Tag: Commercial Construction

North East Construction Firm ends Record Breaking Year with London Fruit & Veg Job

Posted on 17 November, 2014 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Independent construction firm, Howard Russell, has been appointed as the main contractor on the £2.5 million refurbishment of a northwest London fruit & vegetable warehouse. The Northumberland based firm will undertake the fit-out of Mash... Read More

Leeds Enterprise Zone attracts burst of Development Activity

Posted on 30 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Hundreds of new jobs are in the pipeline as Leeds’ landmark urban enterprise zone witnesses the start of four major industrial projects — with three more awaiting consent. Work is already underway on two separate projects for Wilton Developments,... Read More

West Midlands Surveyors report Sharp Rise in Commercial Construction

Posted on 24 October, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Although the pace of manufacturing output has slowed slightly in the West Midlands, the region is benefitting from the sharp rise in UK construction activity, with the local workload reaching levels not seen since 1994. According to the RICS UK Q3... Read More

Scottish Property Tax shake-up could slow Construction and deter Investment experts warn

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Industry News

Scotland’s big property tax shake-up could slow construction and deter commercial investment, experts have warned. From next April the Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) is replacing the current UK system of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) levied on... Read More

Mixed use Buckinghamshire Scheme promises a ‘Lasting Legacy’

Posted on 13 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

A Buckinghamshire council has awarded the contract to manage the construction of a £150m commercial and leisure complex to Mace Real Estate. Wycombe District Council claims its 17-acre Handy Cross Hub development will attract major office occupiers... Read More

St Modwen forecasts Profits Rise as Commercial Market strengthens

Posted on 10 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Commercial Developments

Regeneration specialist St Modwen has confirmed it is expecting a “strong” rise in pre-tax profits this year buoyed by continued expansion in the commercial property market. The investment and development company, which has built its reputation on... Read More

Allied London gets Green Light for Leeds Dock ‘Super-Building’

Posted on 3 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Planners have agreed a state-of-the-art office scheme that will revive the stalled regeneration of Leeds’ industrial waterfront. Acquired in 2013 by Allied London after the pre-crash failure of a previous council attempt to rebrand and regenerate the... Read More

Rising Rents confirm Midtown is on the Map

Posted on by Neil Bird under Industry News

Not many years ago you would be hard pressed to find a Londoner who could point you in the direction of Midtown. Those who could would almost certainly be property professionals seeking to promote the area between the West End and the City comprising... Read More

Full Steam Ahead for Regeneration of Historic Lancashire Loco Works

Posted on 22 September, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Seven years after it was first unveiled planners have finally given the go-ahead to a £260m scheme to transform a historic railway works. The development is one of the North of England’s biggest ever regeneration projects. The 180-acre Horwich Loco... Read More

Interest high as work starts on Friargate Scheme

Posted on 15 September, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

The demolition of an eyesore multi-storey car park later this month will mark the start of Coventry’s biggest business quarter regeneration scheme for almost half-a-century. When complete the 37-acre Friargate development, adjacent to the city’s... Read More