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    1. April 7, 2016

      Property developers’ takeover vulnerability pushes shares down

      Property developers were in the spotlight on Thursday after Morgan Stanley said the sector looked vulnerable to...

    2. February 9, 2016

      UK property trusts suffer steepest fall in five years

      Share prices of the UK’s biggest real estate investment trusts have fallen by as much as 20 per cent in the past three...

    1. January 21, 2016

      Tech start-ups swap turf with Square Mile firms

      The boundaries between companies in London’s Square Mile and the tech start-ups of adjacent Shoreditch used to be...

    2. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Land Securities reports record footfall at its shopping centres

      Land Securities, Britain’s largest property company, has reported record footfall in its shopping centres in the three...

    3. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      Retail boosts British Land

      British Land, one of Europe’s largest listed property companies, has issued a quarterly update ahead of expectations....

    4. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Chinese GDP slows

      European markets look set to rise on Tuesday following an in-line reading on Chinese economic growth. China’s gross...

    5. January 18, 2016

      Johnson agrees redevelopment of historic conservation area

      Plans to redevelop Victorian warehouses on Norton Folgate, on the edge of the City, were given the green light by...

    6. December 28, 2015

      London offices: yield day

      The arrival of prestige new buildings often heralds a downturn in demand; this was as true of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in...

    7. December 2, 2015

      Latest City tower proposed at UBS site

      Plans for a 32-storey tower on Finsbury Avenue Square in the City of London have been unveiled by British Land, in the...

    8. November 18, 2015

      Landlords attack conversion of London offices to homes

      Big commercial landlords have attacked government policy that has seen large swaths of central London converted from...

    9. November 17, 2015

      British Land beats expectations amid commercial property boom

      British Land, the property company behind London’s “Cheesegrater” skyscraper, has reported higher growth than expected...

    10. FT Alphaville

      November 17, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - easyJet profits soar 18%

      Low-cost airlines continue to thrive, British Land’s land and property have risen 7.5 per cent in value. FT Opening...

    11. November 6, 2015

      British Land’s £2bn plan for Canada Water

      Plans for a £2bn redevelopment of a 46-acre site in Rotherhithe, south-east London, which will include flats and...

    12. August 24, 2015

      Real estate stocks hit by ‘bubble’ concerns

      Real estate stocks joined the global sell-off on Monday as the FTSE 100 had its worst day in nearly four years....

    13. FT Alphaville

      July 20, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - British Land's Cheesegrater 90% full

      Demand for office space in the City has helped its tallest building – the “Cheesegrater” – to a 90 per cent occupancy...

    14. July 17, 2015

      Battle for the heart of Spitalfields in London

      Doomed and grimly magnificent” is how architecture critic Ian Nairn described east London’s Spitalfields in 1966. Today...

    15. June 24, 2015

      Crown Estate: minted imperial

      Lombard’s royal correspondent Regina Plaudit has been honoured with an audience with the Queen*. I was fortunate to...

    16. June 2, 2015

      British Land joins rush to tap demand for convertible bonds

      British Land tapped strong investor demand for convertible bonds with a £350m deal on Tuesday, underscoring the...

    17. May 15, 2015

      New dining venues revive City of London’s social heart

      In the 19th century it was chops, beefsteaks and ale; in the 1980s caviar, champagne and lost afternoons. In the modern...

    18. May 14, 2015

      Adding ex-spy Sawers to BP board could spook nervous customers

      Different non-executive directors have different core competences. Some are good at passing the port with an avuncular...

    19. FT Alphaville

      May 14, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - British Land profits beat forecasts

      British Land gets a boost from its commercial property, ITV posts double-digit revenue growth, Man Utd results kick off...

    20. May 14, 2015

      British Land reveals impact of property market rally

      British Land, the UK’s second-largest listed property company by market capitalisation, has unveiled a sharp jump in...

    21. May 12, 2015

      British Land takes more bullish stance than rival Land Securities

      Britain’s two largest listed property companies — British Land and Land Securities — are set to report strong annual...

    22. April 24, 2015

      Risk, reward and gearing in commercial property

      I like commercial property as an investment class. It has some bond-like qualities, but can rise in value like...

    23. April 10, 2015

      City grandee set to spearhead affordable housing start-up

      John Gildersleeve, the City and property industry grandee, has launched an affordable housing development company —...

    24. March 20, 2015

      Tesco in £733m property ‘swap’ to cut rent exposure

      Tesco has announced a £733m “property swap” enabling Britain’s biggest retailer to buy back 21 stores, in an attempt to...

    25. January 27, 2015

      No quarter needs to be given over changes to reporting

      Social media allows oversharers to update the world on topics the world is indifferent to, ranging from their love...

    26. January 14, 2015

      Cheesegrater owner reassures on fallen bolts

      The developers of the City landmark nicknamed the Cheesegrater said that an investigation into bolts, which fell from...

    27. January 1, 2015

      UK supermarkets store up problems with too much space

      Britain’s biggest grocers have a bad case of indigestion. For the past decade, the big four supermarkets — Tesco, Asda,...

    28. November 11, 2014

      London offices: selling into strength

      The Taiwanese are buying. The Brazilians are buying. The Qataris are trying to buy. So what is the logical thing to do?...

    29. September 22, 2014

      British Land’s ‘super-prime’ Mayfair penthouse breaks sale record

      A “super-prime” penthouse on the site of a former secret service building has broken the property price record for the...

    30. FT Alphaville

      September 22, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Tesco: Every little helped? – Tesco shares were down as much as 10.41 per cent on...

    31. August 14, 2014

      British Land boosted by bargain hunters

      British Land and Land Securities found favour on Thursday as bargain hunters warmed to a forgotten sector. UK real...

    32. June 18, 2014

      London’s towering skyline comes to end of construction boom

      The era of tall towers that has transformed the face of the City of London is coming to an end, the man most widely...

    33. May 23, 2014

      Squeezing the last from the property boom

      There’s been a mad scramble for yield in the investment world over the past few years, and it hasn’t ended yet. This...

    34. May 14, 2014

      Recovering UK real estate market powers British Land

      The rapidly recovering UK real estate market has helped British Land’s annual underlying profit increase 8.4 per cent....

    35. April 21, 2014

      UK Reits turn sellers as overseas demand booms

      Britain’s biggest listed property companies are selling riskier assets and consolidating their borrowings amid rapidly...

    36. April 3, 2014

      British Land agrees £1bn of new financing

      British Land has agreed nearly £1bn of new financing, in a tightly-priced deal that indicates lenders’ increasing...

    37. March 23, 2014

      Movers & shakers: March 24

      ● Alexandra Altinger has been appointed as chief executive of SandAire, which is joining forces with Lord North Street...

    38. March 6, 2014

      Crossrail a shot in the arm for London property developers

      London’s Crossrail scheme is galvanising property development along the route of the new £14.8bn east-west line, with...

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