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LOMA and League Tables

EGi’s analysis of the 2014 London Office Market goes live in the digital magazine today – along with those all-important agency league tables. The full details will, of course, be available across EGi on-line, and wider analysis in the magazine over the weekend, but we’ve extracted five charts which should give you an at-a-glance impression […]

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Qatar Bags a Canary

The Canary Wharf saga seems to have been going on forever, but at last the fight is over- and with a surprising twist. News this morning indicates that all three of Songbird Estate’s major shareholders have signed off on the £2.6 billion bid from joint investors Brookfield Partners and the Qatar Investment Authority. With only […]

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Victoria: Is it THE place to work?

Walking around Victoria myself last night, it was hard not to notice the investment being pumped into the area. The station itself has transformed with numerous eateries and retail outlets popping up making it easy to forget this is primarily a London transport Hub. So what does this development and revamp within Victoria mean in […]

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New York Times Branching Out to Bloomsbury

The New York Times is taking the plunge and moving some of their European digital operations to the 9,250 sq ft newly refurbished  Bloomsbury Building on 18 Museum Street on a 10 year lease, with a staff thought to be somewhere around 100 strong. Despite already having an international branch in Paris, it’s thought that […]

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9 to 5? Not (Always) the Way to Make a Living

The way we work is changing. The un-tethering of technology and a shift to a more globalised culture, it seems the traditional 9 to 5 is over. Laptops and smartphones mean avoiding emails is a thing of the past, whilst advancing video conferencing platforms and cloud software mean we can meet with people all over […]

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The 8th EG Offices Summit and Office Workspace (17/11/2014) – A Review

This conference was brought to us by the six Ds, virtual fish tanks, flexible design, natural light, working from the ‘coffice’ and a distinct dislike of the term ‘TMT.’ A fairly disparate set of key points and oddities you’ll agree from this, the Eighth Annual Offices and Office Workspace Conference held at London’s Waldorf Hilton […]

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Qatari Investment Authority told to whistle for Songbird

A story running in this morning’s City A.M, has Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), in collaboration with Brookfield Property Partners (the state’s investment arm), attempting to strengthen their grip on London’s property market, having launched a £1.6 billion bid for Songbird Estates, the majority owner of the Canary Wharf financial district. The Qatar Investment Authority already owns a […]

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Welcome to Tech City

Welcome to Tech City, the greatest development to happen to digital technology companies since well… the internet. Tech City is the government backed initiative to turn the area around Old Street Roundabout into a “high-tech” hub for technology, media and telecommunications (TMT).  Tech City aimed to attract TMT companies who had yet to have any […]

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The 8th Annual Estates Gazette Offices Summit and Office Workspace

The eighth annual offices summit and office workspace takes place this year on November 17th, at London’s Waldorf Hilton hotel. It’s been a year of significant change in the offices’ sector with a shift in perspective from investment opportunities, to more of a focus on those that occupy buildings. This year’s conference looks at the […]

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Open City – Open House 2014

The time of year is upon us once again to satisfy our curiosity and take a peek behind the scenes of some of London’s most architecturally impressive buildings. Open City’s now well established ‘Open House London’ weekend sees a large number of buildings of all types, sizes and varieties open their doors to the public […]

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