All Metropolis articles

  • Agent P
    News

    Agent P: freedom?

    2021-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Friday 23 July, 8.30am, Homeric Room: Place is a morgue. But the Eighth Floor has commanded teams meet once a week now ‘freedom’ has been declared by holed-up Boris. Geek Boy is presenting. He has returned from a six-month secondment to HR.

  • Central London
    News

    This week in… 2008

    2021-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Central London rents were forecast to plunge by 20% within two years as financial tenants looked to shrink their footprints after the economic crash.

  • PW fantasy football league
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    A league of our own

    2021-07-22T00:00:00Z

    Create a team and sign up to join Property Week’s fantasy football league,

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: Lesson learnt

    2021-07-16T00:00:00Z

    After our promised week of going vegan (inspired by our client’s opening of The Good Life Café), Soph has decided to carry on but I have given into the temptation of scrambled eggs on toast. 

  • Batman
    News

    The canapé crusader

    2021-07-16T00:00:00Z

    World’s first DC comic-book-themed gastro experience opens in London.

  • Parcel delivery
    News

    This week in… 2012

    2021-07-16T00:00:00Z

    SEGRO was hit hard by the collapse of one of its biggest tenants, the German mail-order company Neckermann.

  • Flat share
    News

    Not so secret agents

    2021-07-09T00:00:00Z

     Flat-sharing South West agents struggle to keep their deals confidential

  • Agent P
    News

    Agent P: witch’s broom

    2021-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Friday 9 July 2pm: gripping a witch’s broom between my thighs in a dank basement car park at a prospective client’s shopping centre.

  • One Braham
    News

    This week in… 2019

    2021-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Orion Capital Managers finalised its £209.5m acquisition of BT’s St Paul’s HQ, after a previous attempted sale to Great Portland Estates had fallen through earlier in the year.

  • Roger Wade footy
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    Roger Wade reaches fever pitch

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Boxpark supremo gets behind team despite dull group-stage performance.

  • Spin class
    News

    Spin class: A vegan revolution

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    To Surbiton for the opening of The Good Life Café, our client’s debut vegan restaurant. Accompanied by a journalist. 

  • Bullring Birmingham
    News

    This week in… 2020

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Commercial landlords collected just 18% of rent due on June quarter day.

  • Savills Elephant Herd Green Park
    News

    Trunk call for Savills

    2021-06-24T00:00:00Z

    Agent sponsors one of the elephant herds in art exhibition in Green Park.

  • Agent P
    News

    Agent P: GBH

    2021-06-24T00:00:00Z

    Friday 25 June 7.30am – sequestered in the bowels of (redacted) bank: GBH has been hired by a bunch of ravening wolves looking to tear apart Morrisons. No, not Clayton Dubilier and whatever – another lot, who make The Dubliners, as we call them, look like lambs.

  • Croydon Park Hotel
    News

    This week in… 2018

    2021-06-24T00:00:00Z

    Evans Randall put the Croydon Park Hotel on the market for £25m.

  • Spin class
    News

    Spin class: Covid restrictions

    2021-06-16T12:36:00Z

    Exactly a week before Covid restrictions were not lifted, Pastis Communications began doing its bit to save the planet.

  • Hard Rock Hotel
    News

    This week in... 2010

    2021-06-16T12:33:00Z

    Starwood Capital and London Regional snapped up the Cumberland Hotel at London’s Marble Arch, in what was believed to be the largest hotel deal in Europe in 2010.

  • Josh Braid-SDW3
    News

    The wheel of fortune

    2021-06-16T12:29:00Z

    Knight Frank partner completes 170km charity walk while pulling car tyre

  • Santnader lot - hot fuzz
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    A Fuzz over nothing

    2021-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Rare opportunity to buy bank in fictional Hot Fuzz village of Sandford.

  • Agent P
    News

    Agent P: back to the office (sort of)

    2021-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Friday 11 June: 8.30am back in the (Titanic) room! Well, four of us are: Geek Lad, Young Thruster and Posh Boy are up on the split screen. “What the hell are you boys doing?” I bark. “Friday is a Team P office day!”