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10 Trends for 2023

The Great Hall, Sutherland Building


**Unfortunately this lecture has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. It will be rescheduled for a later date.**


Property and Construction Lecture Series -Richard Williams

This lecture will take place on campus, in The Great Hall, Sutherland Building. Refreshments will be served from 5:45pm in the entrance of Sutherland Building. 

About this event

Richard will visit 10 property trends for 2023, including:

Cities revitalised

Cities are coming back to life post-pandemic, but flexible working is here to stay and some areas face challenges. Data analytics help make sense of what’s happening in real time.

Maximum Impact Cities face challenges. Increased private sector focus on social value (the “S” in ESG) and the search for value-add investment opportunities at scale are driving increased private sector engagement and public-private partnerships for urban regeneration.

Cost of living

Investment in residential real estate has seen dramatic growth. The affordable housing sector can be challenging but the opportunity is huge and demand is only going to increase.

Metaverse or betterverse

Focusing on the media hype around cryptocurrencies and virtual worlds risks missing ways the underlying technology behind Web 3.0 is already impacting real estate.



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About the Speaker

Richard has over 30 years experience in Asset and Property management. He has advised on all forms of commercial real estate and has acted for global and national clients such as Nuveen, Hines, Union Investment, DEKA, Aberdeen and Scottish Widows amongst many others. He has specialised in offices and mixed use and has managed assets such as Covent Garden, Chinatown, 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin), 110 Bishopsgate (Heron Tower) and many other properties across the UK. 

More recently Richard has concentrated on related topics such as ESG, Placemaking and research/insight all of which have become a prominent part of property ownership and strategy. 

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