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  • Westfield Stratford
    News

    This week in… 2011

    2021-09-16T00:00:00Z

    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
    News

    This week in… 2001

    2021-09-09T00:00:00Z

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

  • Women graduates university
    News

    This week in… 2020

    2021-09-02T10:53:00Z

    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
    News

    This week in… 2019

    2021-08-27T00:00:00Z

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

  • Foxtons
    News

    This week in… 2013

    2021-08-20T00:00:00Z

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

  • Brent Cross
    News

    This week in… 2011

    2021-08-06T00:00:00Z

    Hammerson undertook a retail agency shake-up across its shopping centre portfolio, in which some joint agents were culled as specialists were drafted in, following a strategic review of its leasing process.

  • Royal Mint Court
    News

    This week in… 2016

    2021-07-30T00:00:00Z

    Delancey and LRC Group were given the go-ahead for a 600,000 sq ft office scheme at Royal Mint Court near the Tower of London.

  • Central London
    News

    This week in… 2008

    2021-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Central London rents were forecast to plunge by 20% within two years as financial tenants looked to shrink their footprints after the economic crash.

  • Parcel delivery
    News

    This week in… 2012

    2021-07-16T00:00:00Z

    SEGRO was hit hard by the collapse of one of its biggest tenants, the German mail-order company Neckermann.

  • One Braham
    News

    This week in… 2019

    2021-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Orion Capital Managers finalised its £209.5m acquisition of BT’s St Paul’s HQ, after a previous attempted sale to Great Portland Estates had fallen through earlier in the year.

  • Bullring Birmingham
    News

    This week in… 2020

    2021-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Commercial landlords collected just 18% of rent due on June quarter day.

  • Croydon Park Hotel
    News

    This week in… 2018

    2021-06-24T00:00:00Z

    Evans Randall put the Croydon Park Hotel on the market for £25m.

  • Hard Rock Hotel
    News

    This week in... 2010

    2021-06-16T12:33:00Z

    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.

  • Topshop
    News

    This week in… 2017

    2021-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Seven CVAs put forward by Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group were narrowly approved by its landlords.

  • Modern office
    News

    This week in… 2019

    2021-06-04T00:00:00Z

    Savills launched a UK service line to help landlords and owner-occupiers to establish and manage flexible workspace in their buildings.

  • Amazon parcel
    News

    This week in… 2018

    2021-05-28T00:00:00Z

    Online retail giant Amazon launched a requirement for sites for multi-storey fulfilment centres in the West Midlands and the North East.

  • Westfield White City
    News

    This week in… 2005

    2021-05-19T11:31:00Z

    Westfield bought a second 25% stake in the proposed White City shopping centre in west London from Duelguide, a joint venture between Multiplex and the Reuben Brothers, for £65m.

  • 4-8 St Andrew Square Edinburgh
    News

    This week in… 2019

    2021-05-14T00:00:00Z

    KanAm Grund Group acquired Standard Life Aberdeen’s HQ in Edinburgh for a price believed to be around £130m.

  • Sadiq Khan
    News

    This week in… 2016

    2021-05-07T00:00:00Z

    More than 150 property figures convened at a CBRE Global London event on the eve of London’s mayoral election to discuss the impact of City Hall leadership on commercial property.

  • House of Fraser
    News

    This week in… 2018

    2021-04-30T00:00:00Z

    The British Property Federation (BPF) criticised House of Fraser for failing to discuss restructuring plans with landlords before they were announced by then Chinese owner Nanjing Cenbest.