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    Development as a force for good

    2019-05-15T23:00:00Z

    At Newcore, we are out twisting the arms of the wealthy and generous of Oxford and the South East to raise £3m of extra funds to regenerate a church, crèche, café, drugs outreach and community centre in one of the poorest parts of Oxford.

  • Parkway Community Bus
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    Retail therapy aids mental health

    2019-05-15T23:00:00Z

    This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week and this Monday Ellandi, working with Knight Frank, published its latest annual research into community shopping centres, titled Beyond Retail. 

  • Oxford Street
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    Oxford Street remains a top shopping destination

    2019-05-15T11:40:00Z

    Editor: It was disappointing to read your pessimistic article ‘ Oxford Street blues ’. While it is true that Oxford Street has had “a difficult few months”, contrary to the claims in your article it very much remains one of the world’s top shopping destinations.

  • Work discussion
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    Mental health must be top of agenda

    2019-05-15T11:35:00Z

    Editor: Corporate environments have made great strides in recent years to shift stigmas around mental health – but there is still much to be done.

  • Wirral Waters
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    Something stirs in Wirral Waters

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    Something stirs in the long-still Wirral Waters. Dutch pension fund APG is close to taking a punt on John Whittaker’s Peel Holdings’ plan (pictured) to regenerate 500 acres of Birkenhead docks, aka Wirral Waters – far more mellifluous.

  • Warehouse
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    UK offers higher returns

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    For almost a decade now, the UK logistics sector has been undergoing a fundamental, structural change, driven by the insatiable appetite of the UK consumer for goods to be delivered to a place of their choosing.

  • Warehouse
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    Strong take-up slows sharply in first quarter

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    JLL figures show Q1 logistics take-up was down 48% on a particularly strong final quarter of 2018.

  • Field
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    Have rising land values made development unviable?

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    Soaring land values are causing some developers to question development viability. 

  • Warehouse interior
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    Interview with Chris Jeffs of M&G Real Estate

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    Chris Jeffs, head of industrial investment at M G Real Estate, tells Adam Branson why the company has made an £800m push into the industrial sector over the past two years

  • Leeds skyline
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    No need to be spooked by Brexit

    2019-05-09T23:00:00Z

    Amid all the Brexit anxiety, overseas investor sentiment has cooled towards UK property. Undoubtedly some investors are keeping their powder dry before making significant commitments to the UK. While uncertainty persists, this is likely to remain the case.