Tag: Commercial Construction

Perth now a Major Player in Global Office Market

Posted on 2 March, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

A number of multinational companies are choosing to establish offices in Perth. As a result, the Australian city is experiencing a wave of new construction in the CBD and suburban centres. There are both development opportunities and challenges as older... Read More

Permission Granted for Olympic Park Digital Cluster

Posted on 27 February, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

The legacy of the 2012 London Olympics has been widely discussed in the media, with most economists claiming that the Games were beneficial to businesses both in London and in the UK as a whole. Furthermore, the commercial property development in and around... Read More

Green Light for Glasgow Skypark Expansion

Posted on 17 February, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Top Properties

Marketed as Scotland’s only “business hotel” the developers behind the Skypark campus have been given permission to add a second office block to the Glasgow complex. Although construction work will not start without a substantial pre-let, the... Read More

Office Development to begin on Jack the Ripper Murder Site

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

Construction work is expected to start this summer on a £250m office complex on the site of Jack the Ripper’s only murder within the City of London. Notoriously known as the Whitechapel Murders, all but one of the Victorian serial killer’s victims... Read More

Aberdeen Declares Itself “Open for Business” as Development Projects Soar

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Aberdeen’s “booming” economy is reflected in new figures from city planners which show a seven-fold increase in approved office space in just 12 months. Demand for office space rocketed in 2013 compared to the previous year, with a high level of... Read More

Additional £47m sought for Stoke-on-Trent Regeneration

Posted on 11 February, 2014 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Council leaders in Stoke-on-Trent are seeking an additional £47m to fund the ongoing regeneration of the city. The proposed borrowing will contribute to improvements to highways, the Etruria Valley development and a new central business district (CBD)... Read More

Key Funding in Place for Abbey Wood Development

Posted on 10 February, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Canada Life has agreed to invest more than £38m in the first phase of London’s Abbey Wood regeneration project. Secured after a joint approach by Berkshire Investment Capital and Development Securities the money will be dedicated to the Cross Quarter area... Read More

Search begins for Developer to restart £200m Teesside Regeneration Project

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

Three years after a £200m dockland regeneration scheme ground to a halt the Homes and Community Agency has confirmed it is searching for a new partner to restart the Middlehaven project. Middlesbrough College campus at Middlehaven A master plan for... Read More

Edinburgh Caltongate Development gets the Go-Ahead as City is named Second only to London for Job Creation

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Economy

Thirteen years after it was originally submitted Edinburgh planners have approved a reworked application to redevelop the city’s Caltongate area. The controversial £150m scheme, like its old town site, has survived a troubled history. The original... Read More

Prologis signs Second UK Distribution Property Deal

Posted on 6 February, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Prologis — which recently posted a fourth-quarter profit of $61m — has confirmed its second UK industrial development in as many weeks. In January the San Francisco-based company announced it was adding an extra 262,500sq ft of logistics... Read More