Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Apprentice blog: Episode 9 Series 7

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

It is Sunday, the day of rest. Which means that Natasha has slapped on a pair of fingerless leather gloves and is running like a pig in an abattoir. Well, nothing makes me relax like a bit of squeaky-handed physical … Continue reading

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Saatchi office plans called in

Posted on by John Cronin

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has called in the proposals for the redevelopment of the Saatchi & Saatchi offices in London. Plans for a multi-million pound, mixed-use redevelopment (pictured) of the Saatchi headquarter offices in Fitzrovia, London were rejected by Camden Council … Continue reading

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Savills instructed to market Express Building

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Agents Savills have received instructions to market the iconic Express Building office scheme in Manchester city centre. The striking Express Building (pictured – source) in Great Ancoats Street, Manchester was the former northern headquarters of the Daily Express newspaper and … Continue reading

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Office plans for landmark Blackpool pub

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Plans have been submitted to convert a well-known Blackpool pub in to office accommodation. The Oxford Hotel (pictured), in Oxford Square, Marton, Blackpool has been recently sold at auction for £120,000 and the new owners plan to convert the building … Continue reading

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The Apprentice blog: Episode 8 Series 7

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

Do you know my favourite moment of The Apprentice’s opening montage? It’s when Felicity shrieks “He wouldn’t even take a penny off!” as though the man in question just asked her to ingest an avocado through a suppository. It’s that … Continue reading

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Development Securities acquires Bristol office block

Posted on by John Cronin

Commercial property developers Development Securities (Dev Sec) has purchased a Bristol office block in a joint venture with Ellandi LLP. Dev Sec and Ellandi have paid £7.6m for Colston Tower (pictured), a 15-storey office block in Bristol city centre. The pair … Continue reading

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The Apprentice blog: Episode 7 Series 7

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

“This is not a job.” And with the least reassuring recruitment slogan ever, Lord Sugarlumps cracks out Episode Seven of The Apprentice. Expect key phrases like “This is not a competition” and “I have no money,” in next week’s opening … Continue reading

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LSH secures tenant for Manchester development

Posted on by John Cronin

Commercial agent Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has secured a new tenant for a speculative office scheme in the heart of the business district of Manchester. LSH has signed up recruitment consultancy Sacco Mann for an office suite at the Vantage … Continue reading

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New tenants for Wales 1 Business Park

Posted on by John Cronin

New tenants are set to occupy offices at an expanding business park in Monmouthshire later this month. Charnwood Group, developers of the Wales 1 Business Park at Magor, Monmouthsire are expecting 2 new tenants to move in to brand new office space … Continue reading

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Funding secured for speculative development in Cambridge

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A funding deal has been secured for a speculative office development in Cambridge city centre. Developers Pace Investments have secured development finance from a division of Investec Specialist Private Bank for their speculative Botanic House offices scheme in Cambridge. The … Continue reading

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