Jessica Thompson

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The demand for electric cars is rising. In 2011, only 1,000 electric vehicles were sold in the UK. In 2018, this number increased to 485,000, with a new electric vehicle being registered with the DVLA every 3.6 seconds, and whilst only 3-4% of all vehicles are now plug in, this figure is expected to be 10% by 2020. Why is the market for electric vehicles expanding so rapidly? Arguably the most important reason is that…
The British Property Federation has commissioned a report, Lost in translation: How can real estate make the most of the PropTech revolution, which considers the opportunities and challenges posed by PropTech to the real estate sector. Authored by Future Cities Catapult, the report notes that there is a strong correlation between digitisation and productivity. While real estate is not the least digitised economic sector, there is “significant untapped potential” and opportunities remain. Indeed, if the sector…