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City overture

Office design and development got the full glare of media scrutiny this week with the opening of the 'New City Architecture' exhibition at Broadgate (curated by Peter Murray), and the British Council for Offices (BCO) conference in Manchester attended by more than 600 paying delegates. The overture was held at the Mansion House, where the city's Lord Mayor, Robert Finch, hosted a dinner for the property industry. Gary Hart, the former property solicitor recently ennobled and now part ...


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