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Call Off Duty: help stamp it out

2 December 2016 0:02 am

Property Week is calling on chancellor Philip Hammond to reverse damaging reforms to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) made by George Osborne.

Bruce Ritchie at Mipim

Call Off Duty - the industry reacts

2 December 2016 5:08 am

Property Week is calling on chancellor Philip Hammond to reverse damaging reforms to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) , and has backing from across the sector.

Hammersmith Embankment campus, London

Four US firms vie to buy business parks

2 December 2016 0:36 am

A quartet of US firms are battling it out to buy Goodman and Legal & General Property’s £475m business park portfolio, Property Week can reveal.

Sadiq Khan

London mayor launches initiative to protect workspaces

2 December 2016 11:54 am

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to recruit a team of entrepreneurs and business leaders to help protect London’s workshops, studios and workspaces.

Harbour Exchange

Chinese sauce and condiment giant buys office in Docklands

2 December 2016 10:04 am

Chinese soy sauce manufacturer Lee Kum Kee has acquired a Docklands office building from Clearbell for £37m.

Nigel Hugill

Urban & Civic brushes Brexit aside as it posts annual growth figures

2 December 2016 9:38 am

Urban & Civic saw net asset value and profit rise in the year to the end of September, brushing aside concerns over Brexit.

Woodberry Down

Berkeley hit by stamp duty hike and Brexit uncertainty

2 December 2016 9:13 am

Up-market housebuilder Berkeley has revealed demand fell 20% during the first half of its financial year due to the stamp duty hike and Brexit.

Glanmore Property Fund

Glanmore enters liquidation

2 December 2016 8:51 am

Glanmore Property Fund has been placed into voluntary liquidation following a sale of the fund’s remaining assets.

China UK investment

China’s Henry Global agrees first UK investmet partnership

2 December 2016 8:44 am

InvestUK today has secured a partnership agreement with Henry Global Consulting Group, one of China’s largest overseas property investors, to participate in InvestUK’s $1bn Education Bond, targeted at UK affordable housing.

M7 Rising Sun

M7 Real Estate invests in IPSX

2 December 2016 7:14 am

IPSX has secured funding from M7 Real Estate in the current International Property Securities Exchange funding round.

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Nigel Hugill

Urban & Civic brushes Brexit aside as it posts annual growth figures

2 December 2016

Urban & Civic saw net asset value and profit rise in the year to the end of September, brushing aside concerns over Brexit.

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Call Off Duty - the campaign

2 December 2016

Hopes, if not expectations, were running high last week when the chancellor stood up at the despatch box in the House of Commons. Much of the property industry had been lobbying hard for Philip Hammond to reverse at least ...

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Property Week Digital Edition - 2 December 2016

2 December 2016

Call Off Duty campaign - Gerry Hughes interview - Focus on Occupiers - London affordable housing

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Student Accommodation Supplement - 2 December 2016

2 December 2016

‘Designer digs’ - Brexit’s impact on student accommodation - German expansion

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Liz Hamson, editor of Propety Week

Back Property Week’s campaign to Call Off Duty

2 December 2016

When Philip Hammond failed to mention stamp duty in last week’s Autumn Statement, there were sighs of disappointment all round.

Philip Hammond

Call Off Duty - the campaign

2 December 2016

Hopes, if not expectations, were running high last week when the chancellor stood up at the despatch box in the House of Commons. Much of the property industry had been lobbying hard for Philip Hammond to reverse at least ...

Steve Norris

The chancellor needs to see sense on stamp duty

2 December 2016

It’s good to see Property Week organising its Call Off Duty campaign to get chancellor Philip Hammond to understand just how destructive George Osborne’s changes to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) have been.

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Big Interviews

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GVA’s new ringmaster: Gerry Hughes interview

30 November 2016

When Swedish private equity firm EQT announced in October that it was renaming Bilfinger GVA’s parent company Apleona, the new name for Bilfinger GVA itself was conspicuous by its absence.

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Hoola development, Royal Docks, London

Q&A: Venn’s Paul House on meeting PRS funding needs

1 December 2016

Venn Partners last week announced the launch of the first bond to be issued through the government’s £3.5bn private rented sector (PRS) guarantee scheme.

Sadiq Khan

Khan takes carrot and stick approach to housing crisis

1 December 2016

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has unveiled major changes to London planning guidance in a bid to speed up and increase the delivery of affordable housing in the capital.

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Croydon council earmarks 50 sites for 1,000 new homes

1 December 2016

Croydon Council’s development company Brick by Brick has identified more than 50 sites for housing and revealed plans to develop 1,000 homes in total.

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Autumn Statement Reaction

Philip Hammond

Autumn Statement: inadequate business rate plans dishearten industry

29 November 2016

The overwhelming consensus on chancellor Philip Hammond’s first - and apparently last - Autumn Statement was one of frustration.

Corporation Tax

Autumn Statement: property industry left in limbo over interest deductibility

29 November 2016

The chancellor had lots to say on housing and infrastructure in his first and last Autumn Statement but what was missing were the changes needed to take the brakes off private sector investment. 

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