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Aviva sells 20 Soho Square for £117m


Aviva Investors has sold 20 Soho Square in London’s West End to a private European investor for a price believed to be £117m.

Ropemaker Place

Singapore group buys AXA’s Ropemaker for £650m


AXA Investment Managers-Real Assets has sold Ropemaker Place, in the City of London, to a subsidiary of Singapore’s Ho Bee Land for £650m.

Old Oak Aurora NKG South

Trio of Old Oak schemes get green light to kickstart £26bn development


Planning permission has been granted for three developments in Old Oak that represent the first major private sector schemes approved within London’s largest designated ‘Opportunity Area’.


Croydon council clashes with CNM Estates over "nonsense" affordable housing targets


Croydon council’s head of planning Heather Cheesbrough clashed with CNM Estates chairman Wahid Samady over the London mayor’s housing policy after he said the 50% affordable homes target on public land was “a nonsense” during a panel debate at The London Real Estate Forum.

Workspace Biscuit Factor

Workspace takes Biscuit with double refurbishment approval


Workspace Group has received planning consent to refurbish a duo of key schemes at Greville Street and The Biscuit Factory for new flexible workspace locations.

WeWork, Moorgate

WeWork Property Advisors secures planning for two City redevelopments


WeWork Property Advisors, the joint venture set up by WeWork and Rhone Capital, has secured planning permission for the refurbishment and re-development of two offices in the City of London: 51 Eastcheap and 120 Moorgate.

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Samsung signs for 20,000 sq ft King’s Cross ‘playground’


Samsung is to open a “creative and digital playground” within the Kings Cross regeneration scheme after signing a deal with Argent to take a 20,000 sq ft space at Coal Drops Yard.

Royal Mint Delancey

Central London office market sees 15% uplift in take-up


Office take-up in central London hit 1.3m sq ft in May, well above the 10-year average of 1m sq ft and taking the year-to-date total to 4.9m sq ft, 15% higher than at the same point in 2017.

The Epworth

The Epworth goes on the market for £78m


London & Regional Properties has put Shoreditch office building The Epworth on the market for £78m.

Views and features on London

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  • Outlook for central London office market improves

  • John Lewis deal paves way for retail revival in Croydon

  • Latest London mayors have jeopardised capital’s world-beating reputation

  • London Plan: moving on up

  • Office space availability in Midtown declines during Q1

  • Smithfield set to be London's next hot neighbourhood

  • Mix of low and high rise beats soulless cities in the sky

  • Sheds & beds: an unusual Nestlé blend

  • Food halls: hall to play for

City take-up

Outlook for central London office market improves


The Central London office market is on track to perform significantly better in 2018 than was expected at the end of last year.

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