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NewRiver mulls pub portfolio IPO

NewRiver is considering a potential initial public offering (IPO) of Hawthorn, its portfolio of over 700 pubs across the UK.

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GCW retained by Wasabi ahead of expansion drive

Japanese restaurant chain Wasabi has retained GCW for all agency matters including lease consultancy, portfolio strategy and exploring expansion opportunities, Property Week can reveal.

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Loungers extends credit facilities ahead of café re-openings

Bar and café owner Loungers has waived covenants and extended its revolving credit facilities with two of its banks by 12 months in anticipation of food and beverage businesses re-opening on next week.

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Why Costa is still nifty at 50

As Costa Coffee celebrates its 50th year, Noella Pio Kivlehan looks at its journey from London roastery to global chain, its history of expansion and franchising and what the future holds for the ever-popular brand

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Wetherspoons unveils £145m expansion plans

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon has revealed plans for a £145m investment to expand and upgrade its pub estate.

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