South East Property News

All the latest property news from the South East of England, including Kent, Essex, Surrey, Sussex, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and the Thames Gateway.


Reading’s White Building let to co-working provider Work.Life

17 January 2017

Work.Life. has taken the lease of the ground floor of the Boultbee Brooks Real Estate and CBRE Global Investors’ White Building in King’s Road.

Eastbourne Arndale Extension

LGIM secures backing for £220m Eastbourne scheme

16 January 2017

Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets (LGIM Real Assets) has joined forces with an unidentified international investor to help fund its £220m retail and leisure scheme in Eastbourne.

Pound coins

First Property joins forces with Oxbridge colleges

16 January 2017

First Property Group, the property fund manager and investor, has established a new fund with three Oxbridge colleges.


Clipstone bags six SE sheds

13 January 2017

Clipstone has bought six South East industrial properties for a combined price of £28.7m, bringing its industrial portfolio to around £300m.

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CALA claims Surrey resi scheme for £30m

12 January 2017

LaSalle has sold its 7.5 acre residential development site on the River Ember in Surrey to CALA Homes for £30m.


Rockspring and Blackrock secure 40,000 sq ft office letting

12 January 2017

Rockspring Property Investment Managers and BlackRock UK Property Fund have secured a 40,000 sq ft letting to Rank Leisure Holdings at the TOR office building in Maidenhead.

45 London Road Reigate CLS

CLS snaps up five UK offices

11 January 2017

Investor CLS holdings has acquired five office properties in  the South East and Birmingham for £31.4m from a private investor.

McCormack and Cowans

Places for People acquires Derwent Living

9 January 2017

The Places for People Group has completed its merger with Derwent Living, marking its entry into the student accommodation market.



Portsmouth future growth

Portsmouth’s new entrepreneurial approach to property

Property can play a vital role in local government funding and Portsmouth City Council has put it at the centre of a commercial approach that Property Week’s recent article on the City Tracker report revealed ...

Milton Keynes

Hot 100 Retail Locations: 1) Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes tops the 2016 Hot 100 due to the size of the catchment area, the population growth expected over the next 10 years and the headroom for potential new retail and leisure space.


Hot 100 Retail Locations: 4) Watford

Watford scores highly in the ranking across the board.

Graph - office rents on the rise

Surrey office market on the up despite subdued demand

Office rents continue to climb across the Surrey towns close to the M25, surpassing all records in some cases. And they show no sign of slowing down.

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