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  • Bradford_&_Bingley_Credit_Mankind_2k
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    This week in… 2008

    2022-09-29T00:00:00Z

    The government announced plans to nationalise Bradford & Bingley on 29 September 2008, after agreeing a partial rescue deal with Santander.

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    This week in… 2012

    2022-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Delegates at the Resi 2012 conference heard that increased stamp duty was “repelling” wealthy buyers. 

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    This week in... 2015

    2022-09-15T00:00:00Z

    Developer Quintain unveiled plans for a series of large office blocks at its flagship Wembley Park development, aimed at drawing City workers and tech start-ups to the area by delivering a 750,000 sq ft business campus.

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    This week in… 2021

    2022-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Robert Jenrick was sacked as secretary of state for housing as part of a cabinet reshuffle by then prime minister Boris Johnson.

  • PW020922_Houses of Parliament_shutterstock_176005400_cred Tomas Marek
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    This week in… 2016

    2022-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Plans emerged for a radical restoration of the Houses of Parliament to refit and repair the building at a cost of up to £4bn. 

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    This week in... 2017

    2022-08-25T00:00:00Z

    ITV submitted plans for a new 300,000 sq ft global HQ building, to replace its existing studios complex on London’s South Bank.

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    This week in… 2021

    2022-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Hammerson posted a total comprehensive loss for the first half of 2021 of £395.6m, and said there was “a pathway to create sustainable value”.

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    This week in… 2020

    2022-07-28T00:00:00Z

    Tritax Big Box revealed it had let a 151,388 sq ft warehouse in Doncaster to pet food business Butternut Box – in what was the developer’s first speculative letting at Symmetry Park. 

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    This week in…2018

    2022-07-20T23:00:00Z

    Shopping centre landlord intu Properties reported a near-10% fall in shares and a 6% drop in portfolio value.

  • Paddington Cube
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    This week in… 2016

    2022-07-13T09:07:00Z

    Architect Renzo Piano put forward his reworked plans for the Paddington Pole, a £775m redevelopment of the former Royal Mail sorting office, creating 360,000sq ft of office space and 80,000 sq ft of retail space.

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    This week in… 2019

    2022-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Landmark plans to regenerate a large brownfield site in west London by the OPDC were slammed as “completely flawed” by major landowner Cargiant, which warned proposals to compulsorily purchase its land would force its closure.

  • PW010722_Caversham Park_Wikimedia Commons_cred Yablochko
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    This week in… 2017

    2022-06-30T00:00:00Z

    The BBC announced it was to sell its 93-acre Caversham Park site near Reading.

  • PW240622_Morrisons_shutterstock_1846478653_cred Anthony McLaughlin
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    This week in… 2021

    2022-06-22T23:00:00Z

    Morrisons revealed it had rejected a takeover bid from US private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R). 

  • St Michaels-new-image
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    This week in... 2018

    2022-06-15T23:00:00Z

    Plans by footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs for the £200m St Michael’s redevelopment project in Manchester city centre were given the final go-ahead. 

  • PW100622_5-Broadgate_Flickr_cred-Fred-Romero
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    This week in… 2018

    2022-06-08T23:00:00Z

    British Land and GIC completed the sale of the flagship ‘groundscraper’ 5 Broadgate to CK Asset Holdings for £1bn.

  • Warehouse_shutterstock_Alba_alioth_529683889 PW070220_
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    This week in… 2016

    2022-06-01T00:00:00Z

    LondonMetric said it was positioning its portfolio to benefit from the rise of online shopping, after reporting a 10.9% property return and pre-tax profit of £82.7m in annual results.

  • Whitgift Centre
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    This week in... 2018

    2022-05-26T00:00:00Z

    John Lewis and Waitrose signed as anchor tenants for a £1.4bn redevelopment of Croydon’s Whitgift shopping centre.

  • Brexit chess pieces
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    This week in… 2015

    2022-05-19T00:00:00Z

    The Queen’s speech included the announcement of a bill paving the way for an in-out referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. The Queen said the government would “renegotiate the UK’s relationship with the EU”.

  • Crossrail Canary Wharf
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    This week in… 2009

    2022-05-12T00:00:00Z

    The construction of Crossrail formally started on 15 May at the site of the new Canary Wharf station.

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    This week in… 2016

    2022-05-05T00:00:00Z

    Then prime minister David Cameron revealed plans to force foreign companies that owned UK property to reveal their ultimate identities.