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Capco reports 20% fall in value of Earls Court estate

22 February 2017

Capital & Counties has reported a 20% decrease in the value of its Earls Court estate to £1.1bn in full-year results.

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Shaftesbury agrees five new restaurant lettings in Chinatown

21 February 2017

Shaftesbury has announced five new restaurants in London’s Chinatown, letting a total of 14,000 sq ft of space.

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100 Cheapside fully let after law firm takes 11,247 sq ft

21 February 2017

Standard Life Investments has let the second floor of 100 Cheapside to law firm Goodwin Procter on a 15-year lease, bringing the building to 100% occupation.

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Chinese investors accounted for 96% of West End investment in January

20 February 2017

Investors originating from China (mainland and Hong Kong) accounted for £805m of the £841m transacted in London’s West End commercial property market in the first month of the year, according to Savills.

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Expedia expands in Angel

20 February 2017

Online travel company Expedia has announced it will lease an extra 138,000 sq ft at its UK office in London’s Angel, as part of its global growth plans.

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Snapchat ups its presence in London with international hub

17 February 2017

Snapchat is set to almost triple its current presence in London having agreed terms to occupy 20,000 sq ft of space in Shaftesbury Avenue.

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Frogmore completes £141.5m Stratford buy

17 February 2017

Real estate fund manager Frogmore has acquired Stratford Shopping Centre, London from Blackstone and Catalyst for £141.5m, marking its 300th deal.

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New Travelodge hotels for north London

16 February 2017

Travelodge is set to add two new hotels in north London to its portfolio as part of a plan to open at least 60 properties in the capital.

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Thor completes on £43m Wardour St deal

16 February 2017

Thor Equities has closed on the acquisition of 147-155 Wardour Street in Soho for a final figure of £43m.

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First West End building to gain Wired platinum rating

16 February 2017

Land Securities’ 62 Buckingham Gate office has become the first building in London’s West End to achieve the Wired Certified platinum rating for digital connectivity.

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Chinese interest in London’s property sector grows

16 February 2017

Chinese interest in London’s property sector continued to surge in the fourth quarter last year, despite the Brexit referendum and the Chinese government’s capital controls.

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Freshfields confirms 100 Bishopsgate move

15 February 2017

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has signed a pre-let agreement to locate its new London office at Brookfield Property Partners’ 100 Bishopsgate, the developer has confirmed.

Old War Office

£1bn Old War Office hotel gets go-ahead

15 February 2017

Controversial plans to turn the Old War Office on Whitehall into a luxury hotel have been approved by Westminster City Council.

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Sussex Place supply finds London Business School demand

15 February 2017

London Business School has expanded its growing property portfolio with the acquisition of a major new building adjacent to their Sussex Place home on Regent’s Park.

RPSL Devonshire Place

Royal Philatelic stamps £10m price-tag on Devonshire Place HQ

15 February 2017

The Royal Philatelic Society London (RPSL) is selling the freehold interest in its Marylebone home at 41 Devonshire Place, appointing Gerald Eve to bring the Grade II listed Georgian property to market.

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Quintain to build final 5,000 Wembley homes for the PRS

The home of football will soon house the UK’s biggest build-to-rent scheme. Quintain unveiled plans on Tuesday to build all the remaining private homes at Wembley Park for the rental market.

Nestlé factory, Hayes, London

‘Sheds and beds’ could solve two crises at the same time

SEGRO has come up with a radical solution to simultaneously tackle the housing crisis and the growing shortage of industrial space in London - sheds and beds.

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London: prepare for US investors

Despite the findings of Citibase’s survey suggesting otherwise, I believe London should be preparing to benefit from an exodus of nervous US investors fearing the worst, as Donald Trump commences his third week in power.

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Croydon council earmarks 50 sites for 1,000 new homes

Croydon Council’s development company Brick by Brick has identified more than 50 sites for housing and revealed plans to develop 1,000 homes in total.

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Hackney hotel market is ready to thrive

The Borough of Hackney has the most active development pipeline when it comes to hotels, according to Colliers International’s latest London Index.

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