London

London Docklands

Docklands tower project put into administration

Angel House Developments Limited, owners of the 225 Marsh Wall site in London’s Docklands, has appointed administrators James Money and James Stewart-Koster of PKF, representatives have confirmed.

The Shard set to open London’s highest viewing platform

London’s iconic skyscraper, the Shard has sold out of visitor tickets for the first two days of its inaugural opening to the public, despite steep ticket prices. The tickets, priced at £29.95 for an adult and £18.95 for a child, will allow visitors to experience panoramic, 360 degree views over the capital from the building’s viewing galleries and observation deck based on the 72nd floor.

Big Ben NYE

Jones Lang LaSalle makes property predictions for 2013

Jones Lang LaSalle – the multi-national financial and professional services company – has outlined its predictions for the global property market in 2013, suggesting it could be a transitional year for the UK in particular.

Covent Garden

Native Land ahead in bid for iconic Covent Garden offices

Native Land, the Quatari supported residential property developer, has become the preferred bidder of a £165m office block in London’s West End, having seen off stiff competition from CapCo and British Land.

The Pinnacle

Pinnacle owners settle legal dispute

Brookfield Multiplex, the consortium behind the Pinnacle project, is close to dropping a legal case against the owners, representatives announced today.

South Bank

Deka to purchase South Bank offices for £220m

Deka, the German open-ended fund manager, has signalled its intentions to invest £220m in the Palestra office block on London’s South Bank as part of an aggressive purchasing strategy.

City of London

Tech and Media giants take capital space

Facebook officially opened its first engineering office outside of the US in East London this week, whilst broadcaster Channel 5 has been revealed as a frontrunner to occupy the Olympic media centre in Stratford.