Richard Pickering

Head of Innovation, EMEA • United Kingdom

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Richard Pickering

Head of Innovation, EMEA • United Kingdom


Richards leads strategic innovation for the EMEA business of Cushman & Wakefield.

Working closely with global transformation, technology and regional counterparts, his responsibilities include guiding the development of the firm’s digital platform in EMEA, driving transformation projects to an overarching business vision, developing the EMEA operating model for Analytics, and acting as the lead EMEA sponsor for digital product development.

Richard is also a keynote speaker on the future of real estate. He publishes a bi-weekly blog, Futures /Cut, with a readership of 6,000, which addresses how technology, society, urbanism and economics are transforming the real estate industry. He is passionate on the subject of regeneration and is the sponsor of a current campaign on the Future of Cities.

Originally trained as a lawyer, Richard since held roles in real estate consulting, and as Head of the UK Insight team for Cushman & Wakefield. He founded C&W’s Futures programme and his immediately prior role was as Chief Strategy Officer for the UK business. He sits on C&W’s UK Exco, its EMEA leadership team and chairs the innovation chapter of the EMEA OpCo.

MBA (Distinction)
MSc Property Appraisal (Distinction)
LPC (Distinction)
BA (Hons) Law (2.1)
Member of the RICS

UK INSIGHTS

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Insights • Economy

Futures Cut - Future of Cities

Sign up to Futures Cut - a personal view of the evolving role of real estate in a world of technological, social and business change, by Richard Pickering, Head of Innovation, EMEA.
Richard Pickering • 04/10/2022
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Insights • Hospitality

Hospitality Market Trends & Data

The latest hospitality market insights are based on the in-depth analysis of our extensive data sets, surveys of investors, operators and lenders and up-to-date market intelligence from our team members on-the-ground in all major European markets.

Bořivoj Vokřínek • 28/09/2022
Housing For Sale
Article • Residential

Latest stamp duty changes and what this means for the UK housing market

Explore how the latest stamp duty changes will affect the UK housing market.
Daryl Perry • 23/09/2022
Future of Cities
Insights • Economy

Future of Cities

Structural forces are creating significant change to how we work, shop, live and move around our cities. Now is the time to consider their future. This is our vision for UK cities in 2040. 
Richard Pickering • 21/09/2022
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MarketBeat • Insights

UK MarketBeat

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyse quarterly UK commercial property activity across office, retail and industrial real estate sectors as well as the Central London residential market. Find data on supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.
Edward Bavister • 18/08/2022
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Insights • Investment

The EMEA Investor Update

A regular update on the commercial real estate investment scene in Europe.
James Young • 16/06/2022
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Insights • Economy

UK Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in the UK.
31/05/2022
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

 
Andrew Fray • 29/11/2021
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Research • Coworking

Coworking Trends

We outline the difference between the offers, along with market leading research on coworking trends across the world.
17/11/2020
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Insights • Retail

Emerging London

Emerging London identifies over 100 locations across the city (excluding central London) and places them into 5 broad categories based on: population, house prices, retail rents and the locality's stage of development.
16/07/2018
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Article

Commercial Property

Dedicated to delivering effective services in the EMEA region. 

What's new

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Cushman & Wakefield Welcomes Tomorrow’s Industry Stars

68 graduates, apprentices and placement students have joined in the UK & Ireland

30/09/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Launches Sale Of 21 Grosvenor Place, SW1

This highly attractive West End office building presents a unique refurbishment and repositioning opportunity, suitable for a number of high value uses including healthcare.

26/09/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Appoints David Gingell As International Partner In EMEA Equity, Debt & Structured Finance Team

Senior hire joins from PGIM Real Estate to lead pan-European activity, focusing on the UK & Ireland.

21/09/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Makes Senior UK Retail Capital Markets Appointment

Josh Vernon to lead Shopping Centre and In-Town Retail Capital Markets activity.

15/09/2022

Canary Wharf Group And Kadans Appoint Leasing Agents For Europe’s Largest Health And Life Sciences Building

Cushman & Wakefield Appointed On 800,000 Sq Ft Commercial Laboratory

08/09/2022

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University Accommodation Providers Face Construction Cost Challenges Against Backdrop of Record Demand

Cushman & Wakefield report reveals rising accommodation costs as well as record demand for places.

