Entries by Mike Scialom

Estate agents can now offer superior digital experience

The traditional High Street estate agent has been further empowered to take the fightback to the digital disruptors by a new suite of products from OneDome, the technology company behind discovery tool Locality Reality. The product toolkit – basically a series of web apps – means an agency will enjoy digital capabilities superior to that […]

Cambridge’s first budget electric bike reviewed

The election of the Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough on May 4 generated some lively campaigning, not least from the independent candidate, local businessman Peter Dawe. Although the political race is run it’s clear that Dawe has a deep interest in and commitment to the region and is intent on developing the social enterprise themes […]

Property ‘safer’ post-Brexit, say investors

A survey of 1,100 UK investors has revealed that Brexit and the snap General Election have impacted UK investment decisions more than any other political event in their lifetime – and respondents are increasingly focusing their attention on traditional asset classes such as property as a result. More than a third (34%) – the equivalent […]

£25m: Biggest-ever residential deal for Cambridge

Having successfully completed a £25m sale of more than 40 terraced Victorian houses plus some flats in the Mill Road area (pictured) of Cambridge, Blues Property is now looking for “a dozen houses-plus for sale in the area”. “The properties were all sold as one job lot to an investment company in London,” owner of […]

Will Ofo launch make UK cycling capital ’appy?

Cycling surely has a part to play in the way cities develop and Cambridge – the UK’s “cycling capital”– has even more options for cyclists following the arrival of new app-based services from Cycle.land and Ofo. Ofo’s new bike sharing scheme, which had its European launch in the city recently, has already proven successful in […]