All Metropolis articles

  • Spin class
    News

    Spin class: Sunshine Sachs

    2020-01-22T12:09:00Z

    Goldman Sachs, Sunshine Sachs (Harry and Meghan’s PR firm)… what is it about Sachs that sells? “We must inject a bit of Sachs into Pastis Communications,” Sophie says, as I slump in the chair after my first outdoor lunchtime run (well, jog) for RED (Run Every Day) January.

  • India Buildings, Liverpool
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    This week in… 2004

    2020-01-22T12:06:00Z

    Atlas Property Group bought Liverpool’s India Buildings for £45m in the largest investment deal the city had ever seen.

  • Bra tree
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    Canary Wharf Group busts out the art

    2020-01-22T12:00:00Z

    Bra Tree is eye-catching feature of Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival

  • Swan Centre Eastleigh
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    This week in… 2013

    2020-01-15T13:39:00Z

    Ellandi and Tristan Capital Partners bought Prupim’s 445,000 sq ft Swan Centre in Eastleigh for around £40m from a private Irish investor, in a deal reflecting a yield of around 8.5%.

  • Robot
    News

    Say hello to robot era

    2020-01-15T13:35:00Z

    In preparation for the inevitable overthrow of the human race by robots, smart office scheme One Hyde Park Hayes has introduced Heidi, a robotic receptionist that never needs a lunch or toilet break.

  • Spin class
    News

    Spin class: January get-fitters

    2020-01-08T14:26:00Z

    If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. After years of deriding the January get-fitters, I’ve finally become one.

  • fivekingdomstreet
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    This week in… 2010

    2020-01-08T14:25:00Z

    Westminster Council granted detailed consent for the final, 450,000 sq ft phase of Aviva Investors and Development Securities’ £600m Paddington Central.

  • 22 Bishopsgate
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    High anxiety strikes

    2020-01-08T14:22:00Z

    While property developer Johnny Ronan of Ronan Group has argued passionately for the authorities in Dublin to “ build high and stop the sprawl ”, not everyone in the city is at ease with a sky-scraping future.

  • Propertunity
    News

    A new property play

    2019-12-17T18:05:00Z

    Propertunity makes board game out of industry wheeling and dealing.

  • Don Churston (left) and Peter Heard (right)
    News

    Heard it’s your 50th

    2019-12-12T16:16:00Z

    Retail agency greats come together to celebrate Churston Heard’s birthday.

  • WeWork, Manhattan, New York
    News

    Will We work on film?

    2019-12-04T11:45:00Z

    Everyone has been watching the WeWork saga closely, as the once seemingly infallible company lurched from failed IPO to co-founder and chief executive Adam Neumann stepping down in September.

  • Heliogen main
    News

    Industry’s ray of hope

    2019-11-27T15:16:00Z

    New solar energy process paves way for environmentally friendly cement 

  • Clintons restructuring proposal
    News

    Seasons grating

    2019-11-20T13:27:00Z

    Clintons announces restructuring plans… with gift-themed flyers. 

  • Air diffuser
    News

    WorkSpott aims high

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Co-working specialist trials first cannabis-infused workspace concept.

  • Mapic ride
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    Gearing up for Mapic

    2019-11-07T17:04:00Z

    Most people will be looking forward to a leisurely journey to Mapic 2019, either by car, train or plane.

  • Pink car park, Wembley Park
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    Wembley’s in the pink

    2019-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Quintain is on track to develop 8,500 homes at Wembley Park over the next eight years, along with a seven-acre urban park and a mix of hotels and retail.

  • Piranhas
    News

    Wellbeing with teeth

    2019-10-16T15:18:00Z

    Southern Grove’s pet piranhas indulge in vicious office infighting

  • Urban bee keeper
    News

    SEGRO creates a buzz

    2019-10-10T12:04:00Z

    Shed specialist becomes big producer of honey and other artisanal food

  • Signs of the zodiac
    News

    Star-crossed movers

    2019-10-03T15:48:00Z

    New astrological guide lets couples know when to move in together.

  • Esther McVey
    News

    Home discomforts

    2019-09-19T23:00:00Z

    New housing minister’s ‘housework’ joke falls flat during RESI speech.