All Property Week articles in 09 November 2007 – Page 11

  • News

    Sainsbury meltdown after Qatar exit


    Sainsbury’s shares were sent reeling as the Qatar-backed investment fund Delta Two walked away from its £10.6bn indicative bid for the company, unwilling to stump up a further £500m of equity to clinch the deal. Financial; Times. The Times.

  • News

    Access to land details restricted


    The Land Registry will limit information available online in a bid to protect people from fraud. Financial Times

  • News

    Northern Rock mortgage lending slumps


    Northern Rock has seen a dramatic fall in mortgage lending over the past two months since its financial problems emerged, according to mortgage brokers. Financial Times

  • Yvette Cooper, housing minister

    Councils to offer affordable housing ‘deals’


    Councils could offer thousands of affordable housing deals to help key workers and first time buyers buy homes under a ‘groundbreaking scheme’ said Housing Minister Yvette Cooper yesterday.

  • Online

    UK financial sector holding up despite credit crunch


    Growth in the UK financial sector has been ‘robust’ in the first nine months of 2007 despite the credit crunch, a report from International Financial Services London has found.

  • Online

    Europe’s occupational markets strong


    Europe’s occupational market remains robust with high levels of demand in the third quarter of the year, said CB Richard Ellis today.

  • Online

    No signs of weakness in Irish retail market


    One of the largest single regeneration projects in Ireland Athlone Town Centre had a strong opening yesterday as Ireland’s retail boom continues.

  • Online

    Regus loses two senior UK directors


    Regus, the world’s largest service office provider, has lost two of its top UK staff.

  • Online

    UK funds see net outflow


    UK pooled property funds saw net outflows of money in the third quarter of 2007, the first quarterly outflows since March 2003.

  • Online

    Hamptons buys west-country agency Hayward White


    Global estate agents Hamptons International has taken over Shire and Cotswald-based agency Hayward White.

  • Online

    Anglo Irish Bank to fund Aberdeen scheme


    Anglo Irish Bank has agreed to fund Hazledene Group’s £75m mixed-use development in Aberdeen, Scotland.

  • Online

    UK investment ‘fallen significantly’ says report


    Investment in UK commercial property has ‘fallen significantly’ since the credit crunch, according to Jones Lang LaSalle, despite figures from the Bank of England suggesting lending to commercial real estate is at its highest ever level.

  • News

    New Spanish threat on holiday home sales


    Britons with holiday homes in Spain have been warned they may have to pay thousands of pounds more in tax after a clampdown on the practice of under-declaring sale prices. Sunday Times

  • News

    Call for Northern Rock heads as savers pull £14bn


    Northern Rock savers have taken out £10-14 billion in deposits from the bank since it plunged into financial crisis seven weeks ago, with chancellor Alistair Darling urged to impose new management to restore confidence. Sunday Times, Financial Times. The Observer.

  • News

    Property derivatives boosted by prices falls


    Property-based derivative volumes have more than doubled in the past year as more banks, investors and companies seek to bet on the asset class and to hedge against a falling valuations. Financial Times.

  • News

    House prices up


    House prices rose by 1.1% in October, according to Nationwide – the strongest pace since June. They are 9.7% higher than a year ago.

  • News

    Legal threat over supermarket findings


    Independent shopkeepers launched a stinging attack on competition regulators this weekend, accusing them of using flawed data to prove that small stores are not being damaged by the rise of the big four supermarkets. Sunday Times

  • News

    LCR to offload Channel link debts


    London & Continental Railways, the UK arm of Eurostar and builder of the new Channel Tunnel Rail Link, is in talks with the Treasury to move its £5.8bn debt mountain off the government's books. The Observer.

  • News

    Robert Tchenguiz ponders £400m restaurant listing


    Robert Tchenguiz is considering plans to float part of his Laurel Pub Company.

  • Online

    Blackrock and Applecross team up in Edinburgh


    Blackrock International Land has bought a 15 acre site south of Edinburgh, Scotland in a joint venture with Applecross Properties for £24.2m.