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BCO ESG Seminar: Opportunities & Challenges in Achieving the SDGs in Real Estate
Event Location: London
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**This event is fully booked, and the waiting list is now full** The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 goals set out by the United Nations with the aim to address economic, social, environmental and governance issues and to provide a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Successful implementation requires all sectors including real estate to champion these.

05 Mar 2020 08:00

BCO Scotland Research Launch: The Rise of Flexible Workspace in the Corporate Sector
Event Location: Edinburgh
Open To All Places Available

Flexible ways of working are evolving rapidly with more and more large corporate occupiers offering flexible and co-working spaces.

05 Mar 2020 18:00

BCO NextGen South West: Talk & Tour of Thatchers Cider HQ
Event Location: Winscombe
Open To All Places Available

Wylde IA have completed an exciting project at the Thatchers Cider headquarters in Sandford, UK in collaboration with Furniture23 and Artworks.

12 Mar 2020 17:30

2020 Midlands & Central England Awards Lunch
Event Location: Birmingham
Open To All Places Available

Join us at the ICC Birmingham to celebrate the region’s leading projects and the talented professional teams that make them happen, from design through to delivery. A firm fixture in the regional calendar, the Midlands & Central Awards lunch is a networking occasion not to be missed.

20 Mar 2020 12:00

BCO North, UKGBC & Cundall Seminar: Year of Net Zero - Achieving Net Zero Carbon for New and Existing Offices
Event Location: Manchester
Members Only Places Available

We have seen a tide of change over the past year, with organisations, governments, local authorities and now the construction industry declaring climate emergencies and setting targets to be net zero carbon.

25 Mar 2020 08:00

BCO NextGen Midlands: 2020 Colour Trends & the Future Workplace
Event Location: Birmingham
Open To All Places Available

Join the British Council for Offices NextGen for an engaging colour focused evening presentation and discussions where we will be exploring the latest colour trends for 2020, informed by PPG, a global leader in paints and coatings.

26 Mar 2020 17:30

CIBSE YEN South West & BCO NextGen: Construction Charity Pub Quiz 2020
Event Location: Bristol
Members Only Places Available

You may think you know about construction - but do you? Find it out by answering our killer questions and win a cash prize!

26 Mar 2020 18:00

BCO NextGen North: Talk & Tour of Sunlight House
Event Location: Manchester
Open To All Places Available

Sunlight House (constructed in 1932) has remained largely unchanged however has recently undergone a transformative refurbishment. Through sensitive interventions that complemented the existing architecture, this landmark Grade II listed building has delivered on its potential to create a wide variety of work settings where occupants can meet, relax and collaborate.

31 Mar 2020 08:00

BCO North Research Launch: What Workers Want
Event Location: Manchester
Open To All Places Available

The seminar will review the new results from the fourth edition of the What Workers Want survey that has been produced by Savills since 2008.

02 Apr 2020 08:00

BCO & BCO NextGen South West: Talk & Tour of Hodge House
Event Location: Cardiff
Open To All Places Available

Owner Legal & General has undertaken a comprehensive refurbishment and re-branding to bring the 110,000 sq ft, Grade II listed, eight-storey Hodge House office building in Cardiff city centre into the 21st century as a workplace fit for the next generation of occupiers. Join us for a tour shortly after completion and be amongst the first to experience the transformation first hand.

23 Apr 2020 17:30

2020 Scottish Awards Lunch
Event Location: Glasgow
Open To All Places Available

Widely regarded as one of the best property networking events, the BCO Scottish Awards Lunch is a great opportunity to stimulate new thinking on the design, development and occupation of offices and celebrate the achievements of the talented professional teams in our industry.

24 Apr 2020 12:00

2020 London Awards Lunch
Event Location: London
Open To All Places Available

Following last year’s sell-out lunch we very much look forward to celebrating London’s leading projects and the talented professional teams that make them happen.

28 Apr 2020 12:00

2020 Northern Awards Dinner
Event Location: Manchester
Open To All Places Available

The Northern Awards Dinner will be returning to The Principal Manchester for its nineteenth Regional Awards Dinner. With its striking Victorian architecture, The Principal Manchester is an unmistakable landmark in the city's skyline and will again provide the perfect setting for the celebrations.

30 Apr 2020 19:00

2020 South of England & South Wales Awards Dinner
Event Location: Bristol
Open To All Places Available

**ON WAITING LIST** We will be returning to We The Curious for the annual South West & South Wales Awards celebration. This first-class venue in Bristol’s Harbourside will once again provide the perfect location to celebrate excellence in office space in your region.

14 May 2020 19:00

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The Property Industry Alliance (PIA) was formed in 2006 to facilitate closer working between the leading representative and professional bodies in the commercial real estate industry. Today, it has eight member organisations: the Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF); the British Council for Offices (BCO); the British Property Federation (BPF); the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (CREFC) Europe; the Investment Property Forum (IPF), Revo, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI UK). Each of these organisations has its own mission, but they serve overlapping constituencies with interests that sometimes align sufficiently to warrant a coordinated approach.

28 Feb 2020

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The research, via a circular economy approach sets out ways we can begin to meet the challenges in our future workplaces: the choice of building materials, how they are combined and how they are put together in a way that creates space to achieve such imperative targets.The exploration reveals that the relationship between business rates and rents in regional markets is stronger than in London. The changes experiences in rates paid appear to be reflected in the adjustment of rental values most strongly in retail markets but also in the office market.

03 Dec 2019

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This Briefing Note summarises the findings of a workshop which facilitated debate and discussion on this topic. The workshop focussed on the business case for a productive office; identified the current barriers to update and considered the way forward for the industry in overcoming some of the challenges.

06 Nov 2019

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