Get involved: EG London July synopsis

EG London July Published in print, digital and iPad editions July  11, 2015 Residential With affordable housing riding high on the new Government’s agenda what are the pro’s and con’s of mixed tenure residential schemes in London. Contact: Graham Norwood, freelance writer, 07779 595 964 graham.norwood@btinternet.com *Please note Graham is on holiday until June 9 […]

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No soggy bottoms at this year’s BRENDA Awards in Brum

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Comedienne, TV presenter and actress Sue Perkins is usually known for her subtle, intellectual brand of humour – and of course being one half of the ever popular Mel & Sue comedy/presenting partnership. However, Nurton Development’s Rupert Young, used a large dollop of artistic license to present his version of […]

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Estates Gazette election round-up 2015

It was an exciting but long night for all during the General Election earlier this month. But spare a thought for those returning officers who had to stand at the lectern in the wee small hours and announce the surprise results on the night. Birmingham returning officer and council chief executive, Mark Rogers sums up […]

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Diary story: Seeing double

Estates Gazette is accustomed to seeing images of glamorous young women pasted prominently in the foreground in the tide of CGIs that washes daily across EG’s inboxes. So at first glance there was nothing unremarkable about this view of Abstract’s St Vincent Plaza office development in Glasgow. Sure enough there is a blonde lassie on […]

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Estates Gazette Birmingham Focus synopsis

Estates Gazette Birmingham Focus Published in print, digital and iPad editions June 27, 2015   Around the market We are on the look-out for significant deals in Birmingham from the last six months leasing or investment and any sector. Deals need to demonstrate a new trend or something interesting about the market. For more details contact […]

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Q&A with EGi deals competition winner Samantha Jones from Prop Search

Fresh from Prop-Search.com’s victory in the 2015 EGi most active agent competition for Northamptonshire, previous three times dealmaker winner Samantha Jones, associate director with the firm, speaks to us about her career and the property industry. How long have you been in the property industry? That’s like asking a lady her age!  I have worked […]

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Listen: Will HSBC move to Birmingham herald a wave of inward investment?

Banking giant HSBC announced last month that it was taking 210,000 sq ft of office space at the planned Arena Central scheme in Birmingham. It was seen as a huge vote of confidence in the city which has seen substantial infrastructure investment and regeneration in recent years but agents are divided about whether it signals […]

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Photos: Estates Gazette Birmingham Focus reception

Birmingham’s property great and good turned out for the EG’s annual reception at the Malmaison hotel in the city last Friday. A number of guests were looking a tad bleary-eyed after staying up for most of the night to watch the General Election surprise results unfold. Some even stayed up until 5am before admitting defeat […]

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Q&A with EGi dealmaker Edward Siddall-Jones, of Siddall Jones

At last week’s Birmingham Focus reception we announced the winners of the EGi deals competition for the city. DTZ lifted the award for most active agent and Edward Siddall-Jones of Siddall Jones, won individual dealmaker. We asked Edward about his career and the property industry:   1. How long have you been in the property […]

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Comment: What a new Conservative government means for planning and housing

As the UK wakes up this morning to the almost certain outcome of a new Government led by David Cameron and without reliance upon the support of  Lib Dems – now an endangered species -  what might be the implications for planning, development and the property sector? By Gary Halman, managing partner at HOW Planning? […]

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