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  • NOMA development, Manchester
    News

    This week in… 2015

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group and Hermes Investment Management secured planning permission for two office buildings, which formed part of their NOMA development in Manchester.

  • Adelphi,_John_Adam_Street
    News

    This week in… 2006

    2019-11-07T17:10:00Z

    Istithmar, the investment arm of the Dubai royal family, confirmed the acquisition of the Adelphi block on London’s Strand for more than £300m.

  • Marshalls Yard, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
    News

    This week in… 2004

    2019-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Dransfield Properties and Prospect Estates submitted a planning application for a £37m retail and leisure scheme in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

  • Central Saint Giles
    News

    This week in… 2010

    2019-10-16T15:20:00Z

    In October, Legal General Property and Mitsubishi Estate Company let 78,000 sq ft of office space at their Central Saint Giles development in London to Mindshare, a subsidiary of marketing communications giant WPP.

  • Building house
    News

    This week in… 2014

    2019-10-10T12:06:00Z

    The Labour-commissioned Lyons Housing Review was published. It suggested that housing delivery needed to be increased to 200,000 homes a year.

  • Holland & Barrett
    News

    This week in… 2014

    2019-10-03T15:48:00Z

    Holland Barrett kicked off a search for sites for 40 new stores up to triple its usual size.

  • Beetham Tower, Manchester
    News

    This week in… 2003

    2019-09-19T23:00:00Z

    North West developer Beetham Organisation was given the green light for its £150m 47-storey glass skyscraper by Manchester City Tower, making it the UK’s then tallest residential tower.

  • Travelodge
    News

    This week in… 2012

    2019-08-22T23:00:00Z

    Travelodge confirmed a list of 49 hotels it was seeking to transfer to new operators as part of its proposed CVA to address its £500m debt pile.

  • Wood Wharf, London
    News

    This week in… 2004

    2019-06-13T16:18:00Z

    Canary Wharf Group and Ballymore formed a JV in a bid to secure the 5m sq ft development site at Wood Wharf, east of Canary Wharf’s estate, as part of a partnership with British Waterways.

  • One New Change and St Paul's
    News

    This week in... 2004

    2019-06-06T16:47:00Z

    Land Securities submitted a planning application for the One New Change scheme opposite St Paul’s Cathedral.

  • Shopping centre
    News

    This week in... 2014

    2019-05-16T16:27:00Z

    Property Week reported that investor demand for UK shopping centre assets had hit a six-year high in 2013 as transactional volumes reached £4.25bn, according to research from IPD and Colliers International.

  • Clintons Cards
    News

    This week in... 2012

    2019-05-09T16:01:00Z

    Landlords were left reeling as Clintons Cards went into administration – the biggest retail collapse since Woolworths’ in 2008.

  • BBC Television Centre
    News

    This week in... 2013

    2019-04-25T16:20:00Z

    Stanhope revealed detailed plans for the redevelopment of Television Centre in London’s White City into offices, homes, a hotel and space for the BBC.

  • Debenhams
    News

    This week in... 2011

    2019-04-17T23:00:00Z

    Debenhams announced plans to open 30 new stores across the UK.

  • Shopping centre
    News

    This week in... 2007

    2019-04-11T15:48:00Z

    French property group Unibail said it was eyeing Dutch company Rodamco in a deal predicted to create Europe’s biggest property company with a €22bn (£14.9bn) portfolio.

  • Philip Green
    News

    This week in... 2009

    2019-04-04T15:58:00Z

    Some of the UK’s biggest retail landlords agreed a plan to cut their costs by 20% and pass the savings on to retailers, in a move to unburden the then beleaguered high streets from property costs.

  • Waterstones
    News

    This week in... 2000

    2019-03-28T13:07:00Z

    Waterstones ditched plans to open a 40,000 sq ft flagship store on Oxford Street amid fears the rise of ecommerce was going to hit the high street book trade.

  • John Prescott
    News

    This week in... 2004

    2019-03-14T16:09:00Z

    John Prescott, then deputy prime minister, visited Mipim for the first time.

  • Moxy hotel, Vastint Hospitality
    News

    This week in... 2008

    2019-03-08T12:46:00Z

    Halifax Bank of Scotland was in exclusive talks to acquire Scottish  Newcastle’s former brewery in Edinburgh for more than £100m to create a huge global headquarters for 6,000 staff.

  • Andrew Jones
    News

    This week in... 2010

    2019-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Former British Land directors Andrew Jones, Valentine Beresford and Mark Stirling revealed plans to float specialist retail property investment firm Metric Property Investments on the London Stock Exchange.