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.

Plans for new Digbeth Hotel doubled in Size

Posted on 6 October, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Commercial Developments

Thanks to a wide variety of regeneration projects currently ongoing in Birmingham, the city has become something of a prime target for commercial investors and retail and leisure operators during the past several years. One of the major advantages of... Read More

Cushman & Wakefield Instructed to Commercialise Zebra Tower

Cushman & Wakefield Instructed to Commercialise Zebra Tower
Posted on 3 October, 2015 by Jodee Redmond under Business News, Commercial Developments

Union Investment has given Cushman & Wakefield instructions to commercialise Warsaw’s Zebra Tower. The modern office building is located in the city’s centre, and a full 5,500 square feet of space will be opened up in mid-2016. Zebra Tower is a... Read More

Partners unveil £100m Great Charles Place Vision

Posted on 30 September, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Sterling Property Ventures and funding partner Long Harbour have unveiled their £100m joint venture development for Birmingham’s Great Charles Place. View of Great Charles Place from St Chad’s Queensway The two-acre site — adjacent to Snow Hill... Read More

Canary Wharf Contractors’ Southbank Place Development earns Coveted Ultra Site Status

Posted on 29 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

In an initiative jointly pioneered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), Canary Wharf Contractors' Southbank Place development has been awarded 'Ultra Site' status. Southbank Place is a 1.4 million sq ft mixed-use development at the Shell Centre... Read More

L&G to Fund £400m Cardiff Regeneration Masterplan

Posted on 27 September, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Legal & General has signed a joint venture deal with Cardiff-based developer, Rightacres, to deliver the £400m Central Square masterplan scheme. It’s hoped the 12-acre regeneration project will create at least 10,000 jobs. One of Wales's prime... Read More

Unibail-Rodamco Unveils Plans to Transform Prague Retail Destination

Posted on 26 September, 2015 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments, Worldwide Property News

Unibail-Rodamco, Europe’s leading listed commercial property company, has unveiled plans for what is described as one of the largest developments in Central Europe this year. The scheme will increase the size of established Prague shopping centre... Read More

Arla Foods appoints db symmetry as Development Partner for Aston Clinton Distribution Park Scheme

Posted on 25 September, 2015 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Logistics property platform db symmetry has been chosen by Arla Foods as development partner for its Aston Clinton site, near Alylesbury. The surplus land, adjacent to Arla’s recently developed milk processing facility, has outline planning... Read More

Silverstone completes latest Gestamp Tallent project

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

A specialist building consultancy has handed over a £5m facility on Tyneside as part of a series of multi-million pound contracts with car parts manufacturer Gestamp Tallent. left to right: James Hall & Joe Prouse both of Howard Russell, Peter... Read More

Harworth Estates agrees Development Land Sale at Logistics North

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

Regeneration specialist Harworth Estates has agreed to sell 18.3 acres of land at its Logistics North Development in Bolton to Exeter Property Group. Exeter has purchased the freehold of the site and has already applied for planning permission to build... Read More

Law Firm signs Biggest Letting Agreement at Urban Escape Stockholm

Posted on 24 September, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Worldwide Property News

Nordic law firm Roschier has signed a leasing deal to occupy 43,000 sq ft of a Stockholm regeneration project — making it the largest letting secured by AMF Fastigheter for its flagship mixed-use scheme. The signing will allow Roschier to move from... 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.