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.


Slough Retail Park £63m Sale

Slough Retail Park £63m Sale
Posted on 6 June, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

Asset Management firm Orchard Street Investment Management has bought a 152,467 sq ft retail park in Slough, Berkshire for £63m. The property was bought from Benson Elliot Capital Management who have owned the property since 2016, on behalf of St.... Read More

UK retail assets sold by St Mowden as retail market slows

UK retail assets sold by St Mowden
Posted on 18 May, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

A UK based residential and commercial developer, St Mowden have sold around 27% of their retail property portfolio featuring shopping centres in Birmingham and Webley. St Mowden are no strangers to the property world, with over 30 years experience in... Read More

Demand for retail space lowest in 9 years

Demand for retail space lowest in 9 years
Posted on 11 May, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Commercial Developments, Economy, Industry News

According to recent findings from the Q1 2018 RICS UK Commercial Market survey, there is an increasing divide between the demands for the retail and industrial sectors. The general trend was the demand for retail space was declining while the demand for... Read More

UK Local Authorities spend 3.8bn on Commercial Property in the last 5 years.

UK local authorities spend 3.8bn on Commercial Property
Posted on 17 April, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments, Industry News

A recent study has found that UK local authorities have spent £3.8bn in just 5 years on Commercial Property. The study was undertaken by property consultants Carter Jonas and Revo an organisation that supports people and businesses in the retail... Read More

Retail sector feeling positive in Northern Ireland

Retail sector feeling positive in Northern Ireland
Posted on 23 March, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments

Over recent months, there has been a lot of negative headlines for the retail sector, with stores such as Toys R Us going into administration, New Look announcing UK stores will be closing and Carpet Right are believed to be also closing stores. All these... Read More

Brexit silver lining for warehouse builder Tritax

Brexit silver lining for warehouse builder Tritax
Posted on 16 March, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Business News, Commercial Developments

Tritax, a company which provides warehouse space in the UK for internet giant Amazon and for delivery companies, Royal Mail and DPD, express they’re expecting a "silver lining" from the decision for the UK to leave the EU as domestic companies look to keep... Read More

Billions of Midlands investment to be showcased at MIPIM 2018

Billions of Midlands investment to be showcased at MIPIM 2018
Posted on 12 February, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Commercial Developments

The MIPIM property real estate conference event is being held in Cannes from 13th to the 16th March 2018 this year. Along with over 360 speakers, the event will showcase around £10 billion worth of investment opportunities from across the Midlands region in... Read More

Edinburgh needs developments to act as incentive for investment

Edinburgh needs development to act as incentive for investment
Posted on 18 January, 2018 by Bailey Clarke under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy

The Scottish city of Edinburgh has recently been ranked as one of the top three places in the world to live, but for anyone searching for a new office, there are slim pickings. The city centre's commercial growth is being hindered by the lack of office space... Read More

Google new London HQ gets the go-ahead!

Google new London HQ gets the go-ahead
Posted on 21 November, 2017 by Bailey Clarke under Commercial Developments

While the news broke over summer of Google's plans to build a stunning new London headquarters, it now has the go-ahead to start its construction in King’s Cross in 2018. The building dubbed as the “landscraper” is said will be 11 storeys high and will... Read More

Investment From The Continent Pushes Up Irish Property Value

Investment from the continent pushes up irish property value
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

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.