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Geopolitics & Real Estate: Iranian Influence and Investment in Syria

Since March 2011, political instability in Syria has influenced the Iranian regime to spend over $100 billion USD to keep Bashar Hafez al-Assad in power and push forward with investment in Syria.…

Biophilic Architectural Design: A Possible Answer to An Age-Old Dilemma

What is biophilia? Even though one may feel at ease pacing through familiar streets, such as those in one’s hometown or a well-known settlement, a feeling of uneasiness and alienation retaliates sometimes,…

Why ‘Shared Ownership’ will never be the first choice

When a homeownership scheme is associated with the words ‘scam’, ‘trouble’, and ‘flawed’ by the very audience that it’s attempting to target, it’s clear that the government has a bigger issue on…

Does architecture impact quality of life?

The human species is the only one on Earth known for altering the environment in which it lives to such an extent as it does, to the point where it is no…

The Effects of Covid-19 on UK Commercial Real Estate Economics

This report analyses the potential impact of the Covid-19 virus, on the UK economy and its subsequent effect on UK commercial real estate.  This study discusses the contributing factors, which consist of…

COVID-19: Dubai’s Real Estate Market Recovery

The UAE has always been at the forefront of innovation and miles ahead when dealing with a crisis. These qualities will ensure a promising real estate future and stability in the market post Covid-19.

Style Hungry: Food in Fashion Retail

A brief insight into the ways in which the experience economy is driving fashion retailers towards hospitality.

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Where Is The Urgency in Architecture?

‘Architecture is in a sort of crisis’ says architect, David Chipperfield; honestly, I couldn’t agree more. Considering the current state of our sociopolitical climate, it is as though the entire world is…

An Introduction to the World of Surveying

What is a surveyor? While there isn’t one sole definition of a surveyor per se, there is anyone definition of a surveyor – we find them in all walks of life and…

Why We Shouldn’t Mourn the Loss of Department Stores (Yet…)

The department store was once seen as an innovative solution for retail, but in recent years this has changed. What can be done to save them?

Land Value Tax: A Policy Bringing Economists and Urban Planners Together

A decade after the late 2000s recession, much of the world is now back at the top of the economic cycle, and critically near the next crisis. At the top of an…

No Fault Evictions: A Thing of The Past?

The government have recently signalled its intention to put an end to Section 21 notices (or no-fault evictions), due to the severe financial and emotional impact they had on tenants. This move…