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Sports Direct Shirebrook

Sports Direct sells HQ for £120m


Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has agreed a deal to sell its headquarters and distribution centre for £120m in a sale-and-leaseback deal.

Chelmsford Meadows Retail_

Trio of retail park lettings paves way for redevelopment in Essex


Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF) has signed three lettings at its retail park in Chelmsford, paving the way for a redevelopment of the site.

Chris Grigg

British Land hit by retail turmoil as NAV falls 6.4%


British Land has posted a sharp drop in net asset value (NAV) after becoming the latest property group to cite retail woes as a drag on progress.


Glasgow Waitrose sold for £12m


Danske Bank’s Northern Bank Pension Trust has sold a Waitrose in Newton Mearns, Glasgow for £12.1m to a UK investor.

Matthew Robert Intu

Intu dealt blow by JP Morgan


Investment bank JP Morgan has downgraded Intu Properties in a critical note on the UK’s largest shopping centre landlord.

Toys R Us

Toys 'R' Us Croydon store sold after legal dispute settled


Legal dispute over the old Toys ‘R’ Us portfolio has been settled, allowing sale of 24 stores.

High street

The store is not dead, but we need new metrics to judge its success

2019-05-13T11:21:00+01:00By Richard Scott

It’s hard to avoid headlines decrying the death of the high street. It’s true that sales from shops are declining, but cursing the growth of online for killing the retail store is missing the point.


HB Reavis submits plans for Waterloo regeneration


HB Reavis has submitted plans for its Elizabeth House redevelopment to Lambeth Council.

Select store

Select collapse puts 169 stores at risk


Fashion chain Select has fallen into administration, putting its 169 stores across the UK at risk.


AEW pays £33m for former stock exchange in Glasgow


Mixed-use property was bought from Aberdeen Standard Investments for the Europe City Retail Fund

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