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Sentiment Survey: Cautious optimism
December 09, 2013 01:50 AM PST
The industry has enjoyed an upward trajectory for some months now, but what issues remain and how will they play out over the coming year? Our latest sentiment survey roundtable asked the experts whether the good times will continue to roll beyond central London.Market Update: how merry will this Christmas be for retailers?
November 28, 2013 04:50 AM PST
In the last of this year’s monthly market updates we look at just how merry Christmas might be for retailers and if landlords should be worried about the approaching final quarter day. Local Data Company director Matthew Hopkinson said trading on the high street is still challenging and landlords probably should feel uneasy about the prospects.Portsmouth development to feature 2,400 homes and 600,000 sq ft of commercial property space
November 27, 2013 07:58 AM PST
David Williams, chief executive at Portsmouth city council, is joined by James Brounger, managing director South Central region at CBRE, to talk about developer opportunities for 2,370 homes and more than 600,000 sq ft of mixed-use space. The opportunities have been made available following the release of two major Ministry of Defence sites.Emotional Finance: How emotions impact on investment decisions
November 20, 2013 06:14 AM PST
Estates Gazette's Sophia Furber talks to David Tuckett, professor of economics and sociology at UCL. He was speaking at the IPD/IPF conference in Brighton on the topic of ‘emotional finance’ – looking at how emotions impact on investment decisions. Tuckett argues that property investors should use their emotions as well as the market data when making decisions.Almacantar unveils Marble Arch vision
November 20, 2013 03:33 AM PST
Mike Hussey’s Almacantar has unveiled proposals for a 408,000 sq ft mixed-use redevelopment of Marble Arch Tower, W1. Kathrin Hersel, development director of Almacantar, talks to Estates Gazette about the firm’s plans.MAPIC 2013: Spain sees new investment
November 13, 2013 07:45 AM PST
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November 13, 2013 03:25 AM PST
Daniel Sugar, managing director of Amsprop Estates, reveals that the company has bought three properties on London’s Old Street roundabout. He discusses why the firm is investing heavily in the City Fringe success storyIPD: Commercial property confidence returns in Q3
November 05, 2013 06:09 AM PST
UK commercial property returned 2.8% in Q3 this year, with capital value growth making up 1.3% of the total figure, according to IPD UK’s Quarterly Property Index. Estates Gazette's Sophia Furber speaks with Phil Tily, head of research, UK and Ireland at IPD about the results.Market Update: Budget supermarkets and London offices boom
October 31, 2013 05:05 AM PDT
In October’s monthly market update we look how the recovery is taking hold in both the retail and London offices market .
October 29, 2013 06:46 AM PDT
Nick Goddard, vice president, Silicon Valley at Colliers International was recently in London. He talks to Estates Gazette about wooing London-based technology companies to Silicon Valley in the US.Westminster City Council's resi development plans
October 22, 2013 03:09 AM PDT
Ben Denton, strategic director housing, regeneration and property at Westminster City Council, talks to Estates Gazette about how the council is poised to make £60m by selling swathes of land with potential for 1,200 homesQ3 office takeup in London surpasses year end total
October 16, 2013 02:43 AM PDT
Q3 has been a bumper year. More deals were signed in the year so far in London offices than in the whole of 2012.
October 15, 2013 07:31 AM PDT
EG's Chris Berkin talks to Pat Ritchie, chief executive of Newcastle City Council on development plans and investment strategy for the north-east cityExpo Real 2013
October 11, 2013 05:34 AM PDT
Henderson Global Investors chief investment officer and managing director talks sentiment at the Munich property conference, plans for the group’s latest mega-mandate win and progress on the TIAA-CREF tie-up.Eric Pickles: No going back on 2015 business rates delay
October 03, 2013 02:39 AM PDT
Eric Pickles tells EG’s Nick Whitten at the Tory Conference that there is no going back on the controversial two year delay to the 2015 business rates revaluationDigby Jones on planning at the Conservative conference
October 02, 2013 05:41 AM PDT
Lord Digby Jones talks to EG's Nick Whitten on the planning system and how it's preventing economic growthPrivate Rented Sector tenants' charter planned
October 02, 2013 03:00 AM PDT
TORY CONFERENCE: Communities secretary Eric Pickles is expected to announce a private rented sector tenants' charter to foster support for the sector.
