LATEST PROPERTY NEWS
London & Regional Properties is set to splash out £600m on two of the largest hotels in the UK - the Hilton Metropoles in London and Birmingham.
Private equity giant Blackstone is planning an assault on the European urban logistics sector after acquiring a portfolio of French assets managed by M7 Real Estate.
Office take-up in Manchester last year was almost double the estimated take-up in Birmingham, according to the latest figures.
London is facing an urban logistics crisis - and potential food shortages - because supply chains are “not fit for purpose”, the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned.
The Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund has acquired a £51.8m portfolio of residential buildings in Croydon, south London, from an overseas investor.
Auction House London has listed a bumper £6m lot in the catalogue for its February sale.
Bericote Properties has secured planning permission for its £150m logistics development in the North West.
U+I, the property regeneration group, has joined forces with Colony NorthStar, to launch a €300m (£260m) joint venture platform to invest in the London, Manchester and Dublin office markets.
Oxford Properties and Brockton Capital have completed the first major pre-let at The Post Building, with McKinsey & Company committing to 100,000 sq ft.
Almost three-quarters of international retailers are being put off opening stores in the UK because of high business rates, claims a new report.
Shares of Watkin Jones climbed 5.26% after the student accommodation group posted strong full year results.
All the latest moves, appointments and promotions from across the property sector.
Property-related shares held up well as the FTSE 100 tanked after Theresa May’s speech on Tuesday.
Property Week: Latest Issue
Structural change is firmly established in British retailing. We have one of the most advanced ecommerce capabilities for retailing in the world.
What challenges await our real estate markets this year? I am not sure we can beat last year for obstacles, but despite everything, the market has remained positive.
“Buy land, AJ,” mobster Tony Soprano counselled his son a decade ago, “cos God ain’t making any more of it.” Now Brian Aldridge, the godfather of Ambridge, is following suit.
To some, it is the private rented sector (PRS). To others, it’s the professional rented or build-to-rent sector. With the arrival of US giant Greystar in the market, another moniker is rapidly gaining traction: multi-family housing.
Is it just me or have we been transported back to the 1970s? It’s not just the relentless strike action, growing militancy among the masses or shifting political landscape (in which left is left and right is increasingly right); it’s the councils too.
The investment market bounced back from the Brexit vote to show tangible signs of recovery in the final quarter of 2016, new data reveals.
The latest CACI report shows a generally optimistic view of the financial trend across the UK with 9% more of the population believing their finances will get better in the next three months.
As evidenced by three Fizzy Living schemes falling through as a result of the stamp duty surcharge, government changes are hitting buy-to-let (BTL) investors hard.