Property Week - Latest Issue

Subscribe today and enjoy UNLIMITED access

Property news and features from the current issue of Property Week.

Colechurch House_Flickr_cred Daniel ONeil

Colechurch House to go on sale for £70m

26 May 2017

An office building in the shadow of The Shard that has redevelopment potential for a 200,000 sq ft-plus scheme is to hit the market with a price tag of around £70m.

Gerald Eve

Gerald Eve sets up new arm after poaching Helix trio

26 May 2017

Gerald Eve is setting up a property management business led by three senior figures poached from Helix Property Advisors.

Time Out Market Lisbon

Spitalfields blow prompts fresh site hunt for Time Out

26 May 2017

Entertainment group Time Out is considering whether to look for a new east London location for its market leisure concept after its plans to open in Spitalfields were rebuffed by planning chiefs.

Addison Lee

Addison Lee set to drive into new London HQ

26 May 2017

Europe’s largest private hire minicab operator Addison Lee has launched a search for a new London headquarters.

Theresa May

Experts slam Tory pledge to 'simplify rates'

26 May 2017

Rating experts have slammed the Conservative party’s plans to reform business rates announced in its manifesto.

42 Southwark Bridge Road

South Bank office on block for £85m

26 May 2017

South Bank office 42 Southwark Bridge Road is due to be put up for sale by its owners: Angelo, Gordon & Co and Beltane Asset Management.


Knight Frank wins Greenwich mandate

26 May 2017

Knight Frank has won a major mandate to provide strategic asset management services in Greenwich town centre.

Graham Fawcett FA Cup

Fawcett finds FA Cup to his fancy ahead of final

25 May 2017

Fawcett Mead created a stir on social media this week when they appeared to have scooped themselves a spot on the FA Cup’s tour of London ahead of this Saturday’s final between Arsenal and Chelsea.

Jamie Cooke

Upcoming election fails to dampen demand at IAM Sold

25 May 2017

IAM Sold raised a solid £28.9m in April, defying the usual slowdown in the run-up to a general election.


Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service eyes 6 Atlantic Quay

25 May 2017

The Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service is closing in on an 80,000 sq ft letting at 6 Atlantic Quay in Glasgow, ending a year-long search for space in the city.


Riverdale House Galliard

Pluto raises £500m and expands product range

26 May 2017

Pluto Finance has completed a £500m capital raise enabling the residential property lender to expand its range of products and lower its rates.

30 Broadwick Street

Great Portland prepares for the next development cycle

25 May 2017

After several years of net selling, Great Portland Estates (GPE) is back on the lookout for buying opportunities in preparation for the next development cycle.

Brian Bickell of Shaftesbury

No rates backlash in Soho

26 May 2017

Shaftesbury has reported no backlash from tenants on business rate increases after delivering upbeat interim results this week underpinned by continued rental growth.



Can anyone help the boomerang generation?

26 May 2017

At last, after 35 years of undersupply, the major parties have woken up to the crisis in the residential property market.

James Morris-Manuel

Tech should be cornerstone of post-Brexit success

26 May 2017

The historic triggering of Article 50 was marked on 29 March. The virtually ceremonial handover of the official letter to start the process of removing us from the EU means that, as a country, we have entered a period of uncertainty. However, I believe that this also signals opportunity.

Marks & Spencer Food to Order

Will Marks & Spencer’s online food offering be simply delicious?

25 May 2017

Marks & Spencer is considering whether to launch an online grocery service. This is a key moment in the evolution of online shopping in Britain.

James Townsend

A platform for personality to trump conformity

26 May 2017

Finally, real estate is changing. An industry steeped in traditional views and operating methods is starting to attract the talented recruits who have previously either ignored it or placed it in the reject pile of possible career options.

Heerema 90 North

Ramadan and real estate

26 May 2017

Today marks the start of the holy month of Ramadan in the Muslim calendar.

"Planning proposal approved"

Don’t gamble with the planning process

25 May 2017

One thing is certain. The planning process is a gamble with a binary outcome - either developers achieve planning permission or they don’t.

More leading takes on property

RSS feed for Property Analysis

Property Analysis

Tom Atchison

Lettings from America: Tom Atchison interview

26 May 2017

Tom Atchison greets Property Week with a firm handshake and a broad grin that reveals a set of perfect teeth.

John Forrester

Cushman & Wakefield: two years on

26 May 2017

It was two years ago this month that DTZ revealed its $2bn deal to buy rival Cushman & Wakefield from Exor, the investment company of Italy’s billionaire Agnelli family, to produce a new group to challenge CBRE and JLL.

200 Capital Dock, Dublin

‘More to follow’ JP Morgan’s Brexit-related Dublin move

26 May 2017

JP Morgan’s acquisition last week of 200 Capital Dock was the first concrete example of a major company expanding in Ireland because of Brexit.

Liz Hamson, editor of Propety Week

Are we doing enough to stop the terrorists?

26 May 2017

We all expected it, we all dreaded it and this week we all discovered that despite recent attacks at Westminster and in multiple locations across Europe, we have not yet become desensitised to the horror - some atrocities are simply too shocking.


Crowdfunding coins into a mixer

Crowdfunding: a safe bet or a risk to avoid?

26 May 2017

Over the last few years, the traditional residential property investment fraternity has watched in awe as a series of new crowdfunding companies have launched and successfully attracted round after round of funding.


The pioneer pushing proptech into the mainstream

26 May 2017

Mere mention of the word ‘proptech’ is enough to send some board members of traditional property agency, landlord and investment companies rushing for the nearest exit.

More regional news & features

RSS feed for Professional & People

Professional & People

Theresa May

The Conservative manifesto unveils more changes to the business rates system

25 May 2017

The Conservatives are planning further changes to the business rates system if they retain power in next month’s general election, the party’s manifesto has revealed.

Office blur credit phokin Shutterstock

Let us create buildings that make people feel better

24 May 2017

With even the famously stiff-upper-lipped Royal Family opening up about their mental health, it seems the stigma surrounding the topic is finally beginning to fade away, so it was heartening to see the property industry come out so strongly recently for Mental Health Awareness Week.

More Property Professional News

Subscribe to Property Week

Sign in

Email Newsletters

Sign out to login as another user


Two years on from DTZ’s £1.3bn deal to buy Cushman & Wakefield, can the merger be considered a success?