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Samsung signs for 20,000 sq ft King’s Cross ‘playground’


Samsung is to open a “creative and digital playground” within the Kings Cross regeneration scheme after signing a deal with Argent to take a 20,000 sq ft space at Coal Drops Yard.

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Retail landlords resorting to rent-free stores as CVAs bite


Landlords struggle to offset negative impact of vacant units as number of retailers launching CVAs increases.

Bristol Shopping Quarter

New regional HQ for Metro Bank as TK Maxx takes space on Bristol's Broadstreet


Metro Bank and retailer TK Maxx have taken space with Hammerson on Broadstreet in Bristol’s shopping quarter.

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Deliveroo unveils UK expansion plans


Deliveroo has announced plans for a major UK expansion, adding 5,000 restaurants to its delivery platform and extending its network by around 50%.

Bolton Council Crompton-Place

Crompton Place bought by Bolton Council as regeneration plans pick up pace


Bolton Council has bought the Crompton Place shopping centre from Santander pension fund for £14.8m as part of its £1bn town centre regeneration plans.

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Croydon Westfield proposals pass final hurdle as council approves CPO usage


Croydon Council has agreed the use of compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers to acquire the remaining land and interests needed to proceed with the delivery of the new £1.4bn redevelopment of the Croydon retail town centre being created by Unbail-Rodamco-Westfield and Hammerson.

Andrew Haughey joins Montagu Evans as Partner

Montagu Evans appoints new partners for retail and industrial


Development consultancy Montagu Evans has added two new partners with Andrew Haughey joining from Capital & Regional to head up retail asset management for the firm and Paul Londra joining its industrial team from Doherty Baines.

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E-cig co sparks up expansion plans


Leading e-cigarette store Ecigwizard has announced vast expansion plans with agents appointed to target 50 new locations in the south of England.


Poundworld enters administration to put 355 stores at risk of closure


Discount retailer Poundworld has appointed Deloitte as administrators after talks with potential buyer R Capital collapsed.

Bluewater shopping centre

AXA pulls Bluewater bid


AXA Investment Managers has pulled out of talks to acquire a 25% stake in the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent from Lendlease, according to reports.

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