The Info List - Canary Wharf Group

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CANARY WHARF GROUP PLC is a British property company headquartered in London
, England
. It is the owner and developer of nearly 100 acres (0.40 km2) of property at Canary Wharf and elsewhere in London. Over the last 10 years it has constructed more office space in London
than any other developer. The group owns 7,900,000 square feet (730,000 m2) of property which is worth £4.9 billion, of which 95.6% was let as of 30 June 2012.


* 1 History * 2 Structure * 3 Relationship with TfL * 4 Property portfolio * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links


The company was formed in 1993 as Canary Wharf Limited to acquire the former assets of Olympia and York from its Administrator.

In December 1995, the company was acquired by an international consortium, including Olympia and York founder Paul Reichmann .

In April 1999, the company floated on the London
Stock Exchange .

In 2004, a majority of the company was acquired by Glick Family Investments and Morgan Stanley using an investment vehicle company called Songbird Acquisitions, which was later taken over by China Investment Corporation .


The group owns Canary Wharf Contractors, a business which has built most of the buildings at Canary Wharf .


Several large transport projects have been constructed which link to Canary Wharf , including the