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Merchant Land steps up to Net Zero challenge

We are delighted to have recently published our ‘Interim Statement of Sustainable Practices’ which sets out our pathway to targeting net zero which will be expanded upon in our full sustainability policy which we will launch later this year. We … Read more

Summer in Aldgate comes to 33 Creechurch Lane

Following on from our successful collaboration with the City of London Corporation last winter (https://merchantland.co.uk/aldgate-in-winter-festival-at-33-creechurch-lane/), we are delighted to have collaborated with the City of London again this summer by being a host site for this year’s exhibition which will … Read more

WRK/LDN: Office Revolution?


WRK/LDN: Office Revolution?

The NLA (New London Architecture) recently published a report providing a snapshot of London’s current response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the capital’s workspaces and their urban context and how offices will need to adapt in the … Read more

Sometimes you have to think small to think big and reach housing targets

I have always worked as an SME developer during my career in the sector and I would not have it any other way but in the last three decades, the share of homes built by SME housebuilders has plummeted from … Read more

Green Horizon Perspectives Summit


Green Horizon Perspectives Summit

We were pleased to have attended the inaugural Green Horizon Perspectives event earlier this month in what has been an incredibly busy and exciting few weeks for the global climate and green finance agenda. The event featured a keynote speech … Read more

Merchant Land responds to the Government’s commercial rents ‘Call for Evidence’

The British Property Federation recently launched a campaign designed to provide the Government with further evidence on the extensive support that has been provided for tenants and the pressure this continues to exert on property owners for all sizes. The … Read more

Merchant Land responds to the Draft City Plan 2036 Consultation

Merchant Land welcomed the opportunity to respond to the City of London’s consultation on the Draft City Plan 2036. The plan sets out what type of development the City Corporation expects to take place and where. It sets out the … Read more

Light at the end of the tunnel for the Residential and Commercial sector?

  We were delighted to have been given the opportunity to feature on Phoenix TV last month, which is a news outlet that broadcasts across Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan and worldwide. The purpose of the interview and news feature … Read more

City Giving Day 2021


City Giving Day 2021

We are pleased to announce that we have signed up to take part in this year’s City Giving Day which will take place on 21st September 2021. The annual event celebrates the value of the City to society and showcases … Read more

Promoting Public Realm in Aldgate


Promoting Public Realm in Aldgate

Katherine McCullough, Head of UK Property at Merchant Land has taken the position of co-chair alongside Eco Zhang from local architects Perkins & Will on the Aldgate Connect BID Public Realm Steering Group. “This is a fantastic opportunity to support … Read more

Creating High Quality Homes for the future


Creating High Quality Homes for the future

We are pleased to announce that we have submitted a planning application for 74 residential units at 114 Windmill Road. Merchant Land purchased the site in 2017 and has since developed proposals that will deliver high quality homes for future … Read more

Wellbeing in the City


Wellbeing in the City

Merchant Land were pleased to recently attend the City Property Associations webinar on wellbeing in the City of London. The webinar explored what design measures developers have been implementing in new office buildings which are focused on wellbeing such as … Read more