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Don’t allow administration to cause conflict
Managing conflicts of interest is an age-old issue for agencies. But recently, another issue has reared its head: what happens when administration or receivership is involved? Jennifer Rigby asks two experts
Retail shells may be schools’ site solution
Plans could save millions following cuts to Building Schools programme
European banks undergo stress tests
Hypo Real Estate likely to fail, but more government capital available
KiFin to turn up heat over Minerva disclosure
Kirsch vehicle to call for EGM over terms of refinancing agreement
LaSalle prepares to play European recovery game
New funds planned following the firm’s success with “countercyclical investment”
Former Prologis MD joins Chapco
Former ProLogis managing director Alan Curtis has joined facilities management company Chapco Group as non-executive chairman.
NSPCC appoints Savills
Children’s charity the NSPCC has appointed Savills to join its panel of UK property advisors.
Invista buys Sheffield office building
Invista Property Foundation Trust has bought the Portergate, an office building in Sheffield, for £10.2m.
Egan Lawson parts company
Founders split into agency and asset management
Law firm Halliwells cites "property obligations" as factor as it faces administration
Law firm Halliwells has filed a notice to appoint an administrator and suggested that high operating costs are a factor in its difficulties.
Lloyds to sell major Edinburgh site
Lloyds Banking Group is set to sell a site in Edinburgh which was once earmarked as a new headquarters for part of the bank in the Scottish capital.
Tesco loses appeal over Liverpool regeneration scheme
A legal challenge by Tesco, which was blocking a major regeneration scheme in Liverpool, has been rejected by the High Court.
Fund takes space at Glasgow's Capella
Strathclyde Pension Fund is set to open a new office in Glasgow’s Capella building at Atlantic Quay.
Blackrock buys £58m Covent Garden building
Blackrock UK Property Fund has bought the freehold of 25 Bedford Street in London’s Covent Garden for £58.8m.
Tesco sees light at Sunderland Vaux site
Ten-year deadlock at brewery site ends after supermarket decides to sell
Land Securities HQ back on market
Land Securities’ headquarters at 5 Strand, close to Trafalgar Square in London, is up for sale for £53m.
Henderson shows off plans for Bishop's Stortford
Henderson Global Investors has opened its pre-application consultation for its planned £105m redevelopment scheme in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire.
Liverpool student housing scheme makes the grade
Liverpool-based developer EHA Developments has won planning permission from Liverpool City Council for a 354-bed student accomodation scheme at Chatham PLace in Edge Hill, Liverpool.
Stately home owners plan development on wider estate
The trustees of the Chatsworth Estate are looking at development opportunities for its land holdings across the north Midlands.
West End chiefs make plea for Crossrail
Cutting or scrapping Crossrail would be “short sighted”, West End business leaders, including Marks & Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose and chief executive of Great Portland Estates Toby Courtauld, have warned the government ahead of today’s emergency budget.