PropCast is a property podcast produced by Montfort. PropCast covers issues across the whole of the real estate market; from finance and funding through to development and construction.
#185: Boreal founder bullish on future prospects of European logistics
Louis-Simon Ferland, founder and CEO of pan-European real estate investment manager Boreal IM, speaks to Montfort’s Andrew Teacher to discuss the opportunities in logistics, the challenges of starting a business, and why ESG isn’t just a nice-to-have but plain business sense.
#184: Cities need to balance carrot and stick policies to encourage development, says ULI chief exec
Lisette van Doorn, chief executive of the Urban Land Institute – the oldest and largest network of real estate and land use experts in the world – speaks to Montfort’s Andrew Teacher about how real estate has become increasingly globalised, the importance of taking an interdisciplinary approach, and the organisation’s pioneering work supporting career development in schools.
#183: UK life sciences will provide shot in the arm for British economy, 3 sector specialists claim
BioMed Realty’s Colleen O’Connor, Babraham Research Campus’ Derek Jones, and JLL’s Chris Walters join Montfort’s Andrew Teacher to discuss the outlook for life sciences, the challenges of creating high-spec lab space, and why the success of the industry should be cause for optimism in the UK.
#182: CEO of TfL’s property arm says joint ventures key to building affordable homes in the capital
Graeme Craig, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Places for London – Transport for London’s wholly-owned property company – speaks to Andrew Teacher about delivering affordable homes, the importance of building sustainably, and its multiple joint ventures across the capital.
#181: The GP hub model is the future of healthcare, says boss of FTSE-250 Primary Health Properties
Harry Hyman, founder and CEO of FTSE-250 listed Primary Health Properties (PHP) speaks to Montfort’s Andrew Teacher about the challenges facing not only the healthcare sector, but British politics and indeed opera.
#180: Peter Freeman, Argent founder & Homes England chair, on how Cambridge can supercharge Britain
In one of the highest-profile interviews to date, Peter Freeman, chairman of Homes England joins Montfort’s Andrew Teacher on PropCast to talk building more social housing, his ambition to supercharge Cambridge into the UK’s Silicon Valley, and why property development is a little bit like filmmaking.
Great listen. High quality audio and guests
A fun and informative series that covers tons of ground in a fun and highly entertaining manner. Makes sense of many big issues affecting our cities.
Informative and accessible podcast that really helped me learn about the industry - so glad I came across it!
Worth a listen for anyone who works in property and real estate