Metropolis

Property news with a light-hearted angle, plus news on charity work by people in the property industry. Send your funny stories to metropolis@propertyweek.com.

Mipim PropTech Europe

The sound of silence

Band members stay quiet during Mipim PropTech Europe presentations.

Property Week Cup

Big win for charity

Bobby Moore’s widow accepts £11,425 raised at this year’s PW Cup.

BCO Conference 2019, Copenhagen

Bikes tip the balance

Cyclists raise £20,000 for Mind by riding to BCO’s Copenhagen conference.

Ben Habib

Property’s new MEPs

Nigel Farage has found the property industry a good hunting ground for his new Brexit Party.

Cushman & Wakefield's Victoria team

A league of their own

C&W’s two netball teams win top trophy in their respective competitions.

More Metropolis stories

Agent P

Agent P: crowd-funder suckers

2019-06-13T16:14:00+01:00

14 June, Adriatic Room, 8am: Geek Boy is in the doghouse. Big time.

Spin class

Spin Class: third client

2019-06-06T16:44:00+01:00

Sophie and I were experiencing a Dickensian ‘best of times, worst of times’ existence, albeit we seemed to be displaying more foolishness than wisdom.

Wood Wharf, London

This week in… 2004

Canary Wharf Group and Ballymore formed a JV in a bid to secure the 5m sq ft development site at Wood Wharf, east of Canary Wharf’s estate, as part of a partnership with British Waterways.

One New Change and St Paul's

This week in... 2004

Land Securities submitted a planning application for the One New Change scheme opposite St Paul’s Cathedral.

Shopping centre

This week in... 2014

Property Week reported that investor demand for UK shopping centre assets had hit a six-year high in 2013 as transactional volumes reached £4.25bn, according to research from IPD and Colliers International.

Clintons Cards

This week in... 2012

Landlords were left reeling as Clintons Cards went into administration – the biggest retail collapse since Woolworths’ in 2008.

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