October 01, 2013 03:19 AM PDT
Investment in the West End office market is accelerating, with turnover in the market rocketing 68% to £5.1bn.
Sales in the West End office market in the year to June hit £5.1bn, according to the second London West End Office Investment Report by IPD and H2SO.
Estates Gazette's Joanna Bourke speaks with H2SO agency partner, Paul Smith, about where he expects rents to head in future.Cubex's Gavin Bridge talks office development in Bristol
September 27, 2013 06:54 AM PDTGerman residential market
September 26, 2013 07:25 AM PDT
Diana Petrowicz talks to Karsten Nemecek, managing director of Savills Germany on current trends in the German residential market.Frasers Property CEO talks plans to focus on London's resi opportunities
September 25, 2013 02:28 AM PDT
Frasers Property chief executive Dr Stanley Quek has revealed plans to focus on residential development opportunities in London’s fringe locations. Singapore-based Quek said the group was motivated by the difficulty in buying land in central London. Estates Gazette's residential reporter Annabel Dixon interviews Dr Quek.BCSC 2013: Theo Paphitis blasts Grimsey
September 12, 2013 09:17 AM PDT
Dragon's den star Theo Paphitis has dismissed Bill Grimsey's report findings on the high street, which was published last week, as 'a load of old b*ll*cks.'
Listen here to what he had to say in full at BCSC 2013.
Warning: strong language throughoutBCSC 2013: conference should return to regions in 2015
September 12, 2013 04:25 AM PDT
Paul Sargent, partner, Queensbury Real Estate, who sat on the executive committee of BCSC, which made the decision to drop out of Glasgow this year and come to London, talks to EG Markets editor Noella pio Kivlehan about the possibility of the conference returning to the regions in 2015.BCSC 2013 - What next for London retail development?
September 11, 2013 08:28 AM PDT
London - What's Next. Panel discussion considering the new and emerging trends in London. The city is host to some of the most major landmark development and regeneration projects the capital has seen to date.BCSC 2013: Secondary locations need to change as retail development pipeline fills
September 11, 2013 05:08 AM PDT
A report today from BCSC and Lunson Mitchenall highlights 6m sq ft of new shopping space in the development pipeline to 2019.
Marcus Kilby, president of BCSC and head of Lunson Mitchenall's shopping centre and leisure division, discusses the need for this space and the adjustment secondary locations will need to undergo.BCSC 2013, Retail hit by tsunami of planning legislation
September 11, 2013 04:52 AM PDT
A tsunami of legislation, guidance and reports to save the high street has hit the industry over the last two to three weeks.
As BCSC 2013 opens, EG Markets editor Noella pio Kivelhan talks to Ian Anderson, head of national and retail planning at CBRE to try and make sense of it.BCSC 2013: Marcus Kilby, president of BCSC, opens the conference
September 11, 2013 04:43 AM PDT
BCSC opened this morning iat London's Olympia. In his opening speech, BCSC president, Marcus Kilby, said: "Times are changing. The economic clouds are clearing... The feel good factor is beginning to drive consumer confidence."Costa Coffee talks growing its property portfolio
September 10, 2013 06:02 AM PDT
As BCSC 2013 opens it's doors today Nadia Elghamry, Data Editor at Estates Gazette, talks to the Costa, the UK's most acquisitive retailer, to find out what it wants from its property portfolio in the year ahead.
With a stated aim of opening 300 stores next year, James Hamilton, the coffee operator's head of acquisitions and estates, explained that the drive through market remains a big growth area for it's business but the shape of its portfolio would remain a blend of high street, retail parks and even universities, offices and concessions. He added that the company would love to do more of its large metro format stores in London but warned: "London is the most competitive market in the UK and I see no sign of that softening especially with competition from the restaurant uses."
Hamilton said new stores was a critical part of driving profit as part of the company's stated aim of aim of doubling sales to £2bn within five years. Listen below to hear the full interview with Hamilton where he discusses plans for the property portfolio in the year ahead, how it will tackle competition from supermarkets and other fast food operators and what he thinks of Starbucks.Super prime squashes appetite for student accommodation
September 05, 2013 07:44 AM PDT
Demand for super prime residential in central London is squashing developers appetite for student accommodation.
Research by EG's London Residential Research published tonight show applications halved
Nigel Evans, head of London residential research, explains why.
