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Monday’s FT reported on the progress the BBC is making in driving out greater cost savings from the property portfolio.

The new look Broadcasting House which is now receiving its first round of occupiers will be fully operational by March 2013.

By taking advantage of the re-designed phase 2, and by closing other BBC buildings, estimated costs savings over the coming 20 years will be £736m.

Now that’s not a bad result.