Tag: Development

Wanda Group to Build $1.2B Mixed Use Project on Prime LA Site

Posted on 18 August, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Business News

Wanda Group, the Chinese conglomerate also known as Dalian Wanda Group, has successfully outbid several other parties interested in a prime site in Beverly Hills. The company plans to build a mixed-use $1.2 billion project on the site, according to published... Read More

London’s Heron Plaza Site Sold to Singapore’s UOL

Posted on 17 August, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

The Singapore-based property group United Overseas Land (UOL) has made its first European investment with the acquisition of a landmark London hotel site. It paid £97m for Gerald Ronson’s Heron Plaza development in the City. The property tycoon was... Read More

Dubai Unveils World’s First Climate-Controlled City

Posted on 13 July, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Worldwide Property News

First it was the world’s tallest building, then a hotel shaped like a sail. Now, even before work has finished on its palm tree shaped archipelago of luxury properties, Dubai has unveiled plans for its biggest project yet - the world’s largest shopping... Read More

Smithfield Market Plans on Public Display Today

Posted on 19 October, 2012 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Plans for the commercial redevelopment of London’s Smithfield Market have met with opposition from a conservation group. Save Britain’s Heritage say the proposal to create 235,000 sq ft of offices, shops and restaurants on the site will destroy “the... Read More

Boris Johnson Approves Controversial Spitalfields Development

Posted on 15 October, 2012 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

London Mayor Boris Johnson has approved a controversial development that will involve the partial demolition of a historic Spitalfields building. The mayor made the decision despite the fact that Tower Hamlets council has twice rejected the application which... Read More

Commercial Development Plans for Coolray Field on Hold

Posted on 30 September, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Coolray Field in Georgia was approved for construction by Gwinnett County commissioners in 2008.... Read More

Florida Wants NASA Land for Commercial Spaceport

Posted on 28 September, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Florida has asked NASA to transfer 150 acres of land located north of the shuttle launch pads and the shuttle runway to the state's aerospace development agency, Space Florida.... Read More

US Federal Government Programme for Refinancing Commercial Properties Ending

Posted on 25 September, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The federal government has announced that its two-year programme that allowed small businesses to refinance commercial real estate mortgages will be ending.... Read More

Hilton Worldwide Will Operate New Hilton Garden Hotel in Argentina

Posted on 19 September, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Hilton Worldwide has signed a multi-year management agreement for a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina.... Read More

Festival of Business: Firms Hungry for Success Abroad

Posted on 18 September, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Economy

Carrying out business overseas has proved to be both a challenge and an opportunity over the last year; nevertheless there are a handful of commercial property businesses that are booming during the economic recovery.... Read More