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PlaceTech launched to proptech market

Place Group, publisher of Place North West, has launched a second publication, PlaceTech, where the property and technology communities meet, at


Universities must adapt to thrive, says Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty’s report on making universities fit for the future has pointed to the importance of a “seamless digital experience” for students as essential to the progress of higher education, particularly in their accommodation, lecture halls, and libraries.

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Digital retail startup project posts findings

Street Smart Retail, a three-year European research and development programme, has closed after helping to launch 50 inventions that allow traditional retailers to tap into digital markets.

Ruth Leighton

NW in 2018 | E-commerce effect

The industrial market is witnessing a transformation, with significant growth in the e-commerce market meaning that consumer shopping habits are placing greater demands on the warehouse than on the high street, writes Ruth Leighton of GVA.