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Then shadow chancellor Francis Maude backed Property Week’s campaign against further rises in stamp duty.
Ocubis secured a resolution to grant planning permission for a 600-bed hotel in London, after it abandoned plans for a residential led, mixed-use scheme on the site.
Landsec, formerly Land Securities, completed the £111.9m purchase of a 42% portion of the X-Leisure Unit Trust, and acquired 100% of its management company, X-Leisure Limited.
Then SEGRO chairman Nigel Rich was one of 20 businessmen who wrote to the Financial Times in support of PM David Cameron’s veto of a new European treaty.