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Magazine features programme

Estates Gazette is pleased to present the features programme for 2014, investigating and reporting on key issues, sectors and geographical areas of the market. Below you can view the total 2014 features programme, breakdowns by sector and region, and an overview of Estates Gazette's supplements. From February 2013 onwards, all EG supplements, and sector and regional features are available to download for free on iPad via the Estates Gazette App.

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January

  • 18South East
  • Around the market
    We are on the look out for significant deals in the South East from the last quarter of 2013 – leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market.
    Elaine Cavanagh, freelance writer,

    Portsmouth
    Analysis of the city’s economic prospects and development opportunities.
    Simon Donohue
    , freelance writer,
    07894 234 191

    Hot spots & not spots
    Which markets in the South East are the ones to watch out for in 2014 and which would be better to gloss over? This will be the first in a series of features in our South East focuses.
    Mark Simmons
    , freelance writer,
    07787 561032

    Deadline for contacting writers is Friday 20th December.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 9th January.
  • 25LOMA

February

  • 1Auctions
  • Utilities
    A look at how utility companies are using the auction route to rationalise portfolios.
    Ellen Gylen
    , freelance writer,
    07971 841412

    Deadline for contacting writers is Friday 10th January.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 23rd January .

    For further information on the Auctions Focus, contact Noella Pio Kivlehan markets editor, 020 7911 1820.
  • 8EG London
  • Residential agency
    Analysis of the central London agency landscape and the growth of the sector.
    Piers Wehner
    , freelance writer,
    07854 211 717

    Kings Cross
    Analysis of the Google effect on the wider area’s regeneration and development.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 13th January.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 30th January.
  • 15Retail & Leisure S
  • Development
    Now the economy is picking up, will new shopping centre development be planned? And how do developers identify the right sites?
    Piers Wehner
    , freelance writer,
    07854 211 717

    Spain
    The country’s market is starting to pick up. But, some fear that the rush to buy cheap properties will overheat the market.
    David Harris
    , freelance writer,
    020 7436 9654

    Restaurants
    What restaurant trends do landlords need to be aware of in 2014?
    David Harris
    , freelance writer,
    020 7436 9654

    Golden oldies
    A look at how the UK’s oldest F&B groups such as Whitbread, Fullers, and Young’s have survived and flourished over hundreds of years. What has been their strategy, and what could other companies learn?
    Piers Wehner
    , freelance writer,
    07854 211 717

    Opticians
    A look at how the market is doing.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Store within a store
    Costa is in Primark, Asda has McDonald’s and Subway, and Tescos has Harris + Hoole. How do they get the right fit? What kind of leases do they need? And what strange bedfellows could work together?
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    High street reviews
    From Portas to Grimsey, a compare and contrast with the high street ‘saviour’ reports.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 13th January.

    Deadline for booking advertising is Thursday 30th January. Deadline for advertising copy is Thursday 5th February.
  • 8East of England
  • Market overview
    Analysis of the office, retail and industrial markets across all three counties.
    Sophia Furber
    , East of England correspondent,
    020 7911 1761

    Cambridge development
    Stock is thin on the ground. What are developers doing to rectify this?
    Mark Simmons
    , freelance writer,
    07787 561032

    Occupiers
    An in depth guide to how Cambridge will compete with the pull of TMT towards London.
    Nadia Elghamry
    , Deputy Regional Editor,
    020 7911 1849

    Pharmaceutical companies
    Health check of the pharmaceutical industry both in Cambridge and globally.
    Helen Hamilton,
    freelance writer,
    01568 709155

    Peterborough
    What’s the outlook for the city’s retail market?
    Stacey Meadwell
    , Regional Editor,
    020 7911 1819

    Nuclear future
    What can Sizewell C deliver for Suffolk’s property market?
    Tim Probert
    , freelance writer,
    01892 534478

    Deadline for contacting writers is Wedneday 29th January.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 30th January.
  • Sustainability
  • Financing
    A look at the financing of energy conservation measures.
    Andrew Cooper
    , sustainability writer,
    07973 798 544

    Dilapidations
    What is the impact of the sustainability agenda on dilapidations and end of lease processes?
    Andrew Cooper
    , sustainability writer,
    07973 798 544

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 27th January.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 13th February.

