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We made it! Now let’s be bold…!

Posted by: Shelley Frost Director, Corporate Solutions, EMEA Well, what a fantastic and well attended Summit we had in London. Attendees went the distance and the closing reception and prize draw were better attended than I have seen at several past summits. Things must be getting more positive…. The event was rounded off yesterday by [...]

A pipeline of pain?

Posted by Lee Elliott Head of Corporate Research, EMEA This morning’s break-out session, highlighting an imminent short-fall of supply, was largely UK centric but the issues raised reverberate right around the EMEA region.  Supply pipelines have been heavily curtailed given the global financial crisis and the accompanying reduction of demand.  That much was clear from [...]

Emerging markets – Africa

Posted by Randall White Director, Corporate Solutions, EMEA Today’s session on complex and emerging markets included a lot of interesting discussion on Africa, something I hear more about from clients more and more. Violence and warfare are not the biggest risks, but certainly get most attention. And situations can deteriorate, whether it is Nairobi, Bangkok [...]

Brighter horizons and a renewed optimism

Posted by: Shelley Frost Director, Corporate Solutions EMEA As the end of the first full day of the summit in London draws to a close, I have to say I am excited by the buzz around the place, and it is not just down to too many glasses of champagne last night!   I knew [...]

To boldly go…

Posted by Tim Tourville Head of Integrated Facilities Management, EMEA In what was a departure from the conventional General Session, the lively Pecha Kucha debate highlighted the challenge of a slow moving economic recovery in the more mature European corporate real estate markets and  six participants addressed the motion ‘The Recession has Crushed Courage’.    [...]