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Canary Wharf

MetroBank backs Canary Wharf Group's private members club


Canary Wharf Group has secured a £30m loan from Metro Bank to fund the development of the first Arts Club outside Mayfair.

Warrington Odeon

LondonMetric swaps Warrington cinema for logistics asset in Milton Keynes


LondonMetric Property has sold an Odeon Cinema in Warrington for £13.7m to an institutional pension fund, reflecting a NIY of 4.8%.

Queensgate Peterboro

Empire named as anchor for £60m Queensgate extension


Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate have signed Empire Cinemas as the anchor tenant for the joint venture’s £60m extension of Queensgate shopping centre.

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Alchemist to launch new bar concept at Liverpool ONE


Grosvenor Europe has secured private equity backed restaurant group The Alchemist for its Liverpool ONE complex where it will launch a new concept bar named Aether.

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Olympia London owners unveil plans for £700m investment


Olympia London owners Deutsche Finance and Yoo Capital have announced plans for a £700m investment in the 130-year-old exhibitions and events venue.

Queensgate Peterboro

New vegan restaurant debuts at Lendlease and Invesco's Queensgate


Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate have secured a lease with new vegan restaurant concept When Polly Met Fergie to open its UK debut site at Queensgate in Peterborough.

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Taiwanese fruit tea brand takes first-ever store in Chinatown


Shaftesbury has secured a duo of new tenants in Chinatown with Filipino ice cream parlour Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream taking a space in Newport Court and Taiwanese fruit tea brand YiFang signing for its debut permanent site.

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