GWI chair Susie Ellis cuts the ribbon on the new research, as sponsors help with hard hats and shovels

GWI highlights findings from first wellness community study

Wellness communities are seeing high consumer demand, according to new research from the Global Wellness Institute due out in January. GWI researchers Ophelia Yeung and Katherine Johnston presented key findings from their report, Build Well to Live Well, at the Global Wellness Summit being held this week in Palm Beach, Florida. Johnston and Yeung called the report “the most important research we’ve undertaken”. “It’s not just because it’s a hot new industry market – but because it’s about where and how we live,” said Johnston. Johnston and Yeung reported that…

Read More
City of London

The West End wins big property deals as London office space take-up soars

Take-up of office space in central London surpassed a 10-year average in the third quarter this year. Central London take-up was 3.4m sq ft, marking a quarterly increase of three per cent, and beating a 10-year average of 3.1m sq ft, according to the latest figures from global real estate advisor CBRE. The largest deal of the quarter was a 549,800 sq ft pre-let at 21 Moorfields, a proposed development connected to the new Crossrail station. The largest space under offer was a part of The Stage development in Shoreditch.…

Read More
spread of products into American households

UploadVR Editorial: VR Is Exactly Where It Needs To Be

Just a year ago, statements like these were the rave in the tech industry: Virtual Reality is the last medium; Virtual and Augmented Reality are going to the be the most social platforms ever; Now, there are publications writing that VR is dying or dead. The reality is that VR is already more engaging than other platforms and we have the data to prove it. When we started Mega Particle, we wanted to see VR’s performance against three main aspects/KPIs: Presence should result in more engagement per user than other platforms. VR…

Read More