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16/08/2018 12:00 PM
Ex-CBRE duo sets up London development consultancy
Jamie Gunning and Guy Passey along with former Kier man Charlie Philip will specialise in mixed-use in the capital.

16/08/2018 12:00 PM
VR leisure firm seeks real London presence
A new virtual reality leisure operator is hunting for its first sites in London.

16/08/2018 12:00 PM
FCPT lets two restaurants at London estate
F&C Commercial Property Trust has agreed two new restaurant lettings at its St Christopher’s Place central London estate.

16/08/2018 11:00 AM
Regus owner taps third-party capital to grow fund
IWG has been quietly building up a fund to acquire flexible offices for its Regus and Spaces brands.

16/08/2018 04:03 AM
New figures show 86% fall in business rates appeals
The number of appeals started in the 15 months since the 2017 rates revaluation has fallen year-on-year by more than 86% according to the VOA’s newest figures.

16/08/2018 12:15 AM
Drum reveals distillery-anchored Pacific Quay regeneration plans
Drum Property Group has submitted plans for the £30m first phase of its mixed-use regeneration project at Pacific Quay in Glasgow, featuring 20,000 sq ft of Grade A office space and an urban whisky distillery.

16/08/2018 12:14 AM
SDL Graham Penny achieves unusually high success rate
Leicester branch achieves 88% success rate, but £2.4m raised is 40% down on August 2017 auction result.

16/08/2018 12:10 AM
£275m Brum resi scheme given green light
Manchester-based investor MCR Property Group has been granted planning permission for a £275m, 1,000 unit residential scheme at Monaco House in Birmingham.

15/08/2018 11:24 PM
Grainger hires national acquisitions director from LaSalle
Grainger has appointed Tom Henry from LaSalle Investment Management as national acquisitions director.

15/08/2018 10:20 PM
TRIUVA takes on Frankfurt's Junghof Plaza with forward purchase
PATRIZIA-owned TRIUVA has agreed the forward purchase of Frankfurt’s mixed-use Junghof Plaza from PGIM Real Estate and FGI Frankfurter Gewerbeimmobilien.

15/08/2018 10:17 PM
Harman Healy raises £3m from sale of 19 lots at latest auction
London-based auctioneer Harman Healy sold 19 of the 29 lots on offer at its sale on 9 August, raising £3m and achieving a 66% success rate.

15/08/2018 10:12 PM
Allsop finds 59% of landlords charge below-market rents
More than half of private landlords are letting residential properties at below-market rents to keep tenants, according to a report by Allsop and research consultancy BDRC.

15/08/2018 09:44 PM
Brokenshire unveils £200m Midlands Right to Buy pilot
Housing and Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has launched a £200m pilot project which aims to enable more housing association tenants in the Midlands to buy their homes.

15/08/2018 08:25 PM
OakNorth backs Select Manchester resi towers
Investor Select Property has secured a £40.2m development loan from challenger bank OakNorth to develop 356 homes across two residential towers in Manchester.

15/08/2018 05:32 PM
RESI 2018: calling all SME resi developers
Property Week is inviting residential SME developers to ‘meet their future partner’ at the all-new RESI Convention at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales on 12-14 September.

15/08/2018 05:25 PM
Gazeley poaches boss of Lidl warehouses
Head of property Adrienne Howells becomes Gazeley development director.

15/08/2018 05:00 PM
Spelthorne's real estate spending spree tops £890m
Industry questions prudence of local authority spending £9,310 per resident to build property portfolio.

15/08/2018 05:47 AM
G-Star RAW kicks off expansion plan with Meadowhall move
Fashion retailer G-Star RAW has signed for a flagship store at Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre as part of an expansion plan for the brand that will see its double its store estate to 10 by the end of the year.

15/08/2018 02:39 AM
Mayor announces new London Development Panel for public land
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the developers, housing associations and contractors which will bring forward up to £20bn of new housing on public land as part of the LDP, as well as a handful of new public sites that will be contracted out to panel members.

15/08/2018 12:32 AM
Industrial investment remains buoyant in Q2 2018
UK institutions upped their share of the buoyant industrial investment market in Q2 2018.

15/08/2018 12:29 AM
Homes England-backed York Central Partnership unveils 2,500 home scheme
Plans have been submitted for a 110 acre residential-led redevelopment as part of the York Central development project.

15/08/2018 12:23 AM
Botany bay plans given green light
Chorley Council has recommended to approve planning for the redevelopment of FI Real Estate Management’s (FIREM) Botany Bay site.

15/08/2018 12:11 AM
Quartet of Octopus deals grow regional lending by £35m
Specialist property lender Octopus Property has completed four loans worth a combined £35.2m across separate developments in Birmingham, Derby, Manchester and Edinburgh.

14/08/2018 11:20 PM
Green light for office phase at £400m Belfast Waterside
Belfast City Council’s planning committee has granted planning permission for the 250,000 sq ft grade A office element of Vanguard Real Estate’s £400m Belfast Waterside masterplan scheme.

14/08/2018 10:58 PM
Brokenshire invites more bids for garden town funding - property reacts
Communities secretary James Brokenshire has called on local authorities and developers to apply for additional government funding for the development of new garden towns.

14/08/2018 10:29 PM
South Korean investment in UK commercial property in H1 2018 double total for whole of 2017
South Korean investment in UK commercial property has risen to £1.1bn in the first half of 2018, which is already more than double the £530m invested in the whole of 2017.

14/08/2018 09:56 PM
WMCA acquires seven acre Darlaston site
Brownfield developer St Francis Group has sold a seven acre plot of land at Bentley Point in Darlaston to the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).

14/08/2018 09:49 PM
Cain injects £400m into Fortwell Capital
Cain International has acquired a majority stake in Fortwell Capital, the real estate lender sold by Christian Candy’s CPC Group earlier this year, and provided £400m of investment capital to the company.

14/08/2018 07:44 PM
Round Hill appoints MD for €1bn push in Ireland
Round Hill Capital has appointed John Vaudin as managing director, Ireland.

14/08/2018 07:24 PM
NAV rises at CLS
CLS Holdings has reported a 3% rise in net asset value (NAV) for the six months to the end of June.