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    1. July 20, 2015

      Lenders’ appetite for offering development finance rises sharply

      Banks and other lenders are rushing back into property development financing, as Britain’s booming real estate market...

    2. June 17, 2015

      Using their loaf on good causes

      Breadshare is on a mission to “improve the state of Scottish bread”. Based in Edinburgh, it makes and sells loaves...

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    1. June 12, 2015

      A German lesson in rent controls

      Rent controls are a terrible idea. That was the general reaction of the property industry when the Labour party...

    2. June 2, 2015

      Finalists: Responsible Business Awards 2015

      Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards celebrate the powerful and positive role of business in...

    3. May 19, 2015

      Land Securities ‘blows lights out’ with results

      Land Securities, Britain’s biggest listed property company by market capitalisation, has seen a sharp jump in the value...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. March 31, 2015

      Birmingham Bullring’s Hammerson snaps up plot next to HS2 site

      The company that owns Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre has taken over one of the biggest development sites in the...

    8. March 8, 2015

      Alison Carnwath says listed companies ‘built by men, for men’

      It could be the brutal assessment of an outsider: “Plcs were built by men, for men.” Instead, this uncompromising...

    9. November 21, 2014

      Chart that tells a story – Reits

      What does this show? The commercial property market is booming once again. But not all commercial property stocks are...

    10. November 12, 2014

      Derwent London bets on long-lived demand for office space

      Derwent London, a commercial property landlord specialising in the Tech Belt and City fringe, is nearly doubling its...

    11. 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?...

    12. November 11, 2014

      Property recovery lifts Land Securities

      Land Securities, Britain’s biggest commercial property company by market capitalisation, has reported strong growth in...

    13. September 7, 2014

      Backers of retail development in Glasgow get independence jitters

      A flagship £350m development plan to transform the heart of Scotland’s largest city would be at risk if the country...

    14. August 15, 2014

      Will £2bn makeover of London’s Victoria boost its real estate?

      The central London district of Victoria is not a good place to visit on a hot summer’s day. Arrive by over- or...

    15. 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...

    16. July 29, 2014

      Letchworth social model contrasts with plans for Ebbsfleet

      In 1909, Letchworth in Hertfordshire had a railway station, a cinema and a community hall. Not so unusual for a small...

    17. June 25, 2014

      Land Securities buys stake in UK Bluewater centre for £696m

      Land Securities Group, the London-based commercial property developer, has bought Australian rival Lend Lease’s 30 per...

    18. 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...

    19. May 15, 2014

      Land Securities takes cautious path as property market nears peak

      Land Securities has questioned how long the upturn in the commercial real estate market can last, following a rapid...

    20. 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...

    21. March 25, 2014

      More women on the board but men still get top jobs

      The UK is on course to hit a government target of 25 per cent female membership of FTSE 100 boards by the end of next...

    22. 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...

    23. February 24, 2014

      Game Group told to pay £3m in back rent

      Britain’s biggest landlords have won the right to be treated as priority creditors when a company goes into...

    24. February 11, 2014

      Planners seek cash for fast ruling

      Westminster Council has sought permission from the Treasury to accept cash payments from property developers to speed...

    25. February 10, 2014

      ‘Diversity deficit’ threatens FTSE 100 companies’ competitiveness

      Two-thirds of FTSE 100 companies still have an all-white executive leadership, according to research which warns that a...

    26. February 9, 2014

      UK’s biggest landlords bid for legal priority over Game rent arrears

      Britain’s biggest landlords are going to court this week in a bid to set new rules about how much rent insolvent...

    27. February 9, 2014

      Blue-chip chairwoman urges six-year breaks for mothers

      The only female chairman of a blue-chip British company has called for employers to allow women to take family-friendly...

    28. February 9, 2014

      Dame Alison Carnwath: chairman of Land Securities

      Dame Alison Carnwath is haunted by the spectre of Bob Diamond. There are many other things for which she could be...

    29. December 30, 2013

      New Year Honours: Ex-BoE deputy governor Paul Tucker knighted

      New Year Honours List Highlights Paul Tucker, former deputy governor for financial stability at the Bank of England, is...

    30. December 29, 2013

      Land Securities: who will have the last laugh?

      Oh, how we laughed. When reflected light from Land Securities’ flagship development started to melt cars on the street...

    31. December 27, 2013

      Openings for women in the boardroom

      What do Glencore Xstrata, the London Stock Exchange and Antofagasta have in common? They are the three FTSE 100...

    32. December 2, 2013

      Unilever awards auditing contract to KPMG

      Unilever has awarded its auditing contract to KPMG in a move that brings to an end its 26-year relationship with PwC,...

    33. November 20, 2013

      UK Reits make £3bn bet on London house prices

      Britain’s biggest listed commercial property companies have taken a big bet on soaring London house prices and have...

    34. November 13, 2013

      British Land: hard landing

      Wednesday was a bad day to be telling investors about big plans to invest in UK commercial property. British Land used...

    35. November 12, 2013

      Owner of ‘Walkie Scorchie’ skyscraper close to glare solution

      Londoners may soon be able to park their cars on Fenchurch Street without fear of melting bodywork. A solution to the...

    36. November 3, 2013

      Movers & shakers: November 4

      ● Pimco has hired Virginie Maisonneuve as global head of equities from Schroders where she recently served as head of...

    37. 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...

    38. October 2, 2013

      Sir Stuart Rose to chair Oasis Healthcare dental group

      Sir Stuart Rose has added another position to his bulging portfolio of jobs after the former head of Marks and Spencer...

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