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£500m Crystal Palace project stalls as developers face ultimatum

Developers of the £500m Crystal Palace regeneration face a 20th February deadline to retain exclusivity over the project. Bromley Council issued the ultimatum to the Chinese ZhongRong Group, after the original agreement timed out at the beginning ... Read more

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Six buildings that define originality

Without innovative architecture many of the greatest towns and cities around the world would not stir as much interest as they do. This is our tribute to those buildings that define imagination and force you stop and get your camera out. Just imagine ... Read more

The dos and donts of social media property marketing

The dos and don’ts of social media property marketing

Social media is a necessity of modern marketing and something that the property industry is increasingly using in a very positive way. However, considering the importance of social media marketing, we've highlighted some of the dos and don'ts of ... Read more

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Five of the most weird and wonderful offices in the world

Previously we have looked at ways to add creativity to the office and calmness to the workplace, but here we are delving into the world of the weird and the wonderful. If you can find the method in the madness, these offices might start to seem less ... Read more

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HS3 sparks debate: Will it benefit businesses of the North?

Whether you agree with the need for the accelerated rail link or not, we can all agree that the proposed HS3 railway plans are still sparking widespread debate across the country. As part of the government’s long-term economic plan for the North, ... Read more

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London’s Royal Docks transformation boosted by £12m of goverment funding

An iconic former flour mill at the centre of London’s Royal Docks is set to be transformed into a thriving area for business and enterprise. Local Growth Minister Penny Mordaunt announced that the project would receive £12m of government funding, ... Read more

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London commercial property investment in 2014 close to 2007 peak

Commercial property investment in London in 2014 amounted to £20.5bn, matching the peak levels of 2007. Research revealed this week from Cushman & Wakefield reported that the City of London & Docklands finalised transactions of £5bn in Q4 ... Read more

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Five ways to create a relaxing workspace

Work can be stressful enough without an environment that is stressful itself. A workspace that is dull, cramped or uninspiring could be detrimental to staff morale and motivation. If you feel that your workspace isn’t creating the relaxed vibe you ... Read more

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Five trends to expect from the commercial property market in 2015

2014 was a great year for the commercial property market in the UK, with many commercial agents reporting a year full of activity and positivity. With the market still enjoying a certain momentum, here are five trends that we can expect to see in ... Read more

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Technology upgrades that could benefit your business in 2015

No matter how new or innovative a device is, it won’t be long before there is another to take its place in the future. In the spirit of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is taking place this week in Las Vegas, we’re looking at some of ... Read more