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  1. 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 nearly...

  2. July 24, 2013

    Fall in number of failed stores points to retail improvement

    Signs of improvement in Britain’s consumer sector emerged on Wednesday as the number of retail units in administration at...

  1. July 5, 2013

    British Land to invest £470m in office-led Paddington estate

    British Land has bought up most of the Paddington Estate – a 1.2m sq ft office-led estate near the west London railway...

  2. May 14, 2013

    British Land to focus on West End office market

    British Land has become the first major landlord to signal the waning dominance of the City of London as the country’s most...

  3. March 12, 2013

    British Land in £500m share placing

    British Land, the UK’s second largest landlord by market capitalisation, became the latest company to take advantage of the...

  4. March 12, 2013

    Block party

    Sell equities, buy development property. That is the switch implicit in a £500m placing by British Land, topped up with the...

  5. November 20, 2012

    British Land eyes European portfolio sale

    British Land, the UK’s second-largest property company by market value, indicated it would consider selling its £250m...

  6. October 8, 2012

    Norges Bank takes 50% stake in Meadowhall

    London & Stamford, the UK property group, and Green Park Investments, the Middle Eastern investment group, have sold their...

  7. May 21, 2012

    Retail values fall for British Land

    British Land’s net asset value rose only marginally over the past quarter, reflecting a fall in the value of its retail...

  8. November 15, 2011

    British Land keeps positive on London

    British Land, the UK property developer, on Tuesday maintained its positive medium-term outlook for the central London...

  9. August 4, 2011

    High street gloom eludes big store owners

    The pain being experienced in a struggling retail sector has not been shared so far by the larger owners of their shops,...

  10. August 4, 2011

    British Land highlights £326m of acquisitions

    British Land, the UK’s second biggest property company, pointed to the £326m of “highly selective acquisitions” made since...

  11. July 24, 2011

    British Land: doors open to residential sector

    Upmarket apartment buildings first hit London in the 1850s and gradually won over initially sceptical city-dwellers. Yet,...

  12. July 4, 2011

    FTSE 100 closes back over 6,000 points

    London’s longest winning streak in nine months pushed the FTSE 100 through 6,000 points with British Land among the biggest...

  13. FT Alphaville

    June 30, 2011

    British Land to buy City residential complex

    British Land is in advanced talks to buy a City of London residential complex, in its first acquisition under a strategy to...

  14. June 29, 2011

    British Land to buy City residential complex

    British Land is in advanced talks to buy a City of London residential complex, in its first acquisition under a strategy to...

  15. June 15, 2011

    UBS gets go-ahead for Broadgate development

    The development of the £850m City headquarters for UBS, the Swiss bank, will go ahead after the government ruled against a...

  16. May 23, 2011

    British Land to tap into retailing trend

    British Land, the UK’s second-biggest property company, will increase its focus on developing shops around the UK regions in...

  17. April 12, 2011

    Nod for UBS Broadgate home

    British Land chief and former investment banker Chris Grigg has secured the headquarters for UBS in the City of London after...

  18. February 15, 2011

    British Land beats forecasts

    British Land, the UK’s second-biggest property company, reported solid growth in its £9.3bn ($15bn) estate on the back of...

  19. December 9, 2010

    Belief builds as biggest offices in City are unveiled

    Plans for the largest office building in the City of London have been submitted to house the head office of UBS, the Swiss...

  20. December 4, 2010

    Sky’s the limit

    A large crowd of London developers and property advisers from the past and present gathered at a lunch to celebrate Peter...

  21. November 16, 2010

    British Land buoyed by rental values

    British Land, the UK’s second-largest property company, saw rental values increase across its portfolio as confidence...

  22. August 4, 2010

    British Land’s portfolio sluggish

    British Land has become the first leading property company to demonstrate the effects of a slowdown in the market with a...

  23. June 2, 2010

    Ritblat era ends

    Another member of the Sir John Ritblat era at British Land is departing, as Peter Clarke makes plans to leave after 21...

  24. May 22, 2010

    Property bounce masks local differences

    There is a saying in property that the typical market cycle of 10 years relies heavily on investors having memories of just...

  25. May 21, 2010

    UK property bounce may simply be a ripple

    An impression of Land Securities’ proposed Walkie-Talkie building at 122 Leadenhall: London is unique in offering strong...

  26. May 19, 2010

    British Land draws strength from property recovery

    British Land, the UK's second-biggest real estate investment trust, surprised the market with a rise in the value of its...

  27. May 18, 2010

    British Land lifted by property recovery

    British Land, the UK’s second-biggest real estate investment trust, surprised the market with a rise in the value of its...

  28. March 22, 2010

    Dividend pay-outs set to jump

    Dividend pay-outs by UK companies are set to jump this year as profitability recovers from the credit crisis.Pay-outs are...

  29. March 22, 2010

    Companies in Europe see dividend rises

    Dividends at European companies are set to jump this year as profitability continues to recover from the credit...

  30. March 21, 2010

    European groups’ dividends set to rise 18%

    Dividends at European groups are set to jump this year as profitability recovers from the credit crisis. Pay-outs to...

  31. March 20, 2010

    Cannes-do crowd

    The lavish parties that are the backdrop for the Mipim annual property festival in the south of France are yet to return to...

  32. March 15, 2010

    British Land recruits partners for deals

    British Land is to partner sovereign wealth and other sources of institutional cash to capitalise on the large sales...

  33. March 15, 2010

    View from the top: Chris Grigg Chief executive, British Land

    Chris Grigg is an outsider in the property world, having worked at Goldman Sachs for 20 years, then Barclays. But he started...

  34. March 14, 2010

    British Land recruits partners for deals

    British Land is to partner sovereign wealth and other sources of institutional cash to capitalise on the large sales...

  35. March 13, 2010

    Retailer abuse

    Kingfisher boss Ian Cheshire and Marks and Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose went on an attack of unnamed fellow retailers...

  36. February 10, 2010

    British Land portfolio value bounces

    British Land, the UK's second biggest property company, reported a strong bounce in the value of its estate during the third...

  37. February 9, 2010

    British Land portfolio value bounces

    British Land, the UK’s second biggest property company, reported a strong bounce in the value of its estate during the third...

  38. January 23, 2010

    Property puzzlers

    The sustainability of the property recovery was the hot topic among the leading lights of the European Public Real Estate...

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