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Moody’s Quit Canary Wharf

By |March 19th, 2024|Categories: News|

How significant are the recent financial services departures from Canary Wharf or is the area just, reinventing itself and moving with the times

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BT Tower to Become a Hotel

By |February 21st, 2024|Categories: News|

The Post Office Tower, as it was originally known, is set to become a hotel as owners BT Group sell to US group MCR Hotels for £275m.
The BT Tower was London’ tallest building for sixteen years after its opening in 1965 with its microwave aerials playing an essential role in telecommunications.  Telecoms has undergone its own revolution and the Tower’s role has diminished but it still remains a significant London landmark.

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By |January 9th, 2024|Categories: News|

WeWork has warned of “significant doubt on the company’s ability to continue as a going concern”, after a £123m loss and revealing it owes its parent co £731m.

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Gove Pauses Khan’s Planning Rejection

By |November 30th, 2023|Categories: News|

Housing secretary, Michael Gove, has ordered a six week pause to determine whether he should have the final say on proposals for the MSG Sphere in Stratford

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Inflection Point?

By |November 14th, 2023|Categories: News|

British Land’s decision to rebuff Meta’s alternative tenant, for space at Triton Square they never occupied a “sign of confidence in the London office market”?

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WeWork exits Houndsditch

By |October 19th, 2023|Categories: News|

WeWork is closing down its 133 Houndsditch site and evicting its tenants. The firm is, supposedly, helping members move to nearby WeWork locations.

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215,000 sq ft New City Offices

By |October 10th, 2023|Categories: News|

PineBridge Benson Elliot has secured planning for 215,000 sq ft sustainable offices in The City including 14,000 sq ft of food & beverage, and retail space.

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Overheard in Bow Wine Vaults

Sell Homes of “Putin’s Cronies”

By |March 5th, 2024|Categories: Gossip|

Sell Homes of "Putin's Cronies" The phrase 'more easy said than done' surely applies here? All sounds great in theory [...]

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WeWork, Wont, Worked, What?

By |October 25th, 2023|Categories: Gossip|

WeWork, Wont, Worked, What? As WeWork try to renegotiate nearly all its leases, the comment “many landlords are expected to [...]

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Up To The Mark?

By |October 10th, 2023|Categories: Gossip|

The Mark - a new City development of 215,000 sq ft offices with cultural, food & beverage and retail space

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“Never Knowingly Undersold”

By |September 12th, 2023|Categories: Gossip|

“Never Knowingly Undersold”All gets a bit tricky with that mission statement going into the world of property as John Lewis [...]

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We Once Worked

By |August 29th, 2023|Categories: Gossip|

The final countdown for WeWork as stock falls off the edge

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Hmm – seems we were wrong!

By |June 6th, 2023|Categories: Gossip|

Hmm - seems we were wrong! Having given unsolicited email marketing a bash over the last month ed decided to [...]

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Wonderful Spam!

By |May 9th, 2023|Categories: Gossip|

Wonderful Spam! Okay - granted you need to be of a certain age to remember the above scene from Monty [...]

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Fore! (well two for now)

By |April 27th, 2023|Categories: Gossip|

Fore! (well two for now) On Friday 7th July Mr Close and I will be hosting a fourball at The [...]

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The Ambassador’s Party

By |April 19th, 2023|Categories: Gossip|

The Ambassador’s Party? Whilst tapping away in the corner of the office on a new section for our website I [...]

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