Ballymore Royal Docks

Galliard goes for glory in regions

31 July 2015 0:00 am

Singaporean investor Oxley Holdings and housebuilder Galliard Homes are plotting a major assault on the UK regions, Property Week can reveal.

Essential Living, Greenwich

UK nears ‘rental revolution’ as London PRS market takes off

30 July 2015 10:26 am

The UK private rented sector (PRS) is finally gaining momentum with almost one-third of all housing starts in London in the first quarter of 2015 for rental schemes, a new report has found.


Quilvest makes first UK real estate deal

31 July 2015 0:00 am

One of the world’s most prominent family offices has made its first direct real estate investment in the UK, backing a new £120m industrial property investment vehicle.

Westgate Shopping Park, Basildon, Essex

Harbert polishes Diamond portfolio ahead of £90m sale

31 July 2015 0:00 am

US private equity firm Harbert Management Corporation is lining up the sale of a UK retail warehouse portfolio with an asking price in the region of £90m.


Freeman leaves Barclays

31 July 2015 0:00 am

The head of UK real estate transaction management at Barclays has left the bank to join a consultancy firm.


Volume of syndicated loans hits highest level since 2008

31 July 2015 0:01 am

The volume of syndicated real estate finance loans across the EMEA region in the first half of this year reached its highest level since 2008, according to Dealogic.

Mitsubish Estate tower City of London

Mitsubishi wins consent for City tower

31 July 2015 11:46 am

Japanese developer Mitsubishi Estate has won planning consent for a 40-storey office tower in the City of London.

Hungate, Yorkshire

Hungate plans submitted

31 July 2015 0:00 am

Lendlease and joint venture partner Evans Property Group have submitted a planning application for the final development stage of Hungate, one the largest residential regeneration projects underway in Yorkshire.

Rebecca Worthington CFO Countryside

Countryside appoints new CFO

31 July 2015 10:36 am

Countryside, a private housebuilder focused on London and the South East, has appointed Rebecca Worthington as its new chief financial officer.

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CBRE Great Property Bike Ride

CBRE Great Property Bike Ride 2015

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31 July 2015

Property’s finest converged on the Denbies Wine Estate yesterday for the Great Property Bike Ride.

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Big Data

Could big data allow occupiers and property owners to bypass agents?

31 July 2015

Big data has opened up new possibilities in areas of business and academia from medicine to advertising - and everything in between.

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Elaine Hewitt

Interview: NHS Property Services CEO Elaine Hewitt

31 July 2015

Elaine Hewitt talks about her vision for the £3bn estate and securing a healthy future for the NHS.

LNT care home

It’s a care home, but not as we know it

31 July 2015

The UK’s care homes are undergoing a “space race in design” led by innovative developers.

Birmingham City Council House

Confidence in regions continues to grow

31 July 2015

A strong performance in the regions saw investment in UK commercial property balloon to £36bn in the first half of this year - the second-highest total on record, according to Lambert Smith Hampton’s (LSH) latest UK Investment Transactions report.

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F&C UK Property Fund ready to adopt tax-efficient status

30 July 2015

The F&C UK Property Fund is to become the latest fund for retail investors to convert to a tax-efficient property authorised investment fund (PAIF).


Savills result subdued by fewer high-value lots

30 July 2015

Savills’ national auction raised a respectable total of £45m this week - but fewer high-value lots meant it fell short of its June total.

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Pupils at City and Islington College took part in the pilot Urban Plan scheme

Project brings urban environment to life for students

31 July 2015

At the end of last year, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) UK ran a pilot scheme looking to introduce sixth-form pupils to the various disciplines that make up the built environment industry.

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Scott Bowman

US firm plans to invest $3bn in European deals

31 July 2015

American Realty Capital has revealed plans to invest $3bn (£1.9bn) through two vehicles over the next 18 months in sale-and-leaseback deals in Europe.

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Liz Hamson, editor of Propety Week

Dirty money... and dirtier logic

31 July 2015

So David Cameron wants to crack down on “dirty money” in the UK property industry, does he? Good luck with that one.

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