Monthly Archives: September 2011

Video: LTGDG meeting and interviews with east London’s key players

I was lucky enough to chair a debate in Canary Wharf this morning at the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation’s annual meeting. I say lucky because the panel proved particularly enlightening on the key issues affecting development and regeneration not … Continue reading

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Boris to overrule Boroughs on key Development Corporation proposals

I have managed to view a few nuggets from the mayor’s response to the public consultation on his plans to create a Mayoral Development Corporation from the Olympic Park and surrounding sites. The main thrust of what the Mayor is … Continue reading

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Boris blasts Beeb after Olympics revelation on this blog

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched a blistering attack on the BBC today following CoStar News’ revelation that the organisation had pulled out of last-minute talks to move the Eastenders studio to the Olympic Park. The mayor also revealed … Continue reading

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Exclusive: BBC shelves media centre move, new tenants lined up …

I have written a couple of news pieces that I think are of significance for the Olympic Park in legacy. The first one is to do with the unnamed broadcaster that has been flirting seriously with a move into the … Continue reading

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CoStar TV catches up with east London’s big day

Well, that was quite spectacular. The great and the good were out in force today as well as half of east London for the opening of the £1.45bn Stratford City shopping centre, a development that Mayor of London Boris Johnson said … Continue reading

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Westfield’s opening a seismic day for east London

Well, like the rest of the London and property media world I am off to Stratford today to see a Pussycat Doll, oh and some shopping centre that is apparently opening. I will be there with a film camera and … Continue reading

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Handelsman buys Olympic luxury tower site

Here’s a story I have just revealed on the CoStar News site. Another ambitious development project moves forward in the Stratford Olympics zone. Harry Handelsman’s Manhattan Loft Corporation has bought a site directly to the north east of the Olympic … Continue reading

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