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.
Landlords struggle to offset negative impact of vacant units as number of retailers launching CVAs increases.
Metro Bank and retailer TK Maxx have taken space with Hammerson on Broadstreet in Bristol’s shopping quarter.
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 has bought the Crompton Place shopping centre from Santander pension fund for £14.8m as part of its £1bn town centre regeneration plans.
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.
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.
Leading e-cigarette store Ecigwizard has announced vast expansion plans with agents appointed to target 50 new locations in the south of England.
Discount retailer Poundworld has appointed Deloitte as administrators after talks with potential buyer R Capital collapsed.
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.