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THE POWER OF PRE-SUASION

20th December 2016

THE POWER OF PRE-SUASION

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5 Great Team Lunchbreak Ideas

27th November 2015

If you have ever picked up a management book or watched any television programme about business, you’ll know that companies are always thinking of ways to increase team morale and chemistry.

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Why You Need Music in Your Office

8th October 2015

When it comes to motivating staff, managers will come up with all kinds of weird and wonderful team building and incentive schemes. But could lifting your workforce’s spirits be as simple as turning on the radio or allowing them to bring in some headphones?

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Check out the Phone Dudes

15th February 2015

Last week the Skyline Offices team were looking at some large offices which are about to be completed in Mayfair.

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10 Office-Jargon Classics You Will Hear Almost Daily

5th June 2014

Are you sick of having to touch base with blue sky thinkers? Are you desperate to clear your inbox before close of play today, ready for your annual leave? Or do you just need to drill down some ideas because, going forward, it’s time to embark on a new client journey? If these phrases sound familiar, then welcome to the world of office jargon – we’ve put together some of our favourites for you to enjoy (or cringe at!)

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Skyline Offices charity bike rides

4th June 2014

On our bikes again!

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Six of the best office pranks you will see

3rd June 2014

You can’t beat a good communal office prank on a slow, boring work day. Providing nobody is too humiliated, pranks can be an excellent way to boost morale and are sure to keep you entertained.

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9 exciting things you can do on a slow work day

2nd June 2014

We’ve all experienced the slow work day before. If you’ve just found this article on the web, then no doubt you’re having one right now. While slow days are usually few and far between, they’ll inevitably happen; and when they do, it can sometimes seem that absolutely nothing will make them go faster.

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London’s commercial property market experiences increase in demand

14th April 2014

Businesses looking to secure office space in London are being encouraged to act fast, with multiple sources confirming that the city’s commercial property market is experiencing an increase in demand, at a time where supply is minimal.

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UK Commercial Property Values Continue to Rise

7th April 2014

According to the latest figures from Investment Property Databank Ltd, UK commercial real estate values for offices and warehouses have risen for the tenth straight month in a row. The average value of stores, industrial properties and offices climbed 0.6 per cent from the following month, with total return (combing changes in real estate values and rental income) at 1.1 per cent.

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Is East London the new digital hub of Europe?

1st April 2014

Is London, Europe’s very own version of Silicon Valley? The growing number of tech start-ups and entrepreneurs flocking to the city would indicate that East London is emerging as the digital hub of Europ

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London remains the most expensive city for office rental

27th March 2014

According to new reports, London is still leading the way as the world’s most expensive city to rent an office, with prime office space in the West End priced at around £1768.65 per square metre annually. Whilst office rental rates in central London have risen over the last year or so, those elsewhere in the world have fallen

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Skyline Offices' Definitive Guide to Serviced Offices in London

17th December 2013

Our team have recently produced a definitive guide to serviced offices in London that contains all the necessary information you could want to know about serviced offices. Be sure to take a look.

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Howard De Walden wins planning permission for Marylebone Office developments worth an estimated £140m

4th December 2013

Howard De Walden has been granted planning permission from Westminster Council to secure Office developments for an estimated £140m in the affluent area of Marylebone, Central London.

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Shard secures second letting

2nd December 2013

Duff & Phelps has exchanged contracts to take around 20,000 sq. ft. of offices at the Shard.

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Cherry Pick your Ideal London Location

18th October 2013

Working from home is great when you first start your business, but there may come a time when you want to get away from your home environment and work amongst other people

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Serviced Office Prices in London

17th October 2013

A London presence can give your business a boost

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Serviced or Virtual Office Space in London

16th October 2013

Having a London presence could make your business stand out that little bit extra and put you ahead of your competitors, but London is the only place in the UK that hasn’t been affected by falling property prices and rents are still high in most areas.

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Shared Offices

14th October 2013

Shared office space is becoming more and more popular, as people abandon conventional rented offices and look towards serviced office spaces. But, does sharing an office space help your business?

