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Topland snaps up Maidstone DFS store
Topland has acquired an a DFS store in Maidstone from Harmsworth Pension Fund, Property Week can reveal.
Salboy makes first foray into London with Earls Court resi buy
North West-based developer Salboy has snapped up a prime residential site within the Earls Court regeneration area – its first foray into the capital.
Urban Developments submit plans for Leeds PBSA scheme
Urban Developments has submitted plans to develop a 88-unit student scheme in Leeds.
Grosvenor signs Peaky Blinders escape room experience
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has signed up Peaky Blinders themed escape room experience at Liverpool ONE.
BlackRock fundraises £512m for European fund
BlackRock Real Assets has achieved a €609m (£516m) fundraise for its BlackRock European Real Estate debt fund.
Kadans adds to European science park portfolio
Kadans has added two further buildings at Abingdon Science Park, Oxfordshire to its pan-European science park portfolio.
Flurry of independent brands sign up at Wembley Park
Organic goods specialist The Grocery Store has taken a 1,400 sq ft unit at Wembley Park.
Leah’s Yard transformation plans submitted
A planning application to transform historic Leah’s Yard on Sheffield’s Cambridge Street has been submitted.
Interiors brand Soho Home to open flagship store in Chelsea
The studio has signed a five-year lease for a 6,000 sq ft store, which will be its first permanent outlet in the UK.
Howard de Walden Estate returns to renovated Marylebone office
The Howard de Walden Estate will return to its historic office at 23 Queen Anne Street in Marylebone this month, following a two-year renovation of the building, Property Week can reveal.
South West lots sell well at Clive Emson’s latest auction
Clive Emson’s fifth auction of the year saw all the lots listed in the South West sell – with most sparking bidding wars.
Therme Group chosen to develop £200m wellbeing resort in Toronto
Therme Group has been chosen by the Government of Ontario to develop a C$350m (£200m) wellbeing resort at Toronto’s Ontario Place.
Goodstone snaps up debut BTR site
Macquarie Asset Management’s build-to-rent (BTR) arm Goodstone Living has acquired a site in Birmingham for its £150m debut scheme, which is set to deliver more than 500 BTR homes and the largest private garden in the city.
McArthurGlen reports post-Covid sales surge
The UK’s largest outlet centre developer and operator has reported a surge in sales over the past 100 days since retail reopened with the relaxation of Covid restrictions, citing customers stronger intent to buy.
Allsop and Acuitus takings so far this year surpass £400m
Firms report strong demand for commercial lots as their latest sales raise £70.5m and £12.7m respectively.
Gin brand to open bricks-and-mortar stores
Artisanal gin brand Bullards Spirits plans to open a series of gin shops and tasting rooms across the UK, Property Week can reveal.
Aprirose sells Midtown office block to Israeli investor for £52m
Real estate investment company Aprirose has sold Holborn Central to Eido Hagag for £52m.
Avison Young promotes Gibson to global director of ESG
Avison Young has named Jon Gibson as global director of ESG
Harrison signs new letting deals at Malton Enterprise Park
Harrison Developments has signed a number of new letting deals at its Malton Enterprise Park (MEP).
Xscape Yorkshire secures three F&B tenants
Landsec has signed a trio of F&B operators at its Xscape Yorkshire leisure and entertainment destination.