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Outdoor dining London

'Quarter of high street space dedicated to F&B', report finds


Space dedicated to food & beverage (F&B) outlets has risen to 25% in several key UK high streets, with the growth predicted to continue according to Colliers International.

Sipsmith Gin

Crown Estate drinks in success of securing historic London gin store


The Crown Estate has signed a deal with the Sipsmith Gin Shop to establish the first new dedicated gin shop in London for 200 years at its Princes Arcade in St James’s.

Bluewater shopping centre

NAV drops at Landsec as retail assets continue to lose value


Landsec, the UK’s second largest listed property company, has posted a fall in net asset value (NAV) for the six months to end of September.

Telford Centre Sovereign Centros

PureGym signs lease at Telford


Telford Shopping Centre is expanding its leisure offering by letting an underused adjacent building to PureGym.

Everyone Entertained

Everyone Entertained could receive £20m funding from raise by James Caan's PE firm


The private equity firm of Dragon’s Den entrepreneur James Caan has outlined plans to invest £20m in a capital fundraise for Everyone Entertained, the leisure venture launched by Holmes Investment Properties.

Montage Los Cabos

Thor strikes in Mexico with 6m sq ft developments


Thor Equities Group has announced that its Mexican subsidiary Thor Urbana is developing 6m sq ft of projects across retail, leisure and residential in four projects at Merida, Los Cobos, Metepec and Guadalajara.

V&A museum at Stratford Waterfront designed by O’Donnell Tuomey Ninety90

V&A unveils plans for dual site at Olympic Park


The V&A has announced a partnership between the museum and the Smithsonian Institution and unveiled plans for its new V&A East complex in Stratford.

Leisure features & opinions

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  • North East markets: momentum growing for Gateshead, Sunderland and Newcastle

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