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Agent P

Agent P: RICS the focus of first Zoom

2021-01-22T00:00:00+00:00

Friday 22 January 11am: first Team P Zoom of the year!

Spin class

Spin class: New year. Same old.

2021-01-15T00:00:00+00:00

The David Bowie music celebration aside, the new year has not been a happy one for this co-founder of impoverished Pastis Communications.

Francis Maude

This week in… 2000

Then shadow chancellor Francis Maude backed Property Week’s campaign against further rises in stamp duty.

Albert Embankment

This week in… 2020

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.

Xscape MK

This week in… 2013

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.

David Cameron

This week in… 2011

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.

Finance chart wide

This week in… 2019

Shares in UK property stocks surged on the morning after the Conservatives secured a large majority in the general election.

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