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The Growth of Serviced Offices

1st October 2013

Serviced Offices have experienced phenomenal growth during the last ten years, as people now want more flexibility, better facilities and a more affordable business location.

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Serviced Offices and Hot Desks

25th September 2013

Serviced Offices and Hot Desks

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How Virtual Offices Can Help You Gain a London Presence

13th September 2013

How Virtual Offices Can Help You Gain a London Presenc

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Central London Offices – Launch your New Company using Serviced Offices

13th September 2013

If you are thinking of setting up a business, then you’ll obviously have a budget. And, a large part of your budget will have towards office space, equipment and staff.

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The Top Five London Work Locations

12th September 2013

The Top Five London Work Locations

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10 Myths About Serviced Offices

9th September 2013

10 Myths About Serviced Offices

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US cosmetics group signs in Mayfair

6th September 2013

Forever Flawless, the international cosmetics retailer from the US has agreed a new 10-year lease worth £185,000pa on a store totalling 1,300 sq ft.

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Almacantar completes purchase of 125 Shaftesbury Ave

5th September 2013

Almacantar has purchased 125 Shaftesbury Avenue from BlackRock UK Property Fund in a deal reported to be worth in the region of £110m.

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Great Portland Estates beefs up at east end of Oxford St

4th September 2013

Great Portland Estates has purchased Oxford House, 76 Oxford Street, W1, at the junction of Oxford Street and Newman Street from Land Securities.

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Axa poised for £240m Amazon HQ sale

3rd September 2013

It has been reported that a preferred bidder from a formidable shortlist of investors is to be selected imminently for Axa Real Estate’s 60 Holborn Viaduct for more than £240m.

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A further six retailers locate to Jubilee Place in London’s Canary Wharf

29th August 2013

The Jubilee Place shopping Centre in Canary Wharf 44,000 sq ft extension is scheduled to open in November of this year and will house twenty five new stores in addition to Jubilee Place’s existing 240 stores.

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Save Money with Serviced Office Space In London

27th August 2013

A decent location for your business is as important as the business itself.

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A bidding war to buy 200 Aldersgate, London City - Ferrari splashes out £220m

27th August 2013

There have been exclusive talks that Ashby Capital plan to buy 200 Aldersgate, London, EC1 from Deutsche Pfandbriefbank for an estimated £230m.

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How Rented Desk Space Can Benefit Your Start-Up

26th August 2013

When you start-up your new business, you just want to get out there and focus on making it a success.

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How to Quickly Establish a London Presence with Serviced Offices

23rd August 2013

You know it’s time to stop working from home when a customer arrives for a meeting and falls over the hoover someone has left in the hall.

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Establishing a London Office at a Fraction of the Cost

22nd August 2013

So, you want your business to have a London presence and you have been advised to lease a small London office space for a couple of employees.

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Serviced Offices v Traditional Offices

20th August 2013

This infographic explores how the facilities provided by some serviced offices outweigh the benefits of having a more traditional office set up.

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Battersea Power Station plans raise retail ante

16th June 2013

The Battersea Power Station Development Company is reconfiguring its £8bn development plans so that phases two and three can be brought forward together, with the retail element to be increased to as much as 1m sq. ft.

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Capco makes statement on Covent Garden and Earls Court

14th May 2013

Capital & Counties updated on progress on its two major London estates at Covent Garden and Earls Court.

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Ronson salutes sales at The Heron

13th May 2013

Pan-European property group, Heron international said it has sold over £200m of apartments at The Heron, its residential development in the City of London.

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Luxury retailers reshaping London

10th May 2013

Due to a lack of traditional prime retail space, retailers are being increasingly forced to search beyond traditional shopping as the luxury retail market in central London develops, reports BNP Paribas Real Estate.

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London’s Air Ambulance receives City HQ donation

9th May 2013

London’s Air Ambulance is to move its headquarters into the City of London following a donation from Land Securities.