To download the report visit: http://www.estatesgazette.com/egi-about/london-residential/student-accommodation-2013/?intcmp=EGIx-news-stlorma.Market Update: How click-and-collect retailing is changing perspectives on bricks and mortar
September 04, 2013 09:48 AM PDT
In September's Market Update podcast, we look at how online retailers are saving both the industrial and retail market. The increasing use of click-and-collect retailing is changing perspectives on bricks and mortar. And in the offices sector, we find out why law firms could bring about rental growth outside the West End.Howard de Walden Estate discusses its Marylebone growth story
August 29, 2013 05:14 AM PDT
The Howard de Walden Estate continues to buy into the Marylebone growth story, and last week secured planning permission for 139,000 sq ft of new office developments across 10 schemes, including 55,000 sq ft at 64-66 Wigmore Street. It has just appointed Cushman & Wakefield and GN2 to prelet the £140m of new schemes. Howard de Walden Estates’ property director Simon Baynham talks about why the company is prepared to speculatively develop in the affluent submarket.BT takes on property agents to win professional services contracts.
August 22, 2013 07:34 AM PDT
BT is gearing up to take on some of the biggest property agents to win professional services contracts.
August 14, 2013 07:58 AM PDT
Are Japanese investors poised for a big spend on UK property? Sophia Furber talks to Cordea Savills chief executive Justin O’Connor in Tokyo following the launch of the fund manager’s Japan office to find out. Prime minister Shinzo Abe’s aggressive economic stimulus programme, dubbed ‘Abenomics’, has given the Japanese property market a shot in the arm – and could lead to more Japanese investment in overseas property.DTZ and the de-merger
August 13, 2013 03:13 AM PDT
Estates Gazette's Jack Sidders talks to Richard Leupen, UGL managing director and chief executive on its de-merger with DTZCathedral Group's move into the private rented sector
August 08, 2013 08:03 AM PDT
Mixed-use specialist Cathedral Group’s chief executive Richard Upton explains why he has asked industry veteran Sir Christopher Benson to help his company make its debut in the private rented sector and to provide expert advice on regeneration schemes.Confidence climbs in the property sector
August 05, 2013 07:37 AM PDT
Confidence in the property industry is climbing again. The prospects for the residential and office sectors look promising. It's a stark contrast to the results of EG and Grosvenor's Property Sentiment Survey last year. In this podcast, Features Editor Emily Wright interviews a panel of property experts about the outlook for the sector. Panelists include Graham Parry, head of research GB and Ireland at Grosvenor, Bill Grimsey, former CEO of Wickes, Iceland, Focus DIY, and author of Sold Out; Who Really Killed The High Street, and Grenville Turner, Chief Executive of Countrywide.IPD: Q2 returns rise to 1.9%
August 01, 2013 03:55 AM PDT
IPD has reported its most positive results for the UK for almost two years for Q2 this year, with total returns of 1.9% and a 0.4% rise in capital values. IPD’s Greg Mansell and Henderson Global Investors Head of Research Alice Breheny discuss the reasons to be cheerful with EG finance reporter Sophia Furber, but explain that buyers should still think twice before embarking on any spending sprees.Enfield unveils £1.3bn masterplan
July 24, 2013 02:08 AM PDT
Estates Gazette's Joanna Bourke talks to Paul Walker, assistant director, regeneration, at Enfield council on its £1.3bn masterplan for the boroughHelping the private rented sector flourish
July 17, 2013 08:51 AM PDT
EG talks to Clive Betts, chair of the Department for Communities & Local Government Select Committee on the launch of its report into the private rented sector, including recommendations on how to make the market work more effectivelyLand Securities' CEO Robert Noel discusses the company's Q1 results
July 17, 2013 02:33 AM PDT
Land Securities has delivered an upbeat update on first quarter trading, announcing further lettings progress on its London development pipeline.
Britain’s biggest REIT said it had completed £5.5m of development lettings since 1 April 2013, with a further £12.3m in solicitors’ hands.
