Vashi opens new flasgship site on Old Bond Street

The brand, which also has a site in Covent Garden, said the new space has been “reimagined” in partnership with New York-based creative studio Mythology, whose clients include Peloton, Tesla, Google and Warby Parker. The new store will be set across 4,500 sq ft of space.

Industry pays tribute to David Pepper

Tributes are pouring in for David Pepper, co-founder of niche advisory practice Morgan Pepper, who recently passed away from cancer aged 83.

Propertymark launches investigation into ABC Estates

Propertymark, a trade body for property agents, has terminated ABC Estates’ membership and launched an investigation into the business.

Bond Wolfe launches December catalogue

Bond Wolfe has launched 197-lot catalogue for its 8 December livestreamed sale.

Acuitus releases end of year catalogue

Acuitus has released a 43-lot catalogue for its final sale of the year taking place on 13 December.

Legal experts hit out at ‘inertia’ in property industry

Legal experts have blamed “inertia” in the property industry for holding back moves towards a more streamlined transaction system during Property Week’s second Talk Property event held in collaboration with Search Acumen.

Laing O’Rourke founder and group CEO to step down

Ray O’Rourke, the founder, majority shareholder and group chief executive of construction giant Laing O’Rourke, will step down from the position of group chief executive in September 2022.

HMRC’s new HQ owned by Tory donors through tax haven

HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) new 460,000 sq ft HQ in Newcastle is reportedly owned by a Conservative Party donors through a tax haven.

Annual housing supply plummets 11% to lowest level in five years

Annual housing supply has plummeted 11% to its lowest level in five years – with the government blaming the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rebirth of the shopping centre

Has the tide finally turned for retail? Anyone who has braved the festive crowds recently would be forgiven for thinking so.