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Sovereign Peveril JV submits plans for £500m Hertfordshire mixed-use scheme


Development joint venture Sovereign Peveril, the Borough of Broxbourne and Hertfordshire County Council have submitted planning for the £500m Brookfield Riverside development.

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Former Butlin’s owner buys back parks chain


Vendor Blackstone will reinvest £300m sale price in other Bourne Leisure brands

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Troon International makes 10 appointments globally

2022-09-13T12:21:00+01:00By Lawrie Holmes

Golf and golf-related hospitality management company Troon International has made 10 appointments across Europe, North America and Asia.

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Savills acquires James A Barker


Savills has acquired James A Barker (JAB), a specialist adviser for licensed property, for an undisclosed amount.


LXi REIT sells income tranche from theme park assets for £257m

2022-09-06T11:08:00+01:00By Lawrie Holmes

Commercial property investor LXi REIT has sold a 65-year “income strip” representing 30% of the annual rental income from Merlin Entertainments-run theme park assets to an unnamed UK institution for £257m.


MetroCentre buys Gateshead former brewery for leisure development

2022-08-23T13:34:00+01:00By Lawrie Holmes

The owner of the UK’s biggest shopping centre has acquired 13 acres of neighbouring land in Gateshead once used by a brewery to produce Newcastle Brown Ale, to develop leisure activities.

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Battersea Power Station to welcome further range of brands


More than 20 brands are set to open stores at Battersea Power Station and the surrounding area, including Abercrombie & Fitch, IWC and M&S Food Hall.

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