8 St James's Square

SG Hambros set for record West End rent

6 March 2015

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 Pyramids, Birkenhead

Mars attacks shopping centre market with £250m portfolio

5 March 2015 11:55 am

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.

Sants, Barcelona

Knightsbridge bullish for Spanish student market

6 March 2015

Knightsbridge Student Housing has made a significant push into Spain, snapping up five sites in Madrid and Barcelona.

Bush House, Aldwych

King’s College to occupy BBC’s former Bush House building

6 March 2015

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.

Melanie Leech

BPF urges next government to reform 'outdated' business rates

6 March 2015

The British Property Federation (BPF) has set out its key recommendations for the next government, with reform of the “outdated” business rates regime at the top of its priority list.

71 Queen Victoria Street

Funding Circle set for residence at the Queen Vic

6 March 2015

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.

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Odey raises the stakes in short position against retail giant Intu

6 March 2015

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.

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Global investor appetite for city living is not confined to London

6 March 2015

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.

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Watch: London from above Video

23 February 2015

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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Greece – a nation on the edge

6 March 2015

Investors are watching and waiting as the new Syriza government negotiates with Europe.

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Investors flock to European real estate

6 March 2015

The European property market enjoyed a strong 2014, with investment increasing by 13% to €213bn (£156bn) on 2013.


Spanish retailer's international ambitions

6 March 2015

Cuplé is a family business with big ambitions.


How real estate is handling the tech effect in Tel Aviv and Berlin

6 March 2015

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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City property market goes onward and upward

6 March 2015

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?

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Global property's a risky business... but that's a good thing

6 March 2015

Just a few more days to go until the Glastonbury of the property world, the annual jamboree that is Mipim.

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What does the future hold for Irish real estate?

6 March 2015

It has been a bumper year for the country’s property market, but the nature of ownership is changing. , 

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David Parsley

Colliers shows it means business with GM deal

26 February 2015

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.

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