Chief executive Robert Noel speaks to Estates Gazette's Jack Sidders about the company's results.Nine Elms regeneration - update on progress
July 16, 2013 08:39 AM PDT
Nine Elms programme director Helen Fisher and councillor Govindia, leader of Wandsworth council, talk to residential correspondent Annabel Dixon at the Nine Elms Vauxhall open day at Battersea Power Station about the regeneration of the area moving forward and how it will provide a wide variety of housing options.Almacantar's Mike Hussey talks about Centre Point's planning approval
July 05, 2013 04:57 AM PDT
Revised plans by Almacantar and Frogmore for a £350m transformation of iconic skyscraper Centre Point, WC1, were given the green light. Estates Gazette editor Damian Wild interview's Almacantar's Mike Hussey about the company's plans for the building.The king of lock-up garages and classic car enthusiast, Rodger Dudding
July 04, 2013 04:20 AM PDT
Volume and long term vision are the secret behind the UK’s largest portfolio of lock of garages, said property company owner and classic car enthusiast Rodger Dudding.
Known as the King of Lugs (lock up garages), Dudding owns and manages 12,000 lock ups. He also owns several hundred retail units, about 7,000 flats and a range of commercial mews properties.
Worth £155m, the Estates Gazette Rich List regular took Estates Gazette on a tour of Studio 434, a specially adapted warehouse where he keeps the majority of his 170 classic cars and 160 motorbikes – the UK’s largest privately owned collection.Market Update: High street review calls for realistic look at town centre first planning
July 02, 2013 05:19 AM PDT
The Grimsey high street review has called for a realistic look at town centre first planning. In the latest monthly market update report from Estates Gazette, Matthew Hopkinson, director at the Local Data Company, has called for a "realistic look at what is economically possible" for in town retail development. Hopkinson, who last month joined forces with Bill Grimsey to launch an alternative high street review to Mary Portas, said "we need to look at what consumers want.….we need to look at what is possible and if there isn't the money to sustain it then we have got no legacy, no matter what the government."Calthorpe Estates Podcast June 2013
June 26, 2013 08:54 AM PDT
Estates Gazette exclusive interview with Mark Lee, chief executive, Calthorpe EstatesMichael Newey RICS president
June 25, 2013 07:15 AM PDT
Estates Gazette's Noella Pio Kivlehan talks to Michael Newey, new president of the RICS on the housing market and what he'll be concentrating on during his presidential yearInside Savills' new London headquarters
June 18, 2013 06:31 AM PDT
This week saw the last raft of the 800-strong Savills West End team leave Mayfair, for its new 95,000 sq ft 33 Margaret Street headquarters, W1.
June 17, 2013 07:16 AM PDT
Regional office values plunged 10.4% in the 12 months to May, according to the latest figures from IPD.
June 13, 2013 08:00 AM PDT
The mounting sums raised by debt funds will never replace the retrenching clearing banks with a market wide deleveraging likely to result, a panel of alternative investors told the British Property Federation conference this week. BPF President Chris Grigg reviews the conference in this podcast.EG talks to Crown Estate
June 12, 2013 03:31 AM PDT
David Shaw, head of Regent Street portfolio at the Crown Estate, said he anticipates “significant rental rises” in Regent Street, where his firm is undertaking a number of redevelopments in this interview with Estates Gazette's Jo BourkeBirmingham airport expansion
June 11, 2013 05:28 AM PDT
Paul Kehoe, chief executive of Birmingham Airport, talks to EG's Lisa Pilkington on its proposals for a second runway and new business park.50 new lenders flock to UK
June 04, 2013 07:58 AM PDT
Savills has identified 50 new lenders coming into the UK property lending market, with 47 of them looking specifically to lend on deals of over £100m. EG speaks with Savills' William Newsom.Market Update: The rise of the fast food sector, and investment in Scottish offices
May 22, 2013 03:24 AM PDT
In this month's Market Update podcast, EG Markets Editor Noella Pio Kivlehan speaks with the Local Data Company's Matthew Hopkinson about the increasing variety of outlets in the fast food sector. Our Scotland correspondent, Lisa Pilkington, speaks with BNP Paribas Real Estate's head of Scotland Gavin Willins about investment in offices.Qatari Diar and Delancey unveil private rented intitative at former Olympic Village
May 21, 2013 04:33 AM PDT
