Anybody sensing déjà-vu? Anybody sensing déjà-vu?
  • February 2017
  • Jonathan Goldstein

  This month, we were all waiting with bated breath to find out about this “radical” white paper on housing by Sajid Javid. Unfortunately, it felt more like an old shopping list full of rhetoric rather than radical action, as how any of the measured announced will be achieved is yet to be explained fully. Amid all the smoke screens, the long-awaited document focused on freeing up land and altering building regulations to allow for thousands of new homes to...

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Cain Hoy appoints Neil Barber as Leasing Director Cain Hoy appoints Neil Barber as Leasing Director
  • February 2017
  • Cain Hoy

Cain Hoy Enterprises, LLC (“Cain Hoy”), the private investment company, has appointed Neil Barber to the role of Leasing Director. Neil will focus specifically on retail leasing at Islington Square, the £500 million, 4.5-acre mixed-use destination in London’s N1 that Cain Hoy is developing in conjunction with Sager Group. The development, which is anchored by early lettings to The Lounge by Odeon and premium fitness club operator Third Space, includes over 175,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space and...

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Talk is cheap but extreme rhetoric is no substitute for proper debate Talk is cheap but extreme rhetoric is no substitute for proper debate
  • February 2017
  • Cain Hoy

“You have to be so careful about what you say these days” is an often-heard complaint. I was reminded of this when interviewing a potential new colleague recently and having to stop myself from asking – just out of interest – his age. “It’s political correctness gone mad,” some would claim. It is ironic then, that political correctness today seems not to apply to the world of politics. Donald Trump’s recent reference to Syrian refugees as ‘illegals’, or the memory...

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Sam Nazarian of SBE talks to Fox Business Network about the Morgans deal Sam Nazarian of SBE talks to Fox Business Network about the Morgans deal
  • January 2017
  • Cain Hoy

Sam Nazarian, founder and CEO of Cain Hoy-backed hotel group SBE, has been interviewed on Fox Business Network about the hospitality industry, the background to SBE’s acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group in a transaction valued at more than £800m, and how the deal, which was funded by Cain Hoy, has transformed the SBE business. Following completion of the Morgans acquisition, SBE now has an unparalleled portfolio of 20 world-class lifestyle hotel properties with more than 6,000 keys in nine attractive...

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