British Land to allocate up to £300 million of capital to a share buy-back during the current financial year

London, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Against a backdrop of continuing strong demand in its investment markets, British Land announces that it intends to allocate up to £300 million of capital to a share buy-back during the current financial year. The Board regularly reviews capital allocation to optimise long-term returns for shareholders. Since the […]

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British Land: Joe Browns to open its first physical store at Meadowhall in autumn

British Land: Joe Browns to open its first physical store at Meadowhall in autumn   London, 2017-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, Yorkshire’s premier shopping destination, has announced that mail order and e-commerce retailer, Joe Browns, will open its first physical store at the centre in the autumn. The […]

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British Land: Finastra to occupy three floors at 4 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central

London, 2017-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces today (June 29, 2017) that it has let three floors at 4 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, to software company Finastra, and the office space is now 89% let or under offer. Finastra, formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, develops software for financial […]

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British Land launches new workspace brand for businesses seeking additional space on flexible terms

British Land launches new workspace brand for businesses seeking additional space on flexible terms   London, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has launched Storey, a new brand providing flexible workspace for ambitious and growing businesses as well as larger organisations seeking additional space on flexible terms. Created to fill a clear gap […]

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British Land announces trio of eateries at SouthGate, Bath

British Land announces trio of eateries at SouthGate, Bath   London, 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Aviva Investors and British Land have secured a trio of eateries at SouthGate, Bath. Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy’s Tapas Revolution and Smash Burger will open debut restaurants in the city with Pret A Manger completing the hat trick […]

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British Land announces winner of its 14th annual Awards for Excellence

British Land announces winner of its 14th annual Awards for Excellence   London, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — We are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 British Land Awards for Excellence, recognising individuals and teams in our supply chain who go above and beyond to deliver our sustainability strategy and create Places […]

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C C Land completes acquisition of The Leadenhall Building from British Land and Oxford Properties

C C Land completes acquisition of The Leadenhall Building from British Land and Oxford Properties   London, 2017-May-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and Oxford Properties (the global real estate arm of OMERS, the pension plan for Ontario’s municipal employees) today (25 MAY 2017) announce that they have completed the sale of The […]

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British Land releases sixth version of its Sustainability Brief for Developments

London, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The latest version of our Sustainability Brief for Developments supports our vision to create Places People Prefer – places that promote wellbeing and improve productivity; places considered part of their local communities; places designed for the future, flexible and adaptable as the world changes; places where local people […]

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British Land supports the London Design Festival as the Headline Partner for the second consecutive year

British Land supports the London Design Festival as the Headline Partner for the second consecutive year   London, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land is supporting the London Design Festival as the Headline Partner for the second consecutive year and has commissioned geometric textile designer Camille Walala, to create a landmark project at Broadgate […]

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British Land announces five new lettings in Yorkshire’s premier shopping destination Meadowhall

London, 2017-May-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, Yorkshire’s premier shopping destination, has announced five new lettings to Flannels, Neal’s Yard, Godiva, Tag Heuer and Nespresso, plus four store redesigns by House of Fraser, All Saints, Hollister and Hugo Boss. These lettings and redesigns complement the centre’s £60m refurbishment which […]

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British Land launches new pop-up food concept at Broadgate, EC2

British Land launches new pop-up food concept at Broadgate, EC2   London, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces today (11 MAY 2017) the launch of a new pop-up food concept at Broadgate, EC2 Shipping containers in Finsbury Avenue Square have become home to an exciting line-up of five independent street-food operators. These include […]

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Glasgow Fort gets new retail, food and beverage lettings following completion of new £12 million Leisure Quarter

Glasgow Fort gets new retail, food and beverage lettings following completion of new £12 million Leisure Quarter   London, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and Hercules Unit Trust (HUT) announce a flurry of new retail, food and beverage lettings at Glasgow Fort. These lettings follow the completion of the new £12 million […]

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British Land and USS get planning approval for the £400 million regeneration of Eden Walk, Kingston

British Land and USS get planning approval for the £400 million regeneration of Eden Walk, Kingston   London, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USS) have secured planning approval from the Royal Borough of Kingston for the £400 million regeneration of Eden Walk, Kingston. The proposed scheme, designed by […]

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British Land announces six new signings and upsizes as refurbishment moves into its next phase at Meadowhall

LONDON, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, Yorkshire’s premier shopping destination, has announced six new signings and upsizes totalling over 85,000 sq ft as the £60 million refurbishment moves into its next phase. Primark is to extend its existing unit by 21,000 sq ft, creating a 95,500 sq ft flagship […]

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British Land starts £23 million enhancement programme at New Mersey, Speke

British Land starts £23 million enhancement programme at New Mersey, Speke   London, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and Hercules Unit Trust (HUT) have started construction of a £23 million leisure extension at New Mersey, Speke. British Land is doubling the amount of food and drink across its retail portfolio over the next […]

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British Land received its first ever Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers Test of Time Award

