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Westfield Stratford

This week in… 2011

Westfield Stratford shopping centre opened its doors and welcomed more than 150,000 shoppers on its first day of trading. The 1.9m sq ft centre only reached practical completion an hour before opening.

Ground Zero

This week in… 2001

Property Week reported on the 9/11 terror atrocities in New York.

Women graduates university

This week in… 2020

CBRE, JLL, Colliers International and Avison Young all delayed their 2020 graduate programmes to early 2021 as a result of the pandemic, while Knight Frank carried on with its scheme as planned.

HMV Vault, Birmingham

This week in… 2019

Property Week revealed that HMV was poised to open a new flagship experiential store in Birmingham.

Foxtons

This week in… 2013

High-end estate agency Foxtons revealed plans to float on the market.

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