Former Squire & Partners and Canary Wharf Group director Chris Hartiss has joined construction “scale-up” company Modulous, as has ex-UBS man Correy Voo.
Boomin’s new “SmartVal” service aims to provide “a more accurate online valuation for visitors to the site with a mix of technology, data and timely interactive engagement with experienced local agents.”
Canadian firm Dye & Durham has acquired TM Group for £91.5 million.
Andrew Baum, leader of the Future of Real Estate Initiative at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, is to join Pi Labs as a Research & Strategy Partner.
The RIPA (Reducing Invalid Planning Application) and BoPS (Back office Planning System) web apps represent “a step towards a fully digital planning system,” says Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick.
“The government remains a strong champion of UPRNs,” says Housing Minister Christopher Pincher.
Boomin has recruited Zoopla’s former Commercial Director, Athena Hubble, as Managing Director.
Online retailer Lick has caused a stir in the DIY interiors space since it launched last year.
“In two or three years’ time, I’d like us to be known not only as ‘the place I found my property’, but also ‘the place that helped me move in’, which is quite a big shift,” says Rightmove’s Chief Product & Technology Officer, Tarah Lourens.
Only one in ten customers want a text or WhatsApp message from their estate agent, according to property software brand Alto.
Aareon AG has made its second property management tech acquisition in the UK this year, snapping up Fixflo for an undisclosed amount.
The Luxury Property Forum’s May webinar panel includes Lees Associates’ Andrew Paulson, Bold & Reeves’ Bill Shipton, OKTO Technologies and OKTO Air’s Philip Dowds, and Nurul Basher of web design agency Space Galleon.