Archive for March, 2013

Trinity Leeds

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

To rounds of applause and media fanfare the new Trinity Leeds complex opened at the end of quarter one. Offering 1 million square feet of retail space, it is Western Europe's largest retail launch this year. Developed and owned by Land Securities, it takes various arcades, such as the Burton, ...

Zagato in London

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Historic Milanese design house, Zagato founded in 1919, hosted the London debut of a UK based example of one of nine Bentley Zagato GTZs. The one pictured here at the RAC Club event, started life in Leeds before being bought by a retired London businessman, for the Zagato coachbuilder's cutomisation. Zagato ...

A Smart City?

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Smart City is an increasingly banded around term in green, technology and property circles. Entering the business lexicon in common parlance a couple of years ago, Smart City, is no longer a sole use term of the Phd bio-chemistry fraternity. Smart City references the city of the future where 'everything' will ...

Think Again

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Austria famed for mountains, sausage and beer, is the location for many a winter snow sports holiday. However the southerly located Tyrol region, while keen to continue attracting millions of tourists annually - a plane lands every 10 minutes at Innsbruck on a busy day in the winter season - ...

Go West

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

As many sectors of the retail economy struggle, London's West End is seeing a continued boom. New fashion emporiums are opening on a regular basis. Originating from the usual high end locations associated with fashion, such as France, Italy and Switzerland, they are now being joined by new outlets from ...

Barcelona Investors Day

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Technology investment day held in Barcelona in partnership with the UPC. A diverse group of interested parties attended to see the eight local technology finalists pitch their varied ideas. Standards were high, in the end there could only be three winners! On campus Barcelona Supercomputer pictured above. This is one of ...

Electrifying

Monday, March 4th, 2013

BMW's all electric demonstrator hits the streets. The vehicle pictured above, is the One Series ActiveE. It is the closest model BMW currently offers, in relation to the forthcoming completely new Leipzig manufactured i3. Build and delivery scheduled to commence later this year.