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Google has torn up its existing designs for its new London headquarters at King’s Cross, and challenged its design team to come up with something “even more ambitious”.
I have spent most of my career in commercial property and I used to get very annoyed when politicians, journalists and even friends would open conversations with: “Tell me, Ian, how is the property market doing?”
“Alternative” real estate, which is gaining in popularity among UK institutional property investors, is alternative by name, but not by nature.
Sir, I agree with deputy mayor Richard Blakeway’s view that new types of housing will come to market in the years to come, including the expansion of intermediate stock and rented accommodation, which will help to retain residents of all income ranges in the capital (Tale of two Londons, 15.11.13, right).
Sir, In the long run, the value of an asset must be linked to the income that can be obtained from it — rent, in the case of property, and dividends in the case of shares.
Sir, The call from the Free Enterprise Group to scrap stamp duty on all homes worth less than £500,000 highlights the growing frustration with stamp duty land tax (SDLT).
Is the property industry strangling the British economy’s brightest hope for growth?
Now that the sale of Blackstone’s half-share of Broadgate is well on the way to being completed, then the favourite pub debate can really begin: was British Land right to sell its 50% stake in the pioneering City of London office complex to the US fund in 2009?
Parking is a key issue for the high street and the retail sector as a whole.