All Property Week articles in 12 December 2003

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  • Online

    Brascan and Reichmann join forces

    2003-12-17T13:42:00Z

    Canadian property group Brascan and former Canary Wharf Group chairman Paul Reichmann, both potential bidders for the Docklands developer, have agreed to combine their interests to defeat the recommended Morgan Stanley bid.

  • Online

    ProLogis sells UK sheds for £190m

    2003-12-17T11:57:00Z

    ProLogis has completed the sale of 15 UK distribution facilities to Standard Life for £190m.

  • Online

    Chelsfield fails to attract bidders

    2003-12-17T11:52:00Z

    Chelsfield this morning announced it had received no firm bids for the company so far, apart from chairman Elliott Bernerd's 305p-a-share management buyout offer, which it formally rejected.

  • Online

    Helical Bar JV in £60m Solihull development

    2003-12-16T14:19:00Z

    Helical Bar and joint venture partner Oswin Developments is to develop a £60m mixed- use scheme in Birmingham’s wealthiest suburb with Coltham Developments, the industrial specialist partly owned by Andy Ruhan.

  • Online

    Ropemaker Place gets green light

    2003-12-16T11:51:00Z

    Helical Bar and Deutsche Bank Real Estate Investments were last night granted consent for their redevelopment of the Ropemaker Place site on the northern edge of the City of London.

  • Online

    ODPM reasserts in-town focus for development

    2003-12-15T17:13:00Z

    The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) today reaffirmed its commitment to concentrating development in town centres, rather than out-of-town sites, with the launch of its revised planning policy statement for town centres (PPS6).

  • Online

    Derwent trades £28m of offices

    2003-12-15T12:42:00Z

    Derwent Valley Holdings today announced £28m worth of office sales and acquisitions in the West End and Ladbroke Grove.

  • Online

    Amec given green light for Chatham Place

    2003-12-12T15:37:00Z

    Developer Amec has received planning permission for its 1m sq ft (92,900 sq m) mixed-use Chatham Place development in Reading

  • Online

    Alconbury cleared for take-off

    2003-12-12T11:23:00Z

    Alconbury Developments has been given the green light for its 7m sq ft (650,315 sq m) freight distribution centre at the disused Alconbury airfield near Cambridge.

  • Markets

    Wales' small world

    12 December 2003

    Research from the Welsh Development Agency shows that small requirements are dominating.

  • News

    Roadside

    12 December 2003

  • News

    Reit on

    12 December 2003

    Chancellor Gordon Brown has opened the door to the creation of tax-transparent property investment vehicles in the UK.

  • News

    Lidl wins London site

    12 December 2003

    Discount food retailer Lidl has paid a record price to beat shed developer ProLogis to a north London industrial site. Lidl has paid more than £1.06m/acre (£2.6m/ha) for 12.5 acres (5 ha) at Kennet Properties' Aztec 406 scheme on the north circular road in Enfield. Kennet was in talks to ...

  • News

    Patience is a virtue for small investors

    12 December 2003

    As they peered through the double doors leading to the packed Allsop auction room at the Berkeley Hotel, a couple from south London blew out their cheeks and rolled their eyes at the high price paid for a bank investment, writes Natalie Stevenson. 'The market is getting very competitive ...

  • Professional

    Planning inquiries are the last resort

    12 December 2003

    Developers are concentrating on securing local consent

  • Professional

    How the Sellar tower inquiry was won

    12 December 2003

    Mark Jansen reports on the arguments used to win planning approval for what could become the tallest building in Britain

  • Markets

    IPD: regeneration returns are higher and less risky

    12 December 2003

    New research shows deprived area properties produce double-digit returns

  • News

    Grainger starts resi REIT restructuring

    12 December 2003

    Quoted residential investor aims to capitalise on new property vehicle

  • Markets

    Stepping on the gas

    2003-12-12T00:00:00Z

    A five-year expansion programme has made Margram the UK s largest independent operator of filling stations with convenience stores, and the pace is not about to let up.

  • Markets

    Institutions on look-out for regeneration gains

    12 December 2003

    Regeneration gatherings do not normally set the pulse racing. But in place of the usual list of do-gooders, last week's event to mark the unveiling of the IPD research on urban regeneration attracted some of the biggest names in the institutional property world, writes Tim Danaher. Host Morley ...