Archive | December, 2010

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Focus team

A big thanks to everyone who has helped with the Focus blog this year: The invites to events, the fly-through’s, the quirky press releases and the research, among many other things.We’ve been working on this for months now but we think we’ve got the routine sussed so without further ado, have a great Christmas and […]

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Surrey Focus synopsis

Estates Gazette Surrey Focus synopsis Published February 12, 2011   Croydon Examination of Croydon’s market performance Contact: Paul Norman, EGi news editor, 020 7911 1894, paul.norman@rbi.co.uk   Retail Analysis of the retail sector in Surrey Contact: Mark Simmons, freelance writer, 07787 561032, msimmons@sourceform.co.uk   People Analysis of the regional market Contact: Daniel Cunningham, acting deputy […]

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Kent Focus synopsis

Estates Gazette Kent Focus synopsis Published February 12, 2011     Investment Analysis of Kent’s investment market Contact: David Thame, freelance writer, 01544 262 896, dthame@clara.co.uk   Regeneration Examination of major regeneration schemes Contact: Claire Robson, freelance writer, 07896 267 707, robson.claire@hotmail.co.uk   Market in numbers Please contact acting deputy regional editor daniel.cunningham@estatesgazette.com if you […]

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EG Video: Localism bill discussed

EG’s Nick Whitten and Helen Roxburgh took the camera out to talk to the BPF’s Liz Peace and planning experts to get their reactions to the Localism Bill, which was published on Tuesday and what it means for the property industry.

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London & West Focus synopsis

Estates Gazette London & West Boroughs FocusPublished February 5, 2011 Shepherd’s Bush Analysis of proposed regeneration projects.Contact: Paul Norman, EGi news editor, 020 7911 1894, paul.norman@estatesgazette.comHammersmithAnalysis of proposed regeneration projects.Contact: David Thame, freelance writer, 01544 262 896dthame@clara.co.ukEaling Analysis of proposed regeneration projects.Contact: Mark Simmons, 07787 561032, msimmons@sourceform.co.ukMarket in numbersIf you have data that covers the […]

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Project Jennifer: New fly-through of St Modwen’s plans for Great Homer Street in Liverpool

This video, released today by St Modwen, shows how its Great Homer Street project in Liverpool (known to many by its working title of Project Jennifer) might one day look. The scheme has been subject to more of its fair share of controversy. Until earlier this year, Great Homer Street in the Everton area of the […]

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Muse Developments breaks (frozen) ground in Doncaster

It doesn’t quite signal the thawing of developer frostiness to the property market, but Salford-based Muse Developments has braved the icy conditions and broken ground at its £300m Civic and Cultural Quarter scheme in Doncaster, south Yorkshire. The motivation for this particular on-site start is the fact that Muse is the council’s development partner and a major component of the […]

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Essex Focus synopsis

Estates Gazette Essex Focus synopsisPublished January 29, 2011 RegenerationExamination of regeneration projectsContact: David Quinn, freelance writer, 07841 115601, david@wordsdept.co.uk Public sectorAnalysis of public sector issuesContact: Karen Day, freelance writer, 07971 671 369, karen.day@dsl.pipex.com Market in numbers Please contact regional editor Stacey.meadwell@estatesgazette.com or acting deputy regional editor daniel.cunningham@estatesgazette.com if you think you can supply up to […]

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Hertfordshire Focus synopsis

Estates Gazette Hertfordshire Focus synopsis Published January 22, 2011   Development Examination of development projects Contact: David Thame, freelance writer, 01544 262 896, dthame@clara.co.uk   Public Sector Analysis of the local public sector Contact: Karen Day, freelance writer, 07971 671 369, karen.day@dsl.pipex.com   Offices and industrial Analysis of market conditions and future trends Contact: Paul […]

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The view from the Shard – pictures and video

Sellar Group’s Shard reached a milestone this week when construction of its 72-storey core completed making it the UK’s largest construction. To celebrate, London mayor Boris Johnson was privileged to be taken right to the very top. By the look on his face in the photos (see slide show) contrasted with James Sellar’s relaxed demeanour, […]

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