Qatari Diar and Delancey have unveiled their private rented initiative, Get Living London, and promised transparent lettings to all tenants. Delancey’s Stuart Corbyn, chairman of Get Living London, vowed to own, manage and let the private homes direct at East Village, E20, the site of the Olympic Village. Corbyn speak with EG's residential reporter Annabel Dixon at the Chelsea Flower Show.Lord Myners: Target Far East, not TMT
May 16, 2013 04:30 AM PDT
BCO 2013: Developers should look to the Far East, not to the TMT sector, for growth, the former chairman of Land Securities told delegates at the BCO conference today. Estates Gazette's editor Damian Wild spoke with Lord Myners about the need to re-capitalise the banks.IPD UK property returns: April
May 16, 2013 04:35 AM PDT
Estates Gazette's Sophia Furber talks to Greg Mansell, head of UK and Ireland at IPD on April's property returns, which hit their highest monthly level since November 2011Modest growth for UK, says Lamont
May 16, 2013 03:57 AM PDT
BCO conference 2013: The UK economy will post modest growth this year, but still runs the risk of further shocks, former chancellor Lord Lamont told the BCO conference in Madrid this morning. Estates Gazette's editor Damian Wild interviews Lamont about the UK's relationship with Europe.BCO 2013: London's status as a leading global city is at risk
May 16, 2013 03:22 AM PDT
Crown Estate chairman Sir Stuart Hampson has warned that government’s failure to move quickly on infrastructure decisions was putting London’s status as a leading global city at risk. Estates Gazette's editor Damian Wild interviews Sir Stuart Hampson.Charity cyclists arrive in Madrid for BCO Conference
May 16, 2013 03:01 AM PDT
More than 50 delegates cycled 290 miles to this year’s BCO conference in Madrid and are closing in on their target to raise £30,000 for charity. Estates Gazette editor Damian Wild interview Great Portland Estates' James Pellat, one of the organisers of the ride.EG Retail Summit 2013
May 15, 2013 02:53 AM PDT
Speaking exclusively to Estates Gazette at the Retail Summit 2013, Capital & Regional managing director shopping centres, Mark Bourgeois, said that technology has a “really exciting part to play as these three things converge”.
May 13, 2013 12:00 AM PDT
There were more planning consents in the inner London boroughs in 2012 that for at least the last two decades. With 20, 000 units in the pipeline to the south of the Thames, is the super prime market overheating?
May 02, 2013 06:04 AM PDT
EG finance reporter Sophia Furber talks to IPD’s UK and Ireland head of research, Greg Mansell, and Aberdeen Asset Management’s global head of property Andrew Smith at the launch of IPD’s UK quarterly index. A 1.1% total return over the quarter gives some signs for optimism, as do patches of growth in the regions. But how will investors – particularly institutions – meet their requirements for higher yields plus their need for stable and predictable income?DTZ Money into Property report: Real estate shows clear signs of recovery
May 02, 2013 05:19 AM PDT
EG finance reporter Sophia Furber talks to DTZ’s head of global research, Hans Vrensen, at the launch of DTZ’s annual Money into Property report, which tracks international financing trends. There are some concrete signs that a recovery is on the way, as the real estate world clears up its legacy issues and builds a healthy base for new growth, says Vrensen. Find out what he has to say in response to those who believe that DTZ’s view of the market is too bullish!Top Guns - Three different perspectives on property
May 01, 2013 03:39 AM PDT
This podcast is a full recording of the Movers & Shakers/British Property Federation breakfast held at London's The Dorchester Hotel on April 30th, 2013. The discussion theme was: "Top Guns - Three Different Perspectives on Property". Panelists included
April 24, 2013 06:56 AM PDT
Yorkshire's industrial market is fighting a shortage of units like it's never know.
Statistically the supply figures look healthy but with no new quality stock being built in the last six to seven years those units on offer are facing obsolescence. Some, says David Aspland, partner at Carter Jonas, are the simply the wrong building, built at the wrong time in the wrong place, where even a haircut on rents isn't going to help.Worries behind bumper Leeds Q1 office take-up
April 24, 2013 05:36 AM PDT
Agents have expressed worries over the level of incentives on offer in the city after a bumper Q1.
David Aspland, partner at Carter Jonas, said large deals, already factored into the agent's psyche had inflated figures.
