All Property Week articles in 17 December 2004

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    Former Lord Mayor knighted

    2004-12-31T11:13:00Z

    Robert Finch, the former Lord Mayor of London and a prominent property lawyer, has been knighted in the New Year Honours List.

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    Tsunami claims life of Briant Champion Long founder

    2004-12-30T14:25:00Z

    A founding member of retail property firm Briant Champion Long has been killed by the tsunami in south-east Asia that has so far been responsible for more than 150,000 deaths.

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    Westfield boosts war chest with $4bn loan

    2004-12-30T11:55:00Z

    Westfield, the Australian shopping centre owner, has added to its acquisition war chest by arranging a $4bn (£2bn) loan with an international group of banks.

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    Ruhan restructures Thistle hotels

    2004-12-29T13:47:00Z

    Andy Ruhan has restructured the ownership of 31 Thistle hotels he bought last year in a £686m deal.

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    Economic costs of tsunami tragedy emerge

    2004-12-29T13:47:00Z

    The deadly tsunami that hit south-east Asia on Sunday, claiming the lives of more than 150,000 people, is likely to have caused more than $13bn of damage.

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    Borehamwood's Imperial Place sold

    2004-12-23T10:31:00Z

    Liberty International subsidiary Capital & Counties has sold its Imperial Place office development in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, for £58.6m.

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    Argent seals final Piccadilly Gardens letting

    2004-12-23T10:28:00Z

    Argent’s 1 Piccadilly Gardens office scheme in Manchester is fully let, after the developer today confirmed the letting of 91,440 sq ft (8,490 sq m) to Bank of New York.

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    City take-up rises by a quarter

    2004-12-22T12:56:00Z

    Office take-up in the City of London increased by a quarter in November – the highest monthly take-up since April 2000, according to the latest Ingleby Trice Kennard Floorspace Survey.

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    Thames Valley’s biggest letting of 2004 completes

    2004-12-22T10:40:00Z

    Arlington Securities has secured a 41,000 sq ft (3,810 sq m) letting at No 3 Arlington Square, Bracknell, in the Thames Valley’s biggest office deal of the year.

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    Consent granted for Scotland’s tallest building

    2004-12-21T15:51:00Z

    Glasgow-based developer Elphinstone has received planning permission to develop Scotland’s tallest building, it was announced today.

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    Persimmon predicts record profits

    2004-12-21T12:17:00Z

    Persimmon said today that it expected to report record profits in the new year, despite the dip in the housing market over the last six months.

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    Brixton ditches £398m of offices and industrial

    2004-12-20T10:56:00Z

    Industrial specialist Brixton has agreed to sell almost all its office property interests and 50 properties from the Industrious portfolio in two deals totaling £398m.

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    Wycombe Retail Park sells for £56m

    2004-12-20T10:50:00Z

    Ropemaker Properties has bought Wycombe Retail Park in Buckinghamshire for £56m.

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    Brixton secures Trafford Park letting

    2004-12-17T14:54:00Z

    Brixton has secured a big industrial letting at its Trafford Park estate in Manchester.

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    Dawnay Shore takes £57m Hanover hotels

    2004-12-17T12:08:00Z

    Dawnay Shore Hotels, the company set up by Dawnay Day and Shore Capital to build a chain of four-star hotels in the UK, has bought three freehold hotels from Hanover International for £57m.

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    Winners of the Year

    17 December 2004

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    Who’s suing whom

    17 December 2004

    Rent due on factory lease On 16 November Edlington Properties sued JH Fenner & Co for rent and insurance payments totalling £225,000 due under a lease of factory premises at the former Maerdy colliery site in Rhondda, Monmouthshire. It claims that rent for the current quarter, and the insurance premium ...

  • Winning team (l-r): Giles Barrie, rugby player James Simpson-Daniel with David Fryman, Derek Gilmore and John Barro of Edward Charles
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    The professionals

    17 December 2004

    Edward Charles & Partners, Winner, Professional Agency Team of the Year, Property Awards

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    Pilot project

    17 December 2004

    The organisers of Pilot, an international art forum to be held in London next year, have asked Diary to make a small plea on their behalf.

  • On to a winner (l-r): Property Week editor Giles Barrie, Ernst & Young partner Richard Smee, Pillar chairman Raymond Mould, Lawrence Dallaglio and Gabby Logan
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    Pillar of strength

    17 December 2004

    As another year of deals, developments, mergers and takeovers comes to an end, Property Week looks back at its award winners of 2004 and the combination of effort, talent and hard work that enabled them to achieve their success.