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Retail landlords have welcome a Court of Appeal ruling that means they will continue to receive rent if a retailer goes into administration.

Land Securities has bought the St John’s Shopping Centre in Preston in a deal worth £5.3 million.

Developer Grosvenor, which owns the Liverpool One retail complex, has bought 55,000 sq ft of retail space on Lord Street, Liverpool in a deal worth £19.1 million.

Property developer Land Securities has said demand for retail space in London is picking up.

Construction of 20 Fenchurch Street, EC3, dubbed the “Walkie Talkie”, officially started this week, following the breaking of the ground by George Iacobescu CBE, chief executive officer of Canary Wharf Group and Robert Noel, managing director, London Portfolio, at Land Securities.

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Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.