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The Silvertown Partnership plans to build a 300,000 sq ft hub for competitive video gaming as part of the first phase of its £3.5bn regeneration project at the Royal Docks.
A £500m landmark, mixed-use development adjacent to Reading FC’s Madejski Stadium, has been unanimously approved by Reading Borough Council.
The world’s largest non-US based pizza delivery company, Telepizza, has announced the launch of its first store opening in the UK as part of a growth plan which will see ten new stores open in the UK this year.
Denmark’s largest pension fund, ATP, has teamed up with AXA IM-Real Assets in a 50/50 joint venture to forward purchase a 650-room hotel development in Amsterdam.
Hotels & Leisure Features
Reading is a town struggling to keep up with its own growth. Boasting a world-famous music festival, a ruined 12th-century abbey and the UK’s second-busiest railway interchange station outside London, the town has historically been viewed by many as a transitional point - somewhere to travel to, from or through, but rarely to stay and build in.
Rob Shepherd may not look as though he deals daily with the likes of Mad Max, but ‘road warriors’ are precisely the demographic the development director for Europe at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) says it caters for at its Holiday Inn chain - with a good deal of success, it seems.