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Commercial property deals ‘lacking liability cover’

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A significant proportion of commercial property transactions are suffering from a lack of adequate liability cover, it has been claimed. Home information pack (Hips) provider Richards Gray says that around ten per cent of such transactions have insufficient cover – leaving firms with commercial mortgages at risk of losing considerable sums of money. A large […]

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Property firms fire commercial and residential sector warnings

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The global credit crisis has already had a significant impact on the residential and commercial property markets – and these problems will continue, two of the country’s largest property firms have said. Liberty International, a real estate investment trust, said that investors were losing their appetite for commercial property – while housebuilder Bovis Homes says […]

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DTZ headquarters set for Old Broad Street

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DTZ’s new European headquarters will be based at 125 Old Broad Street in the City of London, according to the latest reports. The global property services company will lease around 100,000 sq ft of office space at the scheme, which is located at the site of the old London Stock Exchange. No contracts are yet […]

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Hammersmith gives Grove planning consent

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Hammersmith & Fulham Council has given consent to Development Securities (DevSec) to begin an urban redevelopment, consisting primarily of new offices at Hammersmith Grove, close to the Hammersmith & City Line underground station. The site is currently owned by Transport for London and is used as a surface car park. Under the proposed scheme, it […]