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August 06, 2014 - Marstons in 1914 ...(+)

What was Marstons doing 100 years ago ?

June 20, 2014 - Old signs , new shop ...(+) Read More...

Whilst refurbishing the shop premises we found a series of three shop signs illustrating perfectly the changing styles of the 20th century

June 03, 2014 - Marston Properties meets the Mayors rental standards ...(+) Read More...

London's Mayor , Boris Johnson launched the London Rental Standard on the 28th May 2014

Residential, Commercial and Property Development News 
Christie’s enters Dubai market
Luxury property agent Christie’s International Real Estate is extending into the Middle East for the first time, launching in the United Arab Emirates.
Grade B central London office space hits 13 year low
Office take-up in central London reached 1.6m sq ft in September, bringing the year-to-date total to 10.4m sq ft, 15% up on the same period last year, according to DTZ’s latest Central Offices update.
Westrock adds Bedford to PRS pipeline
Westrock has acquired the Merton Centre in Bedford for a £36m residential conversion.
CALA reveals leap in profits and targets threefold increase in turnover
CALA Group, the luxury housebuilder, has revealed a record annual pre-tax profit of £27.3m, more than double last year, and claims to be on track for a three-fold increase in revenue by 2016.
Battersea Power Station gets green light for third phase
The third phase of the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station has got the thumbs up from Wandsworth Council.
Battersea Power Station gets green light for third phase
The third phase of the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station has got the thumbs up from Wandsworth Council.
Birmingham developer proposes 1,000-unit PRS scheme
Developer Nikal has lodged an application with Birmingham City Council to create 1,000 private-rented apartments at its Exchange Square scheme.
Young's snaps up £10m London pubs
London and South East pub company Young and Co’s Brewery has snapped up four pubs in prime London locations for £10.4m.
DYNAMIC DATA: Sales growth has slowed in London ::8212:: but are rents now under pressure?
Although rents are falling in some pockets of London, it is not all doom and gloom. Hannah Brenton reports
Need to know: Scotland’s new property tax
Scotland introduced a new property tax last week, using the Scottish parliament’s first new taxation powers in more than 300 years.
The key challenge for developers is to select the right supply chain
From 2008 until early last year, the UK construction market was either in a deflationary or static pricing market.
Viewers had to come before the BBC’s spiritual home
Imagine living in one of the most iconic buildings in British broadcasting history, the former ‘Taj Mahal of television’.
DYNAMIC DATA: London councils block one in four office-to-residential bids
London councils are blocking one in four applications to turn offices into homes, new research has revealed.
Irish scrap capital gains relief
A rush of property deals is expected in Ireland in the run-up to Christmas after the country’s finance minister Michael Noonan announced during his Budget speech this week that capital gains relief would be scrapped.
MIPIM UK: Student housing no longer ‘alternative’
The student housing market can no longer be described as an alternative asset class, delegates at MIPIM UK heard today.
Westfield closes in on homes scheme partner
Westfield has shortlisted three parties for a vast residential scheme behind its flagship Westfield London shopping centre in White City, west London.
St James’s Square block primed for £120m sale
One of the West End’s most prestigious offices on St James’s Square is being primed for sale as a potential residential conversion.
Lyons Housing Review: industry reaction
The Labour-commissioned Lyons Housing Review published its report today, which sets out plans to increase house building to 200,000 homes a year by 2020.
Lyons review sets out plans to build 200,000 homes a year
Labour leader Ed Miliband has endorsed plans set out by a housing review panel to increase housebuilding in the UK to 200,000 homes a year by 2020.
Knightsbridge hoists £500m for-sale sign over student digs portfolio
Knightsbridge Student Housing is selling a huge student portfolio expected to fetch more than £500m, as its US backers seek to cash in on the booming student investment market.
MIPIM UK: Boris slams "xenophobic" protesters
MIPIM UK was forced into lockdown this afternoon as campaigners protesting against the lack of affordable housing in London attempted to storm the building.
MIPIM UK: Boris launches growth deal
London mayor Boris Johnson today launched the London growth deal, which he claimed will bring more than £350m of public and private investment into the capital.
City agency appoints head of residential
Specialist City agency Anton Page has appointed Will Swinburn as head of its newly established residential department.