All Property Week articles in 28 November 2003

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  • Online

    British Land's £450m Debenhams swoop

    2003-12-04T13:38:00Z

    British Land is poised to sign a deal to buy Debenhams' freehold property for at least £450m from Baroness Retail in what would be the biggest retail property deal of the year.

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    Online

    Gordon to head £4bn life fund portfolio

    2003-12-04T10:31:00Z

    Helen Gordon, the former managing director of Railtrack Property Developments, is to make her comeback as the head of Legal & General’s £4bn life fund property portfolio.

  • Online

    LandSecs takes full control of Gunwharf

    2003-12-03T11:29:00Z

    Land Securities has taken full control of the Gunwharf Quays development in Portsmouth, buying out partner Berkeley Group for £170m.

  • Online

    Leisure Property Awards winners revealed

    2003-12-03T08:49:00Z

    X-Leisure's PY Gerbeau was named Leisure Property Personality of the Year at last night's Leisure Property Awards 2003.

  • Online

    Hammerson’s £42m Brent Cross buy

    2003-12-02T11:49:00Z

    Hammerson and Standard Life Investments have forward purchased a retail park in Brent Cross, northwest London, from Castlemore Securities for £42m.

  • Online

    Noe’s third Derwent Valley offer rejected

    2003-12-02T10:37:00Z

    Derwent Valley Holdings has rejected Leo Noé s third offer for the company as wholly inadequate .

  • Online

    Chessells stands down as MEPC chairman

    2003-12-01T16:09:00Z

    Hermes chief executive Tony Watson has taken over from Sir Tim Chessells as chairman of Hermes subsidiary MEPC with immediate effect.

  • Online

    Noé makes higher Derwent offer

    2003-12-01T10:41:00Z

    Leo Noé’s Winten this morning announced a third improved approach of 800p a share to take over Derwent Valley Holdings.

  • Online

    B&Q’s 1m sq ft Nottingham plan

    2003-11-28T13:00:00Z

    B&Q today announced plans for a 1m sq ft (92,902 sq m) distribution warehouse in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

  • Online

    Savills hits shares high

    2003-11-28T11:53:00Z

    Savills shares hit their highest price ever this morning, following a bullish trading statement from the company.

  • Markets

    Talk of the towns

    28 November 2003

    Nudge nudge, wink wink in Ashford ... the inside dope on Sittingbourne … Kent's PR campaign

  • Markets

    Talk of the towns

    28 November 2003

    Debenhams anchors cattle market … archaeological dig end frees retail scheme ... leisure deal for Yarmouth …

  • Professional

    Who's suing whom

    28 November 2003

    Disputed break notice On 15 October, Vodafone issued proceedings against Bennet Property. Vodafone is seeking a declaration that it has validly exercised a notice to break its lease of premises at Woodlands, Bartholomew Street, Newbury, Berkshire, on 10 May 2004. Bennet Property is disputing the validity of the break ...

  • Insight

    The White Stuff

    28 November 2003

    After enduring a split among its directors, Frogmore's MD Paul White is liquidating the company's portfolio and starting afresh with a small team.

  • Markets

    Standing still

    28 November 2003

    Having not moved for six years, rents in Norfolk and Suffolk's industrial sector are predicted to remain static for another three years.

  • Markets

    Roads to ruin

    2003-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Under its Communities Plan, the government wants more development around Ashford. But that needs transport infrastructure, and has sparked a row over who should foot the bill.

  • News

    Planners reject Vauxhall resi tower plans

    28 November 2003

    Berkeley group’s plans for A 185 metre-high residential tower on the south bank of the River Thames at Vauxhall are set to go to a planning inquiry after being rejected by Lambeth council last week. Lambeth’s planning committee voted by four to three to turn down the plans, which have ...

  • News

    Norfolk & Suffolk

    28 November 2003

  • Insight

    The perfect vehicle to kick-start regeneration

    28 November 2003

    Last week we started our campaign for real estate investment trusts by making the case for Joe Public to invest in commercial property. This week Polly Mackenzie explores how tax-transparent property vehicles could help regenerate the country's ailing communities

  • Markets

    Upward-only Kent review

    28 November 2003

    Kent has risen above the problems hitting the UK economy, with good take-up levels and rents in many towns still rising.