Commercial Developments

In the Commercial Developments category you can read about UK commercial property either in the planning stage, under construction or newly completed. This includes reports on office and serviced office space, retail developments and much more.

RBS sells Leeds Retail Development Site to Lidl

Posted on 24 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

After receiving planning permission for a nine unit retail scheme in Town Street Stanningley, Leeds, RBS has sold the site to expanding supermarket brand Lidl. The 4.8 acre brownfield site will see the construction of a 21,300 sq ft discount food store,... Read More

Chinese investment unlocks Northern Powerhouse Schemes

Posted on 23 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Commercial Developments

Chancellor George Osborne has welcomed significant investment from the Chinese Haulage Industry and Trade Group into three Northern Powerhouse schemes, while visiting the country this week. The funding from the firm will unlock three substantial property... Read More

Tritax forward funds Wakefield TK Maxx Big Box

Posted on 22 September, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Tritax Big Box REIT, the logistics warehouse investor and asset manager, has pumped £59m into the land purchase and forward funding of a new West Yorkshire regional distribution facility. The 635,000 sq ft warehouse is being built on a site recently... Read More

Birmingham’s Redeveloped New Street Station is a ‘Catalyst for Change’

Posted on 21 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

The recently redeveloped Birmingham New Street station officially opened to the public yesterday after seven years complex work by Mace, delivering a bigger and brighter experience for passengers, including a new major retail development. New Street... Read More

New Hall Hey Retail Park placed on the Market by RBS

Posted on 20 September, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

Thanks to the widespread economic recovery and ensuing demand for space by retailers, many destinations which saw vacancy rates skyrocket during the recession are now enjoying a return to prosperity which has allowed owners to achieve strong sales prices.... Read More

Waikiki Trade Center to Become Boutique Hotel

Posted on by Jodee Redmond under Business News, Commercial Developments

The Waikiki Trade Center, a Honolulu mixed-use high-rise has been selected to become a 230-key boutique hotel. The building’s owner, Coastwood Capital Group, a San Francisco-based firm, has entered into a partnership with The Chartres Lodging Group LLC, a... Read More

Bruntwood Commences Work on City House Redevelopment

Posted on 19 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Commercial Developments

Property developers, Bruntwood, has now begun its work on the speculative redevelopment of nearly 120,000 sq ft at City House, situated above Leeds train station. Enabling works have been completed by the contractors, Bay Construct, which will allow... Read More

Recently Completed Canary Wharf Station Images Emerge

Posted on 18 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Commercial Developments

Exciting new images have emerged of the recently completed Canary Wharf Crossrail station, with an official hand over of the ticket hall and platform levels to Crossrail Limited also taking place. Now the development stage has been completed, the work will... Read More

Landmark Cannock Gateway Retail Park Weeks From Opening

Posted on 17 September, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Commercial Developments, Economy

Work on the new multi-million pound Gateway Retail Park in Cannock has been completed — with every tenant expected to be open by the end of this month. Partners Hortons’ Estate and Trebor Developments have completed the prestigious development —... Read More

Leisure Regeneration Project for Derelict Stoke Site gets Go Ahead

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

As consumers continue to flock to destinations offering high quality leisure facilities, councillors in Stoke-on-Trent have finally granted planning permission for a £10 million regeneration project of this type in the Staffordshire city. Along with... Read More

Learn more about our Commercial Developments category

Over recent years urban regeneration projects throughout the UK have resulted in a huge expansion of commercial property developments. Many of these are ongoing and will continue to deliver new business space in the future.

In addition many towns and cities have seen an expansion of out-of-town projects resulting in new business parks, shopping centres and leisure developments.

You will find stories about all of these here together with news regarding new industrial, healthcare and warehouse property. So if you want to read about the latest Grade A office space in London’s financial district or improvements to Sheffield’s retail quarter, the Commercial Development category is for you.