Photos by Mark Weeks Last Wednesday, CBRE and Freehold held an interview with rugby behemoth Gareth Thomas where the openly gay, openly HIV-positive and openly Welsh former captain gave us an incredible insight into his revolutionary life on the field, what he has been up to since retirement and of course answering those all important questions…
A week ago today over 800 bright eyed industry professionals descended onto six different locations across the country to take part in the 2022 LandAid SleepOut - back from the 2 year covid-induced hiatus and here to tackle youth homelessness. The largest of these locations, Canada Water accounted for about 300 of those and was…
With so much going on this week to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March, we thought we'd share some of the industry events you might like to attend, including the first one - chaired by Freehold's brand new co-chair, Kelly Canterford! Tuesday 8th March 2022 9.30am – 12pm RICS International Women’s Day 2022 -…
20 Great LGBT+ Movies Previous Next If you fancy watching a great LGBTQ film this weekend, take your pick from the below – some new, some older, but all are worth a watch! My Own Private Idaho (1991) Gus Van Sant's loose Shakespearean adaptation brought New Queer Cinema into the mainstream, with River Phoenix as a young,…
In the first of our LGBT+ History Month posts, we have a look at some of the current literature that is out there. It’s important to know our history, look at some of the challenges that we face and continue to face, and look at how we can make the future better for LGBT+ people.…
After 10 trailblazing years, our co-founders and co-chairs David Mann and Saleem Fazal are passing the baton on to fellow board members, Kelly Canterford and Scott Parsons who will become our new co-chairs this month.
Supporting LGBT+ staff in the wake of cancelled London Pride
In 2011, a chance meeting between two LGBT+ property professionals was the spark that created Freehold. Join us for the evening on Thursday 21st October for our big sparkly birthday bash to celebrate ten years of connecting and empowering the industry’s LGBT+ community.
I am a lesbian and I am visible. But it hasn’t always been that way. I struggled, like many people do with coming to terms with my sexuality and eventually coming out.
As part of LGBTQ+ History month, Savills was honoured to have hosted a webinar with human rights and LGBTQ+ campaigner Peter Tatchell.
The Future is a Digital Twin – just like now (but better and with a twin)
We are delighted to announce the appointment of five new board members to expand help us promote diversity within the property industry.
Would anyone disagree with the old adage “Life is precious” ? I doubt it especially given the rollercoaster of emotions we have all experienced this past year.
Marko Salopek shares some thoughts on navigating a way in to the industry as a LGBTQ+ student.
For three years EG has been surveying the industry to see how people who identify as LGBTQ+ feel in the industry, how wide the sector’s understanding of LGBTQ+ people and issues is and whether attitudes have improved.
Freehold with other real estate networks pledge to support LandAid and the fight against youth homelessness.
Freehold co-founder David Mann speaks to the RICS about being an openly gay man in real estate.
In this upbeat personal story, Simon talks us through his successful 30-year career in design and the built environment