• A unique blend of training and consultancy services

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  • Working with organisations seeking competitive advantage in a changing urban world

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  • Optimising the productivity and impact of built and human assets

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  • Addressing risk and embracing responsibility to drive performance

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  • Responding to and influencing the drivers of global change

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  • A unique blend of training and consultancy services

  • Working with organisations seeking competitive advantage in a changing urban world

  • Optimising the productivity and impact of built and human assets

  • Addressing risk and embracing responsibility to drive performance

  • Responding to and influencing the drivers of global change

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Embracing a Changing Future at Airport City Manchester

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Embracing a Changing Future at Airport City Manchester

The joint venture partners* of Airport City Manchester have launched an Embracing a Changing Future Prospectus and are asking for stakeholder feedback on their aspirations for delivering positive, long-lasting impacts…
November 20, 2017/by Timia Berthomé
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Jon Lovell joins line-up for Property Investor Europe Summit 2017

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Jon Lovell joins line-up for Property Investor Europe Summit 2017

Hillbreak Director and co-founder, Jon Lovell, will be appearing as part of a discussion panel on sustainability at The Property Investor Europe Summit, to be held in London on the 14th of November. The panel, moderated…
November 10, 2017/by Timia Berthomé

Miles Keeping to address Hermes’ RPI Awards

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Miles Keeping to address Hermes’ RPI Awards

Hillbreak Director and Co-Founder, Miles Keeping, will be speaking at the renowned Hermes’ RPI Awards on Monday 13th of November, alongside Hermes’ Andrew Parry (Head of Equities & Impact investment) and…
November 10, 2017/by Timia Berthomé
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Real Estate Fundamentals for ESG Professionals – New Course Date Announced

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Real Estate Fundamentals for ESG Professionals – New Course Date Announced

Hillbreak is pleased to release a further date for its highly-regarded "Real Estate Fundamentals" training course for sustainability and responsible property investment professionals. The intensive one-day course…
September 29, 2017/by Jon Lovell
APC Revision With Hillbreak

Last few places available for APC Success courses, Spring 2018

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Last few places available for APC Success courses, Spring 2018

Our APC Success Preparation and Revision Courses for Spring 2018 are now almost fully booked, with only a few places still remaining. Places are fast running out on our three-day intensive course, available for…
September 6, 2017/by Timia Berthomé

Hillbreak appointed to BMO Real Estate Partners ESG Committee

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Hillbreak appointed to BMO Real Estate Partners ESG Committee

Hillbreak, the market-leading training and advisory specialist in responsible investment for real estate organisations, has been appointed to the Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Committee of BMO Real…
July 28, 2017/by Jon Lovell

Strategic Foresight: Stage 6 – Acting on an Agreed Agenda

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Strategic Foresight: Stage 6 – Acting on an Agreed Agenda

Acting on an Agreed Agenda Given that strategic foresight inherently has a long and broad horizon, the challenge to those concerned with taking action today to secure a better future tomorrow lies largely in forging…
July 20, 2017/by John Ratcliffe

Strategic Foresight: Stage 5 – Planning Strategic Options

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Strategic Foresight: Stage 5 – Planning Strategic Options

Planning Strategic Options Strategic planning options are the policy pathways that transport the realm of long-term, big-picture vision to the reality of the need for a set of actionable tactics to tackle present…
July 4, 2017/by John Ratcliffe

Strategic Foresight: Stage 4 – Visioning a Preferred Future

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Strategic Foresight: Stage 4 – Visioning a Preferred Future

Visioning a Preferred Future The essential purpose of Strategic Foresight is to make better, and more informed decisions in the present. All organisations, however, need to ask the basic questions about their…
June 15, 2017/by John Ratcliffe

The Age of #PropTech Dawns!

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The Age of #PropTech Dawns!

Contrary to ‘populist’ opinion, ‘globalisation’ has not stopped. Digital convergence, oblivious of boundaries, has moved it ascendantly to the clouds. Vast streams of information and data constantly wash…
June 13, 2017/by John Ratcliffe
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Climate Risk & Resilience – A Hillbreak Call to Action

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Climate Risk & Resilience – A Hillbreak Call to Action

Hillbreak was privileged to be invited to participate in the inaugural GRESB Spring Conference at Siemens' inspiring building, The Crystal (dual-rated BREEAM Outstanding and LEED Platinum), in London earlier this…
May 17, 2017/by Jon Lovell

Strategic Foresight: Stage 3 – Forecasting Alternative Scenarios

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Strategic Foresight: Stage 3 – Forecasting Alternative Scenarios

Forecasting Alternative Scenarios Essentially, forecasting involves generating the widest range of creative possibilities, then consolidating and prioritising the most useful for an organisation to consider and prepare…
May 16, 2017/by John Ratcliffe
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Potential £10bn rental bombshell just twelve months away

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Potential £10bn rental bombshell just twelve months away

London – Friday 14 April 2017 Potential £10bn rental bombshell just twelve months away in buildings failing green standards Research on the impact of new green standards has estimated the value of failing…
April 14, 2017/by Jon Lovell
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Strategic Foresight: Stage 2 – Scanning the Horizon

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Strategic Foresight: Stage 2 – Scanning the Horizon

Scanning the Horizon In this second article in our six-part series on Conducting Corporate Foresight, we focus on the Scanning the Horizon phase, which follows on from having established the Strategic Question…
March 30, 2017/by John Ratcliffe

Social Value – A Force for Good?

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Social Value – A Force for Good?

Force for good – or the Emperor’s new clothes? “Doing well by doing good” has long been a familiar dictum in both the ethical business and the responsible built environment milieux. Sometimes attributed…
March 24, 2017/by John Ratcliffe

Hillbreak verdict on Government “MEES” guidance

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Hillbreak verdict on Government “MEES” guidance

The Government recently published its guidance to landlords on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards for non-domestic property, a matter on which much confusion and uncertainty has prevailed. So, have the outstanding…
March 3, 2017/by Miles Keeping
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“It’s been a pleasure to work with Hillbreak over the past year. We value their flexibility of approach, intellectual rigour and creativity. Jon and Miles have genuine insight into the real estate sector and a good grip on the emerging trends in sustainability. Working with them has helped us to identify what being a sustainability leader looks like for our business.”

TH Real Estate Global Real Estate Investment Manager | $99.1bn AUM at July 2017


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