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Knight Frank embraces proptech with leasing software

The property adviser has agreed a deal with US online platform VTS which will see agents, initially in the Central London leasing and asset management teams, manage deal activity, identify trends and quantify portfolio performance.

Mersey Gateway registration opens

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Merseyflow, the tolling system set up to enable easy travel across the new Mersey Gateway bridge has reported a successful first day of registration, with 3,304 people signed up by midnight on Monday.

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Space Studios bags ProVision deal

ProVision, a supplier of broadcast film and TV equipment owned by ITV, is to move its Manchester operation to West Gorton’s Space Studios Manchester, where it will take 17,500 sq ft.

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Competition open to proptech start-ups

Proptech start-ups launching artificial intelligence and virtual reality products into the property sector are encouraged to enter the third annual Northern Stars competition run by Tech North.

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REVIEW | Matterport 3D camera

In the first of an occasional series reviewing the technology being adopted by property professionals, William Taylor, finance and operations director of Braemar Estates, explains why he loves his 3D camera.

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WeWork signs at No.1 Spinningfields

Co-working pioneer WeWork is to base its first UK operation outside London in No.1 Spinningfields, where it has signed for 60,000 sq ft.

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COMMENT | Property agents face tech challenge

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Disruption in the property industry is on the horizon, if not already here, as new technologies provide richer, data-driven intelligence. How will this affect the traditional agent, asks Georgina Power, MIPIM UK.