Category Archives: London & Continental Railways

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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Arise Sir David Higgins: is it too early to hand out Olympics awards?

David Higgins, the former chief executive of the Olympic Delivery Authority, is to be honoured with a knighthood for his work overseeing the construction of the venues for the 2012 Olympic Park. Now let me be pleasant about this first. Higgins … Continue reading

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Shameless promotion of BBC Olympics interview …

A bit of shameless self-promotion here. If you tune into BBC Essex tomorrow morning at around 7.30am I will be on contributing to a programme on the London Development Agency’s compulsory purchase of land for the Olympic Park. Negotiations are … Continue reading

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Stratford City at least could benefit from JLL/Sturge, DTZ/BNP talks

So Lend Lease and London & Continental Railways have chosen their two agency advisers for one of London’s biggest office developments. There had been rumours circulating that it would pick just one agent for now and then go back to … Continue reading

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The Olympics and the Central St Giles effect

There has been plenty of talk in recent weeks about the “Central Saint Giles effect”. The developers at the Olympics zone will no doubt be looking on a little enviously at the success of the Legal & General, Stanhope and Misubishi Estate … Continue reading

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JLL and King Sturge could merge for Olympic tie-up

Breaking news this week that Jones Lang LaSalle and King Sturge are in talks to merge could have Olympic ramifications. Lend Lease and London & Continental Railways are in the process of deciding their agency partners on the 4m sq … Continue reading

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CBRE points to Olympics zone’s new tenants

CB Richard Ellis’s central London breakfast presentation this morning expanded on a variety of useful pointers for the real estate industry about where the market is heading just now. From the point of view of east London and particularly aspirations … Continue reading

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