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May 9, 2014
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Q&A with #RECon14 Speaker Derek Barker

 Tell us about yourself and what do you do? I’m an Architect and the Managing Director of Haskoll Architect and Designers. Based in London and Beijing. We provide high level shopping centre design consultancy advice across Europe and China working with high calibre clients on new build, refurbishment and remodeling of centres, town centre residential…

June 4, 2013
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London Linking Up

Retail activity in London is increasing, especially for high-end flagship properties. As Jones Lang LaSalle’s Guy Grainger explains, London, Hong Kong and New York City are key links for investment to create the essential “experience” for customers.

June 30, 2011
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BJ’s to go private

Private-equity firms Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners said they will acquire BJ’s Wholesale Club for $2.8 billion in cash. The deal, which remains subject to shareholder approval and is expected to close during the fourth quarter, would be the sixth-largest U.S. retail transaction since 2006, according to data provider Dealogic.   BJ’s…

May 6, 2011
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Glasgow’s Argyll Arcade regains its luster

By Bennett Voyles While scouting Europe for new uses for some property, mahogany importer John Reid discovered the elegant covered shopping passages of Paris. Glass-covered shopping arcades had been popular in the notoriously rainy city for 29 years and in equally rainy London for eight. Reid bet that a similar arcade would do well in…