Monthly Archives: July 2011

Should OPLC have sold both Village and Park? and broadcasters and the media centre …

I am increasingly settling into my middle years it is true, so that could be an excuse, but I am increasingly confused by the bidding process for the Olympic Village and the rest of the Olympic Park. To the point … Continue reading

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IKEA unpacks Olympics blockbuster

“Bonkers” was the way one Olympic property expert this week pithily described the following major development plans for Stratford that I have revealed at CoStar News exclusively this morning. That aside, the story I think further highlights the private sector’s … Continue reading

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Lend Lease/LCR’s Olympic Canary Wharf steps foward

Australian developer Lend Lease and London & Continental Railways have kindly winged over an exclusive first look at more detailed iterations of The International Quarter, their plans for an office district to match Canary Wharf in Stratford, east London. The … Continue reading

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Qatari/Delancey in, as Wellcome goes out of fashion

It’s been a busy time for Olympic news in the past few days. Firstly, it seems a racing certainty that the Wellcome Trust’s plans to take over the Olympic Village and much of the Olympic Park are not going to … Continue reading

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Stadium probe and the Upton Park effect, plus Westfield lands Team GB

Well, our news service has gone live today and it is time to sit back for a few minutes and return to all things Olympics. I hear there has been another small but significant knock-on effect from all the unpleasantness … Continue reading

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LDA backed at test cast Olympics CPO appeal

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has dismissed a test case planning appeal from one of the companies whose land was compulsorily purchased for the Olympic Park. Of the 400 claimants totalling 193 businesses affected by the compulsory … Continue reading

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OPLC launches ‘forensic’ investigation

The Olympic Park Legacy Company has issued a statement confirming it is to launch an independent investigation into its internal stadium procedures as a result of allegations made in the Sunday Times about employee Dionne Knight. Knight is the OPLC … Continue reading

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