BHS store

Budget retailers snap up former BHS stores

24 February 2017 0:00 am

Discount retailers are set to scoop up a raft of former BHS department stores across the country.

Hill Lower Graylingwell

HCA deploys first parcel of £2bn building fund

24 February 2017 0:00 am

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has committed the first parcel of money from the government’s £2bn accelerated construction fund, backing housebuilder Hill’s plans to deliver 180 homes at a site in Chichester, West Sussex.

Kennedy Wilson Europe Mary Ricks

NAV down but income grows a quarter for KWE

24 February 2017 12:22 pm

Kennedy Wilson Europe president Mary Ricks has said the company will focus on growing income and value in its four core markets after delivering 23% income growth in its annual results, released today.

Waterbeach Urban Civic

Urban & Civic to build 6,500 homes at Cambridge barracks

24 February 2017 10:42 am

Urban & Civic and the Secretary of State for Defence have submitted plans for the construction of up to 6,500 new homes at Waterbeach Barracks, in Cambridge.

13 Fitzroy Place

Workspace acquires West End office for £98.5m

24 February 2017 9:46 am

Workspace Group has agreed a deal to acquire 13-17 Fitzroy Street, in London’s West End, for £98.5m.

Prologis and CBRE GI form £1bn logistics venture

24 February 2017 9:41 am

Prologis and CBRE Global Investment Partners (CBRE GIP) have formed a new £1bn development venture in the UK.

Blenheim Retirement Living Aitch

PRS firms make first foray into senior living

24 February 2017 0:00 am

Private rented sector (PRS) developers Aitch Group and HUB are both making a push into retirement living as they look to capitalise on undersupply in the sector.

Orient House London Accommodation

More student digs for UBS

24 February 2017 0:00 am

UBS Asset Management has bought a 184-bedroom student accommodation development in Fulham, west London, from Imperial College London for £31.5m.

Aston Martin warehouse, Wellesbourne

DB Symmetry embarks on spec shed building spree

24 February 2017 0:00 am

Shed developer DB Symmetry is set to embark on a speculative development push this year having grown the business rapidly since its formation two years ago.

GSK Harlow

Mulberry clinches GSK Harlow South deal

24 February 2017 0:00 am

Mulberry Property Developments has acquired a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) research and development facility in Harlow, Essex.

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Intu unaffected by online shopping

24 February 2017

Online shopping is helping Intu, rather than proving to be a hindrance, Matthew Roberts, chief financial officer at Intu told Property Week.

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Tim Rodber (left) and Matt Dawson

Instant results: Tim Rodber and Matt Dawson interview

24 February 2017

The word ‘disruptor’ characterised the whole playing career of former England rugby international back row Tim Rodber.

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Call Off Duty: petition for reforms to stamp duty tax

23 February 2017

The readers of Property Week have officially called on chancellor Philip Hammond to announce reforms to the punitive stamp duty regime in his Budget speech on 8 March.

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Business Rates

Philip Hammond

Chancellor under pressure over business rate changes

24 February 2017

The new draft rating list was published by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) back in September, but it was only this week that it blew up into a political storm as letters dropped through people’s letterboxes spelling out the full implications.

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Chancellor must heed call on duty as well as business rates

24 February 2017

The clamour of voices calling for urgent change to the business rates regime ahead of 1 April, when the new ratings list comes into effect, reached such a crescendo this week that it looks pretty nailed on that there will be some sort of announcement in the Budget on 8 March.

Mia Hunt

Hey big spenders: ageing population is reshaping retail

23 February 2017

Millennials are a fascinating tribe for retailers and retail landlords. Born at the beginning of the tech revolution and now young adults at a time of great political and societal change, they are reshaping retail.

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Retail & Leisure Spotlight

Cinema data

Rise of the indie cinema

24 February 2017

Cinema takings continue to climb, with healthy admissions and a wave of town centre boutique offerings planned.

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Sadiq Khan

Developers digest London's 35% affordability target

23 February 2017

Less than three months after London mayor Sadiq Khan unveiled radical changes to London’s viability system, developers are already feeling its impact.

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Cannes Tennis Club

Landaid Mipim Tennis Classic 2017: smashing records

23 February 2017

There are just four weeks to go until the 2017 LandAid Mipim Tennis Classic and the good news is that it is well on track to serve up a record total for the property charity.

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Wall Street

Trump’s radical Wall Street agenda offers hope for New York’s mega-builders

24 February 2017

No initiative on president Donald Trump’s agenda matters more to the commercial property world than his stated intention to “do a big number” on Dodd-Frank Wall Street regulations.

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