Local authorities (49%) and pension funds / insurance companies / banks (48%) were more likely to select Estates Gazette compared with the other industry sectors. Half of those surveyed across the five industry sectors selected Estates Gazette (50%) as the most useful publication for its coverage of environmental and planning issues and only a small number selected Property Week (6%).

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Four in ten (40%) selected Estates Gazette as the most useful publication for news about people and events in property and around one in four (23%) selected Property Week. Although Estates Gazette was the main choice of solicitors (29% selecting) for news about people and events in property, Property Week was selected at a higher level (21%) compared with most of the other attributes surveyed.

Just under half those surveyed across the five industry sectors selected Estates Gazette (46%) as the most useful publication for general features and interviews compared with one in five who selected Property Week (21%) Local authorities were the main supporters of Estates Gazette (61%) followed by agents / surveyors (57%), whilst Property Week was selected to a very similar extent (21% / 22%) by all sectors except local authorities (10%).

The proportion of solicitors (34%) who nominated Estates Gazette as most useful for general features and interviews was at a lower level compared with the five industry sectors. Estates Gazette was by far the main choice of those surveyed across the five industry sectors (70%) as the most effective publication in general for property advertising. Selection of Property Week was at a very low level (7%).