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Starwood Capital and London & Regional snapped up the Cumberland Hotel at London’s Marble Arch, in what was believed to be the largest hotel deal in Europe in 2010.
Seven CVAs put forward by Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group were narrowly approved by its landlords.
Savills launched a UK service line to help landlords and owner-occupiers to establish and manage flexible workspace in their buildings.
Online retail giant Amazon launched a requirement for sites for multi-storey fulfilment centres in the West Midlands and the North East.