Monthly Archives: August 2011

Altman responds to short-termism criticism

A piece in The Guardian on Wednesday which accused the Olympic Park Legacy Company of seeking short-term profits rather than long-term regeneration gains by turning down the Wellcome Trust’s bid for the Park has clearly got up the noses of … Continue reading

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Wellcome Trust bid officially extinct

The government has at last done the decent thing and officially rejected the Wellcome Trust’s £1bn bid to create a life sciences and technology park at the 2012 Olympic Park in Stratford. For various reasons the Trust’s bid – which … Continue reading

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Westfield closes in on £550m Stratford City debt deal

Here’s a good story here about Westfield and its £550m financing deal for the half of the £1.45bn Stratford City shopping centre deal it owns from our finance editor at CoStar. Some great info from James about how the deal … Continue reading

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