Bankside has produced strong, double-digit returns for us since we started on site in 2003, and selling it now fits our strategy of recycling capital to re-invest in other transformational opportunities within the group's development pipeline."
...that's so funny. My heart sank when I read that piece the other day, and I was a whisker away from posting the quote just as you have. That any sane person could spout such sanctimonious and frankly nonsensical marketing drivel should astonish us, but sadly, its now becoming a daily event. If Scott Parsons truly believes that the wider public would be impressed by this, then he needs to be pitied, rather than pilloried. Regrettably these are the self serving, deluded gibbons who are driving the wholesale destruction of everything that makes(or made) SE1 unique.