Welcome to EG's Collaborators
The industry is already becoming the scapegoat for the nation’s housing and welfare woes, and there was no shortage of opportunistic politicians at this year’s party conferences looking to resonate with public discontent via a dig at developers and investors.
- Who is going to come up with a private rented sector model which is genuinely affordable for people renting out of necessity?
- Who is going to help cater for the huge need for affordable retirement living?
- If the sector doesn’t come up with solutions to the nation’s housing problems, it becomes very easy to be subjected to criticism.
However, the industry also needs to get better at communicating the enormous contribution it already makes to the UK’s economy and environment.
EG's The Collaborators celebrates some of the best those contributions.
The Collaborators 2018
Changing attitudes to community engagement
LREF 2018: Since the Grenfell Tower blaze, which broke out on 14 June 2017, the importance of strengthening collaboration between local communities, the property industry and the government has become paramount. why diversity is not just about getting more women into property. Click here to read the full discussion
Building in the human factor for successful communities
THE FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE: Rarely do anthropologists feature in property conferences, but as EG’s Future of Real Estate Summit found yesterday, it might be time for the industry to start collaborating with them.
Developers need to gain the trust of communities
Developers need a better understanding of who uses affordable housing if they want to gain the trust of local communities, according to a panel at the London Residential Summit today.
Number one partnership revealed
The top 50 collaborators in real estate, as decided by the EG team and a panel of judges, showcases those in the industry working hard together with peers, politicians, the public and technology to deliver an improved public realm and property sector.
The Collaborators on social media