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Capital & Counties has reported a 20% decrease in the value of its Earls Court estate to £1.1bn in full-year results.
Shaftesbury has announced five new restaurants in London’s Chinatown, letting a total of 14,000 sq ft of space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Real estate fund manager Frogmore has acquired Stratford Shopping Centre, London from Blackstone and Catalyst for £141.5m, marking its 300th deal.
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.
Thor Equities has closed on the acquisition of 147-155 Wardour Street in Soho for a final figure of £43m.
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.
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.
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.
Controversial plans to turn the Old War Office on Whitehall into a luxury hotel have been approved by Westminster City Council.
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.
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.
London property features & opinion
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.
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.
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.
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.
London property data
The Borough of Hackney has the most active development pipeline when it comes to hotels, according to Colliers International’s latest London Index.