Jennifer is a former chief reporter for retail at PW and is now a news and features writer at RN.
M&G in successful play for toy retailer shed
M&G Real Estate has snapped up the new national distribution centre of toy retailer The Entertainer in a £21.3m deal.
Appear Here expands reach with office in the Big Apple
Pop-up retail website Appear Here has opened a New York office after signing up landlords including Brookfield to its service.
New industrial sector to emerge in London
The City of London Corporation is considering plans to force office developers to provide consolidation centres for postal deliveries in a move that would help establish a new sub-sector of London’s industrial market.
Investra buys Princes Gate Retail Park, Harlow
Investra has acquired Princes Gate Retail Park in Harlow from clients of Aberdeen Asset Management for 6.3m.
Mulberry bags prime spot on Regent Street
Mulberry is on the verge of opening a new London store on the site of Austin Reed’s former flagship outlet on Regent Street.
Poundworld keeps growing
Poundworld is looking for 50 sites for UK stores in 2017 as it seeks to capitalise on the continued growth of the discount shopping market.
Ventham and Woodward to head CBRE's Birmingham office agency and capital markets teams
CBRE has promoted Will Ventham and Nick Woodward to head up its Birmingham office agency and capital markets teams.
Avignon poaches Salloway and Page from Savills
European investment specialist Avignon Capital has poached Sam Salloway and Sarah Page from Savills.
KFC hopes to gobble up more space in UK
Fast-food chain KFC has revealed plans for huge expansion in the UK that would boost its store count by almost 50% - overtaking McDonald’s.
Sumner breezes into retail agency role at Brasier Freeth
Retail heavyweight Damian Sumner is joining Brasier Freeth in the new year after resigning from his role as JLL’s head of retail agency earlier in the year.
Storefront eyes expansion across the globe
London-based pop-up retail agent Storefront has revealed plans to expand into Berlin, Shanghai and Tokyo next year.
Cushman & Wakefield win Walsall Council contract
Walsall Council has appointed Cushman & Wakefield to a number of regeneration sites along the M6 motorway.
Green light given for third Arena Central building
Planning permission has been granted for the third building at Arena Central in Birmingham.
Legal & General raises £170m for Build to Rent fund
LGIM Real Assets has raised a further £170m of equity investment from major institutions, including a significant commitment from a client of Aon Hewitt, for an open-ended Build to Rent (BTR) fund.
London’s Sloane Street and South Molton Street most popular for international retailer debuts
Sloane Street and South Molton Street have welcomed the most international brand debuts in London in the last year, according to Colliers International’s Central London Retail Healthcheck Report.
London ranked leading ‘tech city’ in Europe
London has been ranked the leading destination in Europe for technology-based industries, according to new data released by CBRE.
Hyde Housing Group and Hill announce first JV in north west London
Housebuilder Hill and housing association Hyde Housing Group have announced their first joint venture to build 287 homes in north west London.
Cadogan announces new Chelsea artisan retail block
Cadogan has announced a block of five new artisan shops in Chelsea.
22 Bishopsgate skyscraper design reduced by three storeys
Axa’s planned 22 Bishopsgate skyscraper has been reduced by three storeys in a new revised planning application.
US brand seeks pre-school sites
US pre-school brand The Learning Experience is seeking its first sites in the UK.