Tag: Commercial Construction

Commercial Development is booming in China’s rapidly growing Cities

Posted on 19 July, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

The skylines of China’s rapidly growing cities are constantly changing as new construction projects are progressing. New office buildings, retail malls, and housing projects are being built at such a rapid rate that, according to CBRE, of the... Read More

Skills Shortage worries Construction Sector

Posted on 18 July, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Following a surprise slowdown in construction activity recorded during the past three months, building firms are voicing concerns over a skills shortage which could impact on both residential and commercial development. This problem is especially... Read More

Milestone reached in construction of Stoke-on-Trent Business District

Posted on 14 July, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

As business expansion continues to eat into the commercial property supply of many towns and cities throughout the UK, projects designed to tackle this issue and fulfil growing demand are becoming increasingly prevalent. Stoke-on-Trent is just one example of... Read More

Edinburgh Historian searches for 200-Year-Old Wine Cellar beneath Condemned Office Block

Posted on 7 July, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

The demolition of a 1950s Edinburgh office block — ignored by thousands of passers-by — has attracted the attention of historians after claims that a 200-year-old wine cellar belonging to one of Scotland’s most prominent thinkers may well be intact... Read More

Good News for Longbridge as Second Phase of Redevelopment is Approved

Posted on 3 July, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

The second phase of the redevelopment of Longbridge has been approved. The latest scheme involving St Modwen’s 468 acre site, the former home of MG Rover, will see the construction of a 150,000 sq ft Marks & Spencer store along with 45,000 sq ft of... Read More

Work to finally begin on Selly Oak Battery Park Redevelopment

Posted on 2 July, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

During the recession, many upcoming development projects ground to a halt as banks and investors were reluctant to pump money into commercial schemes.  Fortunately, economic growth has provided a kick-start to long-stalled projects – one of which is the... Read More

Thwaites Brewery plans New Lancashire Farm HQ

Posted on 1 July, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

Daniel Thwaites has plans to build its new headquarters at a farm north of Blackburn. The brewery will be moving from its current home in the Lancashire town centre to a seven-acre site located at Sykes Holt, Mellor Brook. Thwaites is expected to... Read More

Doncaster’s iPort is named UK’s Biggest Development

Posted on 27 June, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

South Yorkshire’s six-million square foot iPort scheme has been named as Britain’s largest commercial development — overtaking Merseyside’s massive Wirral Waters regeneration scheme and the Stratford City project to extend the 2012 Olympic Games’... Read More

Minister rejects Heritage Concerns over Belfast City Quays

Posted on 24 June, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Fears that a £250m development in the heart of Belfast’s historic docks would damage nearby landmark buildings have been dismissed by Northern Ireland’s environment minister. Granting outline planning permission for the City Quays 1 development... Read More

Retail and Leisure Development proposed for Northallerton

Posted on 23 June, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

As the economy continues to recover, developers are increasingly seeking commercial property opportunities in regional areas, both in the form of new and redevelopment projects. This is giving towns such as Northallerton in North Yorkshire access to... Read More