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This week in… 2014

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) completed the biggest office deal in British history with its £1.1bn purchase of HSBC’s HQ in Canary Wharf.

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This week in… 2017

Hammerson agreed a £3.4bn takeover of shopping centre rival intu, subject to shareholder approval.


This week in… 2016

The government chose 10 South Colonnade, a giant 560,000 sq ft office block in Canary Wharf, as a new London hub for around 5,700 staff.

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This week in… 2014

The government announced an overhaul of stamp duty, abolishing the ‘single slab rate’ on the purchase of a home in favour of new marginal rates.


This week in… 2018

Property Week revealed that TK Maxx was to open its first-ever Oxford Street store, days after New Look announced plans to close up to 100 UK stores, including its Oxford Street base.

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