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  • 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.

  • Money laundering_shutterstock_180392672_cred Eskemar PW140918_
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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.

  • Regents Place
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    This week in… 2002

    2022-04-28T00:00:00Z

    Property Week reported that British Land was close to signing power market regulator Elexon as the first tenant at its new Regent’s Place mixed-use scheme in London.

  • WeWork London
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    This week in… 2018

    2022-04-21T00:00:00Z

    WeWork sold $702m of bonds in its first-ever offering, increasing the size of the pot by 40% after finding plenty of investors willing to jump into the office space market.

  • Tesco
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    This week in… 2013

    2022-04-13T00:00:00Z

    Tesco rocked the retail market by announcing a £804m UK property write-down.

  • Comet Fareham 2011
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    This week in… 2012

    2022-04-07T00:00:00Z

    Electrical retailer Comet was locked in talks with its landlords over what the market termed at the time as a “soft CVA” – a consensual move akin to a company voluntary agreement that would allow it to reduce its £80m rent roll.

  • CBRE
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    This week in… 2006

    2022-04-01T00:00:00Z

    CBRE expanded on the south coast with the acquisition of property agency Austin Adams.

  • Carnaby St closed Covid
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    This week in… 2020

    2022-03-24T00:00:00Z

    The government ordered the closure of all shops selling non-essential goods to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak, as it placed the UK into a lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus.

  • Work from home
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    This week in… 2020

    2022-03-17T00:00:00Z

    The UK entered a nationwide lockdown marking the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    This week in… 2020

    2022-03-10T00:00:00Z

    A joint venture between Knight Dragon, Lincoln Property Company and MGT submitted plans to build 500 new homes in the Greenwich Peninsula.

  • brentcrosstown_494835
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    This week in… 2015

    2022-03-03T00:00:00Z

    A JV between Argent and Related Companies was formally selected by Barnet Council to deliver the Brent Cross Town scheme.

  • Brexit
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    This week in… 2019

    2022-02-24T00:00:00Z

    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan wrote an open letter to the government warning of the “catastrophic” effects that a no-deal Brexit would have on affordable housing delivery.

  • Hotel reception
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    This week in… 2016

    2022-02-17T00:00:00Z

    Total investment in the UK hotel market hit £8.1bn, the highest level since 2006.

  • leedsolympianhomes_905286
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    This week in… 2019

    2022-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Olympian Homes completed a forward funding deal with iQ Student Accommodation to develop two schemes, with 1,952 student beds, in Leeds and Coventry.