having trained as a lawyer he moved into business as soon as he could, taking the Read More >

Jonathon Ivory is managing director of Atlas Residential, a US-owned company that wants to build 10,000 build-to-rent units in the UK, with three sites already under construction. He explains the risks and challenges involved in blazing a trail Read More >

Gerald Kaye is a 20-year veteran at Helical plc (formerly Helical Bar) and has been CEO since July 2016. His office overlooks Hanover Square, which today still looks like a bombsite, thanks to the ongoing Crossrail construction work. Were it not Read More >

Professor Andrew Baum is one of the UK’s leading property academics, currently Visiting Professor of Management Practice at Oxford University’s Said Business School, responsible for developing the school’s real estate and real assets Read More >


Investor's Notebook

Smart people from around the world share their thoughts

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The Macro View

Recent financial news and how it connects across all asset classes

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Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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A sideways look at the world of wine

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The Architect

Some of the profession's best minds

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Residential Investor

Making money from residential property investment

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The Professor

Analysis and opinion from the academic sphere

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Face to Face

In-depth interviews with leading figures in the real estate/investment world.

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The Headhunter

Recruitment and career moves

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The Analyst

Investment themes and trends

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The Historian

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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The Economist

Money, rates and prices

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Political Insider

The inside scoop on Washington, Westminster and Whitehall

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The Agent

Reflections on estate agency, today and in past times

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Alternative assets

Investing in tangible assets

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