March

  • 1International
  • Nigeria
    Nigeria – The country is tipped to be the next global hot spot. A look at what is fuelling this and why. To what extent is there UK involvement there?
    Paul Strohm
    , freelance writer,
    01466 780573

    Europe
    Europe - An overview of the situation in Europe and a look at what extent investors from outside of Europe (US, Asia, Middle East) are taking over in Europe.
    Diana Petrowicz
    , freelance writer.

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 10th February.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 20th February.
  • 8MIPIM & International
  • MIPIM preview
    Round up of what to expect and expectations from the UK’s contingent of attendees at this year’s show.
    Stacey Meadwell
    , regional editor,
    020 7911 1819

    Investment
    Analysis of key mainland Europe investment deals by UK investors.
    Paul Strohm
    , freelance writer,
    01466 780573

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 10th February.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 27th February.
  • Industrial S
  • Rental growth
    With the market getting stronger, and an increasing lack of stock, will there be more pressure for rents to rise? And what effect will this have on the market?
    Chris Berkin
    , reporter,
    020 7911 1831

    Design & lose?
    A look at the maths of design & build: who is making money from d&b, who is risking it, who is winning and who is losing when the final accounts are drawn up.
    Piers Wehner
    , freelance writer,
    07854 211717

    Rise of the multi-expert / full-offer developer / asset manager
    More developers are becoming “full service” to offer everything as a one stop logistics assets service provider for the customer, while other companies such as AXA Real Estate – Europe’s biggest industrial landlord and AM company - is moving into development. A look at the changing face of the sector.
    David Harris
    , freelance journalist,
    020 7436 9654

    Manufacturing
    A look what’s happening in the food & beverage and pharmaceutical markets.
    David Harris
    , freelance journalist,
    020 7436 9654

    Sustainability
    An update on the green side of sheds.
    David Thame
    , North West features writer,
    01544 262896

    Transport & infrastructure
    What effect could new rail projects such as HS2 have on industrial and employment sites? Are they in danger of dividing up parks? Or are they a necessary evil? And a look at the proposed second Thames crossing. What will be the impact on the sector after the government’s expected May decision?
    David Thame
    , North West features writer,
    01544 262896

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 3rd February.

    Deadline for booking advertising is Thursday 20th February.

    Deadline for advertising copy is Tuesday 25th February.
  • EG London S
  • Elephant & Castle
    Analysis of regeneration and development plans as economy begins to strengthen.
    Helen Hamilton
    , freelance writer,
    01568 709155

    Ones to watch
    An in depth guide to the next generation of people and companies who will be making waves in London’s agency, investment and development scene in the years to come.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    MIPIM
    What restaurant trends do landlords need to be aware of in 2014?
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Deadline for contacting writers is Tuesday 21st January.

    Deadline for booking advertising is Thursday 20th February.

    Deadline for advertising copy is Tuesday 25th February.
  • UK cities S
  • EG will be lifting the lid on potential commercial and mixed-use development activity for 2014 across the UK’s major cities.

    Covering primarily: Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow freelance writer Elaine Cavanagh will be looking to establish which schemes and which cities are the ones to look out for in the next 12 months.

    Cardiff, Cambridge, Liverpool, Newcastle and Belfast will also feature.

    If you would like to suggest a major project in one of these cities for Elaine to look at contact her on 01225 444 875, Elaine@jackcav.freeserve.co.uk no later than Jan 3, 2014.

    Deadline for booking advertising is Thursday 20th February.

    Deadline for advertising copy is Tuesday 25th February.
  • 15West Midlands
  • Around the Market
    We are on the look out for significant deals in the West Midlands from the last three months – leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market.
    Elaine Cavanagh
    , freelance writer.

    Leisure
    Analysis of the leisure sector and its recent renaissance.
    Lisa Pilkington
    , Midlands editor,
    07771 673458

    Residential
    A look at emerging trends in the residential market.
    Graham Norward
    , freelance journalist,
    07779 595964

    Industrial
    Analysis of the sector across the West Midlands region.
    Helen Hamilton
    , freelance journalist,
    01568 709155

    Offices
    An in-depth look at the region’s office market including supply versus demand.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    West Midlands’ Centres
    A look at the perception of some of the region’s second tier locations.
    Mark Simmons
    , freelance writer,
    07787 561032

    Deadline for contacting writers is Tuesday 21st January.

