All This week in... articles – Page 9

  • 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. 

  • Cheesegrater
    News

    This week in... 2017

    2019-02-21T16:34:00Z

    CC Land exchanged contracts to buy the Leadenhall Building in the City of London for £1.15bn. 

  • intu Uxbridge
    News

    This week in... 1999

    2019-02-15T00:00:00Z

    Capital Shopping Centres – now known as intu – was riding high on the announcement of its financial results for the previous year. 

  • Online auctions
    News

    This week in... 2000

    2019-01-31T17:38:00Z

    Resolution Property announced plans to offload its retail portfolio to fund an aggressive push into the tech and ecommerce sectors.

  • Bracknell
    News

    This week in... 2003

    2019-01-24T16:38:00Z

    Legal & General Property launched its own property development division, headed by fund manager Simon Wilkes.

  • Woolsworth HMV
    News

    This week in... 2009

    2019-01-18T10:47:00Z

    A London & Regional and Goldman Sachs JV property company was placed into administration following the collapse of Woolworths, which had closed its last store a week earlier.

  • Cover2012
    News

    This week in... 2012

    2019-01-11T10:13:00Z

    Savills bought London investment specialist Gresham Down in a bid to bolster its commercial arm and capitalise on an influx of overseas capital at a time of “uncertainty around the eurozone”.