Tag: Development



Is the North West Industrial Market Set to Suffer?

North West Industrial Take Up to Face Severe Shortage
Posted on 17 March, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News

The end of 2016 is expected to see a severe shortage of Grade A industrial stock in the North West, according to a report from Savills. Despite the North West having the second largest development pipeline of any UK region, with 2.2 million sq ft of... Read More

London Retail Space Set to Grow by 8 Million Sq Ft in Five Years

London Retail Space Set to Grow by 8 Million Sq Ft in Five Years
Posted on 21 December, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Commercial Developments, Industry News

A report from commercial property adviser, CBRE, has stated that the amount of retail space in London will expand by almost 8 million sq ft over the next five years. It revealed that the planning permission, which has been granted for retail space in... Read More

Former BBC Site Gets New Identity

Former BBC Site Gets New Identity
Posted on 17 December, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Economy, Industry News

It has been officially announced by joint venture partners, Bruntwood and Select Property that Circle Square is the new name for the former BBC site in Manchester. According to Bruntwood, Circle Square will offer a unique and diverse place where ideas... Read More

Naylors Sell office Buildings at Sunderland Enterprise Park

Naylors Sell office Buildings at Sunderland Enterprise Park
Posted on 20 November, 2015 by Steph Cowie under Business News, Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy, Industry News

The investment team at Naylors has sold two office buildings for the £1.2m asking price at Sunderland Enterprise Park. The investment properties on 2 & 3 Colima Avenue have been obtained by a cartel of private investors represented by Bradley Hall... Read More

Redevelopment in Whitby May Provide Investment Opportunities

Redevelopment in Whitby may provide investment opportunities
Posted on 6 November, 2015 by Steph Cowie under Business News, Industry News, Misc

A redundant site close to Whitby town centre is being sought after by developers for a potential housing site. The brownfield site at Holly Tree Court is being marketed by Bruton Knowles’ Northallerton office on behalf of Scarborough Borough... Read More

Significant Milton Keynes Development Given Go-Ahead

Significant Milton Keynes Development Given Go-Ahead
Posted on 5 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Economy

The highly anticipated redevelopment plans for intu Milton Keynes have been granted, which will create a strong economic boost for the area going forward. Deemed one of the most significant retail and leisure developments in Central Milton Keynes in... Read More

Planning Experts Launch Niche Property Law Firm

Posted on 18 February, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Identifying a specialist need in the recovering commercial property market has prompted two Yorkshire lawyers to launch their own practice. LB & Co — named after its founding partners, Carolyn Lord and Kate Butterfield — will offer specialist advise... Read More

Mayor Defends Scotland Yard Sale to Overseas Investor

Metropolitan Police HQ New Scotland Yard Broadway London SW1
Posted on 12 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

New Scotland Yard — the home of the Metropolitan Police since 1967 — has been sold to an Abu Dhabi developer for £120m more than the guide price. The Westminster office complex was put on the market by the London Mayor’s Office for Policing and... Read More

Overseas Investor Snaps Up Shipley’s Waterfront

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

An anonymous foreign buyer has paid almost £6m for an iconic office development on the banks of the Leeds to Liverpool canal. GMI Developments acquired The Waterfront five years ago following its construction by sister company, GMI Construction. The... Read More

Funding Sought For Station Business Centre Project

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Posted on 19 August, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Economy

A North-East development trust is seeking funding to transform empty space at one of the region’s oldest railway stations into a start-up business hub. Morpeth station was created by architect Benjamin Green — who with his father, John, was... Read More