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A private banking and wealth management firm has put one of the top floors at 8 St James’s Square under offer, igniting the battle to break the highest office rent ever paid in the UK.
The Mars Pension Fund has brought a £250m shopping centre portfolio to market in the latest move to capitalise on investor appetite for retail assets.
Knightsbridge Student Housing has made a significant push into Spain, snapping up five sites in Madrid and Barcelona.
The former home of the BBC World Service, near the Strand, is close to being secured by one of London’s major universities in a landmark office letting deal.
The British Property Federation (BPF) has set out its key recommendations for the next government, with reform of the “outdated” business rates regime at the top of its priority list.
Peer-to-peer lending company Funding Circle is close to agreeing a deal to move into 32,000 sq ft at 71 Queen Victoria Street.
Odey Asset Management, the hedge fund that recently made headlines by predicting another financial crash, has taken a big bet against shopping centre owner Intu.
Savills has hired Andrew Holden as a new director in its property management team.
Foreign investors buying up new-build housing remains a controversial issue in London, with opponents arguing locals are being forced out and developers insisting that without overseas money no housing would be built.
Aerial photographer Jason Hawkes releases a stunning video of London from above that highlights many of the city’s recently completed buildings.
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The European property market enjoyed a strong 2014, with investment increasing by 13% to €213bn (£156bn) on 2013.
Cuplé is a family business with big ambitions.
The street itself is usually unremarkable. But as you stroll down it and note the swarm of bicycles, the brushed cement floor and reclaimed wood of the cafés, the laptops that seemingly outnumber the lattes, you’ll realise it is far from it… and that these are the telltale signs the area is a start-up hotbed.
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The market has seen an influx of new lenders and, with interest rates low, it is a good time to be a borrower. How are developers are capitalising on the flow of money?
Just a few more days to go until the Glastonbury of the property world, the annual jamboree that is Mipim.
It has been a bumper year for the country’s property market, but the nature of ownership is changing. ,
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Well, there you have it. Colliers International has finally found a City firm to cosy up to. The deal with the City supremos at GM Real Estate is agreed, and should be completed in the next few weeks.