Wesfarmers has completed the first conversion of a Homebase store to Bunnings in St Albans.
The FTSE 100 closed on Friday at 7,188.3, which was little changed on a week earlier.
A welcome return to quarterly growth at Carpetright.
The market saw strong signs of recovery in inbound tourism in December.
The U.S office market tightened in 2016 for a sixth consecutive year.
Fuelled by the migration of retail sales to the web, the U.S industrial market hit several new milestones in 2016.
European investment volumes fell in Q2 16, largely due to slower activity in the UK and Germany.
Southbank emerges one of Central London’s leading media hubs.
During the first three months of 2016, take-up by flexible office providers reached just under 180,000 sq ft across Central London.