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LCR’s Olympic housing ball starts rolling

London & Continental Railways and East Thames Group have lodged plans that are significant for the east London Olympic zone and its regenerative aspirations for a number of reasons. Firstly, the partners will shortly seek a development partner for Chobham Farm, … Continue reading

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Rooff wins crucial Olympics compensation battle

It’s been a long time coming, but Rooff has won government support for its stance over the value of land in Carpenter Estates that was compulsory purchased to make way for the Olympic Park. This could mean the Greater London … Continue reading

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Is Lend Lease regretting not biting the bullet at Olympic Village?

While the dust has been settling on the 2012 London Olympics a few interesting property related stories are emerging, two of which are inter-related I think – Lend Lease’s commitment to building a London resi business to match Berkeley Homes’ … Continue reading

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After the Goldrush

If the clamour to buy tickets for the London 2012 Games is replicated by investors and occupiers moving into east London than the area is set for a new property goldrush. CoStar News catches up with some of the key … Continue reading

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Taylor Wimpey/L&Q passed key Olympics housing baton

Given all the hullabaloo surrounding the selection of anchors for both the Olympic press and broadcast centre and the Olympic Stadium, it is easy to forget that another important decision was made at Tuesday’s Board meeting of the London Legacy … Continue reading

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Westfield signs new office tenant in Stratford and says area is emerging as business destination

Westfield has signed another tenant for the first 128,000 sq ft office complex at its Stratford City development in east London I can reveal as it says the 2012 Olympics site is now emerging as a key business destination in … Continue reading

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Is the Olympics masterplan the last hurrah for Altman and Ford’s family vision for east London?

Andrew Altman, the outgoing chief executive of the London Legacy Development Corporation, will no doubt be feeling personally vindicated today. The US regeneration and masterplanning expert and former deputy mayor of Philadelphia,  last night saw his plans for the redevelopment … Continue reading

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