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Students are Pure gold

29 August 2014

Carlyle Group’s £500m Pure portfolio is set to hit the market, cementing 2014 as the year of student housing.

Big foot

Amazon captures Bigfoot in colossal 1m sq ft shed deal

29 August 2014

3PL Norbert Dentressangle will service Amazon contract at 1m sq ft Daventry shed, previously owned by Tesco.

Brunswick centre

LaSalle to sell London assets for Royal Mail Pension Plan

29 August 2014

Brunswick shopping centre and 10 Bedford Street expected to hit the market for a combined £175m price tag.


Hansteen eyes Germany as it gears up to be net seller in UK

29 August 2014

After buying more than £1bn-worth of property since 2010, industrial investor Hansteen is now poised to become a net seller in the UK.

Liz Peace

Liz Peace heads to Redrow

29 August 2014 2:14 pm

Liz Peace, who retires shortly as chief executive of the British Property Federation (BPF), has taken up a non-executive role with housebuilder Redrow.

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Young Ones

From the low the high life

29 August 2014

Everyone who’s anyone has been piling into the student housing market over the past year. Why the sudden interest? Can it be maintained? And what does it mean for the biggest player in the sector? David Parsley finds out.



Opal Property launches RBS Libor-rigging claim

29 August 2014

The owner of a failed Manchester-based student housing company Opal Property Group has launched a Libor claim against the Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Islington Council

Islington optimistic on office-to-resi exemption

29 August 2014

Islington council has voiced its optimism that it can achieve a compromise with the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) in the north London borough’s protracted battle to halt unrestricted conversions of offices to residential in the borough.

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Liz Hamson

Rising regional confidence sparks more spec

29 August 2014

While many are beginning to call at least the start of the top of the market in London, beyond the M25 the talk is still of recovery rather than boom… and in some cases even that is nascent (as you’ll realise if you’ve walked up Margate high street, as I do most weekends).

Podcast: Mark Glatman's secrets of success and London guru Steve Norris Video

1 August 2014

Property Week Podcast presenter James Max was this month joined by Abstract Securities founder Mark Glatman and Steve Norris, former transport minister and Soho Estates chairman.

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