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Aberdeen Standard puts largest asset in retail fund on the block

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 10:03 GMT

Aberdeen Standard Investments has put the largest asset in its Aberdeen UK Property Fund on the market for £89m as it looks to reduce its retail exposure.

Shopping proptechs PlaceWise Digital and Boostcom merge

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:00 GMT

Shopping centre specialist proptech firms PlaceWise Digital and Boostcom are merging.

William Hill appoints CBRE for 600-shop disposal plan

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:34 GMT

William Hill has appointed CBRE to advise on its plan to dispose of up to 600 shops across the UK.

Growthpoint agrees deal for Capital & Regional

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:07 GMT

South Africa’s Growthpoint Properties has agreed a deal to acquire a majority stake in Capital & Regional through a combination of a partial offer and a subscription of new shares.

M&S takes 60,000 sq ft at Nottingham retail park

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:16 GMT

Marks & Spencer has taken 60,000 sq ft at British Land’s Nottingham Giltbrook Retail Park.

VTS to buy retail proptech firm PropertyCapsule

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 08:45 GMT

Leasing and asset management platform VTS has announced it is buying proptech firm PropertyCapsule.

HB Reavis granted permission for Elizabeth House redevelopment

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:57 GMT

HB Reavis has won planning permission for its 1.2m sq ft redevelopment scheme in Waterloo, London, paving the way for construction to begin next year.

Henry Boot Developments sells Bromley shopping centre for £20m

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:59 GMT

Henry Boot Developments has sold a Bromley shopping centre to a consortium of international investors for £20m.

Are CVAs getting difficult to wear?

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:52 GMT

Even as company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) become a high street fixture, landlords have started to question whether they are actually preferable to a tenant entering administration or liquidation. CVAs often force landlords to swallow huge rent discounts on the basis that a diminished income is better than potentially no income ...

Will the Building Better, Building Beautiful report help our high streets?

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:43 GMT

There is much to be applauded in the Building Better, Building Beautiful report, which rightly identifies today’s challenges facing the high street.