Property Week In The Media

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Press reports and wider media coverage of stories broken by Property Week’s award-winning editorial team.

September 2015


Property Week’s RESI survey, which found that nearly three quarters of senior industry figures think planning restrictions on the green belt should be relaxed to enable the development of new homes, was covered by the Sunday Times and the Times.

Evening Standard

Our splash revealing Universal Music’s plans to take office space in King’s Cross was picked by the Evening Standard.


Hannah Brenton’s scoop detailing Facebook’s plans to take a massive pre-let in the West End was covered by the Times, the i and the Independent.

August 2015

Evening Standard

Our exclusive report on political donations to leading London mayoral candidates by big name property developers was covered by the Evening Standard.

July 2015


David Parsley’s report on the cuts to the salaries of some of the top bosses at DTZ as part of the merger with Cushman & Wakefield was picked up by the Times.

Evening Standard

Hannah Brenton’s scoop on Middle Eastern developer Damac’s plan for a tie-up with Versace at its first UK residential development was covered by the Evening Standard and a range national newspapers.

June 2015


Hannah Brenton’s story on developer Ballymore emerging as the frontrunner in the race for a Royal Mail site in Nine Elms was picked up by Reuters.

April 2015

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times ran Guy Montague-Jones’ story on US hedge fund Davidson Kempner buying a portfolio of Irish shopping centres.

February 2015

The Guardian

Our splash revealing moves by three Russian billionaires to invest £535m on a student housing portfolio in London was covered by the Guardian and a host of other national media.

Evening Standard

The London Evening Standard ran Property Week’s piece on the return of Desmond Bloom to the stock market after an eight-year absence

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times picked up David Parsley’s exclusive revealing Australia’s largest pension fund AustralianSuper had agreed a deal to buy a 20% stake in King’s Cross Central for £200m.

The Guardian

The Guardian ran David Parsley’s scoop on Travelodge’s plans for a £1.3bn expansion programme targeting 205 new hotel sites.

January 2015

The Guardian

The Guardian picked up Property Week’s story revealing Sir George Iacobescu, chairman and chief executive of Canary Wharf Group, would receive £3.5m from the sale of his Songbird Estates shares, following the £2.6bn Qatari-led takeover of the group.

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