EG rounds up what’s happened in the real estate market
HAMMERSON-INTU: MERGER CREATES £21bn EURO PORTFOLIO
This week Hammerson and intu announed they would be creating a portfolio of high-quality retail and leisure destinations.
The deal, valued at £3.4bn, involves the enlarged group undertaking a disposal programme of at least £2bn to “strengthen its balance sheet and provide liquidity to reinvest in higher-return opportunities”.
LONDON: A YEAR IN PICTURES
EG looks back at the stories that made the headlines, accompanied by a selection of exclusive images by aerial photographer Jason Hawkes, charting the growth of the city over the past 12 months.
WHAT’S IN STORE FOR LONDON IN 2018?
EG caught up with speakers, sponsors and audience members at this week’s London Question Time to hear their take on what 2018 is likely to bring.
MEES: What you need to know
Are you ready for the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards coming in April? EG sits down with Malcolm Hollis partners Philip White, who runs the ENS team, and Chris Sullivan, who runs the dispute resolution team, to talk about how the regulations will affect landlords and how they might develop in the future.
SHOWROOM AND THEATRE: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR SHOPS?
Despite challenges in the retail environment, physical stores will remain for the foreseeable future, but their form and function will likely undergo some changes, according to the latest white paper from KPMG and Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT).
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