Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hammerson to sell office portfolio

Posted on by Rob Powell

A LARGE property developer has announced it will sell its entire office portfolio. The news from Hammerson came as it published its full year results for 2011. Like for like rental income was up by 2.5% but it would dispose … Continue reading

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West End office space increasingly converted to homes

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NEW research has shown the vast amount of office space in London’s West End that has been “lost” to the residential market. Over 200,000 sq ft of office space in the West End was converted to homes in 2010, and … Continue reading

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Offices in historic country house handed to local trust

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AN HISTORIC country house in Somerset which has been used for fifty years as office space is set to be turned into a visitor attraction. Hestercombe House, near Taunton, is being handed over by Somerset County Council to the Hestercombe … Continue reading

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O2 employees try home working as London 2012 looms

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THOUSANDS of O2 employees will take part in a home working trial as the company prepares for London 2012. The initiative by the mobile phone giant aims to “push the boundaries” of what’s possible though home working, the company says. … Continue reading

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Developer proposes demolishing former council offices

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FORMER council offices in East London could soon be demolished to way for new homes. Fairview Homes has applied for permission to knock down Chingford’s old municipal offices. The locally listed old town hall, built in the 1920s, which forms … Continue reading

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