• Jamie Oliver's Bristol restaurant to close

    Jamie’s Italian restaurant on Park Street, Bristol is one of 12 restaurants across the UK to close - closing around March time along with branches in Kent, Chelmsford, Greenwich, Harrogate, Kingston, Milton Keyn...
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  • Pub protesters gather outside court where landlady is fighting multi-million-pound company

    A Bristol landlady is taking Enterprise Inns to court in a landmark case to stop her pub becoming a generic chain - saying she is the first landlord in legal history to challenge a pub company for the right to keep he...
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  • Tesco to axe 1,700 shop floor jobs

    A cost cutting drive is set to see Tesco axe 1,700 shop floor jobs - part of a drive to "simplify" operations and offer "more helpful" service, giving line managers more "direct accountability" for customer service (E...
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  • UK stays among European nations best prepared for future productivity growth

    KPMG’s growth promise index - which uses a range of indicators including openness to innovation, the quality of infrastructure and institutions to measure which countries have the highest potential for sustained...
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  • Oxfam comes under fire as new wealth inequality study prompts a Twitter row

    Following Oxfam's research implying that wealth inequality is worsening - with 82% of the wealth generated in the world last year going to the richest one per cent - the charity has come under fire on Twitter, accused...
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  • House prices set to fall in London and the south east this year says Fitch

    Fitch Ratings believes that average house prices will fall in London and the south east in 2018, due to sky-high prices, stagnant wage growth and political uncertainty and growth will be flat for the UK as a whole - b...
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  • JLR to cut UK car production in the coming months amid Brexit fears

    Jaguar Land Rover is to slash production amid Brexit fears and a government crackdown on diesel cars, saying that "temporary adjustments" to production schedules would commence in the second quarter of 2018 (City AM) ...
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  • Profits rise at Bruntwood

    Regional property investor and developer Bruntwood - which owns more than 100 buildings across Manchester and Cheshire, Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool - has reported increased profits/turnover for the year to the end...
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  • Two more signings for Bracknell's Lexicon

    Skechers and Whittard of Chelsea have signed for space at The Lexicon Bracknell - taking 5,226 sq ft and 1,217 sq ft respectively (CoStar News) CoStar UK - The Leader in Commercial Property Information
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  • Frasers turns to Singaporean DBS Bank for loan

    Frasers Commercial Trust has secured £88m from Singaporean bank DBS Bank to finance its acquisition of a 50% stake in Farnborough Business Park, subject to conditions (CoStar News) CoStar UK - The Leader in Comm...
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  • Standard Life lands Edinburgh office tenants duo

    Advised by Savills, the Standard Life Pooled Property Pension Fund has let two floors at 1 St Andrew Square in Edinburgh to global financial services company UBS and software development company KPV (CoStar News) CoS...
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  • Next doubles up with Hines in Livingston

    Retailer Next is to more than double its store size in Livingston - relocating from The Centre to the adjacent Almondvale West Retail Park, which Hines acquired in December 2014 in conjunction with clients of HSBC Pri...
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  • Placemaker targets developers’ contributions to community

    Phil Dawson, Allied London’s former head of brand and marketing, has launched a new placemaking consultancy which aims to shake up developers’ community contributions - This Must Be The Place which offers ...
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  • Upbeat first half for TCS

    Property investor/car park operator Town Centre Securities has issued an upbeat statement for the six months to 31 December - reporting that like-for-like passing rent was up by 2.2%, compared to 2.3% in the first hal...
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  • Liverpool ONE store for Footlocker

    Sports footwear retailer Footlocker is to open a new 21,000 sq ft store at Grosvenor Europe’s Liverpool ONE shopping centre (Property Week) Footlocker signs for super-sized store at Liverpool ONE | News | Prope...
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  • Artisan plans for Glasgow waterfront

    Artisan Real Estate Investors has unveiled a £90m plan to convert Glasgow’s Custom House site into a new hotel and leisure quarter, submitting a pre-application notice to Glasgow City Council (Property Week...
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  • Four new lettings at Trilogy/LIM's Republic workplace campus

    Four new businesses have agreed to take space at Republic, the workplace campus in East India Dock - with digital agency Threepipe taking 6,000 sq ft of office space; Horticulture, a restaurant launch led by chef Marc...
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  • Cala boss slams government's landbanking review

    Revealing a robust half year period in its latest trading update, Cala Group boss Alan Brown has launched a scathing attack on the government review of landbanking among the UK’s leading residential developers -...
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  • Madison International withdraws £240m City sale

    It is understood that Madison International Realty - which had been in advanced discussions with the Californian State Teachers’ Retirement System - has withdrawn the £240m sale of the Houndsditch Estate in...
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  • Hong Kong’s Hao Tian to buy City’s Corn Exchange

    Hong Kong financial services group, Hao Tian Development Group, has agreed a deal with Reignwood Europe to buy the Corn Exchange at 55 Mark Lane in the City of London for £130m - 5.1% yield (CoStar) http://www.c...
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