9 May 2024

Understanding Biodiversity Net Gain: part two – landowners

With many environmental factors and new green legislation for the real estate industry to consider, we continue to focus on Biodiversity Net Gain in the second of our two-part special.
In part one, we discussed Biodiversity Net Gain obligations imposed by the Environment Act 2021 through the lens of developers; today in part two, we focus on landowners. Alongside Polly Montoneri, Partner in our Rural Land and Business team, and Planning Associate, Sophie Smith, we talk about the impacts of Biodiversity Net Gain obligations and the challenges landowners are faced with.

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7 March 2024

The Sector Race to Net Zero – a fund level perspective

We all recognise the real estate industry is shifting towards net zero, but where are the different sectors at on their journey? In our Sector Race to Net Zero series, we set out to explore this question.

Following our first episode, which took a cross-sector approach, today we take a fund level perspective with Ben Lonsdale, Director of ESG at Patrizia, and Edward Glass, Senior Associate in Forsters’ Commercial Real Estate team. Together, we delve into the different decarbonisation pathways parties are considering, discuss whether green regulation can help drive change, and understand the importance of the S in ESG.

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21 December 2023

Outside the Box: An Occupier Perspective

In the fourth episode of our Outside the Box podcast, we focus on the occupational requirements within the industrial and logistics sector. How has occupier demand changed during 2023 and, with an increasingly diverse occupier mix, is the industrial and logistics sector addressing the needs of occupiers?

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6 December 2023

Film Studios: Peering Through the Letterbox

Podcast host Louise Irvine, and Owen Spencer, Counsel in Forsters’ Studios Group, were joined by Simon Calvert of CBRE to discuss film studio real estate.

The trio peer through the letterbox on the sector and give insights into the latest trends and likely developments in the film studio sector.

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9 November 2023

Outside the Box – Episode 3 – ESG-volution

In the third episode of our Outside the Box podcast, we look at sustainability in the Industrial and Logistics sector.  Miri Stickland, Forsters’ Head of Knowledge is joined by Victoria Towers, Partner at Forsters and Co-Head of Industrial and Logistics, and Jessica Pilz, Head of Sustainable Investing, Private Markets at Fiera Capital.  

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3 November 2023

Outside the Box – Episode 2 - Market Challenges

In the second episode of our Outside the Box podcast, we look at market challenges and opportunities in the industrial and logistics sector.  Miri Stickland, Forsters’ Head of Knowledge, is joined by Magnus Hassett, Partner and Head of Industrial and Logistics at Forsters, and Ben Sleath, Equity partner at DTRE

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