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      Developers rethink London property schemes

      Planned property developments including a 62-storey City skyscraper and two London projects by the Queen’s property...

    2. June 24, 2016

      EU exit expected to end UK house price boom

      The UK’s house price boom is set to come to an abrupt end after the vote to leave the EU, estate agents and analysts...

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    1. June 21, 2016

      New shopping centres abandoned as retail gets tough

      Millions of square feet of UK shopping centre space will never be built despite having planning permission, as a...

    2. June 21, 2016

      Office building in UK returns to pre-recession levels

      Office construction in the UK has returned to pre-recession levels for the first time in eight years. About £2bn of...

    3. June 19, 2016

      Alternative UK property lending takes off

      Lending for “alternative” UK real estate such as student accommodation and hotels has exceeded that for traditional...

    4. June 16, 2016

      Walkie-Talkie sits atop mini power station

      The towering Walkie-Talkie building is one of London’s most contentious skyscrapers, blamed for beaming car-melting...

    5. June 3, 2016

      Bank of England in property fund alert on Brexit

      The Bank of England is holding talks with fund managers about how they would handle a potential run on property funds...

    6. May 27, 2016

      Reits in the doldrums ahead of Brexit vote

      What does this show? It shows the average discount to net asset value of the UK’s real estate investment trusts —...

    7. May 26, 2016

      Bankers set to share desks as part of London space-saving moves

      International banks will make their employees share desks as part of a drive to consolidate London office space in an...

    8. May 24, 2016

      UK commercial property lending rises 19%

      Insurance companies and private equity groups have helped to increase the level of new lending against UK commercial...

    9. May 17, 2016

      Land Securities in £1.1bn assets cull to limit Brexit risk

      Land Securities sold off £1.1bn of assets in the six months to the end of March in the face of what it said were...

    10. May 16, 2016

      Flood Re provides lifeboat for flood victims

      The storms and floods that hit the north of England and Scotland in December 2015 were devastating for those who lived...

    11. May 16, 2016

      Insurers plug in to domestic technology

      It is a common trick: leave the lights on when you go away and potential burglars will think you are still at home and...

    12. May 11, 2016

      Office construction in London surges despite Brexit fears

      More new office buildings broke ground in central London in the past six months than at any point in the past 20 years....

    13. May 2, 2016

      Private investors eye UK commercial property amid Brexit fears

      Private investors from the Middle East and elsewhere have spotted an opportunity in pre-referendum jitters affecting...

    14. April 28, 2016

      Big business moves into co-working spaces

      If co-working is the future, big businesses want a piece of it. Corporate employees are swapping suits for jeans and...

    15. April 27, 2016

      Developer warns of Brexit ‘demand shock’ in London office market

      The head of the UK’s largest commercial property company by capitalisation has warned that a British exit from the EU...

    16. April 24, 2016

      Property boom pushes Reuben brothers to top of rich list

      Booming property values have helped to bring a series of real estate billionaires up the roster of Britain’s richest...

    17. April 22, 2016

      Commercial property: What am I bid?

      His right arm outstretched towards the audience, George Walker switches his gaze like clockwork between the handful of...

    18. April 22, 2016

      Brexit fears see London office investment drop 52%

      Investment in central London office buildings dropped by 52 per cent quarter-on-quarter as dealmaking was slowed by...

    19. April 12, 2016

      Wealthy switch investment horizons to commercial property

      Wealthy investors in search of income-generating investments are looking to move from residential to commercial...

    20. April 5, 2016

      Banks sublet office space after staff cuts

      Thousands of job cuts and a drive to slash costs are prompting a number of the largest global banks based in the UK to...

    21. April 4, 2016

      Price falls keep China’s property developers grounded

      On the outskirts of one of China’s biggest industrial cities, across barren swampland, a 117-storey skyscraper rises...

    22. April 4, 2016

      GPs and hospitals face £60m rent rise

      Health services in England face £60m a year of additional rent bills under changes announced by the NHS’s property...

    23. April 3, 2016

      Investment strategy: The new property barons

      Just as the US property boom was coming to an end in 2007, Jon Gray, the 46-year old head of real estate for...

    24. March 30, 2016

      UK property funds see biggest outflows since 2008

      UK investors pulled more money out of property funds in February than in any month since 2008, amid fears of weakening...

    25. March 21, 2016

      Credit Suisse sublets Canary Wharf space as banks retrench

      Credit Suisse has sublet more than 300,000 square feet of Canary Wharf office space to Thomson Reuters in the largest...

    26. March 16, 2016

      Commercial property groups stung by reform in Budget 2016

      Stamp duty for buyers of commercial property is to be overhauled under reforms that cut the charges on most...

    27. March 16, 2016

      CMBS deals suffer on shopping mall woes

      Investors are favouring bonds backed by single, prime commercial mortgages from big US cities, putting pressure on...

    28. March 15, 2016

      Northern England cities’ promise attracts wave of property investment

      Ian Simpson, an architect, recalls how only 400 people lived in Manchester city centre in 1996, at the time of the...

    29. March 15, 2016

      Real estate investors braced for tide to turn

      Global real estate has enjoyed two plentiful years — attracting $700bn in direct investment in 2015 and slightly more...

    30. March 14, 2016

      UK investors back away from Scots property

      Kevin McCabe reckons he will have to look outside the UK for buyers for the 125-acre slice of former navy dockyard he...

    31. March 8, 2016

      Developers scrap plans to turn London offices into luxury flats

      Developers are reversing plans to convert offices in central London to luxury apartments after the slowdown in the...

    32. March 7, 2016

      Arm of Singapore’s Temasek agrees £417m deal for UK student digs

      The property arm of Singapore’s state investment fund Temasek has bought a portfolio of UK student accommodation for...

    33. February 15, 2016

      Hammerson: winner takes mall

      Shoppers’ feet are pounding the floors at Hammerson’s UK shopping centres and its key financial metrics look to be...

    34. 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...

    35. February 9, 2016

      Notebook: Paris needs to acquire a head for heights

      For generations, Paris’s wide boulevards and elegant balconied buildings have dazzled tourists and given the French...

    36. February 1, 2016

      Malaysia funds liquidate London office real estate holdings 

      Malaysian state investment funds are cashing out of lofty positions in the London property market, in a sign of the...

    37. January 31, 2016

      UK commercial property ‘gold rush’ on wane as investment drops

      Investment in UK commercial property declined 19 per cent in the second half of 2015 from a year earlier, according to...

    38. January 19, 2016

      Wellcome Trust beds in with Goldman on student housing

      Goldman Sachs has joined forces with the Wellcome Trust, a British charitable foundation, in a £2bn student...

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