All Metropolis articles – Page 10

  • BCO Conference ride
    News

    Fitness first at BCO Conference 2018

    2018-05-23T05:26:00Z

    Annual conference includes activities ranging from pilates to cycling.

  • PW Cup 2018 cover image
    Insight

    Pitch perfect: Property Week Cup 2018

    2018-05-18T16:21:00Z

    Richard Hook reports on the second PW Cup tournament at Loftus Road.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: appearance is everything

    2018-05-18T00:00:00Z

    “Bad news for you, Henrietta,” my colleague Ollie chortled. “This BBC headline says ‘Club 18-30 party may be over as millennials’ tastes change’. Your Ayia Napa days are history!”

  • MetroOcto
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    Old postcard shows menace of ‘Landlord Octopus’

    2018-05-17T18:12:00Z

    Stories about wealthy property developers ripping off London residents are two a penny these days.

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: embracing the future

    2018-05-10T22:50:00Z

    8:45am, Titanic Room: Geek Boy slopes in 15 minutes late, skeletal in his usual mucky T-shirt. He starts on. I stop him, annoyed. “No! I’m not taking your loony plan to Them Upstairs.”

  • AvisonYoungMudders
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    Tough get going

    2018-05-10T08:50:00Z

    Avison Young team enters Tough Mudder event for children’s charity.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: a Ruddy day

    2018-05-03T23:00:00Z

    Ruddgate coupled with Sainsbury’s and Asda jumping into bed together turned 30 April into a very bad day to nab newspaper coverage for my story. And it was actually, for once, a good story.

  • Harry Foster (Landsec), Hunter Booth (Savills), Toby Chapman (JLL), Harry Badham (Axa), Ralph Dorey (CBRE), James Goldsmith (Axa)
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    Property's marathon men

    2018-05-02T14:18:00Z

     UK surveyors complete six-day desert run for Macmillan Cancer Support.

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: landing a whale

    2018-04-27T00:00:00Z

    8:30am, Oceanic Room: Respect to Young Thruster. He’s landed a whale of a deal, a surprise. His dad was a spiv. Made a pile building up a chain of exhaust centres. We made his second pile selling them.

  • Shakespeare birthplace Stratford
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    Shall I compare thee?

    2018-04-26T14:02:00Z

    Knight Frank celebrates Shakespeare Day with much ado about nothing.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: sunny days

    2018-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Finally, the sun is out and my sky-blue DVF coat has been exchanged for my new Chelsea Burberry trench, but there is a chill wind blowing in our office – we lost a big, lucrative client pitch, which led to a frosty reception from the boss this morning.

  • Abp chinese delegation]
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    Jin Xu takes the mic

    2018-04-18T16:01:00Z

    Chinese rep jokes about faulty equipment at Royal Albert Dock ceremony

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: watercooler talk

    2018-04-13T00:00:00Z

    8.30am, Teutonic Room : Sporty Girl quivers with indignation at the disclosure by Them Upstairs that guys at GBH earn 41% more than gals. 

  • James townsend fox motorsports
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    Smooth gear change for Kontor's Townsend

    2018-04-11T17:11:00Z

    Fox Motorsport racer puts the pedal to the metal and motors to podium finish. 

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: a very good Friday

    2018-04-06T00:00:00Z

    Good Friday turned out to be very good for me. My tactic of announcing my client’s profit warning at 5pm the day before worked a treat.

  • Hooters
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    Hooters’ hot desks

    2018-04-04T18:10:00Z

     Down-market US restaurant chain serves up cut-price co-working space.

  • Sandy walker in action
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    Hot shot surveyor goes Down Under in search of gold

    2018-04-04T18:09:00Z

    Property will always be a hugely competitive industry but it’s rare Metropolis learns of someone picking up a gun in pursuit of glory.

  • At the heart of government: in this 1985 photograph, Heseltine is seen jetting off with prime minister Thatcher and fellow cabinet member Geoffrey Howe. The two men played pivotal roles in bringing about her downfall
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    On one condition...

    2018-03-29T13:10:00Z

    Corbyn Clause’ not first time a deal has hinged on an election outcome.

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: negotiations in Guildhall

    2018-03-29T13:10:00Z

    8.30am huddle, Olympic Room: Happy days! Met mate Tim from Kingston Poly days at City Property Association lunch in the Guildhall last week.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: taking PR to Cannes

    2018-03-23T00:00:00Z

    Good grief. This year’s Mipim was dull.