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The Secret Agent Report - Coronavirus

March 2020

Coronavirus

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In this report, Secret Agent will consider some of the downstream effects of the new coronavirus outbreak.

The Secret Agent Report - Cool Homes

February 2020

Cool Homes

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In this report, Secret Agent will look into the problems around air conditioning from an environmental, societal and behavioural perspective. We will also bring to light a variety of other cooling methods that should be considered as an alternative to air conditioning usage. 

The Secret Agent Report - Water Views

December 2019

Water Views

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The benefit of being able to see or enjoy the water from where we live is widely acknowledged as highly desirable and it would be easy, even logical, to assume that water-side homes and apartments are considered more valuable than those that aren’t accompanied by such a significant natural advantage.

In this report, Secret Agent will discuss water and the value it can add to property.

The Secret Agent Report - Upzoning

November 2019

Upzoning

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In this report, Secret Agent will take a deeper look into upzoning and how it has been impacting property markets in various cities of the world. We will consider research by geographer Michael Storper in order to discuss the case for and against upzoning.

The Secret Agent Report - Shrinking Cities

October 2019

Shrinking Cities

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In this report, Secret Agent will discuss the potential impact of de-urbanisation and shrinking cities.