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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Labour's rent control election pledge may curb new UK investment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 06:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Labour's promise worries pension funds and insurers that have bought up rental homes Rent control poll pledge may curb new investment A pledge to introduce rent controls by Britain's opposition Labour party could dissuade companies from investing in the construction of homes for rent, two big landlords have warned. Labour leader Ed Milliband said last ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Lenders reject builders as land values rise sharply in London

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Bloomberg

    ... construction costs as employment in the industry rises at a record pace. Lloyds Banking Group said in March it planned to avoid funding the development of luxury-home projects. ...

  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Asian investors eye HSBC’s headquarters in London

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:54pm by Peggy Sito

    ... said David Green Morgan, head of research for JLL's international capital group, which is holding presentations in Hong Kong. The South Korean pension fund, National Pension Service ... Morgan said. Asian investment in Germany's real estate market has grown by 916 per cent since 2011, to US$1.27 billion at the end of last year, including major outlays by Chinese and South ...

  4. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Policymaking committee shake-up may help Carney beat rates pressure

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by Reuters

    ... new policymakers- US academic Kristin Forbes and Nemat Shafik, a top International Monetary Fund official- fit well with Carney's broader focus on the influence of finance on the economy. ... in his view that rates don't need to rise any time soon." A senior, London-based executive with an investment firm said all three of the new arrivals, plus recently appointed deputy ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners forced to rent will fuel boom in apartment investment

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... are recognising that too." Investors including Grainger, Dutch pension-fund asset manager APG and developer Quintain Estates & Developments are already seeking to profit, while others, ... years, most in the capital. Multifamily-home buyers had total returns of 8.9 per cent last year, compared with 2.7 per cent for commercial real estate, Investment Property Databank said. ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... Europe's largest weapons-maker, did the same year. Real-estate transactions worth £6.2 billion were completed, according to data compiled by Investment Property Databank. Soho Estates' ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    London skyscraper The Gherkin goes into receivership

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... that sovereign wealth funds from the Middle East or Asia would swoop, he added. In December, an investment firm owned by the Singapore government bought a half share of the massive Broadgate development ... The Guardian in London London skyscraper goes into receivership, with HK$7b landmark set to attract offers from sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and Asia The Gherkin is plunged ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    UK commercial property lending rises as banks cut bad debt

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:08am by BLOOM

    ... institutions such as insurance companies and private equity funds entered the market to pick up the slack. "Recovery post-crash has been slow but steady, and it is promising to see that the market ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tributes for cancer teen Stephen Sutton, who dies after raising millions for charity

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... 'duped' x" Sutton originally set a £10,000 fund-raising target after being told his cancer was terminal in 2012. But he received over 100,000 public donations and raised his target to £1 ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    German with £2 billion stake in London property has murky record

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:19pm by GDN

    ... notices up in public hallways. There has been speculation that Conle may be investing money from other clients, possibly from Russia, but the landlord denies this. In a statement, he said: ... in disrepair. "Don't invest anything in property and squeeze as much out of it as you can: that's the Conle method as we've got to know it," said Peter Hess of the Duisburg ...




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