Virgin Media, Vodafone and Eversheds seek larger offices in Manchester

9 December 2016 0:00 am

The Manchester office market is poised to start 2017 with a bang as a trio of major requirements totalling 240,000 sq ft launch.

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Councils without a housing plan could be denied cash

9 December 2016 0:00 am

The government will crack down on councils without a clear housing plan by cutting them off from a landmark £2.3bn housing fund announced in the Autumn Statement, Property Week can reveal.

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JLL's Duckworth joins Instant

9 December 2016 10:07 am

JLL board member John Duckworth has been appointed UK and EMEA managing director at flexible workspace specialist Instant Group.


AEW UK portfolio value rises

9 December 2016 9:00 am

AEW UK has revealed its half-year results showing net asset value up to £118.05m, from £116.4m at the end of the previous six months.

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Halamar refinances Golden Square offices

9 December 2016 8:44 am

GreenOak has lent £32m to Halamar to support the refinancing and conversion of a mixed-used building at 37-38 Golden Square in Soho.

Mulberry bags prime spot on Regent Street

9 December 2016 7:48 am

Mulberry is on the verge of opening a new London store on the site of Austin Reed’s former flagship outlet on Regent Street.

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Korean investor backs out of Scottish deal

9 December 2016 0:00 am

The first investment by a Korean investor in the Scottish office market - which would also have been the second biggest deal in Scotland this year - has fallen through.


Poundworld keeps growing

9 December 2016 0:00 am

Poundworld is looking for 50 sites for UK stores in 2017 as it seeks to capitalise on the continued growth of the discount shopping market.

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Native Land and Queensberry Properties to build Edinburgh St James homes

9 December 2016 10:25 am

TH Real Estate has announced its residential partners for the 1.7m sq ft mixed-use Edinburgh St James scheme, one of the largest regeneration projects currently underway in the UK.


Capital & Regional leases two former BHS units

9 December 2016 10:11 am

Capital & Regional has exchanged on two long term leases for its former BHS units at The Mall Blackburn and The Mall Walthamstow.

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L&G and M&G raise equity to bolster PRS investment plans

9 December 2016

Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets (LGIM) and M&G Real Estate (M&G) have both announced major capital raises for their private rented sector (PRS) platforms.

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Aberdeen makes first acquisition for PRS investment club

8 December 2016

Aberdeen Asset Management has made the first acquisition from its PRS investment club – a £25m property in Leicester.

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8 December 2016

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Call Off Duty: Industry backs fight against 'crippling' tax

8 December 2016

Property Week’s Call Off Duty campaign to convince the government to revisit George Osborne’s damaging changes to stamp duty has got off to a flying start, with key figures in the industry pledging their support.

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It is time the government looks afresh at how it taxes property and land

8 December 2016

So the chancellor has delivered the last ever Autumn Statement and the first indication of the new government’s fiscal priorities.

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Call Off Duty - the industry reacts

2 December 2016

Property Week is calling on chancellor Philip Hammond to reverse damaging reforms to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) , and has backing from across the sector.

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Call Off Duty - the campaign

2 December 2016

Hopes, if not expectations, were running high last week when the chancellor stood up at the despatch box in the House of Commons. Much of the property industry had been lobbying hard for Philip Hammond to reverse at least ...

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Back Property Week’s campaign to Call Off Duty

2 December 2016

When Philip Hammond failed to mention stamp duty in last week’s Autumn Statement, there were sighs of disappointment all round.


Call Off Duty: help stamp it out

2 December 2016

Property Week is calling on chancellor Philip Hammond to reverse damaging reforms to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) made by George Osborne.

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Joint ventures are the way forward for housebuilding

8 December 2016

The government’s recently announced Accelerated Construction Scheme, which aims to speed up the delivery of new homes by underwriting construction risks, has been generally well received by the sector.

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Is Amazon set to Go after UK food & drink market? Video

7 December 2016

A message to the UK grocery multiples: be afraid, be very afraid – Amazon is gunning for your food and drink customers.

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The growing appeal of garden communities

8 December 2016

Garden communities are not a new idea: the first, Letchworth in Hertfordshire, was constructed by Quakers at the turn of the 20th century.

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Q&A: David Montague on L&Q's plans post-merger

8 December 2016

L&Q and East Thames housing associations have completed their merger this week, creating a new organisation that aims to deliver 100,000 homes in the next decade.

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