British Land received its first ever Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers Test of Time Award   London, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night (08 FEB 2017), British Land picked up the first ever Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Test of Time Award. This recognised energy reductions and building performance across our […]

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British Land secures 83 per cent occupancy at 7 Clarges Street its prime commercial development in Mayfair

London, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces today (31 JAN 2017) that the office space at 7 Clarges Street, its 51,000 sq ft prime commercial development in Mayfair, is 83 per cent let, having secured terms with Capula Investment Management, Quantum Pacific and Fortress Investment Group. Capula Investment Management will occupy 23,700 […]

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British Land announces the appointment of Lord Nick Macpherson as a Non-Executive Director

London, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of The British Land Company PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Macpherson, formerly Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury, as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 19 December 2016. Commenting on this appointment, John Gildersleeve, Chairman of British Land, said: “I am delighted to welcome […]

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Freezy’s Christmas Adventure: British Land launches UK’s largest ever augmented reality games in retail property

London, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has launched one of the UK’s largest ever augmented reality games in retail property. Freezy’s Christmas Adventure is being rolled out at 21 local and regional centres across the company’s multi-let retail portfolio. The app based children’s game which is downloaded onto mobile devices encourages families to […]

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British Land announces Next and M&S Foodhall at Serpentine Green, Peterborough extension

British Land announces Next and M&S Foodhall at Serpentine Green, Peterborough extension   London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land is pleased to announce two lettings at Serpentine Green, Peterborough totalling 22,000 sq ft as part of a £7 million extension that commenced this month. The extension will deliver three new units totalling 25,000 […]

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British Land brought together retailers and the local community to celebrate Teesside’s 25th birthday

British Land brought together retailers and the local community to celebrate Teesside’s 25th birthday   London, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Teesside, Stockton celebrated its 25th birthday at the weekend with events that brought together retailers, consumers, the centre team and the local community. Since opening in October 1991, Teesside has welcomed more than 150 […]

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British Land: Yorkshire’s premier centre Meadowhall secured over 21,000 sq ft of new lettings and upsizes

British Land: Yorkshire’s premier centre Meadowhall secured over 21,000 sq ft of new lettings and upsizes   London, 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, Yorkshire’s premier centre, has secured over 21,000 sq ft of new lettings and upsizes in the last three months. The news comes as the first phase […]

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British Land signs contract with Clear Channel UK for over 100 digital advertising panels across its retail portfolio

London, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has signed a significant digital advertising contract with Clear Channel UK to install over 100 digital advertising panels across its regional and local multi-let retail portfolio. The initiative supports the company’s vision to create Places People Prefer by enlivening the consumer experience in response to changing modern […]

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British Land hosted “topping out” ceremony for its Clarges Mayfair development

Chris Grigg and Head of Residential, James Taylor   London, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land today (06 OCT 2016) celebrated a major milestone in the development of Clarges Mayfair, the super-prime residential-led scheme in Central London, which has now reached full height. A “topping out” ceremony was held to mark the occasion, attended […]

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British Land launches “Eats from the Street 2016”

British Land launches “Eats from the Street 2016” London, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has launched ‘Eats from the Street 2016’ which sees the company’s restored red Route master bus, complete with a ‘green’ engine, visit 10 retail assets as part of its place making strategy to create Places People Prefer. This will […]

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British Land announces new design partnership with the Royal College of Art

London, 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has today announced a new design partnership with the Royal College of Art, the world’s number one university for Art and Design. The three-year initiative will challenge students to find creative solutions to development opportunities across British Land’s portfolio. Innovative and inspired design is integral to British […]

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Bath: Aviva Investors and British Land secured three new restaurants at SouthGate’s newly redeveloped Little SouthGate restaurant quarter

London, 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Aviva Investors and British Land have secured three new restaurants at SouthGate Bath. All the operators are new to the city. Thai street food chain Thaikhun (3,700 sq ft, 25 year lease), Lebanese and eastern Mediterranean restaurant Comptoir Libanais (4,000 sq ft, 20 year lease) and Absurd Bird (3,000 […]

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British Land becomes a member of RE100,

London, 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following on from our switch to renewable electricity purchasing in April 2016, British Land has become a member of RE100, a forward thinking global collaboration of businesses committed to using 100% electricity from renewable sources. The initiative convened by The Climate Group in partnership with Carbon Disclosure Project will […]

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British Land to support the UK entry at the inaugural London Design Biennale to be designed by Barber & Osgerby

London, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has today announced that it will be supporting the UK entry at the inaugural London Design Biennale, which will be designed by internationally renowned design studio, Barber & Osgerby. The event, taking place at Somerset House from 7th-27th September, will bring together over 30 countries who are […]

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British Land Q1 2016/17: We had a good quarter of activity in the lead up to the referendum

London, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chris Grigg, Chief Executive said: “We had a good quarter of activity in the lead up to the referendum. In the short period since, we are pleased to have exchanged on the sale of Debenhams, Oxford Street and completed further lettings across the Office and Retail portfolios. It […]

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