14 Dec 2022

Trials and tribulations: the key issues of 2022 in this Property Week round-up

Planning, ESG, the workplace, skills, cladding and building safety were all on the property agenda in 2022. Looking back on this year, including thoughts from our CEO Robert Sloss on the levelling-up agenda in this Property Week article

“The rapid introduction and withdrawal of Investment Zones we saw this year was exactly the opposite of what an effective levelling-up policy needs,” he says.

“Is Gove’s promise this year to stop developments that are not ‘aesthetically of high quality’ the correct use of his powers? This interventionist approach appears to contradict the proposed regional empowerment of levelling up.”