08/08/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Acquires Logistics & Industrial Consultancy Burbage Realty Partners Limited

Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has acquired specialist UK logistics and industrial consultancy Burbage Realty Partners Limited (BRPL) as it continues its expansion in the growth sector. 

01/08/2022

Wework Press Release
Strong Leasing Activity Sees London Offices Rebound In Q2 2022

Leasing activity in Central London offices appears to be rebounding with take-up in Q2 2022 amounting to some 3 million square feet.

29/07/2022

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Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Jamie Renison As Head Of Life Sciences Agency UK

Cushman & Wakefield has promoted Jamie Renison to Head of Life Sciences Agency in the UK.

12/05/2022

What's in Store for 2021
Regional Predictions for 2021

Cushman & Wakefield predicts what lies ahead for the UK Regions in 2021.

04/01/2021

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Plans for Former Liverpool Docks Site Revealed

Plans for the transformation of a site situated next to the historic Stanley Dock in Liverpool have been revealed.

18/08/2020

Services

Offices Leasing

Cushman & Wakefield provides a bespoke office leasing service to investor, developer and public sector clients across the UK & Ireland.

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Retail Leasing

With in-depth market knowledge spanning all types of retail property, our Retail Leasing team provides a tailored service to investors, developers, occupiers and public sector clients across the UK and Ireland.

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Industrial Leasing

Cushman & Wakefield provides a dedicated logistics and industrial leasing service to investor, developer and public sector clients across the UK & Ireland.

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MORE INSIGHTS

Data Centers
Article • Data Center

Data center market: investment opportunities in Brazil

Currently, Brazil is the main data center market in Latin America. The increase in technological demand and the growth of cloud computing are some of the factors driving the market. The COVID-19 pandemic has also been a strong enabler for digital transformation.

Luis Fernando Deak • 30/09/2022
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Article

Georgia: An Emerging Market for Life Sciences

Georgia has enormous potential as a life science market, and the state has emerged in recent years as a leader for life science opportunities. The state’s business-friendly climate, lauded higher education system, and highly-educated and diverse workforce lay the groundwork for future growth throughout the state and within the Atlanta market in particular.
Chad Koenig • 27/07/2022
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Article • Lab

Challenges for Life Sciences Projects Means Early Engagement of Project Managers

In this current global economy with supply chain hurdles and inflationary pressures, planning a construction project can be challenging.
Jason D'Orlando • 22/07/2022
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Research • Lab

2022: Life Sciences North American Update

The life sciences industry has been on the rise over the past half-decade thanks to a surge in new products and technology, as well as an influx of capital from both public and private investors.
David Smith • 17/03/2022
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Research • Healthcare

Vital Signs: 2021 Healthcare and Medical Office Report

Cushman & Wakefield's Vital Signs Healthcare and Medical Office report covers the sector's positive outlook and growth.
Lorie Damon • 30/09/2021
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Research • Coworking

Coworking Trends

We outline the difference between the offers, along with market leading research on coworking trends across the world.
17/11/2020
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Article • Industrial

DALLAS - Industrial Performance

The industrial property segment has been among the top performing asset classes in terms of net occupancy growth, rent growth and capital appreciation over the past several years.
Ching-Ting Wang • 12/10/2020
Industrial Warehouse Internal Inventory Racks
Insights • Industrial

HOUSTON - Industrial Performance

The industrial property segment has been among the top performing asset classes in terms of net occupancy growth, rent growth and capital appreciation over the past several years.
Mary Doetterl • 09/10/2020
Industrial Warehouse Internal Inventory Racks
Article • Industrial

ATLANTA - Industrial Performance

The industrial property segment has been among the top performing asset classes in terms of net occupancy growth, rent growth and capital appreciation over the past several years.
Christa DiLalo • 07/10/2020
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Article • Insights

AUSTIN - Why Tenants Need Representation

Cushman & Wakefield’s Tenant Advisory professionals offer expert assistance when it comes to your real estate issues.
28/03/2019
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Insights • Retail

Emerging London

Emerging London identifies over 100 locations across the city (excluding central London) and places them into 5 broad categories based on: population, house prices, retail rents and the locality's stage of development.
16/07/2018

STORIES

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New Unilever North America HQ: Testimony to Brand Strength and Our Cross-Service Platform
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The teams at Cushman & Wakefield worked with ONE to achieve their company vision.
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The teams at Cushman & Wakefield worked with ONE to achieve their company vision.
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