Daniel Thomas

  • Colliers-International's-Midsummer-Retail-Report-2011

    Colliers International’s Midsummer Retail Report 2011 shows a divided nation

    17 June 2011

    Reality has returned to retail with a surge in profit warnings, slowing sales figures and renewed rounds of administrations as British shoppers tighten their belts

  • Insight

    The long, unwinding road

    20 May 2011

    De Montfort’s annual bank lending report shows that total debt secured by UK commercial property is as much as £290bn and banks are working out their loans with gusto

  • Insight

    Midsummer sadness

    18 June 2010

    Colliers International’s Midsummer Retail Report details green shoots of recovery, but as government cuts and a drop in consumer spending lie ahead, property can’t afford to celebrate yet

  • Insight

    The price is right

    7 May 2010

    After last year's terminally gloomy predictions, DTZ's Money Into Property investment report is confident that the time is ripe to flash the cash

  • Insight

    Retail at rock bottom

    19 June 2009

    After the worst period for retail property on record, Colliers CRE’s Midsummer Retail Report, published today, shows that the end of the bear market is in sight

  • Diar reckoning: long-term projects include Lusail in the Middle East and London’s controversial Chelsea Barracks

    Qatar’s commitment

    22 May 2009

    The head of Qatari Diar insists the Chelsea Barracks furore will be resolved as the company plans to increase its long-term UK investment

  • Insight

    Shop Horror

    13 June 2008

    There are few bright spots in the latest Colliers CRE Midsummer Retail Report, published today.

  • Insight

    A Fate worse than debt

    23 May 2008

    …is that there is no new funding for a market saddled with £200bn of commercial property debt. Daniel Thomas reports on De Montfort University’s latest bank lending survey

  • Online

    Shell-Mex sale imminent


    Shell-Mex House, the famous art deco landmark on London’s Strand, is poised to be sold after nearly 18 months on the market.

  • Insight

    Sweat to impress

    11 May 2007

    Having made its name as a status symbol for the affluent, David Lloyd is at the centre of a bidding war for its £950m property portfolio.

  • News

    Canary Wharf redesigns its 1.8m sq ft Riverside scheme

    11 May 2007

    New planning application aims to attract large occupiers

  • Online

    CBI calls for streamlining of planning system


    The CBI warned this morning the planning system would be hobbled by lengthy appeals and inquiries unless the government streamlines the system.

  • Peter Bennett

    Squaring up

    Skyline April 2007

    His portfolio will be larger and the challenges wider, but Peter Bennett must continue to oil the development wheels of the City of London. Daniel Thomas meets the City surveyor in waiting. Portrait by Eva Vermandel

  • Online

    PricewaterhouseCoopers picks More London for HQ


    PricewaterhouseCoopers has confirmed plans to take a new headquarters at 7 More London on the south bank of the Thames.

  • Online

    ITV announces developer shortlist for Manchester


    ITV Granada has shortlisted three developers for the redevelopment of its Manchester studios and offices.

  • Online

    Spanish buy £1.1bn HSBC tower


    A company set to be 80% owned by Spain’s wealthy Sanahuja family has completed the acquisition of HSBC’s Canary Wharf headquarters.

  • Online

    £20m plans for Derby County


    Derby County Football Club has unveiled plans for a £20m development at its Pride Park Stadium.

  • Online

    Hilton sells €566m European portfolio


    Hilton Hotels Corporation has sold a portfolio of 10 European hotels to a fund managed by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds (MSREF) for €566m (£386m).

  • Online

    Vaquier is new chief at Axa REIM


    Axa Investment Managers has confirmed the appointment of Pierre Vaquier as chief executive of Axa Real Estate Investment Managers.

  • Online

    East London square gets £250m price tag


    Axa Real Estate and GIC, the investment arm of the Singaporean government, are to bring Thomas Moore Square in East London to the market next month with a price tag of around £250m.

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