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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. January 14, 2016

      Property groups say Beps will cost UK sector £660m

      UK property companies are seeking changes to the proposed implementation of a global agreement to fight tax avoidance...

    5. January 7, 2016

      Investors pour cash into Birmingham construction

      Birmingham is building offices at the fastest rate for 13 years as the “Midlands engine” benefits from the spillover of...

    6. January 6, 2016

      Middle East investors home in on London property for secure income

      Middle Eastern investors searching for secure income streams outside an increasingly turbulent region committed record...

    7. January 1, 2016

      Property company insolvencies rise as UK ‘zombies’ are killed off

      The rate at which UK property companies entered insolvency reached its highest point in six years in 2015 as rising...

    8. December 28, 2015

      Virtual viewings set scene for London property

      Prospective London office tenants and investors can now take interactive virtual tours of buildings, including some of...

    9. 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...

    10. December 23, 2015

      Paddington tower plans being rushed through, say critics

      Plans for a 72-storey residential tower at London Paddington station are being rushed through the planning system...

    11. December 18, 2015

      Commercial property debt reaches post-crisis turning point

      The amount of debt secured against UK commercial property is stabilising as the post-crisis deleveraging process winds...

    12. December 13, 2015

      UK commercial property investment has peaked, says CBRE

      Levels of investment in the UK commercial property market peaked this year, according to CBRE, the world’s largest...

    13. December 7, 2015

      City of London’s tallest building rises above corporate interests

      It will be the tallest building in the City of London and complete the array of towers that began with the “Gherkin”...

    14. 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...

    15. December 1, 2015

      Commercial property lending set for post-crisis high

      New lending secured against UK commercial property is on track for a fresh post-crisis high this year, fuelled by a...

    16. November 26, 2015

      Deutsche Bank and Facebook follow trend in London office moves

      Companies from Deutsche Bank to Facebook are searching out new areas of London as soaring prime office rents — and...

    17. November 25, 2015

      Hammerson plans spending spree on European fashion villages

      The FTSE 100 property company Hammerson is seeking to double its £1bn portfolio of European discount outlet villages as...

    18. November 22, 2015

      Commercial property: globalisation rescues castles in the sky

      What is the future of commercial property as an asset class? Problematic, might be the knee-jerk response. For while...

    19. November 18, 2015

      Rise of e-commerce ‘sheds’ drives up industrial property values

      European industrial property is set to make its investors total returns of more than 20 per cent this year as the...

    20. November 17, 2015

      City of London’s tallest skyscraper receives go-ahead

      The City of London’s tallest skyscraper is to be built on what was formerly its most prominent stalled construction...

    21. November 16, 2015

      Investing in London’s rising skyline

      London is finally — and controversially — gaining a skyline. Admittedly it might be an assortment of oddly shaped...

    22. November 12, 2015

      New housing supply surges by a quarter

      The supply of new housing in England has surged by a quarter in the past year as a series of planning liberalisation...

    23. November 2, 2015

      Financial services groups occupy 85% more London office space

      Financial services companies increased the amount of London office space they occupy by 85 per cent in the first half...

    24. October 27, 2015

      UK buyers wary over property in Scotland

      UK investment in Scottish commercial property has fallen sharply this year from 2014's record levels amid worries among...

    25. September 17, 2015

      Investors warned on eurozone property

      Over-enthusiastic investors are underestimating the risks of property markets in the eurozone’s periphery as they seek...

    26. September 13, 2015

      NewRiver aims to use property expertise to transform failing pubs

      The regulars at the Old Sal pub in the Stoke-on-Trent suburb of Longton do not yet know it, but the success or failure...

    27. September 9, 2015

      UK housing policy leads to loss of 6m sq ft of offices in year

      England lost more than 6m sq ft of office space last year as the result of government policy intended to boost the...

    28. September 2, 2015

      Supermarket warehouses worth more than stores

      Some supermarket warehouses are now worth more than their stores as customers switch from visiting shops to online...

    29. August 25, 2015

      Shard sets new record for rents on London’s south bank

      After a slow start, the Shard, western Europe’s tallest building, has set a record for rents on London’s south bank...

    30. August 23, 2015

      Overseas investors cash in £3.4bn of London property

      A wave of mainly Asian investors have been making quick profits from sales of some of London’s largest office...

    31. August 23, 2015

      Foreign buyers undeterred by London sell-offs

      When Chinese insurer Anbang bid a reported £750m for the Square Mile’s Heron Tower this summer, it set a pricing record...

    32. August 19, 2015

      Leeds building site tells story of UK property cycle

      A 1.5 acre site near Leeds station tells the story of Britain’s property boom and bust cycle. It was to be home to...

    33. August 16, 2015

      Network Rail looks at options for £1bn property sale

      Network Rail has appointed the investment bank Rothschild to assess its £1bn commercial property portfolio, which could...

    34. August 13, 2015

      ‘Voracious’ demand boosts Derwent London

      Tech Belt landlord Derwent London has seen surging growth in both rents and the value of its property portfolio, thanks...

    35. August 6, 2015

      Digital rise and work pattern evolution fuels flexible offices

      Technological change, the digital economy and rising levels of self-employment have fuelled a global boom in flexible...

    36. August 2, 2015

      Buyers flock to secure London land for development

      Foreign investors have embarked on a flurry of land-buying in central London, pushing dealmaking volumes to their...

    37. July 26, 2015

      Indian billionaire to turn Great Scotland Yard into luxury hotel

      Indian billionaire Yusuffali Kader has teamed up with Galliard, the UK property developer, to complete a £110m deal to...

    38. July 16, 2015

      US commercial property hotspot draws Fed attention

      Hotspots have not been plentiful in America’s post-crisis economy but one may be emerging in commercial real estate....

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