All Property Week articles in 7 December 2001

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  • News

    Rookie takes rostrum for Strettons' sale

    7 December 2001

    Novice auctioneer Stephen Shapiro unexpectedly took the rostrum at Strettons' sale on 26 November after deputy auctioneer Philip Waterfield was called away to attend the birth of his third son.

  • Professional

    Q&A

    7 December 2001

    A group of travellers has recently moved on to part of my land. A colleague tells me that it could take several months to obtain a court order against them. Is this correct? Not necessarily. Long delays between the issue of proceedings and the subsequent court hearing are a particular ...

  • News

    Retail warehouses pricier than shops

    7 December 2001

    Retail warehouses are now more expensive than high street shops for the first time since the sector emerged in the 1980s, a report claims.

  • Markets

    Planning: perseverance pays off

    7 December 2001

    Crest Nicholson's perseverance with Bristol's politicians has finally paid off. On 17 October Bristol City Council's planning committee granted consent for outline planning permission on Crest Nicholson's Bristol Harbourside site.

  • Markets

    Swindon offices: Taken on Trust

    7 December 2001

    The National Trust's relocation to Swindon should be a boost for the area.

  • News

    Midtown

    7 December 2001

    Property UK

  • Markets

    Midtown

    7 December 2001

    The Midtown region is the area that lies between the West End and the City. It stretches north to Euston Road and Pentonville Road, east to Fetter Lane and Gray's Inn Road, south to the River Thames and west to Haymarket and Tottenham Court Road. The Midtown market comprises the ...

  • Markets

    Niche market

    7 December 2001

    News and deals from around the region. By Tristan McConnell

  • News

    New Labour, new planning

    7 December 2001

    Developers, institutions and agents await biggest shake-up of planning system in 50 years

  • News

    Occupiers lack info

    7 December 2001

    Occupiers will have difficulty including lease commitments on their balance sheets to comply with Accounting Standards Board proposals because they are struggling to keep accurate data on property portfolios, reveals a survey published this week. Real estate management and consulting firm FraserCRE polled occupiers with an average of between ...

  • Markets

    Industrial: Land of missed opportunity

    7 December 2001

    Bristol is suffering from a severe lack of employment land.

  • Professional

    Indecent proposal

    7 December 2001

    Landlords unhappy with a tenant's proposed use of a property will in future be able to challenge them in the courts with a reasonable chance of success

  • News

    Shaftesbury's NAV hit by yield rise

    7 December 2001

    Annual NAV increase of 7% is half of typical level for West End specialist

  • News

    Half-year results point to slowdown

    7 December 2001

    A raft of property company half-year results were unveiled this week, providing further evidence of the slowdown in the market.

  • News

    Mentmore gains from shares sale

    7 December 2001

    Storage firm Mentmore Abbey has reported a 131% increase in half-year pretax profits, which were boosted by a disposal, but underlying profits remained flat.

  • News

    MWB shelves plans for European expansion

    7 December 2001

    Chief executive Balfour-Lynn still optimistic despite cost-cutting measures in tough market

  • News

    RICS stands up for EP

    7 December 2001

    The RICS has warned the government that its urban regeneration efforts will be undermined if English Partnerships is abolished. At a meeting with senior Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions officials last week, RICS regeneration panel chairman Chris Brown presented a paper outlining the institution's proposals ...

  • News

    Enron's end game

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    American energy giant Enron took millions of square feet in readiness for its European expansion. How will its collapse hit the UK property market and the wider economy?

  • News

    Knight Frank to expand tie-up with Grubb & Ellis

    7 December 2001

    Knight Frank and its American partner Grubb & Ellis are exploring closer links including financial tie-ups, the American firm's president and chief executive officer revealed this week.

  • Markets

    Retail: Down town

    7 December 2001

    Agents predict that rents could drop in Midtown.