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The controversial £32bn HS2 high-speed rail project between London and Birmingham is expected to be given the go ahead by government later today.
Upmarket department store Harvey Nichols has agreed a deal with Grosvenor to launch its new small-format concept store at Liverpool One.
Leeds-based Gregory Property Group and Marshalls of Elland have been granted planning consent for the £30m Whitehall Plaza scheme.
December footfall at Bluewater in Kent was up by 8% compared to 2010.
Turnstone Estates has been granted planning permission by Huntingdonshire council for a 32,000 sq ft leisure scheme in St Neots town centre, Cambridgeshire.