First steps on our digital journey

First steps on our digital journey

When I started, I promised (at the EG TechTalk Live) that, where possible, I would share what we’re doing and the things we’re learning. So…in 2018/19, Palmer Capital is focussing on data. Specifically; sourcing, capturing and cleaning our data to enable the customer...
Core UK Real Estate: Time to Invest?

Core UK Real Estate: Time to Invest?

I was at a drinks party before Christmas where the mood in the room was mixed about the prospects for UK real estate for the year ahead. An industry friend of mine and investor told me that he wouldn’t be investing in 2018 as we were too deep into the current cycle...
PropTech – Approach with Caution

PropTech – Approach with Caution

I have a fantastic idea to sell to corporates. I’m going to develop a tool that uses APIs to scrape social media platforms, deploying Artificial Intelligence to build a profile of what employees most enjoy doing in their time off. I will then use automated robots to...
Demographics UK: Cross currents

Demographics UK: Cross currents

The relationship between demographics and property development has tended to correlate positively, mainly because growth in population typically results in more demand for property and vice versa. This remains the case today, but there is a twist: demographic shifts...
Predictions in UK Real Estate for 2018…

Predictions in UK Real Estate for 2018…

The year ahead should be dominated in the UK by the debate over what kind of society we want to live in, with politicians setting out the vision for the UK post Brexit. It should be the time we discuss the rise of technology and growing social inequality as the owners...