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    1. April 8, 2016

      Crossrail art reveals blue-sky thinking

      It is not quite the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, rather it is the new Crossrail station at Paddington in London. But if...

    2. April 5, 2016

      FCA does big number to prove it is the font of financial wisdom

      If you want to get a message across, it helps to use a big, shouty number. The financial services industry learnt that...

    1. March 31, 2016

      Mayor’s cycling revolution divides opinion in capital

      By the time Boris Johnson’s term as London’s mayor is over, the latest generation of “cycle superhighways” will be...

    2. May 1, 2015

      Canary Wharf: A potential place to call home?

      Lunchtime at Canary Wharf and a tide of office workers surges through the district’s underground shopping malls....

    3. May 1, 2015

      Crossrail project passes Canary Wharf station milestone

      Three years before the trains arrive, London’s new Crossrail railway line celebrates a milestone on Friday when the...

    4. May 1, 2015

      Crossrail’s Canary Wharf station is a bridge between two worlds

      Standing on the garden above Crossrail’s new Canary Wharf station it is impossible not to be struck by the contrast...

    5. February 5, 2015

      Songbird Estates shareholders back £2.6bn Canary Wharf takeover

      Shareholders in Songbird Estates, the Canary Wharf property group, have approved a £2.6bn takeover bid from Qatar and...

    6. January 30, 2015

      How Qatar snared the Canary

      The view from Canary Wharf Group’s offices in One Canada Square — the first and tallest skyscraper in London’s...

    7. January 28, 2015

      Songbird swansong offers clarity for Canary Wharf at cheap price

      Brookfield has settled an old score by winning the £2.6bn bid battle for Songbird, owner of Canary Wharf. In 2004, the...

    8. January 28, 2015

      Qatar and Brookfield win battle to take over Canary Wharf

      East London skyscraper cluster Canary Wharf — one of the world’s leading financial districts — is being bought by Qatar...

    9. January 12, 2015

      Songbird board rejects Canary Wharf bid

      The board of Songbird Estates — the majority owner of east London business district Canary Wharf — has recommended that...

    10. December 30, 2014

      Bidders for Canary Wharf release final offer document

      The bidders for Canary Wharf have published the details of their final offer to shareholders, the latest step in a...

    11. December 18, 2014

      Royal Mail’s red herrings

      Pilot fish have received a battering from Lord Myners, a City grandee commissioned by the government to investigate the...

    12. December 18, 2014

      Songbird board urged to accept Canary Wharf bid

      US asset manager Franklin Mutual Advisers, the third-largest shareholder in east London business district Canary Wharf,...

    13. December 11, 2014

      Qataris appoint Ken Costa to Songbird Estates board

      Ken Costa, the City grandee and former Lazard and UBS banker, has been appointed to the board of Songbird Estates to...

    14. December 8, 2014

      Songbird: bird in the hand

      Bring back Brucie. British TV game show host Bruce Forsyth was an expert in exhorting studio audiences to scream...

    15. December 8, 2014

      Canary Wharf shareholder agrees to sell stake as battle hots up

      Madison International Realty has become the second shareholder to choose to sell out of Canary Wharf in the face of a...

    16. December 7, 2014

      The war for the Wharf

      When the Qatar Investment Authority first called Songbird Estates last month to say it wanted Canary Wharf, it was...

    17. December 5, 2014

      Canary Wharf owner Songbird spurns Qatari raised bid

      The board of Songbird Estates, the majority owner of east London business district Canary Wharf, said a £2.6bn bid for...

    18. December 4, 2014

      Qataris and Brookfield raise bid for Canary Wharf owner Songbird

      The Qatar Investment Authority and Brookfield Property Partners have increased their bid for control of Songbird...

    19. December 1, 2014

      Qataris complain about Songbird adviser

      The biggest shareholder in Songbird Estates, majority owner of east London business district Canary Wharf, has...

    20. November 28, 2014

      Songbird takeover bidders consider withdrawing after 19% jump in asset valuation

      The bidders for Songbird Estates, the majority owner of the Canary Wharf business district in east London, are...

    21. November 22, 2014

      Brookfield buys into London’s CityPoint

      Canadian investor Brookfield has bought a stake in London’s CityPoint Tower, the latest in a series of recent moves...

    22. November 7, 2014

      Canary Wharf owner rejects Qatari bid approach

      Songbird Estates, the owner of Canary Wharf Group, has rejected a preliminary takeover approach from the Qatar...

    23. November 6, 2014

      Songbird soars on takeover approach

      Shares in Songbird Estates soared almost 23 per cent on Thursday after the owner of Canary Wharf Group confirmed...

    24. October 9, 2014

      Lehman in $350m settlement with Canary Wharf Group over rent owed

      Canary Wharf Group has reached a $350m settlement with the liquidators of Lehman Brothers over back-rent owed after the...

    25. September 18, 2014

      Songbird gets boost from rise in value of Canary Wharf mall

      The property portfolio of Songbird Estates, the company behind London’s Canary Wharf development, increased 8.4 per...

    26. September 3, 2014

      UK tech chief calls for tax breaks to promote fledgling groups

      The man that led the UK government’s efforts to promote London as a rival to Silicon Valley has called on ministers to...

    27. June 20, 2014

      China Life takes majority stake in Canary Wharf tower

      Chinese state-backed insurance group China Life has taken a majority stake in one of Britain’s biggest office towers,...

    28. June 17, 2014

      Canary Wharf lures European bank regulator from Square Mile

      Europe’s banking regulator is shifting its London headquarters from the City to Canary Wharf, in the latest sign that...

    29. June 6, 2014

      Shell Centre redevelopment passed despite heritage concerns

      Eric Pickles, the communities secretary, has approved plans to redevelop the 1960s Shell Centre on London’s South Bank,...

    30. March 24, 2014

      Crossrail seeks Gulf investment for art plan

      Crossrail, the biggest construction project in Europe, is seeking Gulf investment for the £14.8bn rail network’s public...

    31. March 12, 2014

      Canary Wharf secures first tech start-up tenant

      Canary Wharf developers are hoping to lure technology companies to fill the space left by downsizing banks as start-ups...

    32. 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...

    33. January 14, 2014

      Sellar set to build high-end homes in second Shard tower

      London’s newest landmark, the Shard, is to be joined by a second tower. The 27-storey building, announced at a public...

    34. December 10, 2013

      Canary Wharf expansion plans to include 3,000 homes

      More than 3,000 homes will be developed on the eastern edge of Canary Wharf, alongside offices and shops, under revised...

    35. October 25, 2013

      The man who built and lost Canary Wharf

      Paul Reichmann, the Canadian property developer who died on Friday aged 83, made and lost fortunes on the global real...

    36. October 10, 2013

      Lettings data underscore transformation of London’s south bank

      It was once derided as a poor relation of the City of London, a place of windswept Victorian warehouses, disused...

    37. September 2, 2013

      London skyscraper proves to be hot property

      The question of whether London’s property market is overheating seems, for some at least, to have been answered. The...

    38. August 18, 2013

      Canary Wharf workforce quadruples in a decade

      Employment in London’s Canary Wharf financial district has almost quadrupled in the past decade, with the number of...

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