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Unite reassures investors on safety checks

26 July 2017 9:08 am

Unite has moved to reassure investors its student residents are safe following the failure of six of its blocks to pass safety check in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Sajid Javid

Government to crack down on ‘unfair’ resi leasehold abuses

25 July 2017 10:14 am

The government is set to ban new build houses being sold as leaseholds in a move it claims will cut out unfair abuses of purchasers and deliver a “fairer, more transparent system for homebuyers”.

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Rare £200m mixed use scheme gets green light in City of London

26 July 2017 12:46 pm

Urbanest has secured planning permission for a rare major mixed-used development in the heart of the City, creating 643 new student homes alongside offices and innovation space for King’s College London (KCL) in a scheme with an estimated GDV in excess of £200m.

Dransfield and Harworth's £50m Waverley scheme

Harworth sells residential land at Waverley and signs leasing deal with McLaren

26 July 2017 10:28 am

Harworth Group has sold a parcel of land at its Waverley development near Sheffield to Taylor Wimpey and secured McLaren as a tenant on the site’s Advanced Manufacturing Park.


Boden to open first UK physical store in Chelsea

26 July 2017 9:55 am

Fashion retailer Boden has announced plans to open its first UK store at Cadogan’s 20-23 Duke of York Square in Chelsea.

David Atkins of Hammerson

Hammerson boosted by record leasing activity

26 July 2017 9:09 am

Hammerson has revealed a 4.3% rise in net asset value (NAV) per share in its interim results following a leap in store lettings.

Countryside Kingsmere

Countryside gets green light for phase 2 at Kingsmere

26 July 2017 12:59 pm

Countryside Properties has been given the green light to build up to 709 new homes at its Kingsmere development in Bicester.

Lidl, Scotland

Lidl buy site for new Scottish DC

26 July 2017 12:22 pm

Discount supermarket chain Lidl has acquired a 50-acre site at Eurocentral in North Lanarkshire for a new 750,000 sq ft distribution centre.

Brink Hafen Hanover

Baytree enters German logistics market

26 July 2017 12:56 pm

Baytree Logistics Properties, the pan-European logistics and industrial development platform launched by AXA IM - Real Assets, is entering the German market will the development of a 30,000 sqm build-to-suit logistics development in Hannover

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AXA completes acquisition of Milan's €83m Bodio Centre

26 July 2017 10:11 am

AXA IM - Real Assets has completed the €83m acquisition of three prime office buildings within the Bodio Centre business park in Milan from CBRE Global Investors, on behalf of institutional investors.

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Unite reassures investors on safety checks

26 July 2017

Unite has moved to reassure investors its student residents are safe following the failure of six of its blocks to pass safety check in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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PW Power 100: power people party

21 July 2017

On 6 July, the crème de la crème of property gathered at 1 Fleet Place in the City to find out who had made the cut in Property Week’s Power 100, sponsored by host Dentons and Malcolm Hollis.

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21 July 2017

John Lewis - Power 100 launch party - Chris Taylor interview - Channel Islands focus - Grocery retail

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8 June 2017

Thought-leadership essays from Mike Cook (Yardi), Rod Lockhart (LendInvest Capital) and more


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RESI 2017: PW & Savills to host #RESIdebate

19 July 2017

RESI 2017 is set to be the most important yet. So to set the scene ahead of the event in September, make sure to join the head of residential research at Savills, Lucian Cook (@LucianCook), resi experts from the event (

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Alternative lenders ready to support ‘SME ecosystem’

26 July 2017

It was cheering to see Sir Edward Lister say that it is a priority for government to see more property SMEs play an active role in housebuilding.

Mace Jump Factory

Modular pioneers turn to mobile factories

20 July 2017

Pioneers of modular construction are already setting their sights on the next big thing - mobile factories.

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Titlestone hits £2bn lending mark five years after launch

20 July 2017

Titlestone Property Finance has reached the milestone of £2bn in drawn-down facilities five years after the residential development lender was founded.

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Big Interviews

Chris Taylor

Taylor made: Chris Taylor interview

20 July 2017

Chris Taylor isn’t particularly interested in talking about this or that individual deal. Instead, the chief executive of Hermes Real Estate and head of private markets at Hermes Investment Management is keen to discuss the history of places and how they might develop in the future.

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UK commercial property universe falls £43bn in value

25 July 2017

New data from the IPF has shown that the total value of invested and owner-occupied commercial property in the UK fell by £43bn last year, from £926bn at year-end 2015 to £883bn at year-end 2016.

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Video: PW Power 100 - how it feels to make the list Video

20 July 2017

Property Week teamed up with Dentons and Malcolm Hollis to bring you the Power 100 in 2017, a ranking of the 100 most powerful people in property. Hear insights from members of the Power 100 on how they felt about making the list, their motto in property as well as thoughts on the year ahead.

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Video: PW Power 100 - Nick Leslau on being number 1 Video

20 July 2017

After claiming top spot on the inaugural PW Power 100, Nick Leslau tells Property Week about his career highlights, challenges for the future and his motto for property and life.

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Video: PW Power 100 - Michela Hancock Video

20 July 2017

After landing at number 47 on the inaugural PW Power 100, Greystar’s Michela Hancock tells Property Week about her highlights of the past 12 months, challenges for the future and her motto in property.

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