All Property Week articles in 8 December 2000

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  • Professional

    Uckfield's story

    8 December 2000

    The UK was unprepared for the shock floods which hit much of the south-east and Yorkshire. Uckfield was one of the worst hit towns, and most local businesses were affected. Mark Taylor, manager of Somerfield in Uckfield, talks about his experience of the recent downfall.

  • Professional

    People

    8 December 2000

    Hot property Amec Developments has appointed Mark Alexander as director of its Birmingham-based Midlands operation. Mark,39, has moved from Saville Gordon Estates, where he headed business development, and worked on many important projects, including the £95m purchase of the Resolution portfolio. He is married with two ...

  • Markets

    A Palace revolution

    8 December 2000

    With protesters turning up the heat on developers' plans for Crystal Palace, we ask whether a phoenix will rise from the flames, or will the ashes just be blown away?

  • Insight

    Measure for leisure

    8 December 2000

    The London Eye took half of the gongs at this year's leisure property awards.

  • News

    LandSecs' revolution

    8 December 2000

    Land Securities boss Ian Henderson and his likely successor Peter Walicknowski tell Property Week about their innovative plans to steer the company away from property stockpiling and into money making

  • Markets

    South-east London industrial: Sheds strong in south-east

    8 December 2000

    Much of the new and refurbished space is now being let at higher rents than expected

  • News

    South Manc hits office space low

    8 December 2000

    the Supply of office space in south Manchester reached critical levels this week with the letting of both buildings at Taylor Woodrow's Christie Fields scheme.

  • News

    LandSecs plots hi-tech strategy

    8 December 2000

    Serviced office and broadband initiatives reflect revolutionary change towards occupier-led strategy

  • Insight

    New name, new game

    8 December 2000

    Caradon's imminent name change reflects the group's shift in businesses. But what is the impact on its property portfolio?

  • News

    Flood Management

    8 December 2000

  • Insight

    Sun flexi-systems

    8 December 2000

    With the construction of campus-style Guillemont Park in Camberley, Surrey, Sun Microsystems looks set to own one of the world's largest flexible offices. We visited the development to find out how it works

  • News

    Fit for the future

    8 December 2000

    Property Week s latest occupier focus, in conjunction with CBI, looks at good practice in two global firms whose property has to cope with ever-changing businesses.

  • News

    Kenmore reveals profits explosion

    8 December 2000

    Scottish private property company Kenmore has revealed record pre-tax profits of £9.6m in the year to 31 July, an £8.1m leap for the property investment and development group on the same period last year.

  • News

    Edinburgh yield record-breaker

    8 December 2000

    Edinburgh Park has broken the record for a UK business park yield for the second time in 18 months.

  • News

    Prescott rejects East Manc scheme

    8 December 2000

    Environment secretary John Prescott has stunned the north-west property community by rejecting an office scheme for a rundown area of east Manchester.

  • Professional

    Guidance for flood plain development

    8 December 2000

    'A typical flood which might now happen once in a hundred years could occur as frequently as every 10 or 20 years in the future. Today's extreme floods could become tomorrow's norm.'

  • Professional

    In deep water

    8 December 2000

    As the UK counts the cost of some of the worst floods on record, developers are asking whether there is any point developing on flood plains if the government forces them to pay for flood defences. In this flood management special report we ask if this could lead to a ...

  • News

    No let up in MBO cull

    8 December 2000

    'New economy' pressure has forced persistent NAV discounts, leading quoted property companies to seek solace in private ownership. We report on the activity so far, and on those likely to follow

  • News

    Railtrack tower gets the chop

    8 December 2000

    Railtrack's plans to build a 43-storey office tower over Paddington station appeared to be doomed this week, after Westminster council said it wanted 35 storeys chopped off the design.

  • News

    Residential deal for Dome buyer

    8 December 2000

    Legacy chief Robert Bourne, the preferred bidder for the Millennium Dome, is poised to take a 10.3% stake in residential property developer Fairbriar, after agreeing to sell his shareholdings in serviced apartment company's Ellisridge and Pressdale to Fairbriar.