Our business

Land Securities is a FTSE 100 company and the largest Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in the UK on the basis of market capitalisation.

SHAPING PROPERTIES FOR 68 YEARS

 

Today

We now own and manage more than 2.4 million m2 of commercial property.

2000s

We enter the Property Outsourcing market with the purchase of Trillium in 2000. We convert to REIT status in 2007, and sell Trillium in 2009.

1990s

The Company capitalises on the downturn to buy a number of shopping centres.

1980s

Downturn turns to growth. Land Securities moves into the retail warehouse sector.

 

1970s

The property crisis of 1974 requires the sale of assets valued at £200m.

1960s

In one of Britain's biggest property deals at the time, Land Securities took over The City of London Real Property Company.

1950s

The Company buys key London assets and acquires development company Ravenseft Properties.

1944

Founded by Harold Samuel when he acquired Land Securities Investment Trust Limited.

 
 
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Cardinal Place, 2012

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Esso House, 1962

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Stag Place, 1955