All Property Week articles in 09 November 2007 – Page 10

  • Online

    Thornfield to develop Hemel Hempstead arts venue


    Thornfield Properties and the Bank of Scotland, have been selected as the preferred development partner for a new £25m arts venue in Hemel Hempstead.

  • Online

    Glasgow’s Buchanan Galleries to double in size


    Glasgow City Council yesterday approved an outline planning application to double the size of the Buchanan Galleries making it one of the largest shopping centres in the UK.

  • Neil Bellis is to leave Erinaceous

    Bellis and Cummings to leave Erinaceous


    Two of the founders of troubled property services firm Erinaceous have been put on gardening leave by the company.

  • Online

    Consumers weary of ‘green’ marketing


    A consumer backlash has started against retailers and brands that appear to be jumping on the ‘green’ bandwagon, according to research from Viewpoint.

  • Online

    Castlemore pulls out of National Grid venture


    Castlemore Securities has pulled out of its joint venture to redevelop a London gasworks with National Grid.

  • Online

    Peto: values have fallen 10% since July


    The latest Investment Property Databank valuation figures massively underestimate the slump in the market, according to the RICS’ valuation faculty head.

  • The Queen

    Queen’s Speech features housing and planning reform proposals


    Climate change, housing regeneration, and planning reform were at the heart of Gordon Brown's proposals for the built environment in his first Queen's Speech as prime minister.

  • Online

    Liberty shopping centre values unaffected by credit crunch


    Liberty International this morning reported no change in its net asset value in the third quarter, as the value of its prime shopping centre-led portfolio was barely affected by the onset of the credit crunch.

  • Online

    Trillium in £110m PFI refinancing


    Land Securities Trillium, the PFI and outsourcing arm of Land Securities, has completed a £110m refinancing of four completed school PFI projects.

  • Hammerson’s office scheme at 125 Old Broad Street.

    DTZ European HQ set for London’s Old Broad Street


    DTZ has made its long-awaited decision on a new European headquarters and will be moving to Hammerson’s office scheme at 125 Old Broad Street in the City of London.

  • Online

    GE Buys in Sweden


    GE Real Estate Nordic increased its Scandinavian property exposure with the purchase of a retail unit at Skiftinge retail park in Eskilstuna, Sweden for an undisclosed sum.

  • Online

    Development Securities buys 25% stake in Manchester’s CTP


    Development Securities has bought a 25% stake in Manchester-based property developer, CTP.

  • Marks & Spencer

    M&S and Prologis team up for distribution hub


    Marks & Spencer announced today that it would team up with Prologis for a major distribution centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire, as tipped by Property Week (14.09.07).

  • News

    Primark to build on successful Spain foray


    Primark, the discount retailer, will unveil plans to open five stores in Spain when its parent company, Associated British Food, reports full-year results today. Primark is also believed to be looking at opening stores in Portugal in the longer term. Daily Telegraph

  • News

    Pooled property funds see net outflow


    For the first time in almost five years, more money is being withdrawn from pooled commercial property funds in the UK than being invested. Financial Times, The Times

  • News

    Chunnel firms attracts break-up interest


    London & Continental Railaways the £5.7bn Channel Tunnel Rail Link, which today is formally opened by the Queen, has received a number of break-up enquiries in the last few days. Daily Telegraph

  • News

    Business leases shorten


    The average business premises lease has fallen to 5.7 years, according to the annual review by the British Property Federation. Daily Telegraph

  • News

    Tchenguiz battered by Sainsbury’s fallout


    Investors stampeded out of stocks in which Robert Tchenguiz holds stakes yesterday after the failure of the J Sainsbury bid. The Times, The Guardian

  • News

    Delancey in record letting


    Delancey, Standard Life Investments and the Portman Estate have let half of their 40 Portman Square scheme between £100 and £105 per square foot, a record for the locality. The tenants are European Credit Management, part of Wachovia of the US, and BC Partners, the private equity firm.

  • News

    Credit squeeze starts to bite


    Activity in retail, services and manufacturing has slowed sharply, according to a clutch of data, suggesting tighter credit conditions may finally be taking their toll on the economy. Financial Times, The Times.