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Virgin Atlantic takes off with Abstract prelet

29 May 2015 0:00 am

Airline giant Virgin Atlantic has signed a deal to lease the whole of Abstract’s 110,000 sq ft Leonardo development in Manor Royal, just south of Gatwick Airport.

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Regional cities to benefit from civil servants’ London exodus

29 May 2015 0:00 am

The government is planning to move thousands of civil servants to the UK regions, with more than 2m sq ft of office requirements in play in the UK’s core cities.

The Cheesegrater

Trio of deals at Cheesegrater

29 May 2015 8:39 am

British Land and Oxford Properties have secured three new lettings at the Leadenhall Building, commonly known as the Cheesegrater, totalling 100,000 sq ft.

Sidney Webb House, Southwark

Unite uses new firepower to buy £255m student portfolio

29 May 2015 0:00 am

The Unite Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) is close to buying £255m of student property from a Bahraini bank in the latest big-ticket portfolio to trade hands.

Kensington High Street

Henley to redevelop Kensington site

29 May 2015 0:00 am

Henley has bought three adjacent period buildings within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea for a £53m residential redevelopment.

Media City, Salford

Government’s RIO appoints PR heavyweight as new boss

29 May 2015 0:00 am

The government’s Regeneration Investment Organisation (RIO) has appointed property and urban regeneration consultant Tony Danaher as its new chief executive.

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Drum floats REIT for regional push

29 May 2015 10:04 am

Drum Property Group has floated a new Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) on the London Stock Exchange which will kick-start a UK expansion drive.

Abingdon business park

Rockspring leaps on £36.4m Abingdon business park

29 May 2015 10:08 am

Rockspring Property Investment Managers has acquired Abingdon Business Park for £36.4m, at a yield of 7.2%, from Standard Life Investments. 

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PROPERTY FINANCE

PureGym

Pure Gym buys out LA Fitness

29 May 2015

Pure Gym, the UK’s leading gym operator, has completed the acquisition of LA Fitness and its 43 fitness clubs.

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Douglas Stanton

Savills adds Stanton to boost Cambridge commercial base

29 May 2015

Savills has bolstered its business space agency team following the appointment of Douglas Stanton as an associate at its Cambridge office.

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RESIDENTIAL & DEVELOPMENT

Capco buys up Kier's stake in rail joint venture

28 May 2015

Capital & Counties Properties has bought out Kier’s share in a joint venture with Network Rail to regenerate land around major rail hubs.

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INTERVIEW

David Atkins of Hammerson

Interview: Hammerson chief executive David Atkins

29 May 2015

Hammerson’s decision to get out of the office market and concentrate on retail has started to pay off.

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CHARITIES

Charity

Charities and their property portfolios

29 May 2015

Charities are the unlikely owners of property portfolios worth billions. We look at how they can ensure they make the best use of their assets while remaining true to their core values.

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Melanie Leech of the British Property Federation

We need supply-side solutions to housing crisis

28 May 2015

The announcement of a Housing Bill in Wednesday’s Queen’s Speech suggests that government is taking the housing crisis seriously.

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28 May 2015

Housing was a hot topic during the general election, with politicians falling over each other to promise an ever greater number of homes.

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International News

Sidney Webb House, Southwark

Unite uses new firepower to buy £255m student portfolio

29 May 2015

The Unite Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) is close to buying £255m of student property from a Bahraini bank in the latest big-ticket portfolio to trade hands.

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