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 Reflective Tweets from visits to Sydney, Melbourne and SingaporeDate added: 30/03/2016

Reflective Tweets from visits to Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore
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 The Changing Face of Retail: the space race is over!Date added: 06/02/2015

In recent years we have had a plethora of reports commentating on the health of the High Street – or should I say the so-called death of the High Street...
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 DEALING WITH JAPANESE KNOTWEED AND OTHER NON-NATIVE SPECIESDate added: 29/07/2014

Reflections on a Seminar organised by the British Land Reclamation Society University of the West of England - Tuesday 24 April 2014
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 The Economic Impact of Property (Advice)Date added: 28/05/2014

As I write this thought piece I am mindful of a number of things. Firstly, that I am a member of the RICS (The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) with knowledge and expertise around the use and ‘value’ of assets
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 The State of Retail – Autumn 2013Date added: 16/09/2013

As we move towards the Autumn, it will be interesting to see how the economy unfolds. This reflective piece comments on the economy and the retail scene.
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 Vibrant and Viable Places – New Regeneration FrameworkDate added: 04/02/2013

Consultation response by Robert I Chapman, Chartered Surveyor, member of the Institute of Economic Development and Director of Robert Chapman & Company Ltd: a niche commercial property, land and regeneration consultancy (est. 1st April 2001).
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 City Regions in Wales - a point of view from an advocateDate added: 15/10/2012

Robert Chapman Chartered Surveyor, Property Adviser and Regeneration Practitioner
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 Cardiff CR - interviews with bus + edos etc.pdfDate added: 08/10/2012

'A synopsis of interviews with the business constituency and regeneration officers in the Cardiff City Region, together with an analysis of written submissions.'
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 City Region InterviewsDate added: 08/10/2012

A comparison of interviews with Chief Executive Officers in the Cardiff City Region v the Manchester City Region.
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 Introduction – presentation to the IEDDate added: 21/09/2012

What is the Future of Local Economic Development in Wales? ‘‘Has Local Economic Development been ‘hijacked’ by regeneration’’?
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 ‘Response to Welsh Government Sustainable Development Bill’Date added: 17/07/2012

by guest contributor Evocati Limited.
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 People and PlacesDate added: 17/07/2012

Regeneration Practitioner Robert Chapman gives a point of view
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 Examples of different types of Property DisposalDate added: 11/04/2012

Quirky
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 Examples of different types of Property DisposalDate added: 11/04/2012

Office
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 Examples of different types of Property DisposalDate added: 11/04/2012

Residential
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 Examples of different types of Property DisposalDate added: 11/04/2012

Industrial
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 Examples of Office AcquisitionsDate added: 04/04/2012


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 The Role of a city-region as a territorial vehicle for innovative governance and economic development.Date added: 02/04/2012

Robert Chapman’s research on city-regions
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 The Importance of receiving Property Advice – the missing linkDate added: 02/04/2012

A presentation by Chartered Surveyor, Robert Chapman.
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 It’s the economy stupid!Date added: 03/06/2011

Bill Clinton used this mantra to good effect but with the recent announcement of a new Welsh Government what are we to make of Wales performance and the delivery of the elusive devolutionary (economic) dividend? Robert Chapman, Chartered Surveyor offers a personal reflection.
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 Innovation is not for superheroes – it’s a frame of mindDate added: 03/06/2011

What does a humble Chartered Surveyor and MRICS know about innovation? A legitimate question in these interesting times but then one doesn’t need to be a ‘cutting-edge’ scientist or R&D expert to know about innovation because actually innovation is accessible to all.
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 THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & THE RICSDate added: 03/06/2011

By way of introduction, this article focuses on the built environment, the catalyst for which was the ‘Construct 2010: building a sustainable future’ conference held in Cardiff on 13th October last year (2010).
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 1010 – The PlanDate added: 26/10/2009

Robert Chapman & Company have signed up to the 1010 plan – a national drive to reduce the UK’s gas emissions by 10% during 1010 (www.1010uk.org).
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 UK City of CultureDate added: 07/10/2009

Robert Chapman expresses a personal view on the UK City of Culture and why Cardiff (Wales) ought to compete.
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 Chapter Arts Centre - The Next ChapterDate added: 30/10/2008

As a Board member, Robert Chapman is very much behind this exciting redevelopment project.
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 Sustainable Development - an inconvenient truthDate added: 17/10/2006

A personal view on sustainability and global warming.
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 PROPERTY ACQUISITION: HOW IT CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE?Date added: 23/08/2006

A resume of experiences with case studies.
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 REGENERATION: MAKING A DIFFERENCEDate added: 01/09/2005

A resume portfolio of regeneration work carried out by Robert Chapman & Company
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 HOW PROPERTY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR BUSINESSDate added: 01/02/2005

Discover the tangible benefits that five companies in South Wales experienced when they took action.
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 PUTTING OLD BUILDINGS TO PRODUCTIVE NEW USESDate added: 05/01/2005

A brief report on the fourth annual conference, which took place in April 2005.
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 THE MISSING LINKDate added: 01/02/2004

In a recent presentation, Robert Chapman argues that Property is the Cinderella of Business Strategy, and therefore should move more substantially into the centre ground of business considerations for large and small & medium sized enterprises (SME's).
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 PROPERTY GRANTS AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO REGENERATION IN THE WELSH ECONOMYDate added: 01/04/2003

Property grants can, and do, contribute to regeneration in the Welsh economy.
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 EURO BATTLEDate added: 01/06/2001

Do we want the Euro or not?
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 LAW OF THE LANDDate added: 01/12/2000

Environmental legislation will mean implications to land owners and developers
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 WALES MUST HAVE HI-TECH BOOSTDate added: 01/06/2000

A lack of modern hi-tech buildings could cause Wales's economy to falter
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