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A league of our own...

19 August 2017

The Premier League celebrates its 25th anniversary this year - and now there is another coveted crown up for grabs.

Larry Lipman, managing director of Safeland

Safeland FD quits firm

18 August 2017

Mark Beveridge, finance director and company secretary at Safeland, is set to leave the firm to pursue new business interests.

Katie Brown Aviva

Double hire boosts Aviva's retail team

18 August 2017

Katie Brown and Chris Wilkinson have joined Aviva Investors as associate directors with a joint brief to work on the development and asset management of retail properties across the UK.

Nick Brennan

People Moves: Liberty Living, CBRE, DPP and more

17 August 2017

All the latest moves, appointments and promotions from across the property sector.

John Bosworth Maples Teasdale

Double partner hire backs up Mail deal for Maples Teesdale

17 August 2017

Maples Teesdale have brought in two new partners to focus on real estate in the shape of planning expert John Bosworth and commercial property specialist Martin Smith.

Jeff Kirby

New Sparta Asset Management launches real estate division

16 August 2017

New Sparta Asset Management (NSAM) has hired Jeff Kirby to lead its newly-launched real estate division.

Darren Dancey

Crest Nicholson veteran promoted to exec director

16 August 2017

Darren Dancey has been promoted to executive managing director at Crest Nicholson from group design and technical director.

Phil Tranter

Seven sign up for Cushman & Wakefield in Birmingham

16 August 2017

Cushman & Wakefield has made seven appointments to its Birmingham-based project management and consultancy team.

Hamesh Patel OakNorth

Two new FDs for OakNorth

15 August 2017

OakNorth has recruited Hemesh Patel and Eamonn O’Rourke as two new property finance directors on its debt finance team.

Steven Kidd Lee Baron

Lee Baron poaches PM director from C&W

14 August 2017

Lee Baron has hired Steven Kidd as director in its property management department.


LSL enters PRSim of build-to-rent sector

14 August 2017

LSL Property Services (LSL) has launched a new business-to-business private rented sector (PRS) brand, PRSim.

Madeleine McDougall

McDougall appointed head of Lloyds’ commercial real estate

10 August 2017

Madeleine McDougall has been appointed the head of the Lloyds’ Bank commercial real estate team.

Big Interviews

Peter Miller

Westfield's west world: Peter Miller interview

17 August 2017

London’s two Westfield shopping centres have been around for less than a decade, but it is hard to imagine the city’s retail scene without them.

Ana Nekhamkin Inhabit

Force of Inhabit: Ana Nekhamkin interview

3 August 2017

Inhabit Residential is the biggest build-to-rent (BTR) company you’ve never heard of. In recent years, it has quietly amassed a £1bn development pipeline of 3,500 units across seven sites in seven regional cities, the vast majority of which have planning permission.

Sir Terry Farrell

A true masterplanner: Sir Terry Farrell discusses a Gold Medal-winning career

3 August 2017

Last month, it was announced that Sir Terry Farrell CBE had been awarded the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI’s) Gold Medal in recognition of his “outstanding achievements as one of the world’s most influential architects, planners and urban designers”.

Chris Stewart

Big interview: the entrepreneur building on Edinburgh’s glorious history

28 July 2017

Being a developer in a historic city is never easy. When that city is Edinburgh, where the planning system has a reputation for being particularly laborious, things are even tougher - especially when you have an interest in complex, listed assets.

Tom Bloxham

HoUSe proud: Tom Bloxham interview

27 July 2017

Tom Bloxham is a man who likes to prove people wrong.

Chris Taylor

Taylor made: Chris Taylor interview

20 July 2017

Chris Taylor isn’t particularly interested in talking about this or that individual deal. Instead, the chief executive of Hermes Real Estate and head of private markets at Hermes Investment Management is keen to discuss the history of places and how they might develop in the future.

Paul Brundage

Big interview: Brundage lays out BPF plans

14 July 2017

You would not expect a Canadian expat to love the quintessentially British sport of rugby, but the British Property Federation’s new president Paul Brundage does - in no small part because the game shares so many characteristics with business.

Tim Henman

Big interview: Tim Henman serves up property investments

14 July 2017

Tim Henman, new ambassador for property investment fund The Hideaways Club, tells Property Week about his first flat and his love of bricks and mortar.

Wirral town centre

By the riverside: Martin Liptrot interview

13 July 2017

For far too long, Wirral has lived in the shadow of the city of Liverpool, which sits ‘over the water’.

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