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Hamilton Partners welcomed guests to Ascot Racecourse for the Property Race Day 2014, with the event raising a record amount for its chosen charities.

Lend Lease docks in Deptford

01/Aug/2014

Lend Lease is poised to buy Wharves site for £300m regeneration scheme in up-and-coming London hotspot.

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O'Flynn launches legal challenge against Blackstone's €1.8bn Project Tower bid

31/Jul/2014

One of Ireland’s biggest developers Michael O’Flynn has taken US private equity giant Blackstone to court today to challenge its bid to take control of his property and construction business.

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Morrisons sheds £80m site

01/Aug/2014

Struggling grocer sells second distribution centre as its sale-and-leaseback plan gathers pace.

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Great Portland Estates kicks off mega £1.2bn asset sale

01/Aug/2014

London REIT is set to bring £400m of property to market over the next 12 months in first phase of downsizing.

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Prime office rents bounce back to pre-recession levels

01/Aug/2014

Thames Valley, Manchester, Edinburgh and Cardiff surpass 2008 levels, with City and West End not far behind.

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BA owner IAG moves into profit

01/Aug/2014

British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.

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Switching broadband is 'too costly'

31/Jul/2014

Tens of thousands of broadband customers in the UK are having to pay "costly" charges to change supplier, Citizens Advice warns.

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WTO fails to seal global trade deal

01/Aug/2014

The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.

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China manufacturing growth speeds up

01/Aug/2014

China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest in a series of signs that the country's economy may be stabilising.

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Tesla and Panasonic to build factory

31/Jul/2014

Electric carmaker Tesla is to team up with Japanese electronics firm Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the US.

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