Railtrack's property division hosted an excellent reception at the V&A last week, packed with faces from the wacky world of real estate. John O'Brien, who runs the show, provided the audience with a simple indication of the size of the operation and the expectations Railtrack has of it: in the next five years it is expected to generate £1 billion of income. Perhaps Mayor Livingstone can contribute.
He has let it be known that he believes the currently redundant Bishopsgate Goods Yard site should be the location for not one but two tall towers. Get to it!