All Property Week articles in 15 December 2000

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  • Insight

    Quality is the watchword for sustainable profit

    15 December 2000

    We look at the hazards that expansion can wreak upon service

  • Insight

    The Treasury's spending power is

    15 December 2000

    Britain's largest purchasers of construction are reported to be getting together to see how they can get better value from contractors especially for large projects that are often one-offs for even the biggest companies. This is good news.

  • News

    Police probe at Poundbury

    15 December 2000

    Wiltshire Fraud Squad investigates the collapse of a developer at the Prince of Wales' utopian village, which has left thousands of pounds of debt and a single asset monies in a non-approved pension fund.

  • News

    Watchdog savages Leeds tower

    15 December 2000

    The government's architecture watchdog has told developer Landmark St James to go back to the drawing board with its plans for Leeds' tallest tower.

  • Professional

    The host with the most

    15 December 2000

    Traditional property law is rapidly evolving those who deal with co-location facility agreements must be aware of the differing complexities of negotiating and drafting such leases, to avoid potential pitfalls and protect their clients

  • News

    Rent reviews hit JLL sale

    15 December 2000

    Jones Lang LaSalle auctioneer Richard Auterac refused to be fazed by the sale of only 31 of the 43 lots, a 73% success rate, at the Four Seasons Hotel, London W1 on 6 December. The sale raised nearly £21m.

  • News

    High Stamp Duty is real mistake for Richardsons

    15 December 2000

    Don and Roy Richardson, the Brummie owners of Richardson Developments, want to diversify the company's activities away from property because of high Stamp Duty costs and planning delays.

  • Markets

    A year of devolution

    15 December 2000

    Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England have cast their lots on the devolutionary wheel of fortune, with mixed results. Some have begun to fulfil their destinies, using new self-governing powers to attract more inward investment, development and commerce to their regions. Others have not, becoming mired in bureaucratic red tape ...

  • Markets

    Slow evolution for Welsh devolution

    15 December 2000

    Devolution for Wales. A good thing? A bad thing? Or can anyone tell the difference? Property Week canvasses opinions in Wales on whether having its own assembly has had any impact on the country's property market

  • News

    A year of devolution

    15 December 2000

    Property Week asks the developers, investors and surveyors how they have been affected by devolution over the past year

  • News

    Moorfield lands mega retail portfolio deal

    15 December 2000

    Tony Khalatschi lined up to take smaller regional assets out of British Land/GUS portfolio

  • News

    Heritage proposals to curb development

    15 December 2000

    English Heritage report recommends restricting development in historic areas

  • Insight

    What a cracker!

    15 December 2000

    As we look back at some of the key news and events in 2000, Property Week would like to present some of the industry's personalities with Christmas gifts befitting their achievements this year

  • News

    Liverpool council puts Walton plan in the dock

    15 December 2000

    High Court battle starts to clarify option agreement between Bill Davies' group and council

  • Markets

    Mayor in the London eye over city developments

    15 December 2000

    The election of Ken Livingstone as London's mayor had some developers in a lather. But the reality has not been as bad as feared yet. Property Week talks to Judith Mayhew, Livingstone's business adviser

  • News

    Inner City: Doug Morrison

    15 December 2000

    WIGGINS Group has been one of the more perplexing stock market successes in recent times. Its shares seem to defy gravity when everyone else associated with its two main pursuits property and airports is struggling in the mire.

  • News

    The King cedes power

    15 December 2000

    Malcolm King stepped back from the running of King Sturge this week to allow two talented young successors to take control. Soon for the first time ever there may not be a King on the throne.

  • News

    Habitat hunts for new capital HQ and flagship store

    15 December 2000

    Home furnishings retailer Habitat is scouring the capital for a new HQ and a flagship store.

  • News

    North-west business park may be largest

    15 December 2000

    Local developer Maple Grove signs up with hotel giant De Vere for £220m joint venture

  • Markets

    Institutions salute the blue and white saltire

    15 December 2000

    Scotland has finally escaped the confines of English politics, and is enjoying its new-found freedom. But has it made any difference to the property industry?