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31 July, noon: Standing with Posh Girl on the ninth floor of an empty 1970s office block by a flyover on the A13 at Pitsea in Essex. With us is Mr X, beaming with pleasure.
It’s August and the non-stop workdays of cycling through emails, Zoom calls, press releases, LinkedIn posts and new business presentations are on pause.
Portsmouth City Council acquired business campus Lakeside North Harbour from Northwood Investors for £138m in an off-market transaction.
British Land launched a strategy to exploit the boom in prime central London housing with ‘opportunistic’ acquisitions of development sites and investments.
Property Week revealed that London & Regional was in pole position for a £600m sale-and-leaseback deal for around 180 Woolworths stores.
Frogmore bought the Notting Hill Gate Estate in west London for £215m from The William Pears Group and LaSalle Investment Management.