    Deadline for advertising copy is Thursday 6th February.
  • International
  • 22South East
  • Around the Market
    We are on the look out for significant deals in the South East from January, leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market.
    Elaine Cavanagh
    , freelance writer.

    Offices
    Which markets in the South East are the ones to watch out for in 2014? Where offers the best development prospects and the hottest returns. This is the second in a series of features in our South East focuses.
    Mark Simmons
    , freelance writer,
    07787 561032

    Industrial
    Analysis of the importance of the manufacturing and distribution sector to the South East economy.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Retail
    A look at the retail market in Surrey including an indepth look at the latest plans for Guildford North Street.
    Claire Robson
    , freelance journalist,
    07896 267 707

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 24th February.

    Deadline for advertising copy is Thursday 13th March.
  • Healthcare
  • NHS Propco
    An updated look at the NHS Propco.
    David Thame
    , features writer,
    01544 262 896

    Outside investment
    Foreign investment is becoming easier and healthcare properties are growing in appeal to investors that previously didn’t consider the sector. 18 months ago we weren’t seeing this. But is it case of ‘soon ripe, soon rotten’?
    David Harris
    , freelance writer,
    020 7436 9654

    Housing
    What effect does the improving housing market have on healthcare properties?
    David Harris
    , freelance writer,
    020 7436 9654

    Deadline for contacting writers is Thursday 27th February.

    Deadline for advertising copy is Thursday 13th March.
  • 29Manchester
  • Around the Market
    We are on the look out for significant deals in Manchester from the last three months – leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market.
    Elaine Cavanagh
    , freelance writer.

    Office development
    Analysis of development opportunities and impact on overall office supply.
    Chris Berkin
    , North West correspondent,
    020 7911 1831

    Office occupiers
    Analysis of occupier demand and trends.
    Mark Simmons
    , freelance writer,
    07787 561032

    Stockport
    Analysis of regeneration plans.
    Helen Hamilton
    , freelance writer,
    01568 709155

    Leisure – hotels
    Analysis of the strength of the sector and what opportunities there are.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Infrastructure
    Analysis of the impact of infrastructure improvements on development opportunities and property values.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 3rd March.

    Deadline for advertising copy is Thursday 20th March.

April

  • 5EG London
  • Hotels
    Analysis the opportunities and trends at the luxury end of the capital’s hotel market.
    Mark Faithfull, freelance writer,
    07957 174 534

    PRS
    Can affordable luxury work in London?
    Helen Hamilton
    , freelance writer,
    01568 709155

    Blingteria
    Rising importance of staff recruitment and retention has led to the coining of the term ‘blingteria’ when it comes to office facilities. We take a look the phenomenon and what impact occupier demands are having on their requirements and property decisions in London.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Architecture
    Analysis of the impact having a famous architect has on lettability/saleability and value of an office or residential scheme.
    Mark Simmons
    , freelance writer,
    07787 561032

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 10th March.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 27th March.
  • 12Residential S
  • Luxury student housing
    How much growth can the luxury sector take, how much further can student accommodation evolve and has it already reached its final, stable condition?
    David Thame, features writer,
    01544 262896

    Student ghettoes
    With student accommodation starting to be grouped around areas where others don’t want to live, is there a danger of creating so called ‘student ghettoes’?
    David Harris
    , freelance writer,
    020 7436 9654

    The rise and rise of buying agents
    There are now an estimated 500 buying agencies across the UK and the Property Ombudsman is for the first time interpreting the new legislation for estate agents to also include buying agents, meaning they are legally obliged to join a redress scheme. A look at why buying agents are growing in number, how they operate, and at what sectors of the residential market.
    David Harris
    , freelance writer,
    020 7436 9654

    Building for rent
    Some groups are doing it via bank funding, while others are looking at different types of locations. A rundown of the different approaches and a look at which ones are working, and which are not.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Housing recovery
    There is talk about the threat of a bubble and the runaway market in London, but how widespread is the housing market recovery in reality?
    Graham Norwood
    , freelance journalist.

    Obstacles for new residential developers
    The NHBC says up to 50 new SME developers are registering each month since last summer, but many still face enormous obstacles entering the marketplace and securing development funding. Does more need to be done to encourage small-scale house builders to gain traction to help the recovery remain on course?
    Graham Norwood
    , freelance journalist.

