All the latest news from the retail property market covering high street, out of town, retail parks, supermarkets and shopping centres

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Hammerson set to crash out of FTSE 100


Retail giant Hammerson is set to fall out of the FTSE 100, following a sharp fall in its share price in the wake of its agreed takeover of rival Intu in December.


Ray-Ban to open Carnaby flagship


Eyewear brand Ray-Ban has signed for a new flagship store within Shaftesbury’s Carnaby Street estate.


Lateral to develop major out-of-town retail scheme in Yorkshire


Lateral Property Group has announced plans to develop a huge regional mall called Axiom at junction 32 of the M62 in Yorkshire.

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Net inflows into retail funds improve in Q4


Year ends on high for retail funds with net inflows of £267m in Q4 boosted by strong December.


Boxpark Wembley gets green light


The London Borough of Brent has granted planning approval for a Boxpark food and leisure venue to be developed within Quintain’s Wembley Park scheme.

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NewRiver REIT makes double retail park acquisition


NewRiver has completed the acquisition of two retail parks in Dewsbury and Cardiff for a combined £26.5m.


Max Mara owners acquire Bond Street flagship for £141m


Unity Re, the investment vehicle of the Maramotti family who also own Italian fashion label Max Mara, has acquired a flagship retail store at 24 Old Bond Street for £141m.


Quintain appoints South Bank marketing chief on Wembley Park


Quintain has hired former South Bank marketing chief Claudio Giambrone as part of its plan to make Wembley Park ‘a new creative neighbourhood for London’.

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CBRE strengthens UK retail team with three new hires


CBRE has hired three new recruits to its UK Retail team, as well as seven new graduate surveyors.

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JLL loses another retail agent as Time Retail snaps up Emi Turner


Emi Turner has become the latest agent to quit JLL’s retail division in London, and will join Time Retail Partners’ shopping centre team in March.

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