April 23, 2013 07:07 AM PDT
The industry's feelings about property present a stark dichotomy between London and the regions. When is this going to change? EG held a panel discussion to find out.Trinity Leeds sees record first month
April 23, 2013 05:31 AM PDT
Land Securities enjoyed a record first month at its Trinity Leeds shopping centre. Portfolio director for North and Scotland Gerald Jennings, tells EG about the centre's first month in numbers, competition with Hammerson and if they are ever going to put the doors on the open-air centre.Savills grabs London offices crown
April 19, 2013 02:23 AM PDT
Savills has leapfrogged to the top of the central London agent's league table in quarter one. Boosted by the Google mega deal, the agency has shot up from 5th place at the end of last year notching up an impressive 1.1m sq ft of disposals in Q1, and bagging nearly a third of the London market. DTZ is in second place having acted as joint agents with Savills on the 860,000 sq ft prelet to internet giant Google at King's Cross Central in January, according to EGi's London Office Market Analysis released today.Property Market Update: New series of podcasts
April 19, 2013 01:48 AM PDT
This is the first in a new series of market updates from Estates Gazette. We speak with experts in the retail, office and industrial sectors to find out what trends are happening and where they're heading in the weeks and months to come.EG Residential Summit: lending to resi developers
April 16, 2013 06:37 AM PDT
Estates Gazette's residential reporter Annabel Dixon interviews Santander Corporate's Scott Stuart about lending for residential development in the UK.Grosvenor posts profit uptick
April 16, 2013 04:39 AM PDT
The Duke of Westminster's property group, Grosvenor, reported a pretax profits rise from £315m to £354.4m in 2012, driven by strong performance in the UK and Ireland. EG's David Harris speaks to Mark Preston, chief executive of Grosvenor, about the figures.British Land talk managing Leadenhall development risk
April 12, 2013 05:42 AM PDT
Matthew White at British Land talks about how prefabrication of 80% of the building allowed the developer to control risk in the difficult development times.EuroProperty Trends preview
April 11, 2013 03:59 AM PDT
EuroProperty Trends looks at Poland this month, with David Sands talking to Duncan Westbrook, a Warsaw-based associate at Cushman & Wakefield property consultancy. The two discuss the investment opportunities in Poland, as well as property performance and yields.Central London office take-up soars in first quarter
April 10, 2013 02:02 AM PDT
Central London take-up in the first quarter of this year was the highest its been since the end of 2011 according to Estates Gazette’s London Office Market Analysis, due out next week.
April 04, 2013 01:54 AM PDT
At Estates Gazette's Big Question Round Table, Prestbury Investments chairman Nick Leslau, the British Property Federation's Liz Peace, GN2's Julie Rees and Irwin Mitchell's John Vivian tackle property's pressing issues including tax, TMT and what this year's Budget has in store for the sector.MIPIM: Make Architects expansion
March 14, 2013 09:39 AM PDT
Ken Shuttleworth, founder of Make Architects, has plans to expand into Canada and India as well as growing the firm's London portfolio. He talks to EG during MIPIM.MIPIM: Hammerson's new £390m retail scheme in Marseille
March 14, 2013 08:44 AM PDT
EG talks to Jean-Phillippe Mouton, Hammerson's managing director France on its £390m retail scheme in MarseilleBritish Land's Chris Grigg talks MIPIM and the company's £1bn capital raising
March 14, 2013 06:23 AM PDT
British Land's Chris Grigg speaks to EG's Jack Sidders at MIPIM about the mood of this year's property show, as well as the big announcement of a share raising and sale of Ropemaker Place. The two announcements meant the company raised £1bn this week.MIPIM: Bristol's mayor says his door is open
March 14, 2013 05:55 AM PDT
Bristol's newly elected mayor George Ferguson talks to EG's Stacey Meadwell about the road ahead for the cityMIPIM: Centre Point reaction positive
March 14, 2013 06:10 AM PDT
The public reaction to revised plans for transforming iconic Centre Point, WC1, into a residential tower, has been stronger than ever Kathrin Hersel, development director at Almacantar told EG this week.MIPIM: Debt provision set to grow in 2013
March 14, 2013 04:45 AM PDT
EG taks to Michael Lindsay, Cushman & Wakefield's head of EMEA corporate finance, on its latest European Real Estate Lending SurveyMIPIM: Crossrail's search for partners
March 14, 2013 03:54 AM PDT
Crossrail was at MIPIM this week to step-up its search for partners and investors for its 3m sq ft development pipeline. Estates Gazette caught up with Ian Lindsay, Crossrail's director of land and property.MIPIM: No slow down on London's West End rents
March 14, 2013 02:03 AM PDT
MIPIM: There will be no slowdown in the rising Mayfair and St James's office rents trend, Jonathan Evans the head of West End agency at Jones Lang LaSalle told EG this week.MIPIM: Argent's flexible leases to help TMT sector
March 13, 2013 08:21 AM PDT
David Partridge, managing partner at Argent talks to EG about its plans to offer flexible leases on up to 100,000 sq ft for smaller growing technology companies at King's Cross, N1, scheme.MIPIM: City of London's Peter Rees on what schemes are in the pipeline
March 13, 2013 07:15 AM PDT
City of London planning officer Peter Rees is an old MIPIM hand and has been instrumental in helping nurture and sustain London’s status at the top of the tree.
