British Land announces redevelopment plans for 1 Triton Square, Regent’s Place

British Land announces redevelopment plans for 1 Triton Square, Regent’s Place   London, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces that it will redevelop 1 Triton Square, Regent’s Place and has finalised terms on a pre-let of the office space covering 310,000 sq ft with Dentsu Aegis Network, the global brand, media and […]

British Land welcomes Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Let’s Sushi at Meadowhall

LONDON, 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, one of the UK’s premier shopping destinations, has announced that Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Let’s Sushi will join the line-up at the Oasis Dining Quarter to provide an even broader choice of food at the centre. Opening in November, Gourmet Burger Kitchen’s new […]

British Land: New lettings further strengthen the retail, leisure and F&B offer at Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Gibraltar Limited Partnership has announced thirteen new lettings and an additional four re-gears totalling more than 135,000 sq ft including mezzanine space at Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh. British Land is property advisor to the Gibraltar Limited Partnership. The new lettings further strengthen the retail, leisure and F&B offer […]

British Land rolls out its training programme Bright Lights Starting Out

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land, in partnership with The Source Skills Academy, is rolling out its training programme – Bright Lights Starting Out – across 13 of its Local and Regional retail centres to help youngi people find work in the retail, leisure, food and drink industry. The free programme, which was […]

British Land announces departure of Chief Financial Officer Lucinda Bell

London, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces that Lucinda Bell, Chief Financial Officer, has informed the Board of her intention to stand down from the Board and leave the Company on 4 April 2018. Lucinda was appointed to the Board in March 2011, becoming Chief Financial Officer in May 2011. The Company […]

British Land: Meadowhall received resolution to grant planning consent for £300 million extension

British Land: Meadowhall received resolution to grant planning consent for £300 million extension   London, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meadowhall, one of the UK’s most successful regional shopping destinations, has received a resolution to grant planning consent for a £300 million extension that will transform the centre’s leisure offering for its 24 million […]

British Land announces 98% occupancy of Broadgate’s 2FA with new lettings to Starling Bank and Innovate Finance

LONDON, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land and GIC announce that Starling Bank, the first mobile-only challenger bank to launch a current account, and Innovate Finance, the UK membership association for the global FinTech community, have agreed to take space at Broadgate’s 2FA (2 Finsbury Avenue). Starling Bank will take 14,500 sq ft on […]

British Land: New research reveals symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical store and its ecommerce platform

British Land: New research reveals symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical store and its ecommerce platform   New research revealing a symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical stores and its ecommerce platform has been published today by British Land. London, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The research, using data from Connexity Hitwise, shows that […]

British Land supports National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme for the sixth year

British Land supports National Literacy Trust’s Young Readers Programme for the sixth year   London, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land has partnered with the National Literacy Trust for the sixth year to support its Young Readers Programme – an initiative which has helped more than 19,000 children under the age of 11 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]