All Property Eye articles

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    Spotlight on Rosen

    2023-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Hybrid working is not the only office trend that was accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. In its ‘new normal’ working life, Eye can’t help but notice that the previously besuited property people it meets are now just as likely to turn up in jeans and jumpers.

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    Spin class: nice in Nice

    2023-01-26T00:00:00Z

    The trade magazine Tunnels and Tunnelling was always known by hacks as Bores and Boring. This sobriquet sums up nicely the current state of the real estate PR world.

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    This week in…2008

    2023-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Office demand had fallen to its lowest point in five years during the global financial crisis, according to research conducted by RICS.

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    Going the distance

    2023-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Industry folk take part in Mount A Bike challenge in aid of MND charity.

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    Agent P: PropSki

    2023-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Friday 20 January, 10pm, Fahrenheit 7 hotel, Val Thorens, Savoi, France: Young Thruster and I have checked in a day early for real estate networking event PropSki. Last year we bonded on the coach from the airport with a gang from Savills. Mistake

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    This week in… 2014

    2023-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Former housing minister Mark Prisk called for a review of the classification of distribution warehouses for online-only retailers to make business rates calculations fairer and help level the playing field between the likes of Amazon and high street retailer

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    Spin Class: New Year

    2023-01-12T00:00:00Z

    New year, same sh*t. 

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    This week in… 2016

    2023-01-12T00:00:00Z

    Countryside Properties announced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange and raise £114m. 

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    Mood darkens in W11

    2023-01-12T00:00:00Z

    Black facades are gloomy home trend in London’s fashionable Notting Hill 

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    Not merry or bright

    2022-12-15T00:00:00Z

    Survey finds potential homebuyers are put off by over-the-top decorations.

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    Agent P: softly, softly

    2022-12-15T00:00:00Z

    Friday 16 December, 11am: Only lonely creeps in the office today. I tell Team P over Zoom that GBH has snagged a mandate to make soft bids for assets being unloaded by funds to meet redemption requests.

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    This week in… 2018

    2022-12-15T00:00:00Z

    Birmingham City Council’s planning committee unanimously approved proposals to develop the 2022 Commonwealth Games athletes’ village in Perry Barr.

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    The great outdoors

    2022-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Research reveals least and most expensive cities in which to own a garden.

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    Spin class: Annulus Horribilus

    2022-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Now is the winter of our PR discontent. It’s cold, everyone’s on strike and there’s bugger all client news for us to announce. 

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    This week in… 2014

    2022-12-08T00:00:00Z

    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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    Kicking off Christmas

    2022-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The festive season has begun, with a World Cup flavour to events in Surrey.

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    Agent P: Christmas lunch

    2022-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Friday 2 December 11am, Oceanic Room: Extra-early Christmas lunch for Team P today. Getting in ahead of the Winter of Discontent strikes. We’ve had a good year: at least until Black Friday, 23 September, the day of that sodding mini-Budget.

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    This week in… 2017

    2022-12-01T00:00:00Z

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

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    Spin class: in the name of good PR

    2022-11-24T00:00:00Z

    Soph and I like to think we give PR a decent (LOL) name. We don’t lie to journalists; we don’t bully them; and, if they’ve stacked up a story early, we confirm it (off the record, of course).

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    Leaving a bad taste

    2022-11-24T00:00:00Z

    Research finds being near many fast-food outlets slashes a home’s value.