Sherin Aminossehe is relishing her new role at Lendlease as the company embarks on a series of high-profile – and controversial – schemes in the capital. She talks to EG
Cushman & Wakefield’s head of West End leasing, Craig Norton, is leaving the business to join Edward Charles & Partners as an equity partner
Google has completed a deal to buy Dublin’s Bolands Quay, a €170m (£150m) development project, from NAMA appointed receiver Savills Ireland.
The Chinese government had been negotiating a deal to buy the former home of the Royal Mint for a new fortress-style embassy, educational and cultural hub.
Lord Sugar’s property firm Amsprop has agreed a £43m deal to sell The Crosspoint, EC2, to The Carlyle Group for its flexible office business Uncommon
IWG has agreed to let all of the offices at LS Estates’ 30 Moorgate, EC2, for its Spaces serviced office brand
Grosvenor Europe has appointed agents to sell a strip of retail assets at 42-60 Kensington High Street, W8, for more than £53.8m – a net initial yield of 3.75%
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced new funding to help get 10,000 council homes built over the next four years
Almacantar has appointed agents to sell its WeWork-let office in Soho at 125 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2.
Goldman Sachs is seeking bids of £1.3bn for the sale and leaseback of its new London headquarters.
Colliers International has appointed former Farebrother & Union Street Partners agent Tim Cooney to its City offices team.
IWG, the world’s largest serviced office provider has said that Lone Star, TDR Capital, and Starwood Capital have separately made indicative takeover approaches for the firm
JLL has appointed a former consultant at architecture firm HOK as its new UK head of workplace
Investec Structured Property Finance has provided Floreat with a £19.3m loan to support its acquisition of an office building at The Old Vinyl Factory in West London
M7 Real Estate has bought an 87,000 sq ft Liverpool office building from Downing for £8.1m – a net initial yield of 13.5%
A Korean consortium has exchanged contracts to buy 20 Old Bailey, EC4, from Blackstone, for around £340m
Landsec has dropped into the red, posting a £251m loss and a 1% drop in its adjusted diluted NAV, which fell to 1,403p a share in the year ended 31 March 2018
The infrastructure specialist will assume the non-executive role at the conclusion Landsec’s AGM on 12 July when Carnwath retires after 14 years on the board, and nine years as chairman.
Colliers International has agreed a $450m (£331m) deal to buy a 75% stake in Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, one of the largest real estate investment firms dedicated to the education, healthcare and storage sectors with around $14.6bn under management.
Lambert Smith Hampton has announced a new joint venture with Alpha Property Finance to grow its property finance offering to include specialist investment and development finance
Iris has agreed terms to occupy circa 33,580 sq ft at 10 Queen Street Place, EC4.
Henley is leading a consortium of real estate investment management groups in providing the financial backing to launch the International Property Securities Exchange
The iPhone maker announced the decision ahead of a supreme court hearing in Dublin on Thursday, when it was due to hear an appeal to overturn the approval of the first phase of the $1bn (£740m) data facility in Athenry, Co Galway.
Derwent London has reported “good” occupier demand for its central London portfolio in the first quarter, as office values remain firm
JSE and Luxembourg-listed MAS Real Estate has acquired two Bank of Scotland-let office buildings in Edinburgh for £71m – the largest office investment deal in the city so far this year.
Helical is to let 15,994 sq ft at One Creechurch Place, EC3, to Coverys Management Agent
Inland Homes has appointed managing director Gary John Skinner to the board of directors with immediate effect
British Land has agreed to sell the third-party portfolio of its management company, Broadgate Estates, to Savills, as it focuses on strengthening its own assets and brand.
Seoul-headquartered Korea Investment & Securities has agreed to buy 70 Mark Lane, EC3, from Mitsui Fudosan for around £200m
French asset management giant Amundi is preparing to make a £500m exit from its UK office assets with the intention of investing the proceeds back into mainland European assets
Singaporean investor Ho Bee Land has placed the City’s Ropemaker Place, EC2, under offer for around £650m – a net initial yield of circa 4.6%.
A legal ruling on an affordable housing dispute between developer Parkhurst Road and Islington Council is expected to have widespread ramifications for viability assessments in London
E-commerce giant The Hut Group has agreed a deal to lease 51,000 sq ft of office space at Manchester Airport
The property mogul has spent £1.9m on shares.
Colliers International reported a $400,000 (£293,000) earnings loss in the UK and western Europe for the first quarter
Royal Bank of Scotland’s decision to close 162 branches across England and Wales will release more than 500,000 sq ft of high-street retail space.
Veteran developer’s group sells Richard Seifert’s ‘Space House’ for £165m.
Lloyds Bank CRE has announced a restructure that will see the former developers’ team and its clients absorbed across the business
Randeesh Sandhu’s Urban Exposure has proposed to list on AIM on 9 May by selling 150m £1 shares, to raise £150m
The Cabinet Office has appointed former British Council director of global estates Janet Young as government chief property officer.
Sellar, on behalf of Great Western Developments, has started work on the £825m creation of a new office, retail and leisure destination at Paddington Square.
Supermarket chains says the £500m-plus of EBITDA synergies expected through the merger “are comprised largely of buying benefits, opening Argos in Asda stores and operational efficiencies.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has exchanged contracts to lease all of the office space in Governors House, EC4, the 125,000 sq ft office building at 5 Laurence Pountney Hill.
Carpetright has won approval from its creditors to go ahead with a CVA, which is expected to result in 92 store closures
Two company directors, including a former DTZ project manager, have been jailed for bribery offences relating to the development of commercial property in London
Poundworld is reportedly drawing up plans to close up to 100 stores through a Company Voluntary Arrangement
The owner of The Nobu Hotel in Shoreditch, EC2, has secured a £68.5m facility with pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and LaSalle Investment Management
Johnny Sandelson has launched a new company that, using blockchain technology, will allow members of the public to buy a stake in iconic London assets including Lord’s cricket ground for as little as £500.
Intu’s board has said it is “entirely confident” of the “stand-alone commercial future” of the shopping centre owner as it formally announced the termination of discussions of a takeover by Hammerson
Nearly half (48%) of London law firms are already using artificial intelligence and a further 41% have imminent plans to do so, according to a CBRE survey of more than 100 law firms.