March 13, 2013 06:45 AM PDT
CBRE chairman of EMEA research Peter Damesick talks to EG about the trends behind its investors survey including the changing availability of debt and the potential threat of a UK referendum of EU membership.MIPIM: Sir Albert Bore talks competition and HS2
March 13, 2013 05:14 AM PDT
Birmingham city council leader Sir Albert Bore said the city's relationship with Manchester is not about competition. Speaking on the Birmingham stand he talks about their relationship, the launch of Birmingham's 3D Enterprise Zone map and HS2California money flying in to save Bristol science occupiers
March 12, 2013 06:56 AM PDT
Bonnie Dean, ceo of Bristol and Bath Science Park, talks US funding into the region, spec development and what she really thinks of Silicon RoundaboutMIPIM 2013: the latest on London's Nine Elms development
March 12, 2013 06:28 AM PDT
Estates Gazette's Jack Sidders talks to Helen Fisher, Nine Elms programme director, on how the regeneration area will more than double in the next 12 months.MIPIM 2013: UK Cities
March 11, 2013 04:56 AM PDT
This year's MIPIM has seen an increased number of UK cities in attendance. Estates Gazette's Stacey Meadwell talks to Anne Murray of Glasgow city council about the city's return to the show after several years away and to Martin Reeves of Coventry city council which has been a regular for two decades.Why the TMT moniker should be abandoned
March 08, 2013 03:23 AM PST
The much vaunted TMT sector has hogged the headlines in London for months; Jack Sidders speaks to Estates Gazette’s head of London offices research Tom Pilkington about the trends behind the headlines and why the TMT moniker should be abandoned.Helios Capital funds £85m Aldgate tower
March 08, 2013 03:16 AM PST
Helios Capital is funding the £85m Aldgate tower on the City fringe which has just commenced construction on a speculative basis.
March 08, 2013 02:48 AM PST
Schemes such as Trinity Leeds are taking up the slack left by crisis-hit high streets in one of the most seismic shifts retail has seen. In our Retail Talks round table, held in the UK's only centre to open in 2013, experts discuss how changes continue apace.Podcast interview with i2 Office chief exec Philip Grace and Estates Gazette
March 06, 2013 09:02 AM PST
i2 Office founder Philip Grace talks exclusively to Estates Gazette about the company’s first serviced office in Birmingham at 3 Brindleyplace, the search for a second building in the Colmore Row district and explains how i2 Metro – budget serviced offices – could be appearing in locations across the West Midlands.Citizen M beds down in Shoreditch
February 28, 2013 07:59 AM PST
Citizen M has lined up its fourth London hotel at Lirastar's Shoreditch Village scheme, E1, with another four purchases planned in the capital this year. The group, backed by Dutch pension fund AGP Investments and set up by Mexx founder Rattan Chadha, has signed a long lease for a 185-bedroom hotel at the proposed 187-193 Shoreditch High Street scheme. EG's Joanna Bourke speaks to Citizen M's Jasper Muller.Countrywide’s proposed £200m IPO fuels recovery
February 21, 2013 06:00 AM PST
Countrywide this week heralded the steady return to health of the property sector with a £200m flotation.
February 19, 2013 08:08 AM PST
Auction investors have been reborn over the past three to four years and are now more likely to focus on office buildings that require a high degree of asset management skill, says Acuitus auctioneer Richard Auterac. Recent government changes that make it easier to convert office buildings to residential use has also been influencing decisions to buy at auction.Scotland can expect post-independence economic "bounce"
February 14, 2013 03:16 AM PST
Scotland can expect a post-independence economic “bounce”, a Scottish National Party MSP told more than 100 people at Estates Gazette’s Scotland Question Time.
February 21, 2013 04:00 PM PST
Strutt and Parker are about to open an office in Cambridge. EG's Nadia Elghamry talks to its head Will Gemmill about his plans for the region and how he'll build the team up to 40 people in five years.
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