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21 May 2021 | Property management

Counting the costs of empty properties

Many property owners focus on the lost rental revenue when calculating the cost of an empty building, but, says Dot Dot Dot chief executive Peter Brown, there are many more savings to be had when using property guardians.

20 May 2021 | Property management

On the ground: Regeneration schemes and gradual decants – build and flex

Director of Services, Mark Ackroyd, explains how tailored workflows and a flexible long-term approach can help our clients to achieve their goals.

20 May 2021 | Property management

Working with property developers across the country to care for empty buildings and the communities around them

This month, we explore how our experience of working with different types of building and a diverse client base has given us the knowledge to best support our clients, not just in their vacant property needs and redevelopment plans but in stakeholder relationship building and fulfilling their CSR objectives.

Data proves that everybody really does need good neighbours

A recent report highlights the importance of strong community infrastructure and neighbourliness explains our founder, Katharine Hibbert.

Dot Dot Dot and Keniston Housing Association announce partnership in Bromley

Outside of Bromley building in the sunshine

Former sheltered housing in Bromley is to become the base for a group of property guardians who volunteer in the local community, thanks to a new partnership between Dot Dot Dot and Keniston Housing Association. The first guardians moved into Robert Whyte House at the end of last week. They will aim to keep the… Read More

16 April 2021 | Property management

On the ground: How we work in regeneration schemes and gradual decants

In this month’s ‘On the ground’ blog, we look at the way that guardianship can support projects that involve large numbers of flats or houses as they are decanted across a regeneration or refurbishment project.

16 April 2021 | Property management

What does property guardianship free you up to do?

CEO Peter Brown explores one of the benefits of property guardianship: freeing up our clients to spend their time on their other priorities.

Supporting long-term placemaking with Poplar HARCA in east London

We explore our partnership with Poplar HARCA, a housing association leading long-term regeneration and placemaking in east London.

Silver linings on the high street

Our founder, Katharine Hibbert, explores the silver lining of Britain’s empty high streets: an opportunity to build back better.

26 March 2021 | Guardian stories, Volunteering

Guardian of the month: Laura Chaitow

We caught up with our Oxford guardian, Laura, who has been volunteering supporting her nursing colleagues throughout the pandemic.

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