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  • One Blackfriars, OXO Tower, Shard, South Bank Tower and 240 Blackfriars Road
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    This week in... 2012

    2020-09-30T11:38:00Z

    Southwark Council gave the green light for Berkeley Group’s One Blackfriars.

  • Finance shares arrow
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    This week in… 1999

    2020-09-24T00:00:00Z

    Property Week  reported that “new kid” Unite had seen its shares rise by 5p to 112p after releasing its first set of interim results.

  • WeWork
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    This week in… 2019

    2020-09-17T00:00:00Z

    WeWork postponed an autumn listing after failing to win investor support for the multi-billion IPO.

  • Car park
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    This week in... 2016

    2020-09-09T11:08:00Z

    Davidson Kempner bought a portfolio of NCP car parks from Blackstone for £500m. 

  • Houses of Parliament
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    This week in… 2016

    2020-09-03T10:03:00Z

    The government’s restoration and renewal committee suggested the Houses of Parliament be vacated for six years so that a £4bn refit could be carried out.

  • Philip Green
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    This week in…2008

    2020-08-28T00:00:00Z

    Billionaire retailer Sir Philip Green wrote to some of the UK’s top landlords to arrange a meeting to discuss concessions on service charges and insurance across his retail portfolio.

  • Lakeside North Harbour
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    This week in…2019

    2020-08-06T08:47:00Z

    Portsmouth City Council acquired business campus Lakeside North Harbour from Northwood Investors for £138m in an off-market transaction.

  • Bedford street sign
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    This week in… 2011

    2020-07-29T11:13:00Z

    British Land launched a strategy to exploit the boom in prime central London housing with ‘opportunistic’ acquisitions of development sites and investments.

  • Woolworths
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    This week in… 2001

    2020-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Property Week  revealed that London Regional was in pole position for a £600m sale-and-leaseback deal for around 180 Woolworths stores.

  • Notting Hill Gate Estate
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    This week in… 2015

    2020-07-15T13:15:00Z

    Frogmore bought the Notting Hill Gate Estate in west London for £215m from The William Pears Group and LaSalle Investment Management.

  • Ron Spinney 2
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    This week in… 2008

    2020-07-08T11:49:00Z

    Former Hammerson chief executive and chairman Ron Spinney died aged 67.

  • Olympic Park
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    This week in… 2005

    2020-07-03T00:00:00Z

    The industry celebrated London’s successful bid to host the 2012 Olympics, which pushed the button on £3.9bn of development and paved the way for the regeneration of east London.

  • Canada Square
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    This week in… 2012

    2020-06-26T00:00:00Z

    The Daily Mail sold its south London Canada Water printing works site to British Land in a deal reportedly worth £50m.

  • Online auction
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    This week in… 1999

    2020-06-19T00:00:00Z

    JLL launched a service showing “real-time video footage of auctions, posting the result seconds after the hammer goes down”.

  • Malmaison Oxford
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    This week in… 2016

    2020-06-12T00:00:00Z

    Frasers Hospitality acquired Malmaison and Hotel du Vin for £363.4m in a move that doubled the size of its hotel business in Europe.

  • Chiswick Park
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    This week in… 2012

    2020-06-05T00:00:00Z

    In one of the UK’s largest office pre-letting deals, oil services giant Aker pre-let 215,000 sq ft at Blackstone’s Chiswick Park development in West London.

  • olympic_park_pr_supplied
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    This week in… 2008

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    The developer formerly known as Lend Lease and the Olympic Delivery Authority announced that construction work had started on the London 2012 Athletes’ Village in east London.

  • Marks & Spencer
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    This week in… 2002

    2020-05-22T00:00:00Z

    Marks Spencer announced plans to expand following a 31% increase in operating profits to £629m.

  • Fosse Park, Leicester
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    This week in… 2014

    2020-05-15T00:00:00Z

    A portfolio of eight shopping centres known as Project Swallowtail was put up for sale by Abbey Group and Foyleside Group for £710m.

  • City Tower Manchester Schroder
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    This week in… 2014

    2020-05-07T00:00:00Z

    A trio of Schroder funds bought Bruntwood’s City Tower in Manchester for £132m. The deal reflected a net initial yield of 7%.