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Sky News moves to the Gherkin

It has been announced this week that Sky News has moved offices and studios to the iconic Gherkin building in the City of London. Abbey Business Centres announced that Sky News had joined their clients at 30 St Mary Axe...

Walkie Talkie tower back on track

Land Securities Group Plc has announced that they are restarting their development of a new skyscraper in London, known as the Walkie Talkie tower. The shortage of office space in London has driven the decision by Land...

Transport for London head office installs Combined Heat and Power plant

The offices of  Transport for London and London Development Agency are now home to the UK's largest hydrogen fuel cell. Deputy Mayor of London Kit Malthouse visited the TfL and LDA offices at Palestra on Blackfriar's R...

JP Morgan considering leaving Canary Wharf

US investment bank JP Morgan is considering leaving their European headquarters in Canary Wharf in favour of other premises in the City of London area. This will be a harsh blow for Canary Wharf's hopes to be the main f...

Dragon Duncan Bannatyne’s tower running challenge

Dragon's Den judge and entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne faces a challenge fiercer than his business judgement this month. The 60-year old businessman is one of a growing number of athletes tacking a new challenge, set to...

Better Buildings Partnership scheme sign new major companies

Blackstone Real Estate Group and Prupim are the latest companies to join a new environmental scheme in London. The Better Buildings Partnership was set up to encourage and improve the environmental performance of commer...

Increase in Chinese commercial property investments in London

Real estate investors from China are increasingly looking to invest in commercial property in London. Chinese investors are exploring new avenues and ventures, which is drawing them to the booming commercial property ma...

City lettings gold mine

Many law firms, investment companies and banks are relocating their offices to Mayfair and the Square Mile. Many financial corporations and law firms are making the most of great office space deals in the City of London...

London to expand upwards not outwards

London is set to join other skyscraper cities in the future by building upwards, with many taller buildings now planned. In the general scale of things, London isn't viewed as a 'skyscraper city' like Chicago or New Yor...

City lettings becoming stronger

Reports this week show that city commercial occupiers are ready to sign on over 250,000 sq ft of office space. This is yet another signal of the strong start to the year London's office space market has had. Markit, a f...