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We’ve been busy bees with lots to share.

From what we’ve been up to lately to our discoveries and findings in all things cities, building and transport, have a look and we’re sure you’ll find something useful!

Here come the bikes, do-do-do-do

Here come the bikes, do-do-do-do

While it has been a long and lonely few months for many of us (little darling), the silver lining is that bikes are returning to the streets…in droves. Cities across the globe are witnessing historic increases in ridership: 52% in NYC, 300% in Melbourne, 48% in...

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End of trip facilities – the new normal during Covid-19

End of trip facilities – the new normal during Covid-19

End of trip facilities are now a standard expectation for offices and workplaces across Australia, and around the world. Over the last ten or so years these facilities have become more and more popular, improving efficient use of space and ease of use for building...

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5 end of trip facilities ideas for commercial buildings

5 end of trip facilities ideas for commercial buildings

More and more people are placing an increasing focus on their health; according to by health tracking and training app Vida Health, daily exercise minutes of their users have increased 43% since the outbreak of COVID-19 began. Because of this increased focus on health...

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Turning lemons into lemonade

Turning lemons into lemonade

From towels and lockers to face masks and beds When the number of coronavirus cases started ramping up across the globe, we knew that business (and life for that matter) was going to be far from normal for quite a while. Unemployment rates had already skyrocketed and...

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Communicate your way out of towel loss

Communicate your way out of towel loss

For every building offering a (complimentary) towel service, it’s almost inevitable: towel loss. Do towels magically grow legs and walk off? Probably not. A more likely scenario would be that some people are still half asleep, even after a refreshing shower (we get...

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Horizontal bike parking: why bike rooms need it

Horizontal bike parking: why bike rooms need it

When it comes to bike parking, there’s no one size fits all. While some go full Lycra riding a race bike every day of the week, others rather enjoy a casual, easy ride on their Dutch bike. This very fact means the following: different riders ride different bikes and,...

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How to meet varying bike parking needs in the UK

How to meet varying bike parking needs in the UK

Variety is the spice of life, or so they say. Who are “they” you ask? “They” are 52.4% of the respondents to a recent survey conducted by Five At Heart in London whereby we asked what aspects are currently not featuring in developments/portfolios that would be a great...

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How to maximise space in your facility

How to maximise space in your facility

Just like the button on your jeans post Christmas, developments often feel the squeeze when it comes to space availability for bike parking and wellness facilities. Sadly, there is no “building diet” to free up space for much-needed bike parking but there are some...

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Global Trends.

Global Trends.

Trends, by nature, look to the past in order to better predict the future. But if there’s one thing this year has taught us so far, it’s that the future is always unpredictable. 2020 has been heavily defined by a pandemic that has caused disruptions large and small to...

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