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Debutant beats Berkeley and Godfrey Bradman to City fringe site
£193m development pipeline helps to increase net asset value by 10.7%
First look at 420,000 sq ft mixed-use plans on site of Royal Mail sorting office in Fitrovia
US fashion retailer J Crew is scouting London for two menswear and womenswear stores to complement its Regent Street flagship.
US restaurant operator Altamarea Group, which owns restaurants across New York, is to open its UK debut restaurant in London.
Plans to redevelop the Shell Centre on London’s south bank have been approved by Lambeth Council this week.
Quintain Estates reported a positive set of year end results that saw its debt pile reduce by £91m during the past year.
Imperial College London has emerged as the purchaser for Helical Bar and Aviva Investors’ 11 acre former Dairy Crest site in White City, west London, PropertyWeek.com can reveal.
Development Securities has been granted planning consent for its £150m scheme at 399 Edgware Road, formerly known as Oriental City.
Lend Lease has appointed a new project director for its £1.5bn regeneration of Elephant & Castle.
F&C REIT has today announced that it intends to sell 106-166 High Street Kensington.
Shaftesbury has increased its net asset value per share by 5% but said its rental growth had been tempered by “unusually high” levels of development and refurbishment over the last six months.
The Mars Pension Fund, advised by LaSalle Investment Management, is in talks to buy The Mall Uxbridge shopping centre for just under £65m.
Plans to redevelop the Shell Centre on London’s Southbank have been approved by Lambeth Council.
Carillion has been named as the preferred bidder for the first phase of the Battersea Power Station regeneration.
Cushman & Wakefield has enlarged its residential team in London by hiring two residential agents, including one partner, from Jones Lang LaSalle.
Buyers in the capital are facing new sellers’ average asking prices in excess of £500,000 for the first time
Southwark Council and Lend Lease have faced significant challenges in redeveloping one of south London’s most colourful estates. As they prepare to clear the site, local residents hope the regeneration will bring social benefit to the area. David Hatcher reports. Photography by Tim Foster
It’s the conversation that won’t go away. No matter what the starting point, it always ends up in the same place.
It has been quite a year so far. We all came back into work in January with huge enthusiasm for the challenges in front of us and generally the level of confidence was high.
“Nothing confers so much power on someone as property.”
Launched in autumn 2012 by consultancy Central and law firm Mishcon de Reya, the Big Think on the Future of London hosted debates to address the needs of the capital’s increasingly flexible, connected workforce
Irvine Sellar on his career
Irvine Sellar, one of UK property’s true entrepreneurs, tells Property Week executive editor James Whitmore about his life as a retailer, property dealer and, latterly, developer of the Shard.