London named Second Most Sustainable City in the World

Posted on 11 February, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Uncategorised

With a booming commercial property market and high levels of demand from international investors, London is one of the top business destinations in the world. However, when it comes to sustainability, the UK capital remains second best, as German “green... Read More

RIBA reveals Visions of Cities of the Future in new Exhibition

Posted on 9 February, 2015 by Neil Bird under Uncategorised

Have you ever watched a new skyscraper thrusting its way into a once familiar skyline and wondered what your city will look like in 50 years’ time? Imagining the city of the future has long been a source of fascination for architects, designers,... Read More

Five New Year Resolutions to make the Office a Healthier Place in 2015

Posted on 1 January, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Uncategorised

A new year is traditionally about resolutions. Losing weight, giving up smoking or getting more exercise. But if you spend most of your day in an office, improving your well-being can be more about what you ditch than what you do. So here are five unhealthy... Read More

The Office Christmas Party Survival Guide

Posted on 23 December, 2014 by Chris Grigorovsky under Uncategorised

As the year begins to wind down and the festivities start to spread, companies around the country prepare for that one night of the year where being caught drinking alcohol with your colleagues is deemed acceptable - the office Christmas party. This is... Read More

Government Inspectors strip Tower Hamlets of power to sell Property

Posted on 17 December, 2014 by Neil Bird under Uncategorised

A team of government inspectors today moved to curb the power of Tower Hamlets Council to sell property, following the publication of a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report which found evidence of “serious irregularities and a lack of transparency” in the... Read More

Early Full House For Modwen’s Rugby Retail Park

Posted on 24 November, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Commercial Developments, Uncategorised

A multi-million pound Warwickshire retail complex — still ten months away from completion — is now 100 per cent let. Being built by St Modwen as the fourth stage of its rolling 70-acre regeneration scheme on Rugby's Leicester Road, its latest... Read More

Cheshire Munitions Factory Sale attracts ‘Considerable’ Interest’

Posted on 16 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Commercial Sales and Lets, Uncategorised

Less than four months after the completion of a five-year £83m transformation BAE Systems is selling its Cheshire munitions factory. Commercial property consultants GVA says it has already received “considerable” interest from British and overseas... Read More

Pub Chain beats Rivals with £1.2m bid for Belfast Church

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets, Uncategorised

A bidding frenzy has pushed the sale price of a former Northern Ireland Methodist church to £1.2m — three times its guide price. The Grade II listed church on Belfast’s University Street was previously owned by the Ballygowan-based Soll... Read More

UK hailed as ‘Job Creation Capital’ following fall in Unemployment

Posted on 15 October, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy, Uncategorised

One major benefit of the economic recovery has been the consistent drop in unemployment figures, which today reached their lowest level since late 2008. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), this is largely due to the past year yielding the... Read More

Fordgate Jupiter sale includes Newcastle’s Regent Centre

Posted on 10 September, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets, Uncategorised

Less than seven months after it raised £1bn in a Stock Exchange offering Kennedy Wilson Europe has spent almost £300m on a cross-sector property portfolio. One of the biggest assets of the Fordgate Jupiter portfolio — sold through a commercial... Read More