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Sunflag in £6.5m Baker Street purchase

8th May 2013

Sunflag Group has bought a West End office and showroom building at 87-89 Baker Street, totalling 8,280 sq. ft.

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City Corporation agrees to sell Southwark scheme

7th May 2013

The City of London Corporation has ratified plans to sell a 200,000 sq. ft. Southwark redevelopment opportunity near The Shard.

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Heron Tower reaches lettings landmark

3rd May 2013

Heron International has announced that its Heron Tower development in the City is now almost 60% let.

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Colliers Capital announces sale on Austin Friars

2nd May 2013

Colliers Capital is looking to market its 10-11 Austin Friars office development in the City of London.

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Reubens gain Piccadilly 'super-prime' residential consent

1st May 2013

The Reuben brothers have gained consent to redevelop the former home of the In & Out Club in Piccadilly as a “super-prime” residential development.

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Sainsbury’s set to sublease two floors of Holborn HQ

30th April 2013

The food retailer is seeking tenants for the two floors totalling 60,000 sq ft, retaining Cushman & Wakefield to advise on the lettings.

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Qatar and Sellar buy London Bridge Quarter site

29th April 2013

The State of Qatar and Sellar Property Group have added to land holdings at the London Bridge Quarter opening the door to further significant development between their existing Shard and The Place developments.

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FTI poised in 200 Aldersgate deal

26th April 2013

FTI Consulting has gone under offer to take 70,000 sq. ft. at 200 Aldersgate Street in the City as its new London headquarters.

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Oxford Properties eyes 10 Paternoster Square in £230m purchase

25th April 2013

Canadian developer and investor, Oxford Properties, is under offer to buy the London Stock Exchange’s home at 10 Paternoster Square from Mitsubishi Estate Company for £230m.

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AXA REIM 60,000 sq. ft. office prelet in One St Paul’s

24th April 2013

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers, acting on behalf of its client, Co-Operative Insurance Society, has prelet the 60,000 sq ft office element of its One St Paul’s scheme in the City to Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants.

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LandSecs signs Victoria Waitrose

23rd April 2013

Land Securities has signed “little Waitrose” for a new 3,000 sq. ft. store in Victoria, opening a store in Westminster’s City Hall.

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Cushman and CWM to power up Battersea retail

19th April 2013

Cushman & Wakefield and CWM are reportedly in line to advise on one of London’s largest retail developments, planned at south London’s iconic Battersea Power Station.

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KWAP completes £215m City acquisition

18th April 2013

Malaysian pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan, has completed its purchase of 88 Wood Street.

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Oxford Properties eyes 10 Paternoster Square in £230m purchase

18th April 2013

Canadian developer and investor, Oxford Properties, is under offer to buy the London Stock Exchange’s home at 10 Paternoster Square from Mitsubishi Estate Company for £230m.

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Plans evolve for Canary Wharf estate's first resi tower

17th April 2013

Canary Wharf Group expects to lodge plans for a 400,000 sq ft residential tower – its first pure housing scheme on the Canary Wharf estate in east London – by September or October of this year.

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Malaysians secure £200m-plus Victoria offices

16th April 2013

Malaysian haji pilgrims fund Lembaga Tabung Haji has completed the acquisition of its second major asset in central London, with the circa £205m purchase of 151 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1.

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Colliers beefs up in West End with TMT tenant rep specialist

15th April 2013

Colliers International has recruited Stuart Melrose, a TMT sector tenant rep specialist, from Studley as a director in the West End Offices team.

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Alan Sugar rattles St Paul’s with Cheapside plans

15th April 2013

St Paul’s Cathedral has voiced fervent opposition to Alan Sugar’s mixed-use plans for 5 Cheapside

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JLL opens City office at The Walbrook

12th April 2013

Jones Lang LaSalle has opened its new City office at The Walbrook Building.

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InterContinental Park Lane sold for £301.5m

3rd April 2013

InterContinental Hotels Group has sold its stake in the InterContinental London Park Lane for £301.5m to Constellation Hotels Holdings.

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