    The £1,000 per sq ft Benchmark
    Outside of the “£2,000 per sq ft values” of London residential development, a new benchmark is appearing for developers - £1,000 psf. The first development in Devon to reach this mark has just been completed, with sales of new-builds in Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester and Dorset also achieving this level. What is specifically needed for property to achieve this level outside of the London hothouse? What locations are next? And is this benchmark for developers actually a psychological deterrent to investors and owner-occupiers who may regard such values as simply too much?
    Graham Norwood
    , freelance journalist.

    Deadline for contacting writers is Friday 28th February.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 3rd April.
  • 19Wales
  • Around the Market
    We are on the look out for significant deals in Wales from the last four months – leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market.
    or more details contact Elaine Cavanagh, freelance writer.

    Retail
    Analysis of the strength of the sector as the market begins to recover.
    Helen Hamilton
    , freelance writer,
    01568 709155

    Infrastructure
    Analysis of economic impact and development opportunities faster links to Heathrow might bring to Cardiff and South Wales.
    Chris Berkin
    , Wales correspondent,
    020 7911 1831

    Funding
    Analysis of some of the public/private funding mechanisms being used to bring forward development.
    Mark Simmons
    , freelance writer,
    07787 561032

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 24th March.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 10th April.
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  • LOMA
  • 26East Midlands
  • Around the Market
    We are on the lookout for significant deals in the region from the last four months – leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market.
    or more details contact Elaine Cavanagh, freelance writer.

    Retail
    An in-depth look at the region’s retail sector and how it compares to the UK market as a whole.
    Nadia Elghamry
    , data editor/deputy regional editor,
    020 7911 1849

    Offices
    Analysis of the strength of the sector, future prospects and implications.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262896

    Industrial
    Analysis of the sector.
    Mark Simmons
    , freelance writer,
    07787 561032

    Next Generation
    With the economy picking up what’s the outlook for career progression going forward?
    Lisa Pilkington
    , Midlands Editor,
    07771 673458

    Deadline for contacting writers is Wednesday 2nd April.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 17th April.

May

  • 3EG London
  • City investment
    Analysis of the current market conditions and prospects.

    Helen Hamilton
    , freelance writer,
    01568 709155

    West End agency
    Analysis of the recent spate of recruitment and what it says about the West End office market.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 7th April.

    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 24th April.
  • 10Bristol
  • Around the Market
    We are on the look out for significant deals in Bristol from the last three months – leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market. For more details contact
    Elaine Cavanagh
    , freelance writer.

    Office occupiers
    Analysis of occupier demand and trends.
    Joanna Bourke
    , Bristol news correspondent,
    020 7911 1916

    Office to residential conversion
    Analysis of the impact on supply of offices and residential in Bristol city centre.
    Stacey Meadwell
    , regional editor,
    020 7911 1819

    Investment
    Analysis of current market conditions and prospects.
    Helen Hamilton
    , freelance writer,
    01568 709155

    Enterprise Zone
    Analysis of achievements and challenges to come for the Temple Quarter.
    David Thame
    , freelance writer,
    01544 262 896

    Bath
    Analysis of design and development challenges for the area designated of World Heritage Status.
    Elaine Cavanagh
    , freelance writer,
    01225 444 875

    Deadline for contacting writers is Monday 14th April.


    Deadline for advertising copy is midday Thursday 1st May.
  • Offices S
  • 17South East
  • 24Yorkshire
  • Industrial S
  • 31Ireland

June

  • 7EG London S
  • 14North West
  • 21Scotland S
  • Retail & Leisure S
  • 28Birmingham

July

  • 5Rural
  • 12EG London
  • Automotive
  • 19South East
  • LOMA

August

Estates Gazette is published weekly as normal

September

  • 6South East (Thames Valley special)
  • Retail & Leisure S
  • 13EG London S
  • Residential S
  • 20South West
  • Auctions S
  • 27East of England
  • Industrial S

October

  • 4North East
  • International
  • 11EG London
  • Finance
  • UK cities S
  • 18East Midlands
  • Distribution Parks Directory S
  • LOMA
  • 25Wales
  • Healthcare S

November

  • 1West Midlands
  • 8EG London S
  • Retail & Leisure S
  • 15South East (Hants special)
  • Industrial S
  • 22North West
  • Offices S
  • 29Scotland S
  • Yorkshire

December

  • 6Rich List S

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