Commercial Developments


In the Commercial Developments category you can read about UK commercial property either in the planning stage, under construction or newly completed. This includes reports on office and serviced office space, retail developments and much more.


Investment From The Continent Pushes Up Irish Property Value

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Posted on 3 March, 2017 by admin under Business News, Commercial Developments, Economy

The Irish property market could be showing the way forward for the commercial property in 2017 as a blend of demand from investors and large international corporations are expected to push values upwards for the next six months. This is what has been... Read More

Hammerson Sells to Fund

Bullring Shopping Centre Birmingham
Posted on 22 February, 2017 by admin under Business News, Commercial Developments

More than £400 million worth of property will be offload by Hammerson as the company looks to generate more capital for their construction on two massive new shopping centers in London. The developments planned will located in Croydon, which the company... Read More

Revealed: The Abraj Kudai

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Posted on 9 January, 2017 by admin under Commercial Developments, Worldwide Property News

The Abraj Kudai, set to be completed in 2017, will become the largest hotel in the world with 10,000 rooms to made available to the public. The building will be located two kilometers away from the site of Mecca, which attracts 2 million Muslims... Read More

Launch of Victoria Gate in Leeds

Leeds Victoria Gate John Lewis Building
Posted on 27 October, 2016 by admin under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy

Victoria Gate in Leeds, one of the major regeneration projects by the UK’s property development and investment firm, Hammerson, opened to the public last week. The new retail and leisure complex has already filled 90% of all its units, and some of the... Read More

Honey Birdette to Join Leeds’ Victoria Gate, Further Expanding in the UK

Posted on 10 October, 2016 by admin under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

It has been announced that Australia’s luxury lingerie retailer, Honey Birdette, are set to open a shop at Victoria Gate, a £165 million shopping centre development in Leeds, which will be completed at the end of October 2016. Honey Birdette has signed up... Read More

Affordable Start-Up Hub in Shoreditch

Posted on 28 September, 2016 by admin under Commercial Developments

London, a central hub for UK businesses means the price for workspace is significantly higher than the rest of the country. As a result, a start-up business may end up relocating outside of London. ContainerVille, located in Shoreditch is an... Read More

Decline of shop vacancy rates in Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead Town Centre
Posted on 24 August, 2016 by admin under Commercial Developments, Economy

According to Dacorum Borough Council, there has been a significant decline in the number of empty shops in Hemel Hempstead town centre including Riverside, Marlowes pedestrianised area and Shopping Centre. With the town’s ongoing £30 million... Read More

Thaikhun and Franco Manca to Join Southampton’s WestQuay Watermark

Southamptons WestQuay Watermark Shopping Centre New Development
Posted on 16 August, 2016 by admin under Commercial Developments

It has been announced by Hammerson that a Thai cuisine chain, Thaikhun and Italian pizza restaurant, Franco Manca are the latest restaurants to join WestQuay Watermark in Southampton. It will be the first move into the City of Southampton for both... Read More

Leeds shopping centre extension creates 350 jobs

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Posted on 15 July, 2016 by Steph Cowie under Business News, Commercial Developments

The White Rose Shopping Centre’s new leisure extension is estimated to create 350 jobs for the city. Morgan Sindall has been awarded the £13.7m design and build contract by Land Securities which includes a 15-month maintenance period. The latest... Read More

Multi-Million Pound Refurbishment set for Birmingham Office Building

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Posted on 22 June, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Industry News

An office building in Birmingham city centre is set to receive a £2.5m overhaul, in order to meet growing demand for smaller floorplates. Occupying the corner plot of Temple Row and Bull Street on the route of the Midland Metro extension, No. 4 Temple... Read More

Learn more about our Commercial Developments category

Over recent years urban regeneration projects throughout the UK have resulted in a huge expansion of commercial property developments. Many of these are ongoing and will continue to deliver new business space in the future.

In addition many towns and cities have seen an expansion of out-of-town projects resulting in new business parks, shopping centres and leisure developments.

You will find stories about all of these here together with news regarding new industrial, healthcare and warehouse property. So if you want to read about the latest Grade A office space in London’s financial district or improvements to Sheffield’s retail quarter, the Commercial Development category is for you.