All Metropolis articles – Page 2

  • Torty
    News

    At home with Torty

    2020-08-28T00:00:00Z

    New buyers of a house in Edinburgh will share it with a resident tortoise.

  • Spin class
    News

    Spin class: Good luck comes to an end

    2020-08-28T00:00:00Z

    Well, that’s our run of post-lockdown luck over then. Up till last Friday, Sophie and I had not lost a single client or had any of them ask for a fee holiday. Then our biggest client went and sacked us.

  • Philip Green
    News

    This week in…2008

    2020-08-28T00:00:00Z

    Billionaire retailer Sir Philip Green wrote to some of the UK’s top landlords to arrange a meeting to discuss concessions on service charges and insurance across his retail portfolio.

  • Lakeside North Harbour
    News

    This week in…2019

    2020-08-06T08:47:00Z

    Portsmouth City Council acquired business campus Lakeside North Harbour from Northwood Investors for £138m in an off-market transaction.

  • Spin class
    News

    Spin class: It’s August

    2020-08-06T08:42:00Z

    It’s August and the non-stop workdays of cycling through emails, Zoom calls, press releases, LinkedIn posts and new business presentations are on pause. 

  • Brandon railway station
    News

    We’re not doomed!

    2020-08-06T08:37:00Z

    It’s a rescue mission Captain Mainwaring and his Home Guard team would have been proud of.

  • Bedford street sign
    News

    This week in… 2011

    2020-07-29T11:13:00Z

    British Land launched a strategy to exploit the boom in prime central London housing with ‘opportunistic’ acquisitions of development sites and investments.

  • Agent P
    News

    Agent P: posh girl

    2020-07-29T10:56:00Z

    31 July, noon: Standing with Posh Girl on the ninth floor of an empty 1970s office block by a flyover on the A13 at Pitsea in Essex. With us is Mr X, beaming with pleasure.

  • lgo_Phone 3D Gherkin
    News

    A real game changer

    2020-07-29T10:39:00Z

     Landlord Go AR game provides new digital play for would-be developers

  • Marcelo Bielsa sign
    News

    A change of ways

    2020-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Trinity Leeds shopping centre celebrates Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa.

  • Spin class
    News

    Spin class: On the lookout for a new base

    2020-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Work has never been busier and it’s been quite tricky for Sophie and me to control from our homes. We gave up the lease on our old office, so we need a new one.

  • Woolworths
    News

    This week in… 2001

    2020-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Property Week  revealed that London Regional was in pole position for a £600m sale-and-leaseback deal for around 180 Woolworths stores.

  • Thames with Shard
    News

    Behaving like a Diva

    2020-07-16T00:00:00Z

    If Swan Lake Pier is approved it could lead to a giant pleasure boat cruising the Thames - the Ocean Diva.

  • Notting Hill Gate Estate
    News

    This week in… 2015

    2020-07-15T13:15:00Z

    Frogmore bought the Notting Hill Gate Estate in west London for £215m from The William Pears Group and LaSalle Investment Management.

  • Spin class
    News

    Spin class: The weirdness continues

    2020-07-08T12:00:00Z

    Lockdown may be over but the weirdness continues….

  • Ron Spinney 2
    News

    This week in… 2008

    2020-07-08T11:49:00Z

    Former Hammerson chief executive and chairman Ron Spinney died aged 67.

  • Property Eye AP
    News

    Working like a dog

    2020-07-08T11:45:00Z

    Office agency Kontor welcomes two new recruits to its London team

  • intu Trafford Centre
    News

    Getting intu trouble

    2020-07-03T00:00:00Z

    The beleaguered retail landlord contends with a vandal and a nudist at its centres.

  • Chris Vydra
    News

    Get the London look

    2020-06-26T00:00:00Z

    CBRE’s head of City leasing sports a face mask printed with the City skyline.

  • Jim Demeza
    News

    Fit FORE purpose

    2020-06-19T00:00:00Z

    The developer sets up a fitness challenge in aid of LandAid’s Covid-19 fund.