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Sale agreed for Leadenhall Building in the City of London

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THE SECOND tallest building in the City of London has been sold for £1.15 billion. Contracts have been exchanged between joint developers British Land and Oxford Properties and purchaser CC Land for the sale of the 46-storey Leadenhall Building. Tim Roberts, … Continue reading

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Daredevil posts video online from roof of One Canada Square

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A “rooftopping” video has appeared online showing a daredevil gaining access to the iconic One Canada Square office building in Canary Wharf. The YouTube video appears to show Harry Gallagher, also known as Night Scape, get past security gates in … Continue reading

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McKinsey to move London headquarters

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MCKINSEY & Co are to move their London headquarters from St James’s to a newly-refurbished former Royal Mail Sorting Office near Holborn . The global consulting firm has announced it has pre-let space at the The Post Building, due for completion in … Continue reading

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Serviced office provider Orega to expand into Scotland

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SERVICED office provider Orega has announced it will be opening its first business centre in Scotland this summer. The company will be taking a 26,000 sq ft space in the Silver Fin building in Aberdeen and transforming it into serviced offices. … Continue reading

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Top dentists warn against “cake culture” in offices

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TOP dentists are worried that the workplace is now the main place where people consume sugary goods and have warned against a “cake culture.” They say that the cake culture is increasingly being used by managers to reward staff, as … Continue reading

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Grade II* listing for James Stirling’s last completed building

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AN OFFICE and retail building in the City of London which was designed by James Stirling and completed five years after his death has been awarded a Grade II* listing. Built in 1997, No 1 Poultry has been become the … Continue reading

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Google to invest in huge new HQ in London’s King’s Cross

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GOOGLE has confirmed that London will be the home of the first wholly owned and designed Google building outside of the United States. Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, announced yesterday that the company will build a ten-storey purpose-built HQ at King’s Cross in … Continue reading

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22 Bishopsgate development to proceed, completion due 2019

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THE TALLEST skyscraper in the City of London should be completed by 2019, says the investment management company behind it. AXA Investment Managers Real Assets, representing a consortium of investors, have confirmed that work will continue on the 22 Bishopsgate landmark … Continue reading

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Apple signs huge office space deal at redeveloped Battersea Power Station

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TECH giant Apple will have a huge new office presence in the redeveloped Battersea Power Station, it has been announced. The California-based company is to lease 500,000 sq ft of office space in the main boiler house of the Grade II* listed … Continue reading

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New study says office workers should exercise for one hour a day

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A MAJOR study has concluded that office workers can eliminate the health risks of sitting down throughout the working day by doing an hour of exercise. An hour’s brisk walking or cycling for pleasure can offset the dangers of being desk-bound for … Continue reading

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