Ellen Bennett's articles

  • Bank statement: the former HSBC building on King Street aims to attract high earners like Wayne Rooney by becoming a boutique mall
    Markets

    Man U about town

    24 September 2004

    Manchester’s big-spending football stars are just one reason why the city is booming with upmarket shopping schemes, the latest of which is coming forward on King Street

  • Vimal Shah
    Insight

    The word from the street

    10 September 2004

    The government’s consultation on banning upward-only rent reviews ends next week. But Property Week’s own consultation of occupiers reveals that they have other, more pressing problems with leases Photographs by Marius Hansen

  • Southgate: in line for a £200m extension
    Markets

    Local knowledge

    03 September 2004

    Essential information, project updates and gossip.

  • Three radicals: Ronson, Wyatt and Gallagher make an unlikely team
    Markets

    The Green team

    03 September 2004

    At Emersons Green, three of Britain’s biggest developers have set aside their rivalry to create a scheme in tune with government thinking on sustainable communities.

  • East meets west: the Foster-designed building in Swindon will become a base for Chinese businesses
    Markets

    The great call of China

    03 September 2004

    In the first deal of its kind in Europe, the Chinese government is bringing a touch of va va voom back to the landmark former Renault building in Swindon.

  • Opening in 2008:  the Broadmead centre extension
    Markets

    Broad relief

    03 September 2004

    Beset with problems in recent times, things are looking up for the Broadmead shopping centre as plans for its £500m extension move forward.

  • Take the high road: Unite's plans for offices on Lower Bristol Road
    Markets

    Borderline case

    03 September 2004

    Bath has traditionally intimidated developers with its tough planning restrictions, but things have started to change on the outskirts of the city.

  • Odds on: despite the MoD's change of heart, schemes in the south-west are still tipped to benefit from the Lyons Review
    Markets

    Waiting for Lyons to bite

    03 September 2004

    Bristol’s council and agents are putting on a brave face after losing a large Ministry of Defence requirement, arguing the city can still benefit from the Lyons Review.

  • Trading estates: Ellen's old patch included deprived inner city areas
    Insight

    Property, social housing and me

    06 August 2004

    The gritty surrounds of a council estate are a lifetime away from the glamour of London’s Mayfair, but the worlds of property and social housing are set to collide. Property Week’s Ellen Bennett has worked on both sides of the divide and reveals why opposites will have to attract. Photographs ...

  • News

    MoD abandons plans to decamp 6,000 to Bristol

    06 August 2004

    High cost of Lyons Review relocation strategy forces MoD logistics staff to stay put