All Property Week articles in 16 November 2007

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  • The Marriott hotel in Sheffield has been sold.
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    Irish-Israeli Marriott owners sell five hotels

    2007-11-27T12:05:00Z

    The Irish-Israeli joint venture behind the purchase of the £1.1bn Marriott hotel portfolio in April this year has sold five of its ‘non core’ hotels for $69m (£48m).

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    M&S moves into Imperial Wharf

    2007-11-21T12:20:00Z

    Marks & Spencer has become the latest retailer to move into St George’s riverside development, Imperial Wharf, after taking 17,229 sq ft for a food store.

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    Countrywide to close branches as sales halve.

    2007-11-19T09:45:00Z

    Britain’s biggest chain of estate agents, Countrywide, is to close down branches after being hit by a spate of cancelled sales amid the gloomiest outlook for the housing market since the early 1990s. Financial Times (Saturday)

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    Tchenguiz brother to carry out ‘radical review’

    2007-11-19T09:44:00Z

    Vincent Tchenguiz, bother of Robert, is starting to feel the effects of the credit squeeze and is carrying out a 'repositioning' of his business. Financial Times (Saturday)

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    Investors urge LandSecs buyback

    2007-11-19T09:42:00Z

    Laxey Partners is calling for Land Securities to buy back up to 20% of its share capital to improve its share price performance. Sunday Times

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    JP Morgan chooses City for new HQ

    2007-11-19T09:41:00Z

    P Morgan has snubbed Canary Wharf and chosen to build a £600m European headquarters in London’s Square Mile. Sunday Times.

  • News

    Property fears drive down price of debt

    2007-11-19T09:37:00Z

    Credit jitters are beginning to hit heavily indebted companies snapped up by private equity at the height of the buyout frenzy, with property related firms hardest hit. Sunday Telegraph

  • Jeff Schwartz
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    ProLogis goes to Dubai

    2007-11-19T09:26:00Z

    ProLogis has signed a deal to build its first distribution centre in the Middle East in Dubai.

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    RICS warns of rental growth slowdown

    2007-11-16T15:52:00Z

    Tenant demand for commercial property is waning, which could lead to a slowdown in rental growth, according to an RICS report released today.

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    Hermes signs Asda Living

    2007-11-16T15:50:00Z

    Hermes Real Estate has signed up Asda to open its first Asda Living concept in London.

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    Cheshire county council plans care home initiative

    2007-11-16T15:44:00Z

    Cheshire County Council has pushed the button on a £200m PFI scheme to create five care homes in the county.

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    Claridge's extension gets planning recommendation

    2007-11-16T14:03:00Z

    Derek Quinlan looks set to get planning permission to build two extra floors on top of his prestigious Claridge’s hotel in London’s Mayfair after planning officers recommended his application.

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    Teesland to plough ahead with new funds

    2007-11-16T14:01:00Z

    Teesland said today that it will continue with its plans to launch new property funds, despite ‘challenging investment conditions’.

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    Racecourse resist takeover bid

    2007-11-16T09:35:00Z

    A battle is being fought over the future of the century-old Newbury Racecourse after the group rejected a £33.5m hostile takeover bid from its biggest shareholder, the investment company Guinness Peat. The Independent

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    Platform cuts loans for buy-to-let landlords

    2007-11-16T09:34:00Z

    Buy-to-let lender Platform has cut the amount it will lend to landlords relative to their rental income. Daily Telegraph

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    Galliford Try buys affordable housing builder

    2007-11-16T09:33:00Z

    Galliford Try the construction and housebuilding group, said that it has bought Kendall Cross Holdings, the affordable housing contractor, for £9m. The Times

  • News

    Segro sale and leaseback

    2007-11-16T09:32:00Z

    Segro has paid €159.8 million (£113.2 million) for 26 distribution warehouses via a sale and leaseback with DHL, the transport group. The sites provide total annual income of about €11.2 million. The Times

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    Pinewood plans 'live in' film sets

    2007-11-16T09:30:00Z

    Pinewood studios has applied for planning permission to build new sets on 100 acres of greenbelt land, which will be sold for occupation. The Times, Daily Telegraph.

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    Hammerson and British Land veto split

    2007-11-16T09:28:00Z

    British Land and Hammerson, two of Britain’s biggest diversified property companies, have both signalled they will not follow Land Securities’ decision to split up. Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, The Times

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    Barclays reveals 1.3bn hit

    2007-11-16T09:27:00Z

    Barclays yesterday insisted that growth prospects for its investment banking arm remained good despite being forced to write off £1.3bn as a result of the turmoil in the credit markets. Financial times, The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian