Real Estate and Projects

The Crown Estate sells the 150,000sq ft St George’s Court Scheme on New Oxford Street, London WC1, to London & Regional Properties. London & Regional advised by Garretts (Keith Barnett). The Crown Estate advised by SJ Berwin (Bryan Pickup). Ministry of Defence advised by Davitt Jones Bould (Tony Prior).

Canary Wharf Group makes record one million sq ft pre-let to Lehman Brothers. Canary Wharf advised by Clifford Chance (Robert McGregor). Lehman Brothers advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Geoff Le Pard).

MEPC sells three office buildings to US fund the Greenwich Group for £96m. MEPC advised by Wragge & Co (Huw Roberts, John Burns). Greenwich Group advised by Eversheds.

Kirklees Council takes equity stake in schools PFI contract with Jarvis, in a contract worth £313m over 30 years. Kirklees Council advised by Irwin Mitchell (Julie Muscroft). Jarvis advised by Theodore Goddard (Mark Dunlop). Banks advised by Pinsent Curtis Biddle (Nick Maltby, Rhodri Davies).