All Metropolis articles – Page 9

  • Crowd
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    Party like it’s 1993!

    2018-07-26T11:14:00Z

    Property bigwigs go out on the lash at Urban Splash 25th birthday bash.

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: the shed is dead

    2018-07-19T23:01:00Z

    2pm, Adriatic room : Meeting moved to 2pm to punish Old Tom. Teach him to roll back from The Guinea mid-afternoon last Friday. (Mayfair boozer. Pricey pints, even pricier £64 set menu. Place often crammed with Strutt Parker guys, drinking to forget they now work for BNP Paribas.) ...

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    Vegging out at Work

    2018-07-19T17:01:00Z

    Environmental concerns mean meat is off the menu for WeWork staff.

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    Walk on, walk on

    2018-07-16T14:21:00Z

    Over the past two months, football fans across the country have been watching England every step of the way as they attempted to bring the beautiful game home. Now they have the chance to take their own steps towards history.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: artificial intelligence

    2018-07-12T23:00:00Z

    Back at work after my first summer holiday – a hedonistic week in the south of France.

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    Run for the money: SHB Big Bash for Charity

    2018-07-12T17:09:00Z

    The nation may have been in the grip of World Cup fever during July, but SHB Real Estate did its best to remind us that cricket is the traditional British summer sport with the inaugural SHB Big Bash for Charity, held at the Oval last month.

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    Agent P: quick maths

    2018-07-05T23:00:00Z

    8.30am, Olympic room: A group mull begins on how Berkeley has upped its profits by 15% to £934m, on revenues up 0% at £2.7bn. 

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    Auctioneer brings house down at Norwood Property Lunch

    2018-07-05T15:01:00Z

    It is customary for auctioneers at charity dinners to be a bit punchy in order to get the crowd going and the bids flowing.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: Manc magic

    2018-06-29T00:00:00Z

    My colleague Hugo is nothing if not consistent. Every month, the day before I head up north on a rare client visit outside London, he mimics (very badly) a Manchester accent. He tries to talk like Liam Gallagher.

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    Slough bicycle race

    2018-06-28T13:14:00Z

    Agents cycle from London to The Future Works to raise money for charity.

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: retail details

    2018-06-22T00:00:00Z

    8:00 Homeric Room : Secret pre-meeting of grown-ups with Cautious Clive, GBH’s in-house pedant and UK head of valuation.

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    Living the high life

    2018-06-20T19:16:00Z

    Industry members abseil down 22 Bishopsgate to raise money for charity.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: bull genius

    2018-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Say it quietly, but one or two of my clients are neither very talented nor very hard-working. But boy, do they get paid well and expect me to big them up. 

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    Scoring for charity

    2018-06-13T19:32:00Z

    PW Cup, awards and Great Property Pub Quiz raise over £30,000 for charities

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: Green Machine

    2018-06-07T23:00:00Z

    8:47am, Corinthic Room: The whiff of spliff off Geek Boy as he sashays in late triggers a thought. I stop parroting instructions from Them Upstairs to really go for CBRE’s valuation clients. 

  • Property football long match
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    In it for the long run

    2018-06-07T16:26:00Z

    Charity football game attempts to break world record for longest match.

  • Spin class
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    Spin class: be kind on the way up

    2018-06-01T13:37:00Z

    You’d be a bit peed off if you’d just left Pret A Manger, I thought, as news came through of the £1,000-each windfall for staff.

  • Hospital May 2018 plus Jason
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    Badger of honour

    2018-06-01T13:37:00Z

     HRH partner breaks collarbone after a late-night collision with a badger.

  • Agent P
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    Agent P: estate management

    2018-05-25T00:00:00Z

    8:30am, Adriatic Room: Breeding will out.

  • Royal Wedding crowd
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    A wedding winner for Aviva

    2018-05-24T04:44:00Z

    Aviva Investors was celebrating the royal wedding more keenly than most last weekend, having seen footfall at its Royal Windsor Station shopping centre soar 31% week on week.