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Amazon acquires £26m Soho block

20 August 2014 9:11 am

British Land has exchanged on the sale of 52 Poland Street in London’s Soho to Amazon Property for £26m, reflecting a capital value of nearly £1,300/ sq ft.

Tritax in £46.4m DHL double shed deal

20 August 2014 9:11 am

Tritax Big Box REIT has acquired two DHL owner-occupied sheds for a combined £46.4m.

Francis Maude Crown

Cabinet Office launches public land map

20 August 2014 9:44 am

The Cabinet Office has launched a map of available publicly-held property and land for the first time.

Salmon to spec at Kimpton Industrial Park

Salmon to leap into speculative sheds

20 August 2014 10:18 am

Salmon Properties will speculatively build two sheds in Sutton, south west London, after gaining planning permission.

Manchester

Manchester gets £47m funding for 600 homes

20 August 2014 10:42 am

Almost 600 homes will be built in Manchester after the announcement that £47m of funding from the Affordable Homes Programme will be ploughed into the city.

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Double dipping

The dark art of double dipping

15 August 2014

The practice of acting for multiple parties, or ‘double dipping’, has been thrust into the spotlight in recent months. Adam Branson investigates whether the Chinese walls intended to safeguard clients are holding up.

FINANCE

Country House

Persimmon posts 57% profit rise

19 August 2014

Housebuilder Persimmon has announced a 57% rise in pre-tax profits in the six months to 30 June 2014, crediting the improving market for the increase.

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Manchester

Manchester gets £47m funding for 600 homes

20 August 2014

Almost 600 homes will be built in Manchester after the announcement that £47m of funding from the Affordable Homes Programme will be ploughed into the city.

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Liz Hamson

Whatever happened to silly season?

15 August 2014

Usually, we property journos are scrabbling around for good stories at this time of the year and dark mutterings of “it’s a quiet week” can be heard echoing around the hallways of Property Week Towers.

FUTURE CITIES

Energy ratings

Government has another crack at making companies improve green credentials of their buildings

15 August 2014

The ESOS requires companies to record their energy use or face fines. Adam Branson reports.

Podcast: Mark Glatman's secrets of success and London guru Steve Norris Video

1 August 2014

Property Week Podcast presenter James Max was this month joined by Abstract Securities founder Mark Glatman and Steve Norris, former transport minister and Soho Estates chairman.

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