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    1. 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...

    2. 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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    1. July 2, 2015

      Fosun bets on European property with Resolution venture

      Fosun, the private conglomerate run by the man dubbed “China’s Warren Buffett”, has taken a big step into the European...

    2. June 30, 2015

      Grainger names new chief as activist investor circles

      The UK’s largest publicly listed residential landlord has appointed a new chief executive as it faces down a threat...

    3. June 25, 2015

      Scotland faces property backlash over SNP’s election victory

      British and international property investors are concerned about the rise of nationalism across the UK, with the...

    4. June 24, 2015

      Property boom swells Queen’s income

      The Queen is set to receive a record income after Britain’s booming real estate market lifted profits at the Crown...

    5. June 24, 2015

      Property boom swells Queen’s income

      The Queen is set to receive a record income after Britain’s booming real estate market lifted profits at the Crown...

    6. June 16, 2015

      Manila in midst of ‘township’ boom

      The economic boom in the Philippines has come at a price: chronic traffic congestion. In Manila, the capital, gridlock...

    7. June 15, 2015

      City’s tallest tower to rise from ‘Pinnacle’ ashes

      Plans have been announced to build the City’s tallest skyscraper, in a sign that office construction in London is...

    8. May 22, 2015

      Lenders pour cash into UK property market

      Lending to property companies has jumped sharply as the market’s return to boom conditions and poor returns from other...

    9. May 19, 2015

      London on the rise as office construction leaps 24% in 6 months

      Office building in London has jumped sharply as developers rush to take advantage of rising demand from business...

    10. May 8, 2015

      Camden Market’s owners turn rebellion into money

      The cluster of stalls selling leather jackets and pink hair dye in north London’s Camden Market has barely changed for...

    11. April 29, 2015

      Demand for office space soars as Manchester finds its civic heart

      From the roof terrace of Manchester’s newest office block, the scale of the city’s resurgence becomes clear. A forest...

    12. April 24, 2015

      Risk, reward and gearing in commercial property

      I like commercial property as an investment class. It has some bond-like qualities, but can rise in value like...

    13. April 20, 2015

      Sir Stuart Lipton criticises housebuilders over ‘crisis’

      Sir Stuart Lipton, one of Britain’s most experienced property developers, has attacked housebuilders for their role in...

    14. April 13, 2015

      Traditional landlords challenged by tech companies’ office needs

      London’s booming tech and creative economy is changing the way that people in the capital work — and that poses a...

    15. April 7, 2015

      Savills chief’s pay jumps by 33% ahead of expansion push

      Jeremy Helsby, chief executive of the property adviser Savills, has seen his pay jump 33 per cent after launching the...

    16. April 1, 2015

      Macerich shares dip as Simon Property pulls $23bn bid

      The US shopping mall wars have halted for now. Shares in Macerich slipped nearly 7 per cent on Wednesday after the mall...

    17. 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...

    18. March 30, 2015

      Manchester builds on UK property revival

      Lenders have funded a £100m office block in Manchester that is only one-sixth full in a sign that the property revival...

    19. March 26, 2015

      Government backtracks on offices-to-homes plan

      Plans to extend developers’ right to convert offices into homes have been abandoned by the government after a backlash...

    20. March 22, 2015

      Thor bets on French economy with Paris nightclub purchase

      The home of one of France’s best-known nightclubs, Le Queen in Paris, has been bought by New York real estate investor...

    21. March 20, 2015

      Tesco in £733m property ‘swap’ to cut rent exposure

      Tesco has announced a £733m “property swap” enabling Britain’s biggest retailer to buy back 21 stores, in an attempt to...

    22. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Whitehall offices to be charged commercial rent

      The Treasury is to seize control of Whitehall departments’ offices and charge them a commercial rent to make better use...

    23. March 3, 2015

      Dubai to build $1bn financial zone development

      Dubai’s sovereign wealth fund is to build a $1bn development in the heart of the emirate’s financial district, the...

    24. February 18, 2015

      Axa set to take over City’s Pinnacle skyscraper site in £300m deal

      The City of London’s most prominent stalled construction site is to become the Square Mile’s tallest skyscraper after...

    25. February 18, 2015

      UK farmland returns more than Mayfair

      In the fertile fens of north Cambridgeshire lies the 560-acre Rummers Farm where potatoes, sugar beet, cereals and oil...

    26. February 16, 2015

      Hammerson benefits from shopping recovery

      Pre-tax profits at Hammerson, Britain’s biggest retail landlord, more than doubled as Britain’s economic recovery fed...

    27. February 11, 2015

      HMRC targets property scheme investors

      Investors in several commercial property ventures deemed to have misused generous tax reliefs now face demands to repay...

    28. February 9, 2015

      Morgan Stanley’s bet on Russia property exposes risks

      In 2012 and 2013, Morgan Stanley’s real estate fund set a record for Russian property deals by investing $2.3bn in two...

    29. February 9, 2015

      Property advisers scale up to challenge dominant global players

      International property advisers are on a consolidation and acquisition drive as they gear up to take on the dominant...

    30. February 9, 2015

      Distribution demands drive investment in logistics properties

      Ecommerce is fuelling a boom in logistics property investment in Europe, as retailers try to keep pace with changing...

    31. February 4, 2015

      UK plans to sell off historic government buildings

      Plans to sell off a swath of historic government buildings to property developers mean civil servants will be moving...

    32. February 3, 2015

      London site of Madame Tussauds up for sale

      The landlord of Madame Tussauds hopes to raise more than £300m by selling the building that has housed the waxworks...

    33. 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...

    34. January 28, 2015

      UK postwar office blocks make the grade for listing

      Slideshow: English Heritage lists postwar office buildings The modern office is, perhaps, too close to the drudgery of...

    35. January 19, 2015

      European banks step up sales of distressed property loans

      European banks have stepped up their sales of distressed real estate loans, as investors flock into the continent’s...

    36. January 14, 2015

      Cheesegrater owner reassures on fallen bolts

      The developers of the City landmark nicknamed the Cheesegrater said that an investigation into bolts, which fell from...

    37. January 14, 2015

      Fears of bubble rise as property investment volumes hit record

      Investors’ fears of a property market bubble are rising as a search for yield pushes record volumes of cash into real...

    38. January 12, 2015

      London Bishopsgate Goodsyard project faces storm of local protest

      An £800m plan to develop one the largest brownfield sites in London has run into a storm of local opposition, with...

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