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Spin class: Expo excursion

Schnitzel, sauerkraut, sausages, beer… it’s Expo Real again! That lovely time of the year when I get a break in Munich.

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Height of success?

New Knight Frank structure not to be confused with failed jet programme

Gareth Steenson Exeter Chiefs

Exeter Chiefs player to open new sports bar in the city

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Although he is far more used to scoring points than pulling pints, Exeter Chiefs rugby legend Gareth Steenson is launching a new sports bar and restaurant in his adopted city.

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Wildgeese on a CRASH course

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Dressing up as Harry Potter, performing a New Zealand ‘haka’ war dance in the street and re-enacting famous scenes from British soaps – these were just three of the zany challenges participants in the second annual CRASH Wildgoose Chase had to undertake last week.

Agent P

Agent P: Vision 2025

7:30am EST: Windsor Ballroom, Buckhead Intercontinental, Atlanta. Yay! Three days of mingling with GBH top brass at annual jamboree. Snagged a spot, thanks to Old Tom and Sporty Girl. Wham! Bam! My dynamic duo suckered a Chinese bicycle billionaire into cycling £51m into a tumbleweed resi site in Docklands. Result!

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Spin class: the true bodyguards

Bodyguard is over and, yes, I was one of those who texted the mobile number David Budd gave out to Chanel in the café. Worth a try, I thought. It was a fake (real) number.

World Cup Script

Script bids kick off

Signed studio script from World Cup coverage auctioned for cancer charity.

Helical the Atlas ascent

Helical aims high

Matthew Bonning-Snook and his team to scale northern Africa’s Jbel Toubkal mountain.

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Agent P

Agent P

Agent P: Vision 2025

2018-10-04T23:00:00+01:00

7:30am EST: Windsor Ballroom, Buckhead Intercontinental, Atlanta. Yay! Three days of mingling with GBH top brass at annual jamboree. Snagged a spot, thanks to Old Tom and Sporty Girl. Wham! Bam! My dynamic duo suckered a Chinese bicycle billionaire into cycling £51m into a tumbleweed resi site in Docklands. Result!

Spin Class

Spin class

Spin class: Expo excursion

2018-10-11T09:37:00+01:00

Schnitzel, sauerkraut, sausages, beer… it’s Expo Real again! That lovely time of the year when I get a break in Munich.

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